Where to Eat in Puerto Morelos

A personal guide to the new, old and closed.

Accurate as of 11 AM, 1 November 2017

On the Town Square

Café de Amancia
North side of the square, across from OXXO
Light meals
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(998) 206-9242

El Nicho
North side of the square, (next to Café de Amancia)
Wide variety of choices
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(998) 201-0992

La Sirena
Above Casa Martin supermarket
Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. Full bar with draft & live music
Open every day 12 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
lasirenapm@gmail.com

Coffee shop Puerto Morelos

Los Gauchos
Across from the church, live music
Varied menu, pizza, pasta, empanadas, steak
Wednesday through Monday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(998)206-9243

Los Tejones Locos
Across from the church, past Los Gauchos
Pizza, pasta, fish
Open every day 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
(998)125-0941

Los Tacos de Don Roger Rabbit
Across from the church, past Los Gauchos
Tacos. Inexpensive.
Open daily
(998)147-7106

Pelicanos
On the beach, Mexican food, full bar (big margaritas)
Open every day 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
(998)251-4813

La Casa del Pescador
On top of the fish co-op
Fish! Open 10am-10pm
No closing day (often closed for low season)
(998)251-4813

Panna e Cioccolato
Near the corner in front of the taxi stand
(look for giant ice cream cone!)
Gelato and desserts
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Richard’s Bistro
On the square, above the shopping mall/money exchange
Wide variety –  Seafood to Schnitzel. Austrian owner
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 3 to 11 p.m.
Closed Monday (998)252-7092

Pangea
On the malecón, beachfront
Healthy breakfasts. lunch, dinner & snacks. Free Wifi. Good live music.
9 a.m.to 12:30 a.m.
(998)256-6346

Punta Corcho
On the square, on the second floor above Sophia’s and Aquanauts
Modern Mexican wood fired seafood & pizza
Open daily 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
(998)206-9105

 

Beach road south of the square

Las Palmeras
On the ocean, half a block south of the square
Mexican seafood (ocean view)
1 p.m. – 10 p.m.
(998)872-0532

Puerto Morelos Fish Market
Just south of Hacienda Morelos
Just designed for big tour groups
Seafood, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Café Lola y Moya
Just south of Hacienda Morelos, across street
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Wednesday to Monday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for breakfast and lunch, 6 to 9 p.m.

DK
Shipping container restaurant, two blocks south of the square on the ocean side road (Rafael Melgar).
Asian fusion seafood and more, full bar
Open Tuesday to Sunday 1 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
(998)1924307

Cafe Layla 
Two and a half blocks south of the square on the ocean side road (Rafael Melgar)
Mexican and vegetarian café
Open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wednesday through Monday
Sunday live music, salon and massage
(998)104-9831

Along the beach, just north of the square

Restaurante Bianco
On the beach near the lighthouse
Mexican and Italian food with beach view
Open 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Closed Monday
(998) 871-0896

La Petita
On the road near the lighthouse
Fish, ceviche
Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
(998) 206-9109

El Pesquero
On the road near the lighthouse
Fish, ceviche & lobster
12:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.
(998)206-9129

El Merkadito
On the road near the lighthouse
Seafood
Open daily 12:00 – 10:00pm

Cancun Billy’s
On the road near the lighthouse
USA style BBQ food, beach view
Open M-F 2:00pm to 2:00am
Sat/Sun 11:00 to 2:00am

La Pepita a la Playita
On the road near the lighthouse
Fish, ceviche & lobster – Inexpensive
Open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Eat fish and ceviche on the beach

Caribelos
Just around the corner from the square near the dock
Tacos and Burritos!
Open Daily 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

North of the square on the Niños Heroes road

John Gray’s Kitchen
About 1 block north of the square on Niños Heroes
Fine dining, international cuisine
8am-10pm (998)871-0665
Closed Sunday

Loncheria Mimi
About 1 block north of the square on Niños Heroes
Local food (cocina economica)
Open all day / Closed Sunday

Siempre Sano
About 1 block north of the square
Vegetarian & vegan menu
Open daily 9:00 – 6:00
Closed Sunday (998) 213-2596

Aarom Café
Healthy, organic nibbles and meals, and massages!
Open daily 8 to 6:00
One block north of OXXO on Niños Heroes
(998)218-5205

 

North of the square, along the main road (Rojo Gomez)

T@cos.com
One half block north of the square on Rojo Gomez (main road)
Tacos!
Open daily
(998)203-7471

La Guaya Bakery (new!) Opens Nov 27.
Half block north of the square on Rojo Gomez. Ciabatta, cinnamon rolls
Italian coffee, breads, pastries sandwiches, salads. 8am-1pm
(998)202 5006
Closed Thursday

Posada El Moro Restaurant
Half block north of the square on Rojo Gomez
General menu
(998) 871-0159

La Pizza Nostra
Half block north of the square on Rojo Gomez, just south of El Pirata
Italian food
5 p.m. to 11 p.m. (998) 255-4328
Closed Monday

El Pirata
Half block north of the square on Rojo Gomez (998) 215-8249
Wide menu –Open all day

Las Robles (new!)
Next to Pirata, a vegan, vegetarian café, juices, coffee, snacks and meals
8am-11pm
(998)871-0000

I Wanna Pizza
About 1.5 blocks north of the square on Rojo Gomez
Artisan pizza (try the Frida!) bread
Open Tuesday through Sunday, 4 to 10 p.m.
(998)281-3036

Taninos (New location)
Rojo Gomez north of Cantina Habanero
Wine lounge & restaurant
Full menu, bar and lengthy wine list
5 p.m. to 11 p.m. (998) 109-7947
Closed Sunday

Salciccium Food Truck Village
One block north on Rojo Gomez (at Gota de Sal Hotel) Sausage, sandwiches, pizza. Food trucks. Good bar too!
Wednesday through Monday, 1:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
(998)871-0943

Outdoor cafe Puerto Morelos

Cantina Habanero
On Rojo Gomez one block north of the square
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Bar
Open daily and bar service at night (Live music) 8 a.m – 1 a.m.

