Skip to main content

Dining

BOOK

An authentic Mexican taste sensation

Setting the bar high for Playa del Carmen restaurants, we boast some of the finest dining in Cancun. Pull up a seat at beachside El Restaurante, ambient El Sol or bustling Freddy’s bar and anticipate a fiesta of flavors served up Mexican style. For full culinary immersion, join us for a cookery class or banquet of traditional botanas.

El Restaurante

El Restaurante

Enjoy home-style Mexican hospitality with sparkling sea views at any time of day. Breakfast on fresh tropical fruit, handmade tortillas, our special hot chocolate and more. Lunch beneath the shade of palms on exquisite dishes that evoke the Mexican coasts.

A particular treat, El Restaurante tempts you back for a candlelit evening feast beneath the stars.

Opening times:
Breakfast: 7–11am
Lunch: 11:30am–5pm
Dinner: 6–10:30pm

Menu | Wine list

El Restaurante

El Restaurante

Enjoy home-style Mexican hospitality with sparkling sea views at any time of day. Breakfast on fresh tropical fruit, handmade tortillas, our special hot chocolate and more. Lunch beneath the shade of palms on exquisite dishes that evoke the Mexican coasts.

A particular treat, El Restaurante tempts you back for a candlelit evening feast beneath the stars.

Opening times:
Breakfast: 7–11am
Lunch: 11:30am–5pm
Dinner: 6–10:30pm

Menu | Wine list

Item 1 of 2 is active

    El Sol

    El Sol

    Sit back, relax and savor the spirit of the Riviera Maya at our stylish, casual ocean grill.

    Peruse an indulgent menu of delicious farm-to-table specialities while gazing across the Caribbean Sea. Anticipate beautiful salads, exceptional cuts of freshly grilled meat and seafood straight from the waves. We’ll be on hand to recommend perfect wine pairings from our award-winning cellar.

    Please note that El Sol is currently closed.

    Download menu

    View wine list

    El Sol

    El Sol

    Sit back, relax and savor the spirit of the Riviera Maya at our stylish, casual ocean grill.

    Peruse an indulgent menu of delicious farm-to-table specialities while gazing across the Caribbean Sea. Anticipate beautiful salads, exceptional cuts of freshly grilled meat and seafood straight from the waves. We’ll be on hand to recommend perfect wine pairings from our award-winning cellar.

    Please note that El Sol is currently closed.

    Download menu

    View wine list

    Item 1 of 2 is active
      Tia Dalia

      Guests love our strong Mayan flavors—which is good, Mexican culture is all about food.

      Dalia has worked at the resort for 19 years now. We call her La Tia—the auntie. She greets guests every morning for breakfast and prepares their traditional corn tortillas and quesadillas by hand. A true Mexican start to the day.

      The Mexican Way

      Freddy's

      Freddy's

      Guests and non-residents alike gravitate to this idyllic beachside spot, finding a warm welcome from our talented bartenders.

      They'll guide you through a stunning cocktail menu that evokes the vibrant spirit of the Riviera Maya. There are also a selection of delicious dishes and snacks to be enjoyed in a casual, relaxed setting.

      Open daily: 9am–11pm

      View menu
      Item 1 of 1 is active

        Dining Experiences

        Learn how to balance traditional flavors with a lively cookery class, dine on seafood in the balmy ocean breeze or join us for a truly authentic feast. Our exclusive dining experiences take you beyond the Riviera Maya restaurant scene and into the real heart of Mexico.

        K’aá’k Night

        Head to the elegant terrace of El Restaurante and prepare for an unforgettable culinary occasion. Celebrate K’aá'k, the Mayan word for fire, with a sumptuous barbecue among flaming torches. Feast on fresh fish and succulent grilled meats served with delicious salads, garnishes and desserts.

        Please note that this is a plated dinner.

        Available every Saturday at 6:30pm

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Private Dining

        Treat your special someone to an unforgettable intimate dinner, between the moonlit sea and the enigmatic jungle. Dine on one of the most beautiful and romantic beaches in the world. Or gaze across the waves from our Observation Tower.

