RESTAURANTS IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Some time ago 'Playa', as it is fondly known, became a favorite destination primarily for European and South American tourists attracted by its relaxed, bohemian ambience. Of course, some have decided to settle permanently thus contributing to its unique culinary character. Today Playa del Carmen remains a small city with a very particular chic-New Age flair where the rule is to leave convention behind. This description definitely applies to the restaurant scene, everything the amazing chefs cook here is seasoned with adventure.
Italian food acquires a tropical twist at Wine Glass Bar and Da Bruno. But if your palate craves something more exotic try Thai, Playa style, at Babes or the even more original Media Luna or Mama Natura, where the base is oriental vegetarian with a Caribbean twist. 5th Avenue is the perfect spot to dine in Playa del Carmen because everything that is happening in Playa, happens here
This cozy restaurant consists of an inner area and terraces, with a fantastic bar that has just about every drink under the sun, in addition to their well stocked wine cellar brimming with an incredible selection of Italian, Spanish and Mexican wines. The cuisine leans towards a classic blend of Italian and Mediterranean, although there are numerous other creative and innovative dishes on the comprehensive menu
LA CASA DEL AGUA
La Casa del Agua is an international restaurant specializing in seafood. Located right in the heart of 5th Avenue, the restaurant offers great views from its second floor balcony. The chef is dedicated to discovering new twists to classic cuisine. The wine cellar is exemplary with a variety of more than 170 wines from 11 different countries. Unique to the 'La Casa del Agua' is the home made bread, desserts and cakes, European pastry at its best.
A perfect restaurant to discover the real Mexican flavor among so much International cuisine, red roof tiles on the ceiling and paving stone floors, complimented by wooden tables, talavera from Puebla and piatas give that special touch to this restaurant without walls. Mariachi music and a family atmosphere won't disappoint any lover of traditional Mexican cuisine