The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences Playa del Carmen Dining Options

March 2, 2021

Playa Del Carmen Restaurants With Global Flavors That Awaken The Senses

Discover the foods and culinary creations of the Riviera Maya and around the world at the incredible collection of restaurants, grills, and open-air eateries at The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences. If you’re looking for the best places to eat in Playa del Carmen, you’ll discover an indulgent mix of restaurants with global cuisines from Mexico, Asia, France, Italy and Peru at the hotel.

This resort is really a foodie paradise where you can indulge in everything from beachside tacos and ceviche to grilled seafood in the mangroves to modern French bistro fare. Enjoy Tuscan cuisine with sweeping views of the sea at Arezzo. Stop by Oriola Beach Grill for made to order ceviche or indulge the bright flavors of the Mediterranean at Sea Olive. You can enjoy all our restaurants and bars and embark on a culinary adventure that awakens the senses.

*Due to Covid-19 pandemic, not all options are available at all times. Check with us to know what the current offerings are for your stay.

Arezzo – Beachfront Italian Restaurant In Playa Del Carmen

Dine seaside and gaze out of the floor-to-ceiling windows for perfect views of Cozumel, the Caribbean Sea, and beautiful gardens. Drawing upon the flavors and inspirations from Tuscany, Italy, this beachfront Italian restaurant in Playa del Carmen features an open kitchen dining experience where the emphasis is on originality and culinary authenticity.

Watch as chefs’ prep, cook, and prepare freshly made pastas, stone-baked pizzas, and grilled seafood, poultry and meat dishes. Peek into the glass-enclosed wine cabinets where you will find up to 110 wine labels to perfectly pair with your dinner. Reservations are required.

La Brasserie – Modern French Cuisine – Served Beachside In Playa Del Carmen

With a nod to old-world Parisian brasseries, this bistro serves modern twists of French classics at The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences. With a warm, yet elegant ambiance with rich wood and brick, La Brasserie sets the tone for an evening of contemporary culinary classics such as steak tartare, coq-au-vin, entrecôte au poivre, rack of lamb Bordeaux, gratinated onion soup and luscious crȇme caramel. Sip on a fine merlot from the South of France, enjoy the best Cheese Trolley this side of Burgundy and seal the evening at our Flambéed Coffee Station.

Koh Thai

You’ll be greeted by the 15-foot seated Buddha as you walk into this Zen inspired restaurant. Let your senses (after all this is The Fives Beach Hotel) awaken with the aromas of fresh lemongrass, ginger and holy basil emanating from the fragrant kitchen that bring authentic Far East flavors.

Sample Thai classics like Pad Thai, green curries, and Tom Kha Kai Coconut Soup. Try contemporary wok creations prepared by one of the Thailand trained chefs. For a unique dining experience in Playa del Carmen, request one of the creatively appointed pagodas floating over our Koi filled pond.

Oka – Sushi Bar – The Freshest Sushi In Playa Del Carmen With An Outdoor Patio

Overlooking The Fives Plaza, Oka Sushi serves the finest sushi, sashimi and tempuras in the Riviera Maya. Relax in the artful design of the modern sushi bar or dine on the outdoor balcony while enjoying makis, nigiris, and sashimi made from freshly caught fish and seafood from the Caribbean Sea.  The supremely talented sushi chefs use only the freshest, local ingredients to create modern Japanese fare infused with the flavors of Playa del Carmen. The menu features sushi rolls, temaki, nigiri, sashimi, fish bowls (okas), yakitoris, and tempuras along with a selection of sake. For dessert, indulge in the green tea ice cream and traditional mochis.


Flavors – World Cuisine – A Casual Family Restaurant With International Buffets

Flavours offers bountiful buffets of world cuisine for breakfast and dinner. This casual family restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere where guests can enjoy mouthwatering international dishes with spectacular views of a cenote, which is a natural winding river unique to Playa del Carmen, Mexico.  Wake up to the best breakfast buffet in Playa del Carmen. In the evening bring the family and enjoy the spread of global cuisines – from Mexican to Italian to American – for a themed dinner.

