The food scene in Playa is amazing, with something for everyone’s taste. Here's our recommendation to you. Don't forget to ask your concierge. 

Mexican Restaurants

Tropical Mexican Tavern that offers a menu without equal. Typical food of the region as well as a great variety of international dishes (Antojitos, salads, cuts of meat, ceviches and the best desserts). We have the best and most creative cocktails served instantly by the best Bartenders crew of Playa del Carmen, in addition to a decorative style that will not leave you indifferent.

Experience authentic Mexican cuisine elaborated with the original recipes passed on from one generation to another for centuries. Some of the most amazing Mexican delicacies are prepared in an open style kitchen, including handmade tortillas.

Aldea Corazón features a diverse menu which includes Latin, Mexican and Central American cuisine with many of its dishes being inspired by ancient Mayan culture. Some items on the menu include tacos, lasagna, shrimp and fresh fish entres.

Alux is a Restaurant, Bar and Lounge inside a natural cavern. A unique place to enjoy a magical evening.

The creation and formation of the cave is millenary. In this environment of real underground palaces decorated with unique stalactites and stalagmites, you can enjoy a natural spectacle.

Located in the heart of Fifth Avenue, Los Tulipanes offers a select cuisine of national and international dishes that will transport you to an unforgettable gastronomic experience. Our dishes offer a great variety of traditional flavors for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Here you can enjoy the best cuisine and the best atmosphere in the best area of Playa del Carmen.

A resounding restaurant when it comes to defining itself as Wild Food. When we speak of savagery, we refer to a type of cooking and mixology rustic, artisanal and that return to the roots, or as they define it: rebellious spirit.

They offer breakfasts, lunches, dinners and a good variety of appetizers. What you will find is a culinary and mixology proposal that returns to the rustic. Most of their dishes are made in a wood oven.

Madre Tierra Seafood and Steakhouse offer a selection of fresh, crisp salads and creamy, zesty guacamole are prepared tableside, for a truly memorable eating experience.

Madre Tierra Seafood and Steakhouse feature fresh seafood, tender steaks, imported and locally sourced ingredients, as well as a plentiful array of Mexican beers and wines. Every meal is prepared fresh to order.

Frida Kahlo Restaurant is a magical place that brings the artist back to our times, where your senses will be awaken to the calling of the extraordinary and to feel inspired by passion.

Our main goals are to cook art and to offer a unique dining experience.

La Cantina No. 20 serves cocktails and Mexican dishes in a lively atmosphere. Cantina La No. 20 is a lovely place to eat, drink and chat with friends. The drink menu is extensive, with plenty of wines, beer, and cocktails. For a refreshing treat, try the cucumber martini or a chilled white wine.

Seafood Restaurants

CATCH features contemporary renditions of classic seafood dishes that are both sophisticated and approachable. Surprising the palette in the bright and clean complexity of each plate, this rooftop restaurant offers a variety of unique dining experiences to its loyal clientele, boasting an open kitchen and lively sushi bar that further compliment the restaurant’s inviting atmosphere.

Chef Pedro Abascal renders Mediterranean fare in a charming oceanfront setting at C-Grill. With a focus on fresh and local ingredients, the offerings are uniquely prepared through the integration of an open wood fired grill. Set in The Thompson Beach house, C-Grill is open from breakfast through late night seven days a week.

Located well off the tourist path, Los Aguachiles is one of the best kept secrets in Playa. Serving a variety of seafood tacos and tostadas, Los Aguachiles is known for their fresh ceviches and the delicious sauces and salsas that accompany them. Watching your figure? Try the healthy “Figurines”, fresh seafood wrapped in lettuce leaves.

Located well off the 5th avenue, El Oasis is one of the secrets in Playa. Serving a variety of seafood tacos and tostadas, El Oasis is known for their fresh ceviches and the delicious sauces and salsas that accompany them.

