Best Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

La cueva del chango playa del carmen

Playa del Carmen is known as the heart of the Riviera Maya and although it is close to many of Mexico’s natural attractions, it is also known for being an excellent place to enjoy a rich and varied gastronomy and if you, dear reader, are looking for a place to eat, in this new Traveling By article we will tell you which are the best restaurants in Playa del Carmen, where eating will be a real pleasure.

Best Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Best Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen has it all, sun, beaches, beautiful women, parties, natural attractions, great luxury hotels and world renowned restaurant chains, and that’s exactly what we’ll talk about today, the best restaurants and food places in Playa del Carmen.

Aldea Corazón

The fifth avenue is one of the most known and crowded places in Playa del Carmen and although it can get to “stress” the crowd in the place, the heat and noise, we can have a little break from all this in the restaurant Aldea Corazón.

This restaurant is very nice, quiet, economical and relaxing, an excellent place if you are looking for a place to eat in Playa del Carmen and creme: It will become one of your favorite places, thanks to the setting with waterfalls, trees, cenotes and other natural components allows you to prolong the feeling of peace.

By the way, if you are looking for a place to enjoy the gastronomy of Mexico, this is the perfect place. So it is a very good investment of time and money to come here.

Aldea Corazón - where to eat in playa del carmen

Amate 38

Amarte is another restaurant that we found in Playa del Carmen and highly recommended to go to eat with your partner, because it has a very elegant design, jungle and not to mention the flavor and aroma of each of its dishes.

It is worth mentioning that against all odds to think that here you will find dishes of Spanish, Italian, French cuisine, you are very wrong, as it specializes very highly in Yucatecan cuisine.

amarte 38 - best restaurants playa del carmen

Passion by Martín Berasategui

And since we mentioned luxury restaurants, we can’t leave out Passion by Martín Berasategui.

This is one of the restaurants in Playa del Carmen that has one of the highest rankings in quality, price and service, where the host is none other than the famous Basque chef Martín Berasategui.

Here you will enjoy a rich Basque-French cuisine and of course, among the most recommended dishes is the Axoa, the delicious dish prepared with small pieces of beef, seasoned and seasoned with peppers.

Passion by Martín Berasategui


We can not leave out the gastronomy of the sea and therefore, among our list of places to eat can not miss the seafood restaurants and one of the best for its quality, service, freshness, presentation, taste and prices is the Zitla restaurant.

And if you need more reasons to love this place, then I must tell you that here you will find live music and a family club atmosphere.

Zitla restaurant playa del carmen

Chango’s Cave

If you are looking for options to have breakfast and recharge energies for another day in the paradise of Mexico, what better place than the restaurant La Cueva de Chango.

Its menu is composed of Mexican gastronomy and among the options we can find chilaquiles, molletes with beans, drinking fruit juices, aguas frescas and more.

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Porfirio’s Playa del Carmen

Porfirio’s restaurant is an upscale restaurant in Playa del Carmen that has locations in various places in the Riviera Maya and beyond. So we are talking about a very popular and recognized food chain.

It has a very varied menu ranging from traditional Mexican food, to rich cuts of meat and without missing the seafood dishes.

So if you are looking for an elegant place, where you not only enjoy the haute cuisine, but also the location, the view and the proximity to the beaches and Fifth Avenue, Porfirio’s is the right place for you.

Porfirios Playa del Carmen


As we can see, the restaurants in Playa del Carmen have a great architecture that keeps us happy and dazzled, and of course, let’s not forget the flavor and aroma that each of its dishes and presentations leave us as a memory to never forget the Caribbean Mexico.