Playa del Carmen Restaurants | The Reef Playacar


The Premier Dining Experience in Playa del Carmen

We invite you to savor some of the premier dining experiences in Playa del Carmen, where the coastal views and tropical settings are as fresh and inspiring as the cuisine. Each of the restaurants at The Reef Playacar offers an ambiance that celebrates the beauty of our beachfront surroundings. Enjoy enticing Italian specialties at Botticelli Restaurant, savor the sumptuous buffet and uninterrupted Caribbean views at Chulavista, gather for sunset cocktails on the terrace at Terraza Grill or satisfy late-night cravings with a treat from the Deli Snack Bar.

No matter the taste or occasion, we have the ideal spot for you.

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

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.


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.


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).

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.


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.

Open 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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


Open 6:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

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


Open: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00p.m.

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

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.


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.

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