Thai Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

When the craving strikes for Thai food, you might have an opportunity to treat yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, you can still find a couple of restaurants in the Yucatan Peninsula where you can sample some.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the fine dining attitude at Saffron to the much anticipated dinner service at Sasi Thai, you're bound to find something worth sending a postcard about.

Below, peek at the small set of popular Thai places that you may be referred to while vacationing nearby. For each option that interests you, click the name to get further details about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.


The Riviera Maya | (303) 578-1301


Mezzanine is found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 1.8 miles to the southeast of Tulum. Considered a casual type of restaurant, it's easy to see why people love popping in for their food. <p>Mezzanine is a relaxed open air spot set right on the beach.</p>


The Riviera Maya | (984) 877-3688

Saffron, part of Banyan Tree Mayakoba, can be found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; 4.0 miles to the northeast of Playa del Carmen. This place has high standards and a beautiful decor, so diners who aren't opposed to splurging on Thai food shouldn't overlook this option. <p>In order to provide the most authentic Thai cuisine available, Saffron employs chefs straight from Thailand.</p>

Sasi Thai

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 881-2092


Sasi Thai, which is part of CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun, is located near downtown Cancun; it's eight miles (13 kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun. Hoping to have a satisfying meal in a friendly, informal location? Then definitely don't miss the laid-back ambiance and service at this establishment. <p>A view of the Nichutpe Lagoon is almost enough to steal the show.</p>

Hot Wok

Tulum | (984) 128-3484

Hot Wok can be found near the center of Tulum. Definitely deemed an informal restaurant, it's not hard to see why people come here to "put their feet up". <p>Although the menu at Hot Wok is not an extensive one, the quality of ingredients makes up for the lack of variety.</p>

Similar Food

If seeking variety within the same genre, you might like distinctly different, but still related establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Hanaichi Japanese & Sushi -- Japanese 5.8 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun
Himitsu (998) 848-7600 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 5.3 mi. East of Central downtown Cancun
Ula Gula (984) 879-3727 Asian Fusion Downtown Playa del Carmen
Yin-Yang (998) 892-5710 Chinese 2.8 mi. South West of Central Cancun
El Sushi de Holbox (984) 179-0108 Japanese 0.3 mi. South of Central Downtown Holbox
Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen -- Japanese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Sushi-Tian -- Japanese Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Chino -- Chinese Downtown Playa del Carmen
Babe's Noodle Bar (984) 879-3569 Asian Downtown Playa del Carmen
Sushi Itto Cancun (998) 887-8399 Japanese Downtown Cancun

Sometimes, the most satisfying restaurants in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones that you run into while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But, writing down a couple of tasty-sounding cafes and bars in your daily itinerary, will keep your mind at ease. To learn much more regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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