Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Izamal

Kinich

Sure, it's touristy, but this is fresh, handmade Yucatecan cuisine at its finest. The papadzules kinich – rolled tortillas stuffed with diced egg and topped with pumpkin-seed sauce and smoky sausage (M$120) – is a d…
Top Choice Mexican in Valladolid

Yerba Buena del Sisal

Wonderfully healthy and delicious dishes are served in a peaceful garden. Tortilla chips and three delectable salsas come to the table while you look over the menu, which offers many great vegetarian and mostly orga…
Top Choice Mexican in Valladolid

La Palapita de los Tamales

The menu changes daily here, but you'll always find a welcome tamal to snack on. Sweetcorn and pork was on the menu recently, as was excellent pozole (a pork and hominy soup). There's casual indoor or patio seating,…
Yucatecan in Izamal

Restaurante Zamna

Traditional, tasty and home-cooked food (you can watch your tortillas being made), prepared in a huge open-sided thatched hut, which adds to the charm. Start with a chaya juice and then tuck into regional specialtie…
Seafood in Tizimín

Cocteleria El Barco de Ana

In a tiny spot in an incongruous part of town, a few blocks from the plaza, this tiny and casual place fills up quickly, especially between 1pm and 3pm when the fish-lovin' folk head in to chomp on fresh mariscos an…
Mexican in Chichén Itzá

Las Mestizas

The place to go in town if you're craving decent Yucatecan fare (photos of each dish help you decide). There's indoor and outdoor seating – depending on the time of day, an outdoor table may mean you'll be getting t…
International in Valladolid

Naino

Located on the outskirts of town, on the premises of the resort Zenti'k, this pleasant open-air restaurant is an option for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The food is creative but a little overreaching, with chefs opti…
Mexican in Izamal

Restaurante-Cafe Los Arcos

Situated right on the plaza, under the arches (arcos), this is the go-to place for locals who say it's the only place open 'late' (yes, things close early around here). It's nothing special but is the town's best bu…
Mexican in Valladolid

Hostería del Marqués

Dine in a tranquil colonial courtyard with a bubbling fountain, or the air-con salon looking on to it. The restaurant specializes in Yucatecan fare, such as longaniza Valladolid (Valladolid-style sausage) and cochin…
Cafe in Valladolid

Squimz

A delightful, casual little cafe just a few doors east of the ADO bus terminal, Squimz offers cakes, pastries and espresso drinks, as well as heartier fare like pastas and paninis. There's even a number of cocktails…