Tex-Mex Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

Throughout the Yucatan Peninsula, you'll be impressed by the great number of places to have a hot meal. Guests who already have plans to eat Tex-Mex food will want to visit the restaurants offering this cuisine on the menu. Luckily, you're likely to come across quite a broad selection of restaurants serving this style.

With many options, from the very casual favorite named Chili's`La Isla to the wonderful dinner service at Meson Del Vecindario, you could encounter a dish that tempts your taste buds.


Below, preview the several Tex-Mex eateries available in the Yucatan Peninsula. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to read more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Sedona Grill

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 848-9648

Situated 6.3 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, Sedona Grill is on the same premises as CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun, and is a logical selection worth considering if you are thinking about going to this neighborhood. It's 7.9 miles southeast of Cancun. Looking to enjoy quality Tex-Mex cooking in a refreshingly casual and classy location? You'll quite like the informal set-up and menu at this establishment.

Gary’s at Casa Cenote

The Riviera Maya | (361) 993-2462

Gary’s at Casa Cenote, on the premises of Casa Cenote, is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 5.9 miles to the northeast of Tulum. Guests that are compelled to eat tacos will especially love eating here during a trip to the Riviera Maya. The dining room in Gary's is set under a thatch roof palapa, with brightly striped Mexican style table cloths, and a view of the sea. Gary and his wife Silvia often cook and serve guests, giving it a very homey feel.

La Habichuela Sunset

Downtown Cancun | (998) 884-3158

La Habichuela Sunset can be found in downtown Cancun, toward the heart of Cancun. Fresh seafood and Tex-Mex fare make a nice pair at this crazy tasty restaurant. The entire restaurant looks back to the old Maya civilization, with shows on Wednesday and Friday of traditional Maya ceremonial dances.

Chili's`La Isla

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone

Set 5.5 miles southeast of downtown Cancun, Chili's`La Isla is located at La Isla Shopping Village. It's 7.3 miles southeast of Cancun. The overall atmosphere of this awesome bar and grill is considered casual, which means visitors can take a time out and just enjoy the tasty food here. Chili's offers all the international favorites from chicken and hamburgers, to fajitas and salsa. No matter what you order you can expect flavor and at least some spice.

Senor Frogs Costa Maya

Costa Maya | (983) 834-5607

Senor Frogs Costa Maya is at 1301 Avenida Paseo del Puerto. In case you're wondering, Xcalak is 33 miles (53 kilometers) to the south. Do you just have to have hamburgers during your visit to the Yucatan Peninsula? No matter your expectations for dining, you'll likely agree Senor Frogs Costa Maya could be a done-deal, as far as your itinerary goes. While Tex-Mex is a favored cuisine style, there are also above-averaged sized burgers, steaks, and a huge variety of appetizers to choose from on this International menu.

Tex-Mex Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Acabar Tulum, Eastern part of Yucatan Peninsula Middle Eastern, Tex-Mex --
Armadillo’s 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Tex-Mex (855) 744-8371
Big Papa's BBQ 0.3 mi. East of Central Costa Maya Tex-Mex (983) 834-5780
Chili's in the Forum 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun American, Tex-Mex --
Chili's`La Isla 5.5 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun American, Tex-Mex --
Gary’s at Casa Cenote 5.9 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum Mexican, Tex-Mex (361) 993-2462
La Habichuela Sunset Downtown Cancun Mexican, Tex-Mex (998) 884-3158
Meson Del Vecindario Downtown Cancun Eclectic, Tex-Mex (998) 884-8900
Rodeo Downtown San Miguel Tex-Mex --
Sedona Grill 6.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Tex-Mex (998) 848-9648
Senor Frogs Costa Maya 0.3 mi. East of Central Costa Maya Tex-Mex (983) 834-5607
Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill 0.9 mi. South of Central Costa Maya Tex-Mex (984) 134-7357

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If your preferences are flexible, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Fantasias -- Mexican 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum Mexico
Lina’s Mexican Cantina (303) 578-1301 Mexican 4.6 mi. South of Central Tulum Mexico
El Paladante (984) 871-2233 Mexican 0.8 mi. West of Central Tulum Mexico
Casa de Ascension -- Mexican 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Punta Allen Mexico
Hooters Cancun Center -- American 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun Mexico
Los Pericos (998) 884-0821 Mexican Cancun Mexico
The Krazy Lobster -- Mexican 0.3 mi. East of Central Costa Maya Mexico
Otates -- Mexican Downtown San Miguel Cozumel
Picus Cockteleria -- Mexican 0.3 mi. South of Central Downtown Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres
El Pirata Puerto Morelos -- Mexican 0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico

Plus, we recommend you take a look at the featured specials available at places like those below:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Peskayitos -- Tacos 0.0 mi. West of Central Puerto Morelos
King Kebab -- Tacos 0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum
La Lunita (984) 875 90 70 Tacos 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal
La Floresta Tacos (998) 891-4110 Tacos 1.1 mi. West of Central Playa del Carmen
La Fuente de Yassi -- Tacos 2.1 mi. Northwest of Central Isla Mujeres
Gringo Dave's (281) 414-5229 Tacos 1.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria

Sometimes, the most exciting cuisines in the Yucatan Peninsula are those that you didn't expect to find yourself craving during your exploration of different cities. However, writing down the names of a couple of nice-looking restaurants on your schedule, might save you in a pinch. To discover more details regarding the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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