Grand Velas Riviera Maya boasts not just one but five fine-dining restaurants, each of which stands out in every way. French, creative cuisine, Mexican, Asian, and Italian menus are served in uniquely stylish venues that compete with the best restaurants around the world.
Grand Velas resorts are reinventing themselves for connoisseur guests looking for an authentic gastronomy experience, taking food and beverage to a whole new luxurious level. With imaginative menus and attention to detail, each restaurant at Grand Velas Riviera Maya offers the freshest avant garde gourmet program in the region, taking guests on a gastronomic voyage to all corners of the earth — without leaving the comfort of the resort.
World-renowned chefs create haute cuisine at the resort’s signature restaurant, Cocina de Autor, which has received the AAA Five Diamond Award since 2013, making it the only restaurant at an all-inclusive resort to receive the award in AAA’s 100-year history.
Other onsite fine-dining options include Frida, which offers vibrant Mexican cuisine, accompanied by live music; Piaf, which serves gourmet French specialties in an opulent, Parisian-style atmosphere; Sen Lin, an upscale Asian restaurant that borrows from the most significant aspects of Thai, Japanese, and Vietnamese cuisine; and Lucca, with an Italian menu that features specialty seafood, gourmet meats, and homemade pastas with a modern twist.
For guests seeking casual dining outlets, all-day restaurant Azul offers panoramic ocean views in a relaxing, open-air environment. Its menu features international specialties, and the buffet breakfast display — comparable to the finest country club Sunday brunch — is a particular highlight. Bistro serves French brasserie favorites in a relaxed oceanfront setting, while all-day eatery Chaká serves an organic selection with desserts, wines and coffees, surrounded by the exotic mangroves and tropical jungle.
Every dish at Grand Velas Riviera Maya is a delightful option. With eight restaurants onsite — including four AAA Diamond Award winners — a resident mixologist, and in-suite gourmet service available 24 hours a day, gastronomy at Grand Velas Riviera Maya is a foodie’s dream come true.