Local Fine Dining Experiences

The Top Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

Following your stomach never disappoints. Here at The Reef 28, we only offer top-of-the-line dining experiences for our guests. The Reef 28 features two fine dining restaurants in addition to its rooftop lounge, lobby bar, and buffet.

Cachito is The Reef 28’s signature restaurant where guests can expect an inviting and romantic atmosphere with delectable fare that embodies the Mexican culture with innovative twists. On the other hand, our Asiatico restaurant honors the blending of cultures by bringing in the rich, elegant flavors of the far east to delight the palette and adds a new spice to your foodie adventures.

Please note that all of our gourmet restaurants and bars are open to non-guests.

*Hours and capacities might be adjusted due to post covid health regulations.

A couple having a drink in Roof 28 restaurant at The Reef 28

Roof 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.

Dress Code: Elegante casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Open: 11:00 - 23:00 hrs
Pools & Jacuzzi: 8:00 - 22:00 hrs
Food: 11:00 - 22:30 hrs
Beverage: 11:00 - 23:00 hrs


Swing chairs & sofas in the Lobby Bar at The Reef 28

Our lobby bar welcomes you to The Reef 28 and to the vibrancy of downtown Playa del Carmen. Enjoy our full bar and casual atmosphere as the perfect pregame gathering spot or post-party nightcap.

Open: 8:00 am - 10:30 pm

Dining area in Cachito Restaurant at The Reef 28

Cachito, The Reef 28’s signature restaurant, offers an exclusive menu designed by internationally-renowned Chef de Cuisine, Margarita Carrillo. While dishes will always be traditional, guests can expect interesting and innovative items in an upscale setting that is warm and inviting. Chef’s delectable reimaginings of classic fare mean guests get to experience dishes inspired by local ingredients and infused with everything from coconut and chili-based sauces to seasonal flowers, herbs, and fresh seafood.

Chef Carrillo has been recognized by the government as Culinary Ambassador of Mexico, and the Conservatory of Mexican Gastronomic Culture appointed her Vice President of Gastronomic Projects.

For groups of 5 people or more, reservation is required.
(MONDAY - SATURDAY: with Guest Service. SUNDAY: with Hostess)

Dress Code: Elegante casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Open: 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Dining tables & lighted wall arts in Veintiocho at The Reef 28

At the heart and center of The Reef 28 is the fashionable and friendly Veinti8cho. Choose from the buffet or a la carte menus and marvel at the sight of the high ceilings and fresh daily offerings. It's the perfect place, just for two, or for a party of both new and old friends.

Dress Code: Elegante casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

  • Continental Breakfast: 6:30 am - 7:00 am
  • Breakfast buffet: 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Dinner with international menu: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Arranged dining tables in Asiatico Restaurant at The Reef 28

Asiatico brings Far East flavors into light and elegant gourmet dishes. Enjoy all the sophistication of world cuisine in the heart of Riviera Maya.

For groups of 5 people or more, a reservation is required.
(MONDAY-SATURDAY: With our Guest Service. SUNDAY: With our hostess)

Dress Code: Elegante casual. Long pants or dress shorts, shirt or polo t-shirt; closed shoes or nice sandals.

Open: 18:00 pm - 20:30 pm