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The Reef 28 | Dining

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 three specialty restaurants, 1 buffet, 1 roof top and 2 bars.

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.

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.


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.



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
    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.


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
  • 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.