        Take a seat at a table for two, or treat friends and family to an unforgettable celebration in a breathtaking setting.

        Get inspired by downloading our Special Dinners brochure.

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Cooking Lessons

        Learn the secrets of traditional Mexican gastronomy from our Executive Chef. We’ll give you insider tips and let you in on local secrets to finesse your culinary repertoire while discussing the importance of key ingredients.

        Available every Tuesday at 2pm in La Cantina

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Bubbles Meeting

        An enticing selection of sparkling wines is carefully paired with an array of cheeses, berries and artisan bread. Bottoms up!

        Join us every Thursday at 4pm in Wine Cellar

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Chef's Table

        Join our chef every Friday for an unforgettable culinary experience. Drawing inspiration from the day’s freshest produce, he will create a stunning five-course menu. Take the unique opportunity to discuss the history and significance of each ingredient as they’re served privately at your table. We’ll also be on hand to provide you with the finest Mexican wine recommendations.

        Advanced reservations are recommended

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Mezcal and Ancestral Cuisine

        Wash down traditional Mexican delicacies with the subtle smoky aroma of mezcal from Oaxaca.

        Grasshoppers, escamoles, Chicatana ants—which will you try?

        Join us every Monday at 4pm in La Cantina

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Chocolate Experience

        Cocoa has been one of the pillars of Mexican gastronomy since Mayan times.

        Join us as we prepare pre-Hispanic beverages, modern cocktails and chocolates.

        Every Wednesday at 4pm in our Aldea Maya

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Noches de Cantina

        Our ‘Noches de Cantina’ offers guests a truly authentic culinary experience. Join fellow guests around the large wooden table and feast on a selection of traditional Botanas—home-style local cuisine. Each dish is paired with the region’s finest craft beers, tequila and mezcal, as one of our resident experts talks about Mexico’s history, culture and culinary heritage.

        Available every Wednesday at 7pm. Reservations required.

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Dinner with Tequila

        Savor a carefully balanced five-course menu created in partnership with Tequila Clase Azul, one of the most famous tequila houses in Mexico.

        A vibrant and truly unique experience to enjoy Mexican traditions at its full splendor.

        Join us every Sunday at 6:30pm at El Sol. Limited capacity for 8 people.

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date

        Preferred time

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Left Right

        K’aá’k Night

        Head down to the terrace at El Restaurante and prepare for an unforgettable culinary occasion.

        Discover more

        Private Dining

        Treat your special someone to an unforgettable intimate dinner, between the moonlit sea and the enigmatic jungle.

        Discover more

        Cooking Lessons

        Learn the secrets of traditional Mexican gastronomy from our Executive Chef.

        Discover more

        Bubbles Meeting

        Our resident sommelier is on hand each week with an exclusive selection of divine bubbles.

        Discover more

        Chef's Table

        Join our chef every Friday for an unforgettable culinary experience.

        Discover more

        Mezcal and Ancestral Cuisine

        Feast like a local with a selection of daring and traditional light bites.

        Discover more

        Chocolate Experience

        Join us as we prepare pre-Hispanic beverages, modern cocktails and chocolates.

        Discover more

        Noches de Cantina

        Our ‘Noches de Cantina’ offers guests a truly authentic culinary experience.

        Discover more

        Dinner with Tequila

        Experience the key flavours and traditions of Mexico in a truly authentic setting.

        Discover more
        The Dining Plan Package

        Culinary Delights

        The Dining Plan

        Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine that celebrates the flavor and traditions of the region with a modern twist.

        • Welcome drink
        • Daily à la carte breakfast
        • Daily à la carte three-course lunch and dinner
        Check availability

        Private Hire

        Let us help you plan an unforgettable event.

        Got a special request? Get in touch and we'll help with every last detail.

        Contact us

        Submitting......

        Preferred date*

        For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

        Whether Mexico beach weddings, family banquets or momentous meetings, we have the perfect venue for every occasion.

        View all venues

        Set the stage for a memorable event at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, nestled between lush jungle and white sandy beach.

        Plan your event
        Back to top of page