The Best Places to Eat in the Riviera Maya

If you are visiting Playa del Carmen, you will find a wide variety of restaurants, with cuisines from all over the world and options for every budget. Among so many offers, it is difficult to know which is the best place to enjoy a delicious meal at.

Finding the ideal restaurant depends on many things, for example: your budget, personal taste, dietary preferences, etc. But do not worry, if you’re looking for the best lunch options in Playa del Carmen… we here at Mexico Relax have tried them all and put together this list of our favs!

The Best Places to Eat in the Riviera Maya: Great Views of the Beach

Lido Beach Club

North 1st Avenue Between 10 and 12 bis, CP.
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo – Mexico
Phone: +52 984 803 1090

This restaurant has received the certificate of excellence awarded by TripAdvisor, and there are plenty of reasons why. Besides excellent food and cold drinks, the Lido Beach Club offers one of the best views of the beach. It is a great place to see and be seen and enjoy all the beauty that Playa del Carmen has to offer.

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The Best Places to Eat in the Riviera Maya: The Bueno, Bonito Y Barato or the 3 B’s (Good, Pretty and Cheap in Spanish)

Kaxapa Factory

10th Street between Avenues 10 and 15
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo – Mexico
Phone: +52 984 803 5023

Kaxapa Factory is another restaurant that is known for the taste of their food and affordable prices, making it a favorite of ours. This restaurant offers Venezuelan food, with a good variety of dishes to satisfy your palate.

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The Best Places to Eat in the Riviera Maya: Vegetarian, Vegan

Falafel Nessya

Calle 4, between the 10 and the 15
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo – Mexico
Phone: +52 984 152 3463

A popular place located away from the crowds on 5th Avenue, Falafel Nessya will surprise you with its fresh recipes and good prices. Falafel is the restaurants specialty, but they also have some other options for your enjoyment.

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La Senda Restaurant

10th Avenue between Calle 10 and 10 Bis Col. Centro
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo – Mexico
Phone: +52 984 803 0499

This restaurant is very popular amongst the locals and tourists alike looking for fresh and vegan options at a low price. La Senda offers daily specials and a la carte specialties. This place is so good, that also fits into the category of Bueno, Bonito y Barato.

We hope you enjoy our recommendations and we will continue to provide you with great new options in the future. If you have any restaurant that you think should be in this list, please let us know.

If after your meal you are looking for the best place to get dessert at check out these places.

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