If you are looking for the best of Playa del Carmen dining, check out Traveler’s Table at the private Punta Venado beach club for a communal dining experience.
Great dining is about more than just food. It is about company and environment, along with local flavor and unforgettable tastes. Visitors will find all that and more at the Traveler’s Table, one of the best dining experiences in Playa del Carmen.
A culinary tour de force like no other, the Traveler’s Table brings together visitors from around the world at the private Punta Venado beach club for a night of learning, conversation, local drinks, and a gourmet five-course dinner. Fine dining in Playa del Carmen doesn’t get any better than this.
What to Expect
The Traveler’s Table at Punta Venado beach club is more than your run of the mill sit-down restaurant when it comes to Playa del Carmen dining. Instead, it is a three-hour experience that will introduce you to new local Mexican flavors—and to travelers from all over the world. You’ll break bread and share wine with other Playa del Carmen visitors in an evening of great food and conversation, all led by a knowledgeable dinner host.
Here’s what you can expect for your Traveler’s Table experience:
Your evening will begin with travel from your hotel to the beautiful and exclusive Punto Venado beach club, where your communal dining experience is hosted. Located just outside Playa del Carmen, Punta Venado serves as the perfect backdrop to a unique dining experience.
After arriving at Punta Venado, you’ll participate in a sparkling wine reception at the private beach club and will get to know your companions for the evening while enjoying the beautiful sunset.
Pro Tip: Wear sandals so you can enjoy the sandy beach!
Cocktail Class and Drink Tasting
Learn how to mix a cocktail to always remember your trip to one of the best restaurants in Playa del Carmen, enjoy five boutique wine pairings, and sample local flavors in a fine tequila and mezcal tasting.
Enjoy a five-course curated chef’s tasting menu with Old World influences from Spain, Africa, and the Middle East, along with contemporary Mexican. The experience is led by a bilingual host, who will be your foodie guide for the evening.
What’s on the Menu?
The menu was created by chef Eva Millan, who was a finalist on MasterChef season 1 in Spain and one of the top chefs in the Riviera Maya. The meal brings in a variety of influences unique to the Yucatan area of Mexico, with a special focus on traditional ingredients used by the Maya. These ingredients include chaya, epazote, corn, yucca, habanero chile, sour orange, and chocolate. Millan combines an array of influences and ingredients to create a unique taste you will always remember.
If you have any allergies or dietary restrictions, the cooks can easily make substitutions to provide you a delicious meal that meets your unique needs while still providing delicious, local flavor.
What People Are Saying
Guests are raving about their evening at Traveler’s Table, which has a five-star rating on Tripadvisor. Take a look at recent reviews of this Playa del Carmen dining experience:
Cblyth1: “The atmosphere was so inviting and energetic with all of the other travelers. It was really neat to try many different authentic Mexican dishes from different time periods. The knowledge and professionalism of the staff were excellent. (They also check for allergies and accommodate VERY well to them.) Try this out, you won't regret it!”
Sorel-Tracy: “The experience as a whole was one I will never forget. The food and drinks were exquisite, the wine pairing was delightful, and the tequila/mezcal tasting was so educational. Throughout the night, your five senses will be solicited and amazed, from taste and smell to the amazing view, sounds of the waves, and hands-on cocktail class. To top it off, the hostess Gabi was also so sweet, welcoming and knowledgeable. The staff as a whole was devoted to making sure everyone had a good time; our glasses of wine were always refilled without any of us having to ask. Please do yourself a favor and go, I promise you won’t regret it!”
Shail01: “I went as a solo traveler and the group of the night was full of a variety of people. Doing something like this also means you are likely to meet friendly, like-minded people in a cool environment.”
Fine Dining in Playa del Carmen
This beautiful beachside dinner at Punta Venado beach club will be the highlight of your trip to Playa del Carmen. Get ready to make friends and experience Mexican history through food. Book your Traveler’s Table tour through Cancun Adventures today.