Experience the best seafood Playa del Carmen has to offer at La Fishería. Anything you select will be prepared fresh and taste delicious. Our menu features variety, including our five styles of ceviche, octopus and shrimp tacos, shrimp tamales, tuna tostadas, oysters, whole grilled fish and much more. We also have an extensive wine, beer, and cocktail lists.

This restaurant serves up savory contemporary dishes in a hip, lively surrounds that include several large TVs. The restaurant also comes with a full-service bar and lounge and an outdoor smoking area.

Patio 8 provides an appealing spot to relax and hang out. Its posh vibe plays well to casual or business casual outings. Its open for lunch and dinner, Monday through Sunday.

International Restaurants

Ula Gula is the ideal place for an afternoon/ night in an environment we like to call tropical eclectic with a local touch. Our exquisite Italian dishes include brie with tomato and pesto, meat Carpaccio and our original fresh salads, pastas and a great variety of pizzas cooked under our wood oven with a very privileged view of the Cosmopolitan 5th avenue and the Caribbean Sea.

The devotion for exquisite taste and the flavor of a good wine. With Mediterranean cuisine specialties and its own creations, Di Vino will take you on a culinary journey where your palate will enjoy a wide range of flavors.

Cenacolo offers some of the best Italian dinings in all of Mexico. Cenacolo serves authentic Italian cuisine inspired by the Romagna region of Italy. The atmosphere is casual and family friendly, a perfect place to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a delicious meal. It offers an extensive menu that is sure to provide something for everyone.

By the hand and creativity of Plank partner and renowned gourmet Chef Juan Diego Solombrino, the most excellent fine dining experience is presented. Traditional plank and smoked cooking meet the Chef’s gourmet style, creating a delightful gastronomic experience never seen before in The Riviera Maya.

The cuisine at Oh Lala! is a refreshing change from that of other, more conventional restaurants. Guests are treated like good old friends in a relaxing atmosphere coupled with personalized service and good food. An open kitchen, Chef George, Mikaela, and their staff, make sure that every visit to Oh Lala, International Cuisine, is a unique and a delicious one.

Enjoy a relaxing evening out with friends, an elegant family dinner or a romantic night out as a couple! Our gourmet menu is comprised of seasonal flavors using the freshest ingredients and featuring fine selections of Prime Seafoods, USDA certified Beef and Chicken, Salad Medleys and lovely Risottos.

Steakhouse Restaurants

Harry's Prime Steakhouse & Raw Bar is the best place to enjoy that special occasion. From its beautiful architecture, sophisticated ambiance and artistic cuisine with the extensive wine list and impeccable service will make it memorable. However what really characterizes Harry's beyond its beauty and location, is the extraordinary high quality of its gastronomic offer. The kitchen specializes in the very reduced use of condiments, the purpose is to allow the natural flavors of the ingredients to be used flourish.

Sur is an Argentinean-style steakhouse located just steps away from the Caribbean Sea in Playa del Carmen. Sur serves a variety of charcoal-grilled meats along with plenty of seafood, pasta, salads, and starters. You will love the warm, friendly atmosphere along with the perfectly prepared meals.

Live the Brazilian Experience with the authentic art of churrasco, let us pamper you with the most exquisite gastronomic selection of typical dishes from Brazil, with the traditional Rodizio meat concept expertly seasoned and carved tableside by Rodizio Gauchos, or meat servers with the best selection of cuts among which the Picanha, Prime Rib, Sirloin, Baby Beef, Lamb, Pig roasted and Tomahawk from a variety of more than 20 options to satisfy the most demanding palates.

Avant-garde and cosmopolitan steakhouse, ideal to taste the best quality Prime cuts, Akaushi, Sterling Silver and Organic. Unique experiences thanks to our exquisite mixology, exclusive house wine "Punto Medio" and resident DJ.

Exceptional atmospheres with spectacular terraces, bars and private, under a contemporary Mexican design. A place where meals become dinners.

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