Gastronomy has become a rapidly growing component of the attractiveness of tourist destinations in recent years. Cancun, as number one beach destination in the Caribbean area, is at the forefront on this tendency, offering a wide variety of restaurants which meet wishes to experience either local or international flavors.
Mexican cuisine declared Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, has some of the most well-known and loved dishes in the world. It varies by region due to local climate, geography and ethnic differences among the indigenous inhabitants adding a wide variety of flavors and color due its combination of different spices and unique ingredients.
Chile en nogada (created by the Augustinian nuns in the state of Puebla in 1821)
Mayan cuisine is one of the best culinary experiences to highlight when visiting Cancun. Its exquisite dishes will delight your palate and bring one of the most enigmatic cultures of the ancient world to your table.
Tikin Xic Fish is an outcome from the fusion of Mayan ancient cuisine and the Spanish culture during the conquest.
International cuisine Cancun’s fine dining restaurants serve cuisine from all over the world. Its wide variety of specialty restaurants includes Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Hindu, Brazilian, Argentinian, French and of course Italian among many others.
Mexican and Japanese fusion cooking has become a popular style amongst many chefs in the destination, highlighting local seafood with an Asian twist.
Don’t miss the opportunity to journey through different cuisines and world history at any of the finest restaurants located along Cancun’s hotel zone.