Don Mexcal
On Rojo Gomez 1 block north of the square
Bar (where Sabor de Mexico was)
8 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.
donmexcal@gmail.com

Blue Morelos (new!)
Kitty corner from Primary school corner of Lopez Mateo
Tostadas, ceviches, micheladas
Open Wednesday to Sunday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
(998)109-0004

Cerquita del Cielo
Three blocks north on Rojo Gomez (next door to Casa Caribe)
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(998)251-2507

Casa Caribe Bed & Breakfast
3.5 blocks north of the town square
Breakfast on the terrace for early risers
Eggs, fruit, juice, smoked salmon, coffee
Mon-Fri 8-9 a.m.,  Sat-Sun 8-10 a.m.
(998) 251-8060

South of the square, along the main road (Rojo Gomez)

¿Qué Hora Es? (bar)
Just south of the square on Rojo Gomez
Open all day

Le Papillon (new)
Elegant dining
Opposite Chimichurri
Seafood, meat, salads, great steaks
8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(998)251-5096

Bara Bara (bar)
Just south of the square on Rojo Gomez
Opens late – stays open late
Closed Monday

Al Chimichurri
Across from Posada Amor on Rojo Gomez
Empanadas, pizza, fresh pasta, the best steaks 5:00 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Closed Monday
(998)252-4666

El Socio (new!!) Taqueria Naiz
Next to Clandestyno opposite and past Chimichurri
Taco place for dinner or lunch
Fun drinks
5pm-12am
(998)255-6814

Clandestyno
Just south of Posada Amor on Rojo Gomez
Italian with Pasta and grilled seafood
Open daily 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
(984) 133-9139

Spaghettino (reopens 8 Nov 2017)
South of the square, across from the Mayan Market
Italian food/Full bar
5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesday

Tuch-Tlan Restaurant
South of the square, across from the Mayan Market Local Mexican Cuisine
Open daily

Restaurant Puerto Morelos

El Campanario
South of the square, on Tulum (around corner from DK container restaurant)
Great steaks, salads, empanadas and service
2:00 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Closed Monday
(998)206-9151

La Parrilla (reopens late November 2017)
South of the square, across from the Mayan Market, great service
Mexican, Tex-Mex and Steaks
2-11pm
(998)206-9053

 

On the Beach, north

My Paradise Beach Club
On the beach, in front of Velas & Casa Caribe
Drinks & snacks daytime, beach loungers
(998)296-9354

Don Ernesto’s Beach bar
On the beach, near Playasol condos
Drinks and snacks daytime – good wings
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
(998)253-6499

Único
North on the beach, near star wars condos
Drinks & snacks daytime / Gourmet grill at night Beach loungers for rent
9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(998)156-3141

 

In the Colonia, just a few samples, there is a lot more

Pizza del Carmen
Just south of the highway intersection on the eastbound one-way road
2 for 1 every Tues &Thurs – They deliver too
Open daily
(998) 206-9316

Fonda Americana Grill
North end of Zetina Gasca (the very wide street in the Colonia. Steaks and USA cuisine
Bring your own wine for an $80 p corkage
5-11pm
(998)208-9026

Shanghai Pizza
On the west side of the highway (towards Playa)
Pizza, Burgers and Chinese food
Open 11-11 (they deliver)
(998) 206-9245

El Picudo
On the far south end of the main wide road in the Colonia – the best ceviche
Fish, shrimp, lobster, quesadillas
10am-4am
(998) 255-6734

Tacos Ole
2 blocks west of the Pemex in the Colonia
Inexpensive Mexican food and snacks
Drinks and cold draft beer
Open daily

Chilpayas Restaurant
Calle Alemendro & Cedro in the Colonia
Fish, Veracruz style
Open for lunch and dinner 12:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Closed Monday

El Sazón Jarocho (red chair place)
Calle Timón between Galeón y Velero in Villas I
Seafood, popular for their ceviche
Closed Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
(998)130-1607

El Manglar
Across from El Sazón Jarocho in Villas I
On corner of Calle Timón and Galeón Breakfasts, hamburgers, salads, desserts (get the ´Brownie´de limón)
8 am- 11pm
(998) 255-6728

Las Koras
Main road west past Chulim 2
Great seafood and ceviche
10am – 6.30pm

Las Carnitas
Cheap and good Tacos al Pastor
On the street on the left side of Pemex

To really see the little places in the colonia side of Puerto Morelos you should book with
Rivera Maya Food Tours!

CLOSED in 2017

Carpe Diem
La Panza es Primero
Mi Cocina
Natura
Posada Amor’s Restaurant
Sabor de México
Un Abbraccio