Mexican, Caribbean and Internacional Food

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If you are about to visit Xcaret and you are worried about where or what to eat, we want to share with you that you don’t have to be concerned anymore because in this blog post we will talk about our restaurants and the gastronomic offer that each of them has for you.

In Xcaret, we have one restaurant serving regional Mexican food, and 4 of them are international restaurants with different specialties each one. You can access to all of them with your Xcaret Plus package. Each of them will offer you an excellent service as well as culinary delights that will make you want to return again and again.

Are you ready to delight your palate with flavors, aromas, essences, and colors in a unique gastronomic experience?

“La Cocina” Restaurant

If you are a lover of Mexican cuisine, you definitely have to eat at this restaurant. Located at the entrance of the park, between the main square and the river entrance, it opens from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dare to discover in “La Cocina” more than 100 dishes that preserve recipes and original ingredients of regional Mexican cuisine.

Among the dishes that we offer daily are Pork skin in Green Sauce, Chicken Mole, Fish, Yucatecan Pulled Pork, Pozole, as well as various appetizers, including burritos, tacos, and quesadillas. If you love Mexican desserts, you already have a double reason to choose this restaurant, since, in addition to the traditional desserts such as three-milk cake, creme caramel, and gelatin, it also serves Churros and other Mexican sweets.

If you are a lover of Mexican gastronomy, you have to read:  10 Authentic Dishes Of Mexican Gastronomy.

Pork skin in Green Sauce


Yucatecan Pulled Pork 


Chicken with Mole



Burritos, quesadillas, and tacos


Mexican Pozole


If you liked the Mexican Pozole, you should read:  Everything You Need To Know About Mexican Pozole


“Dos Playas” Restaurant

“Dos Playas” restaurant represents our love for the Caribbean. In this restaurant located in front of the inlet of the park you will delight with dishes such as Seafood, Fish Breaded in Coco (favorite of our visitors), Passionfruit Aguachile, Mixed Seafood Cocktail, Seafood Soup, but if you do not have a craving for seafood, you can also enjoy delicious Barbecue Ribs. Within their individual desserts, they delight us with passion fruit jelly and piña colada gelatin, specialties of the house.

This restaurant opens its doors at 11:30 a.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m.

Barbecue Ribs


 Mixed seafood Cocktail 


Passionfruit Aguachile


Seafood soup


Passionfruit and Piña Colada Gelatine


Restaurante “La Laguna”

If you are not craving for Mexican food or Caribbean food, you may want to choose “La Laguna” our international cuisine restaurant, which is located on the side of Jaguar Island. This restaurant offers a wide selection of foods for all tastes. From sushi to pasta and baked pizzas, as well as the delicious steaks. Also, you can not miss the salad bar and desserts. “La Laguna” is the restaurant of choice for families since its menu is very extensive.

This restaurant opens from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Pork Chops


Skirt steak








Desserts: chocolate cake, cornbread


 “El Manglar” Restaurant

This is the perfect place to delight your palate with the best ceviches and aguachiles from the Riviera Maya. “El Manglar” specializes in the typical food of the Mexican Pacific. With an imposing bar of ceviches, aguachiles of different styles, seafood tacos and more, this particular sea restaurant will make you enjoy an unforgettable day in the company of friends and family. You can not stop trying their mango and mamey mousse dessert.

This restaurant is located next to the exit of underground rivers and opens from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Mixed Seafood Cocktail


Fried fish


Green Aguachiles 


Red Aguachiles 


Chicken Wings


Desserts: three milk cake, bananas with cream, fresh fruit


“Península” Restaurant

This restaurant is located in front of the dolphin’s area, and its buffet is international food with a specialty in fish and seafood. You can enjoy this restaurant from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Among the dishes that you can enjoy in this restaurant are Seafood Pozole, Grilled Octopus, Mussels in Escabeche, Marlin Ceviche and if you don’t crave of seafood but want to enjoy its view, you can also taste some delicious beef fajitas. You can’t leave without trying their exquisite chocolate cake!

Mussels in Escabeche


Marlin Ceviche


Shrimp Ceviche


Beef Fajitas


Chocolate Cake


It is essential to mention that each and every restaurant has an extensive and delicious variety of salad bar, so if you are vegetarian, you don’t have to worry.



After having known all the delicious options that Xcaret’s restaurants have, tell us, where will you choose to eat on your next visit?