The Riviera Maya offers exquisite culinary options for all tastes, as it combines the Mayan, Mexican and Spanish heritages with cosmopolitan gastronomy from all over the World. There are French, Italian, Japanese, Spanish restaurants… you name it!
As for Riviera Maya’s gastronomy, much of the area’s cuisine is seafood based, and is usually enriched with spices, sweet chili, seeds, oregano, achiote, red onion, lime and bitter orange.
Gastronomical wonders of the Riviera Maya
One of the most loved dishes of the Riviera Maya. It is a pork meat seasoned with achiote, anciently used in Prehispanic rituals.
Mexican Ceviche consists of marinated fish or seafood, complemented with tomato, chilis, red onion, cilantro and oregano.
Seasoned with clove, Yucatecan oregano and cumin, this soup is aromaticed with lime slices.
This dish cooks grouper with the traditional style of Cochinita Pibil.
A traditional recipe of tacos from Yucatán, it is known for its pumpkin seeds sauce.
Tacos de Camarón
Delicious and tasty, you can find them in the best Seafood Restaurants of the area. Very worth the try!
Is your favourite on the list? What flavor do you prefer?
If you come to the Riviera Maya, do not forget to try some of these traditional dishes, they are authentic culinary experiences to be discovered.