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Dining at The Reef Resorts

Best restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Dining | The Reef Resorts & Spa, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo
At The Reef Resorts and Spa, we believe in celebrating not only the culinary traditions of Mexico's Riviera Maya, but also those of our friends across the world. That's why you'll find delicious Japanese cuisine, Italian comfort food and Southern Mediterranean fare.

Rooftop 28

Rooftop 28 is where guests get a chance to get away and play. Sit high atop our gorgeous hotel, where the low bustle of the city serenades you. Every hour is happy hour amidst the backdrop of the ocean as seen beyond our tantalizing infinity pool. Music, full bar, poolside attire, delicious food, and good times await you during your stay.

Non-guests are welcome with a $500 MXN minimum for food and beverages from Monday to Thursday & $700 MXN from Friday to Sunday.
  • Hours
    Open: 10:00 - 23:00 hrs
    Pools & Jacuzzi: 8:00 - 22:00 hrs
    Food: 10:00 - 22:30 hrs
    Beverage: 10:00 - 23:00 hrs
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Cachito

Mexican Cuisine

Step into Cachito restaurant, where exceptional décor blends authentic tradition with modern Mexican cuisine for an unforgettable dining experience with your loved ones, friends, and bachelor pals alike. Indulge in exquisitely crafted tacos, tantalizing ceviches, and sumptuous specialties featuring a medley of meats and seafood, all expertly prepared by our internationally renowned culinary team.


For groups of 5 people or more, reservations are required. 
(MONDAY - SATURDAY: With Guest Service. SUNDAY: With Hostess)

  • Hours
    12:30 - 22:30 hrs.
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Dress pants or shorts, shirt or polo shirt; closed shoes or sandals.

Asiático

OPEN TUESDAY, THURSDAY & SATURDAY

Step into the extraordinary world of 'Asiático,' our uniquely enchanting Asian restaurant, where the captivating flavors of the Far East beckon amidst an atmosphere of sheer astonishment. Delight in exquisite gourmet dishes crafted with elegance, inviting you to savor fine dining with anyone you choose to share your experience with. Surrounded by sophisticated travelers who understand the art of creating unforgettable vacation moments, immerse yourself in the finest culinary journey Mexico has to offer.

For groups of 5 people or more, a reservation is required.
(TUESDAY & THURSDAY with our Guest Service & SATURDAY with our hostess)

  • Hours
    OPEN ONLY TUESDAY, THURSDAY & SATURDAY
    18:00 pm - 22:30 pm
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Veinti8cho

At the heart of The Reef 28 hotel's center lies the truly exceptional Veinti8ocho restaurant, boasting an incredible ambiance with its lofty ceilings welcoming the light of day or the shimmering starlight of the evening. Indulge in our amazing international breakfast buffets to kickstart your day, and savor exquisite Italian cuisine for your sparkling evenings at The Reef 28. Here, our goal is to provide you with a perfect blend of fun, music, relaxation, fine dining, and shared moments, ensuring that your well-deserved getaway is nothing short of extraordinary.
  • Hours
    • Continental Breakfast: 6:30 am - 7:00 am
    • Breakfast buffet: 7:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Dinner with Italian menu*: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      *ONLY OPEN MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY & SUNDAY
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Lobby Bar 28

The Reef 28 lobby bar beckons you into the vibrant heart of downtown Playa Del Carmen, where you can gather with your loved ones, bachelor friends, and international travelers alike. Savor the finest cocktails, martinis, and our selection of local beer brands as you kickstart your vibrant evening or wind down with a post-party nightcap. It's the perfect place to mingle, unwind, and make unforgettable memories.
  • Hours
    8:00 am - 10:30 pm

Bar Capricho

Bar Capricho is the ultimate destination for a lively party atmosphere, exciting table board games, and top sports events, whether it's before, during, or after your dinner. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance as you enjoy our signature drinks, refreshing beers, and amazing cocktails expertly crafted by our friendly bartenders and waitstaff. Let us be your gateway to blending Mexican cultural customs with your own, creating unforgettable moments and connections.
  • Hours
    12:30 P.M. to 01:00 A.M.
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Botticelli

ITALIAN CUISINE

Enjoy freshly prepared Italian dishes in an elegant atmosphere with air conditioning. This restaurant is included with all of our packages.

