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Best Riviera Maya Restaurants: Where to Eat in the Mexican Caribbean

When you ask folks “what are the best Riviera Maya restaurants”, chances are you’ll get a different list from everyone you talk to. There are so many choices for incredible dining options in the Riviera Maya, from chic haute cuisine to the simplest rustic kitchens. Choosing where to eat in the Riviera Maya is a fun journey but we recommend you don’t do your research while hungry! Order some tacos and join us for a look at a few of the best restaurants in the Riviera Maya.

From north to south, the best Riviera Maya restaurants are where YOU create delicious memories

The Riviera Maya is a region in the Mexican Caribbean which runs from Puerto Morelos in the north to Tulum in the south. This stretch of magical beaches and lush jungle is also home to world-class chefs and fine dining, humble restaurants and the fascinating cultural history of authentic Mexican cuisine. A Riviera Maya vacation is a foodie’s dream come true.

The Best Restaurants in Cancun

Restaurants in Puerto Morelos: The best Riviera Maya restaurants for seafood and toes in the sand dining

In the north end of the Riviera Maya sits the pueblito of Puerto Morelos. This charming fishing village is a great place to enjoy toes in the sand dining at one of the cool beach clubs along the shore. Check out Unico Beach, My Paradise Beach Club or the Ojo de Agua restaurant on the beach and sample the freshest ceviches and seafood cocktails in a totally chill atmosphere. If you stay at a luxury resort like The Grand Residences Riviera Cancun you’ll have access to some of the best dining in Puerto Morelos for your entire vacation!

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Best restaurants in Playa del Carmen: Have you got a few hours to talk about where to eat in Playa?

Dining in Playa del Carmen is an experience you simply can’t miss. This chic seaside town is bursting with world-class restaurants in haute cuisine, international dishes, fusion and of course, the rustic little tacos stands hidden off the main strip, fresh seafood and authentic Mexican restaurants everywhere you turn.

A walk along the famous 5th Avenue brings you a delicious selection of dining options in Playa del Carmen. The super chic beach clubs are THE place to see and be seen and enjoy a unique dining experience with DJS and creative chefs. Some of the best restaurants in Playa del Carmen include Oh La La, Casa del Agua and The Zenzi Beach Club. We invite you to join us in Playa del Carmen at The Royal Haciendas and start making your own list of the best restaurants in Playa!

Best restaurants in the Riviera Maya south of Playa del Carmen: Foodie adventures in paradise

As we journey south of Playa del Carmen searching for the best Riviera Maya restaurants,, you’ll find some of our fave hidden corners. The best restaurant in Akumal is hands down La Buena Vida, great food and an extraordinary location on Half Moon Bay. Heading further south we recommend a visit to Antojitos la Chiapaneca for the BEST tacos in Tulum. It’s rustic, but it is delicious and worth the trip for authentic Mexican food in the Riviera Maya.

The best Riviera Maya restaurants are where YOU create memories. Start planning your Riviera Maya foodie vacation now, we would love to help. Send us a message and tell us your vacation dreams of food and we will make them all come true. Reserve a Riviera Maya vacation with Royal Reservations today!

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