Restaurants in Puerto Aventuras

Accentos French Bakery & Deli
BAKERY/DELI/GOURMET GROCERY     8:00-10:00 daily
Behind the OXXO
Small Bistro/Bakery that carries fresh baked goods, coffee/espresso, cheeses, deli meats, Pizza as well as other assorted sundries. Beer and wine. Free WIFI.
Aventura Gelato
HOMEMADE GELATO     Cash only South side of marina
Amazingly good homemade Italian Gelato along with Espresso drinks and tasty sweets. Bring the kids here, you will score serious parent points!
Bamboo Cafe
COFFEE/PASTRIES/SMOOTHIES     Cash only Daily 7-7
52 (984) 873-5167 South Marina across from Villas del Mar Condominiums
Serving excellent coffee, Breakfast pastries, smoothies, fresh juices and light sandwiches. Free WIFI in a relaxed setting overlooking the marina.
Blackbeard's
SPORTS BAR   Sports bar behind Joel's.
Cold draft beers, big screen TV's, pool table and games, all in an air conditioned environment.
Café Ole
MEXICAN/AMERICAN     Daily 8-10
52 (984) 873-5125 Across from Omni Hotel entrance.
Extensive menu that has something for everyone. Traditional Mexican cuisine intermingled with American dishes. Homemade desserts and special orders as well. Texas BBQ night is quite popular and there is often live music and dancing.
Dos Chiles
MEXICAN     Daily 8-11:30
52 (984) 873-5783 Located on the south side of the marina.
Extensive, authentic Mexican cuisine and cold beers, try the seafood soup. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Good people watching as well.
Hoo Haa
INTERNATIONAL     Cash only Daily 7:30-midnight
52 (984) 802-9139 South/east side of Marina near Chac Hal Al
Coldest and cheapest beers in town! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Family friendly menu with varied appetizers, chicken, beef and fish entrees. Full Bar. They will cook your fresh catch. Happy hour, 2-6 PM, 2 for 1 and beer specials. Free WIFI. Good spot to meet colorful people.
Hippo Marina Lounge
CONTINENTAL     Daily 7AM-11PM
52 (984) 131-1992 On the Marina, East side.
Casual indoor/outdoor dining, Big screen TVs with sports selection, 6 seat classy bar, cold draft beer, air conditioned. Sandwiches, soups, salads, entrees. Try the eggs Benedict, you will be pleasantly surprised. There's a 12-peso Taco bar on the back end for smaller appetites.
Jessie Gelato
HOMEMADE GELATO     Tuesday to Sunday 12.00 pm to 10.00 pm
984 802 9186 South side of the marina.
The Traditional Italian Ice Cream, the famous Gelato. Homemade Gelato, they guarantee the quality of their gelato and sorbets buy using original Italian ingredients and fresh fruits for our sorbets. Besides the cold treats, they also serve the famous French crêpes and the original Nespresso Coffee.
Joel's Restaurant and Bar
MEXICAN/AMERICAN     Daily 7-11
52 (984) 873-5130 South side of the marina.
This spot is popular with locals and visitors alike. Plenty of shade and a great view of the dolphin swim make this a great spot for breakfast or lunch. The pub also serves dinner and is always good and consistent. Cold beers, full bar. There is now a well furnished indoor bar with A/C and flat panel TV's. Occasional live music. Kids menu.
La Caleta
ARGENTINIAN     Daily 11-10
Next to the boat ramp towards the Dreams Hotel.
Argentinian style Parilla (grill). Empanadas, Tacos, ceviche’s, excellent seafood, grilled meats. Beer/wine.
La Dolce Vida
ITALIAN     Hours: Daily 11-11
On the Marina, south side, between Dos Chiles and Joel's
Traditional, Casual Italian with many dishes on the menu including Pizza and breakfast Items. Many locals and guests alike have given great reviews.
Latitude 20
CONTINENTAL     Cash only Daily 11-11
Next to Quikie's Tours over the drawbridge on the way to the Dreams Hotel
Large open air palapa that opens on to the Marina. Ceviche, tacos, whole BBQ chicken, ribs, steak. Full bar, happy hour 5-7 PM. Free WIFI. Cute spot off the beaten path.
Le Bistrot
FRENCH COUNTRY     Daily 8-9
52 (984) 802 8882 Next to the “Gazebo”
Traditional French Cuisine. Specialties include sweet or savory crepes, burgers, steak frite, baked goods, heavenly desserts, baked goods, fresh juices. Hand down the crispiest french fries in town! Delivery/take-out available.
Makito Fusion Restaurant
ASIAN/VIETNAMESE     Daily 1:30 - 10
Marina next to Massimo
Offerings include sushi, spring rolls, Vietnamese egg rolls, pad hhai, curries, salads and more! New to Puerto Aventuras, but so far so VERY good. Full bar, beer, wine.
Massimo
ITALIAN     M-Sat. 6-11 (Dinner only)
52 (984) 873-5418 West side of the marina.
Small, owner operated. Extensive menu of handmade pastas with various classic Italian preparations. Steaks, seafood, full bar. Kids menu.
