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Hungry? Where to in Playa

Updated: Jul 12, 2018

Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya offer multiple options to eat and relax. These are our favorities without a particular order...

Lido Beach Club

Can you think of a better way to start the morning than with a delicious breakfast with your toes in the sand? We have breakfast combos for all tastes.

// Mexican – International cuisine // Breakfast 8 - 11 AM // Lunch 11:00 AM -7:00 //

Located across the street from DTV.

Senzi Beach Club

Every morning Zenzi Beach offers you the most beautiful view to the Caribbean sea...sunbeds, tables and chairs and confi lounges where you can have breakfast & lunch

// Breakfast 8:30 -12 PM // Lunch & 12:00 – 12:00 AM // From 12:00 PM to 1:30 AM

All day great sounds selected by our DJ for your enjoyment, then music ” LIVE at FIVE” featuring local artists playing Rock, Blues, Salsa, Cumbia, Latin, Reggae //

Located across the street from DTV.

Purobeach – Ocean View Pool

AN "URBAN OASIS" IN THE CARIBBEAN SEA Defined as an icon of well-being and sociability, our first Purobeach in the Americas was inaugurated in December 2017, located on the roof of the Fives Downtown Hotel, in the most exclusive area of Playa del Carmen. Purobeach "Urban Oasis" is a lifestyle concept with food, drinks, restaurant pool

// 11:00 – 12:00 PM // 2 10 Avenida Norte //

Located 15 minutes wallking from DTV.

La Cueva del Chango

Is a unique restaurant-bar, not only in concept but also for the natural setting amongst abundant vegetation and trees. The culinary concept is natural Mexican food, they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the juices are made with fresh fruit and they also have a bar with an ample assortment of premium brands. They believe in the Mexican cuisine and offer a high quality product at a reasonable price

// 8:00 AM- 23:00 PM // Calle 38 Norte entre 5ta Av. y el Mar Col. Zazil Ha //

Located 20 minutes wallking from DTV.

La Caguameria

Family gourmet canteen in which the creative Mexican cuisine stands out. The brewery of the house is Cervecería Cuahutemoc, so the main product of the place, the loggerheads, can be ordered by choosing between: Sun, Indian, Lager, Tecate Light, Superior and Heineken. They also have a good variety of mezcales, among which the house brands stand out: "Guevas" and "Perro Malo"

//2:00 PM to 1:OO AM //1 Avenida Nte, esquina Calle 20 Nte//

Located 10 minutes walking from DTV.

100% Natural

Start your morning with a 100% natural breakfast, you can find on this restaurant organic foods, spa cuisine, super foods, vegans, etc. // open from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM // Calle Quinta Avenida 209 Mz 28, Centro //

Located two blocks from DTV.


The best selection of premium cuts among which stand out the Picanha, Prime Rib, Sirloin, Baby Beef Lamb, Baked Piglet and Tomahawk among a variety of more than 25 options; brought to your table by "gauchos" (typical costumes from the South of Brazil) served in traditional swords, In our wide range of gourmet specialties, we can highlight the authentic Valencian paella, seafood soup, fresh and ripe cheeses from six countries, jumbo shrimp, sushi, carpaccios, tuna and shrimp tiraditos, cold meats, crab cakes, lobster salad , caramelized octopus, chocolate clam, feijoada, and a great variety of international specialties

//12:00 PM- 12:30 AM // Bufette $650 MXN- Kids 325 MXN – Degustare $950 MXN – Degustare Kids $ 416 MXN // Av. 10 con calle 12 //

Located 15 minutes walking from DVT.

Ambasciatta D'Italia

All the dishes respect the italian tradition, thanks to the Italian Chef Alessio Bertoli with daily homemade Pastas, Pizzas and use of typical italian ingredients, together with the best local ones like seafood or meat. The Restaurant is located in the Quinta Avenida and from the tables of its terrace you can appreciate the magic of this world known streets, icon of this Caribbean city

// 12:00 PM -11:00 PM // 5o Avenida , corner 24 //

Located 15 minutes walking from DVT.


Receives the national gastronomy award "Pascual Baylon" for his career. After passing through different cuisines, nowadays it has acquired the maturity and full space: "Axiote, Cocina de México", a place where it seeks to enhance the flavors of everyday use. Respect and support native products from all over the country, mainly the southeast, in order to favor the national gastronomic heritage

// 1:30 PM – 11:00 PM // 34 street north //

Located 20 minutes walking from DVT.

Alux Restaurant

Alux is a unique restaurant located into a cave with more than 10,000 years old, come and deligth yourself with the unique flavors of the pre hispanic Mexican cuisine live this magical culinary experience at Playa del Carmen

// 17:30 PM - 12:00 PM //Avenida Juárez s/n Manzana 217 Lote 2, Ejidal (66,92 km)//

Loctaed 15 minutes drive from DTV.

Le Chique

This restaurant has awards ranging from "The Best of the Best 2014 - 2016 and 2017" from the Gourmet Travel + Leisure Awards to the prestigious "AAA Five Diamonds Award" "Among many others a tasting menu, which to say of Chef Jonatan Gómez Moon himself, has reached a maturity and a discourse of its own that represents a story called Mexico, on 23 occasions // avant-garde cuisine // Aproximately 150 USD per pax + drinks // seatings 6:00 PM & 9:00 PM // Riviera Maya – Hotel Azul Sensatori //

Located one hour drive from DTV.

Mae Thai

Thai cuisine is one of the most robust and exquisite in Asian cuisine. It is characterized by the nuances of its bittersweet, salty, spicy and umami flavors, thanks to the dynamic combination of vegetables, meats, seafood, fruits, seeds and spices; creating a true delight for the senses // 38 street // 11:00 to 3:00 PM //

Located 15 minutes walking from DTV.



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