Mestizo – Mexican Restaurant With Bold Riviera Maya Flavors

Overlooking the sparkling pool and mangroves, Mestizo is bright, open air restaurant that makes a dramatic jump into modern Mexican cuisine. With a bold, contemporary approach to gastronomy, the menu features creative appetizers, soups, grilled local fish, and succulent meat dishes.  Relax with family and friends in the warm, eclectic and intimate ambience that reminds us to gather, eat and celebrate. Savor Mexican dishes like tacos de carnitos, fresh snapper zarandeado style, blackened tuna, chicken pibil with banana puree, and black adobo tenderloin.

Oriola Beach Club Grill – A Beachfront Restaurant In Playa Del Carmen With The Freshest Ceviche

Endless views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea greet you at Oriola Beach Grill. This casual seaside restaurant at our Beach Club serves fresh local seafood, made to order ceviche, fish tacos, and sumptuous salads. The casual, colorful beachcomber feel creates a laid-back vibe for your afternoon cravings. Try the classic Tijuana salad or De Los Isla ceviche with shrimp, coconut milk, lime, coriander and mango.


Sea Olive – Cuisine du Soleil – The Flavors Of The Mediterranean, Mexico And The French Riviera

Indulge in the bright flavors of the French Riviera and the coastal cuisines of the Mediterranean and Mexico at Sea Olive. The global inspired menu features fresh, authentic dishes of Italy, Greece, Lebanon and Mexico, including salads, sandwiches, starters, and grilled seafood, meats and chicken.

Enjoy Mexican style ceviche, salmon or filet cooked on the parrilla, or chile relleno with shrimp. Dine inside the contemporary restaurant or al fresco on the lovely outdoor terrace with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea.


Pisco Nikkei Cuisine & Raw Bar – A Japanese And Peruvian Fusion Restaurant With A Caribbean Spirit

Immerse yourself in the modern atmosphere of Pisco Nikkei Cuisine & Raw Bar, serving innovative fusion food that excites the senses. Live the Nikkei experience at our contemporary oceanfront restaurant in Playa del Carmen, showcasing a century-old cooking style that is a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine.  Enjoy traditional Peruvian ingredients mixed with Japanese recipes in the Nikkei style of cooking, including the sumptuous ceviche. Relax in a Caribbean spirit while you sip and savor with the mixologists and taste the authentic expression of Peruvian Pisco.

Natura Day Club and Grill – Eat And Drink In The Tropical Oasis of the Poolside Restaurant And Bar

Escape to a tropical oasis with an elevated dose of originality at Natura Day Club and Grill. This sandy poolside hangout at The Fives Beach & Residences in Playa Del Carmen encompasses a lounge, grill and bar serving exotic drinks that keep your senses alive and refreshed.  Natura Day Club’s decor preserves the natural elements of the local mangrove that surrounds us, and the ambiance is an electric mix of music and tranquility. Savor mouthwatering grilled foods in the outdoor wooden terrace that feels like a tree house. The menu features grilled seafood, fish and meats on the parrilla, BBQ ribs, salads, tortas, appetizers and a raw seafood bar with natural juice cocktails and sangrias.  If you’re looking for one of the best places to eat in Playa del Carmen by the sand, Natura Day Club and Grill is the perfect chill spot. Enjoy delicious local foods and relax in the lush and lively atmosphere.

La Casa de Rosa – Feel At Home At The Best Restaurant In Playa Del Carmen

La Casa de Rosa was created through the inspiration of our history, customs and our home. The restaurant pays homage to the diversity and cultural richness of the people of Mexico. Experience the rich aromas, flavors, colors and textures of authentic Mexican food. Relax in the warm, family atmosphere in the style of a true Mexican home. Allow yourself to be led by Rosa and her friends on this journey through a gastronomy that was rightly called An Intangible Part of Human Heritage.  Rooted in the culinary traditions of the Riviera Maya, La Casa De Rosa serves the best Mexican food in Playa del Carmen made with local ingredients from the region. Enjoy a new culinary experience inspired by the customs of a traditional Mexican home. The restaurant feels like a quaint home, where you will be immersed in the folklore, customs, traditions, and food of Mexico.

Now if you read this post and didn’t at some point go get a snack, I am disappointed in you :). No really, now I am hungry!

Contact one of our agents to get to experience these restaurants for yourself!

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  • Reply Mary Toney December 25, 2022 at 10:29 am

    looking for dinner cruise, stay Feb 26-Mar 2

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