8 Top  Playa Del Carmen Restaurants 

El Fogon

It doesn’t get better than El Fogon in Playa Del Carmen. El Fogon is a popular authentic Mexican restaurant serving  the best tacos, fajitas, tortas, gringas, nachos, and much.


Primo is a modern Mexican restaurant serving up several delicious dishes, from grilled fire-flamed octopus, bbq brisket, braised duck, suckling pig, and more.

Trattoria del Centro

Trattoria del Centro is by far one of the best Italian restaurants in Playa Del Carmen. Serving all the Italian classics.

Rockas Jamaican Kitchen

Rockas has all of the Jamaican classics, excellent jerk chicken, Jamaican patties, seafood pasta, coconut shrimp, and so much more. Make sure you make a reservation!

ALUX Restaurant & Bar

ALUX is a famous modern Mexican restaurant located inside a cave. ALUX is most well known for its lobster risotto, beef fillet, and salmon, amongst many other modern Mexican cuisines.

La Cueva del Chango

La Cueva del Chango has been around for years; it’s a Mexican brunch spot serving up all classic Mexican breakfast/brunch dishes.

El Oasis Seafood

The best seafood restaurant in Playa Del Carmen is easily El Oasis Seafood. Seafood is abundant here, it’s what they do, from crab tacos to fresh fried fish, Mexican ceviche and more


They’ve got all the classics here, Tom Yum soup, Pad Thai, soft-shelled crab, Masaman curry, and many more classic Thai dishes.