All the best brunch places in Playa Del Carmen

brunch in Playa Del Carmen
Cocktails are always a good start to a brunch.

Brunch in Playa Del Carmen

The weekend is coming and brunch is a great way to relax and have a meal with friends. Here is a guide to the best brunch sport in Playa Del Carmen. Playa Del Carmen offers some great spots for brunch, everything from rooftops to beach front seating. Below are good brunch options and each one offers a little something different. Most of these places offer a la cart options. We with brunch and a cocktail you can expect to spend around 300-800 pesos per person. We hope you find something you like here.

It is interesting to note that “brunch” is not that commonly known in Mexico. Since the Riviera Maya is more of an international destination, brunch is being offered more and more.

Saturday bunch places in Playa Del Carmen

Most brunches in Playa Del Carmen are offered on Sundays but here is an option for Saturday.

Brunch at Catch Restaurant

Catch Restaurant is one of the few places you can get brunch in Playa Del Carmen on a Saturday. The Catch Restaurant sits on the rooftop of the Thompson Hotel on 12th Street. Here you get a commanding view of the rooftops of Playa and a view over the ocean. There is also the rooftop pool where there is always a fun vibe with upbeat atmosphere.

The menu is more of a wide selection of lunch items with a few traditional breakfast items. A full bar menu is available as well as their specialty cocktails.

Hours for brunch at Catch Restaurant

Saturday from 10:00am-5:00pm Note: this is only served on Saturday.

Where is Catch Restaurant?

Catch Restaurant is on the rooftop of the Thompson Hotel in the center of Playa Del Carmen. The entrance is on 12th Street between 5th Avenue and 10th Avenue. Doormen will show you the elevators to the rooftop.


For more about brunch at Catch Restaurant see our article here.

Sunday brunch in Playa Del Carmen

Sunday is more the traditional day for brunch in Playa Del Carmen. Part of the reason is that many people work Saturday mornings and Sundays are the day to relax and go out. Here is a list of places to go for brunch on a Sunday in alphabetical order.

Brunch at the C-Grill Restaurant

The C-Grill Restaurant is known as an upscale restaurant on the beach. Sundays are known for the brunch and bottomless mimosas. Here you can choose one of the main plates off the menu and then visit the small buffet for sides a dessert.

There are several options here for brunch. You can get brunch with a drink or bottomless option. Prices are about 600-800 pesos a person. This brunch spot is good if you want a beachfront view and relaxing time with mimosas.

Hours for brunch at C-Grill Restaurant

Sunday from 10:00am-2:00pm

Where is the G-Grill Restaurant?

Located on 8th Street and the beach. Enter through the Thompson Beach House Hotel entrance,

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Did someone say bottomless mimosas?

For more about brunch at C-Grill Restaurant see our article here.

Plank Restaurant Brunch

Plank Restaurant was one of the first places to offer brunch in Playa Del Carmen. At Plank you can order a main plate off the menu and then visit their small buffet with items like pastries, fruit, and small bits. The menu has pretty good brunch/breakfast items that are gourmet and tasty.

Here there is seating on the covered deck or in the restaurant. The atmosphere is light jazzy feeling.

Hours of brunch at Plank Restaurant

Sunday from 9:00am-2:00pm.

Where is Plank Restaurant

Plank Restaurant is on 16th Street between 1st. Avenue and 5th Avenue.

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Breads and jams brought to your table for brunch at Plank Restaurant.

For more about brunch at Plank Restaurant see our article here.

Sundowner Yacht Club Brunch

Update: This restaurant is currently closed. It will be reformatted and opened by the same owner.

At the Sundowner Yacht Club they refer to their brunch as the “boozy brunch”. Here you can order off the menu that has some great brunch food. In addition to that you can have unlimited drinks for an hour and a half for an additional 200 pesos (about the time it takes to eat brunch). This is a very good deal especially considering the quality of drinks at this restaurant.

Brunch here offers good menu items and a less touristy location with good value. You can sit out front on the patio or inside the restaurant.

Hours for brunch at the Sundowner Yacht Club

Sundays from 11:00am-4:00pm

Where is the Sundowner Yacht Club Restaurant?

The Sundowner Yacht Club Restaurant is on Avenida Aviacion on the south side of the airport in Plaza Coba. This is the same plaza that has the restaurant Casa Sofia out front. There is on the street parking as well as a garage under the plaza for parking.

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The Reef. 2 poached eggs over coconut basil crab cakes with hollandaise sauce.

For more about having brunch at the Sundowner Yacht Club see our article here.

Thank you for reading our article about brunch in Playa Del Carmen. We hope you see something you like. Do you have a favorite place to go for bunch? Let us know in the comments below. 

More reading: See also our article on breakfast restaurants in Playa Del Carmen.

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The very large fruit bowl you can order at Catch Restaurant for brunch.

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