Vegetarian Cuisine in Yucatan Peninsula

Throughout the Yucatan Peninsula, you'll come upon a diverse set of places to sit down to a meal. Guests who already have plans to eat vegetarian food will definitely want to check out those restaurants serving this favorite. Expect to see quite a broad selection of places that feature it on their menus.


With everything from the very casual atmosphere beloved by diners at La Tortillería de Holbox to the intoxicating breakfast, dinner and lunch at Polo's Mango Cafe, it really is possible to find the dish worth fighting over.

Below, browse the rather large selection of vegetarian eateries to be enjoyed. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to learn more about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

100% Natural Cancun

Downtown Cancun | (998) 884-0102

Located in the heart of downtown Cancun, 100% Natural Cancun is on Sunyaxchen South. Since this is an informal dining option, it's often reserved for lazy days outdoors.

Begin with the traditional Mexican fresh-fruit licuado -- a blend of fresh fruit, ice and water/milk. The restaurant is a delight for vegetarians as it specializes in soups, fresh fruit drinks, veggie salads and other non-meat items. 100% Natural also offers grilled chicken and fish, sandwiches, egg dishes and quite a few Mexican and Italian specialties. While there, make sure you try out Mexican sandwiches.

100% Natural Playa del Carmen

Downtown Playa del Carmen | (984) 873-2242

100% Natural Playa del Carmen

Set in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, 100% Natural Playa del Carmen is a viable choice for vacationers thinking about going to this neighborhood. When the whole group's looking forward to an inviting place serving vegetarian food that's far from prim and proper, this breezy restaurant hits the spot.

This veggie eatery is covered in lush plants and traditional Maya sculptures, attesting to its 100% Natural name.

Restaurante Natura

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone | (998) 883-0585

Restaurante Natura

Restaurante Natura is located near downtown Cancun; it's 7.2 miles to the south of Isla Mujeres. Not only is this restaurant famed for vegetarian delights and particularly health food, but it's also known for putting out great salads.

The ambiance of Natura could be described as laid-back and relaxing. Everything about this restaurant boasts a natural environment down to the terraced garden. They even allow pets to come in and dine with their owners who will enjoy the free WiFi.

Curry Omm

Playa del Carmen | (984) 873-1516

Are you in the mood for tempting vegetarian eats in a breezy, no-fuss setting? Perhaps you'll like the relaxing ambiance at this establishment.

Authentic Indian cuisine from the Gujarat state in Western India is what you'll find on the menu at Curry Omm. Some dishes you may recognize include Vindaloo and Lamb Masala. Curry Omm is also fully licensed to serve a selection of adult beverages.

La Tortillería de Holbox

Holbox | (984) 875-2443

Located near Downtown Holbox, La Tortillería de Holbox is a good option for travelers who are going to be spending time seeing this side of the island. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its vegetarian delights and particularly coffee, but we shouldn't forget they're also good at sandwiches.

The menu often changes depending on what produce is available fresh. They specialize in all natural healthy cuisine and the menu consists of items like fruit salads, omelettes, fresh breads, homemade ice cream, and more.

vegetarian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
100% Natural Cancun Downtown Cancun Mexico Mexican, Vegetarian (998) 884-0102
100% Natural Playa del Carmen Downtown Playa del Carmen Mexico Mexican, Vegetarian (984) 873-2242
Big Mama 0.1 mi. South West of Central Costa Maya Mexico Mexican, Vegetarian (983) 120-2205
Brio Health Bar The Riviera Maya Mexico American, Vegetarian (984) 206-4000
CocoCorona Costa Maya Mexico Mexican, Vegetarian (983) 135-1435
Curry Omm Playa del Carmen Mexico Indian, Vegetarian (984) 873-1516
Garden of Eatin' Downtown San Miguel Cozumel Vegetarian --
Gopals Downtown Cancun Mexico Vegetarian (998) 892-7361
La Tortillería de Holbox 0.3 mi. South of Central Downtown Holbox Holbox Spanish, Vegetarian (984) 875-2443
Polo's Mango Cafe Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Mexican, Vegetarian (998) 274-0118
Restaurante Natura 5.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Cancun Mexico Caribbean, Vegetarian (998) 883-0585
Zayzu Restaurante 0.9 mi. South West of Central Chetumal Mexico Mexican, Vegetarian (983) 144-0104

Similar Food

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like Oscar & Lalo where they serve vegan dishes.

Or those interested in something specific should sample one of the specialties, like the health food at Restaurante La Guaya.

Sometimes, the most satisfying restaurants in the Yucatan Peninsula are the ones you decide upon spontaneously during your daytime travels. But, writing down a few reliable-looking restaurants on your schedule, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To read more regarding the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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