Mezcalex
MEXICAN     Daily 11-10
Marina, west side, next to Hippos.
Standard selection of Mexican street food. Tacos, tostadas, burritos, grilled meats and more. Full bar and bar seating. Large assortment of Mezcal.
Omni Hotel Lobby Bar
BAR     Daily 3-11. Opens when the beach bar closes.
52 (984) 875-1950 Omni Hotel
Nice spot with a touch of class in the lofty style lobby. Great spot to meet before dinner for a Martini and a snack. Large flat screen TV usually has a sporting event on.
Paparazzi
BREAKFAST, LUNCH, PIZZA, BAKED GOODS   Daily 7-11
52 (984) 873-5651 Street side on the way to the Omni Hotel
Breakfast of egg dishes, pancakes, juices and coffee. Lunch is a daily special for 60 pesos. Dinner is multiple choices of pizza (12 and 18 inches) with beer and wine available. 2 for 1 pizza specials daily. Fresh bread and baked goods as well.
Pina Colada
INTERNATIONAL     Daily 10-5
52 (984) 875-1950 Omni hotel, beachside.
Silly name, great place. Between the ocean on one side and the pool/giant Jacuzzi on the other, spending the whole day here is easy to do. The beers are cold, the drinks are strong and the food is good, albeit a bit pricey. We think it has the best cheeseburger and fries combo in PA. Plenty of seafood and other continental choices as well. You can buy a day pass at the hotel for $25.00 US, which entitles you to use of the facilities and $20 goes toward F&B.
Palapi Manati
MEXICAN/AMERICAN     Daily 8-3:30
North side of Marina next to Dolphin Discovery
Hang out at the bar or grab a table in the sand under the large palapa. A good break for a cold drink and a light snack, sandwich or ice cream and you are right behind the water pens holding the sea lions, manatees and stingrays.
Paparazzi
PIZZA   Daily 11-11
52 (984) 873-5651 Street side on the way to the Omni Hotel
Multiple choices of wood oven pizza (12 and 18 inches), that is really good, with beer and wine available. 2 for 1 pizza specials daily. Fresh bread and baked goods as well.
Pelican Point
CONTINENTAL     Next to the Aventuras Club on the way to Dreams Hotel
Extensive menu of grilled meats, seafood and chicken. Full bar and desert list. Gets good reviews from many locals.
Pizzaventuras
PIZZA     Cash only Tues-Sun 12-8
52 (984) 802-8888 In the Chedraui shopping center in Puerto Aventuras
Slices and whole pies to eat there or to go. Thin crust, has improved over the past year. Chicken wings, pasta, wine and beer available as well. Delivery available.
Starbucks
COFFEE/BAKED GOODS     Daily 8-6 Inside the Dolphin Discovery Building
The brand is pretty self-explanatory.
Taco Paco
MEXICAN/AMERICAN     Cash only M-Sat 9-4 Next to the Pemex station at the entrance to PA.
Under new ownership but still with the greatest shrimp and fish tacos. The self serve condiment bar where you dress your own tacos is one of the best around. Cabbage slaw, vinegared cucumbers, and various sauces, including a smoked tamarind sauce that is out of this world. The new owner has added hamburgers and other items for those who need something different.
Xenote
MEXICAN/INTERNATIONAL/YUCATAN     Daily 7-11
52 (984) 875-1950 At the Omni hotel with a great ocean view.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Traditional Mexican and Yucatan dishes intermingled with international fare, steaks and seafood. Can be hit or miss and is not cheap. Too bad, because it is a great location.

Restaurants in Poblado (across the highway from Puerto Aventuras)

If you are the adventurous type, try some really local fare in the village where the workers for Puerto Aventuras live. The eats are cheap and really good.
 

El Arbolito
MEXICAN     Cash only Just south of Tu Parador on the highway.
Great spot for Tacos Guisado (stewed). A large variety to choose from, served on hand made corn tortillas. Killer salsas too. Cheap and good. Juices, licuados and sodas available. When the food runs out they close, usually around 3 PM.
La Carnieria Michoacana
MEAT MARKET/CARNITAS     Cash only Daily 8-6 52 (984) 206 6126
Fresh meat market with a light supply of vegetables for making salsas and salads. The real gem here are the Carnitas (basically pork confit) sold by the Kilo. They are fantastic, addictive and come with spicy salsa and pickled red onions. Don't forget some Chicharrones!
Pollo al Carbon
CHICKEN     Cash only M-Sat 10-? On the left 200 yards past the entrance to the Poblado.
In the mood for a whole grilled chicken, this is the place to get it quick. Comes with beans, rice, salsa and corn tortillas and much better than the supermarket version. 6 bucks and easily enough for two people.

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