Reservation is required  *With our reception staff

  • Hours
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Dress Code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Terraza Grill

Mexican cuisine

Dine indoors in air-conditioned comfort or on the elegant outdoor terrace. This restaurant is included in the Standard and Premium packages.

Reservation is required  *With our reception staff
  • Hours
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Chulavista

Buffet restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner

Our main restaurant, with three buffet shifts, offers international delicacies with a spectacular view of the Caribbean Sea.
  • Hours
    Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. - 11 :00a.m.
    Lunch: 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
    Dinner: 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Dress code
    Guests are not allowed to be wet, without a shirt or barefoot.

Nico's Lounge Bar

Luxurious Nico's pairs a beachfront location with music and premium-branded cocktails. A surcharge applies for Standard package guests.

This bar is only included with the Premium package.

  • Hours
    12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Papo's Bar

A relaxed atmosphere and friendly bartenders make this a favorite evening entertainment area.
  • Hours
    6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Deli Snack Bar

Located in the pool area, close to the beach, Deli Snack Bar offers light meals and snacks such as pizzas, burgers, French fries, chicken wings (from late morning to sunset) and a Mexican taco-style menu (for late night snacking).
  • Hours
    • 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    • 10:30 pm - 2:00 am

La Cascada

Decorated in Mediterranean style, this is a relaxing spot in the lobby to enjoy a cocktail at almost any time of the day.
  • Hours
    9:00 am - 11:00 p.m.

La Chiquita

Bordering the beach, this sunny and relaxing retreat opens early and serves cocktails until sundown.

 

  • Hours
    10:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Ice Cream Parlor

A favorite later afternoon spot for coffee and ice cream, the outdoor eatery overlooks lush tropical gardens and a natural cenote.
  • Hours
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Samurai

Japanese cuisine

Dining venue inspired by the oldest Japanese culinary traditions with Teppanyaki and Shabu-Shabu tables. Showmen chefs and cook-your-own options add an interactive element to the dining experience, ensuring that guests fully enjoy traditional Japanese dishes, drinks and desserts in a unique setting. 

Reservation is required  *With our reception staff

  • Hours
    Dinner seatings: 6:00 p.m.  |  7:30 p.m.  | 9:15 p.m.
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Rosinella

Italian a la carte Restaurant

A romantic restaurant with views of Cozumel, Rosinella serves freshly prepared Italian specialties with a tropical twist. This air-conditioned restaurant offers an a la carte menu. Also, this establishment is included with all packages.

Reservation is required  *With our reception staff

  • Hours
    6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Sabor Latino

Mexican a la carte restaurant

Featuring Mexican specialties, this elegant restaurant serves an a la carte menu inspired by the country's rich culinary traditions. Also, this establishment is included in the Superior and Premium packages.

Reservation required  *With our reception staff

  • Hours
    6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Miramar

BUFFET RESTAURANT SERVING BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER

Newly remodeled, our main buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner against a backdrop of stunning Caribbean views.
  • Hours
    Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. - 11 :00a.m.
    Lunch: 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Dinner: 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Dress code
    Guests are not allowed to be wet, without a shirt or barefoot.

Tabaco & Ron

Savor delicious drinks and cocktails, relax after a long day of activities in our lobby bar.
  • Hours
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Sports Bar

Catch your favorite teams and sip domestic drinks in a fun and festive atmosphere featuring ocean views and a beautiful terrace.
Premium drinks are available to guests wearing Premium bracelets.
  • Hours
    6:00 p.m. - 2 :00 a.m.
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Bar & Mar Lounge Bar

Our newest and most exclusive bar, luxurious Bar & Mar pairs a beautiful beachfront setting with lounge music, flat-screens and cocktails made with international top-shelf spirits. Also, this bar is included with the Premium package. A surcharge applies for Standard package guests.
  • Hours
    Noon - 11:00 p.m.
  • Dress code
    Smart casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

El Palmar Snack Bar

The informal and relaxing atmosphere of our new Sports Bar El Palmar is perfect for poolside cocktails.
  • Hours
    • 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • 22:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Azul 48

Enjoy cocktails without leaving the pool at our thatched-roof swim-up pool bar serving a thirst-quenching array of domestic drinks, beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Premium drinks are available to guests wearing Premium bracelets.
  • Hours
    11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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