The Reef Playacar | Playa del Carmen Restaurants

Premier Buffets & Upscale Dining Options

Delight the Senses with delicious Fine Dining

The Reef Playacar invites you to enjoy our premier dining experiences. At each of our premier Playa del Carmen restaurants, we have embodied the beauty of sandy beaches and the glistening sea to create a relaxed ambiance to prepare your senses for our delightful cuisine. Utilizing fresh, local ingredients, our culinary team will take your palette on an adventure from the coastline of Italy to mama’s kitchen in Mexico.

We also offer a charming outdoor café, snack bar, and even an ice-cream parlor to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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

Dining area in Botticelli Restaurant at The Reef Playacar

Open: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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

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

Dining area in Terraza Grill at The Reef Playacar

Open: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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

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

 
A couple having a drink at Deli snack bar at The Reef Playacar

Open: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm & 10:30 pm - 2:00 am

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).

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High angle view of Ice cream parlor at The Reef Playacar

Open: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A favorite later afternoon spot for coffee and ice cream, the outdoor eatery overlooks lush tropical gardens and a natural cenote.

 
A couple relaxing in Cenote restaurant at The Reef Playacar

Open: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Enjoy tea time with a tropical twist in this charming outdoor café serving tea, flambéed coffees, fresh-baked cookies and finger sandwiches.

Dining & outdoor pool area in Azul 48 at The Reef Playacar

Open 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Our swim-up pool bar serves ice-cold beer, tropical drinks and non-alcoholic beverages.

 
Lounge area in PAPO's bar at The Reef Playacar

Open 6:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

A relaxed atmosphere and friendly bartenders make this a favorite evening entertainment area.

 
Closeup of drinks served in La Chiquita at The Reef Playacar

Open: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00p.m.

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

Bar area with sofas in NICO's Lounge bar at The Reef Playacar

Open: 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Luxurious Nico's pairs a beachfront location with music and premium-branded cocktails. This bar is only included with the Premium package. A surcharge applies for Standard package guests.

 
Bar area with stools in La Cascada at The Reef Playacar

Open: 12:00 pm – 10:00 p.m.

Decorated in Mediterranean style, this is a relaxing spot in the lobby to enjoy a cocktail at almost any time of the day.

Table settings in Chulavista Restaurant at The Reef Playacar

The main restaurant with three buffet areas offers international delights with a spectacular view of the Caribbean Sea.

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