Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States and if you are an American expat living on the Riviera Maya or perhaps just here for a visit, you will be looking for a place to strap on the holiday feedbag and enjoy some good traditional Thanksgiving fare!

Here are a few options you may enjoy!

Thanksgiving at Wicky's 

Our friends at Wicky's fave a fabulous feast planned for Thanksgiving this year. If you happen to be in Playa del Carmen for Thanksgiving this year, Wicky's Restaurant and Beach Bar will be the place to find moist roast turkey with all the traditional fixin's. Great food...with a view!


Thanksgiving at Fusion

Fusion Beach Bar and Grill is the place to celebrate Thanksgiving on the beach.

A special "turkey dish", live music, drink specials, the famous fire show and belly dancer will be featured at this Thanksgiving event.

Fusion is located on the beach at Calle 6 in Playa del Carmen.

Thanksgiving at OM Tulum

OM Tulum will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner this year. Reservations are required.


Turtle bay Akumal

Turtle Bay Cafe in Akumal will be serving up a wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner with some traditional items and a few dishes that are destined to become new favorites!

Turtle Bay Thanksgiving Antipasto Platter
Wild Rice Soup with Maple Syrup
Roasted Turkey "Pibil" with French Bread Stuffing
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
Slow-Cooked Green Beans
Honey Apple Glazed Carrots
Corn Pudding
Cranberry Mandarin Orange Relish

Your choice of dessert:
Traditional Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Whipped Cream
Apple-Cranberry Cobbler
Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie
Everything-but-Bread Pudding with Sweet Cream

Dinner includes two glasses of red or white wine

There will be two dinner seatings for Thanksgiving Dinner, at 5pm and 7:30pm.

$395 pesos per adult, $150 pesos for children
Reservations Suggested 984-875-9138 or 984-151-9522
or via email

Bad Boys Beach Bar Potluck Thanksgiving 

Bad Boys Beach Bar will be holding their annual Thanksgiving Day Pot Luck on November 24. The buffet will begin at 3:00 pm. Cowboy John will be smoking the turkeys onsite!

Cost is $150 pesos per person or bring a side dish to share and eat for free.

As always, J.J. and the Nasty Bastards will entertain the crowds and get you up and dancing from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Thanksgiving at Mannes

Manne and Susie at Manne's Biergarten never disappoint and have always served up some of the best food in Playa del Carmen. This Thanksgiving Dinner is certainly going to be fabulous!

$180 mn per person. Serving from 5:50pm until 10:00pm.
Reservations strongly recommended 984-133-4484 or 984-876-5363.
Manne's is located on Calle 4 between Avenidas 10 and 15.


Tiramisu Restaurant in Puerto Aventuras 

On Thursday November 24, Restaurant in Puerto Aventuras is offering a fabulous Thanksgiving meal. If you were lucky enough to make it over to Donna's table at Taste of Playa you know how good this is going to be!

Rosemary Roasted Turkey
Savory Sage Dressing
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Giblet Gravy
Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole
Sautéed Green Beans
Homemade Cranberry Mango Sauce
Caribbean Corn Bread
Homemade Pumpkin or Apple Pie is located on the main marina in Puerto Aventuras.
250 pesos per person, $150 pesos for kids under 10.
Reservations Recommended (984) 873 5654 or donna[at]tiramisumex[dot]com

Thanksgiving Dinner at Luna Maya 

For something different celebrate "El Dia de Accion de Gracias" at Luna Maya! The Chef is putting a Yucatecan slant on the traditional Thanksgiving Day offerings with Pavo Relleno and Pay de Calabaza. This four course gourmet dinner with a special welcome cocktail will be $33 usd per person.

For Reservations: or call 984-151-2724

Thankgiving at Off the Vine

Ricardo at Off the Vine always knows how to put out a great spread so his Thanksgiving feast is sure to be delicious! 

Oven roasted turkey with all the traditional sides paired with wines from around the world!

Dinner will be served at 8:00pm. Reservations recommended. 984-803-5244.


Thanksgiving Dinner Dance at Lol Ha Akumal

On Saturday November 26th, Lol-Ha Restaurant will be hosting a fun Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner-Dance in its palapa on the beach in Akumal! I can't think of a more beautiful place to spend the holiday weekend!

The festivities will be from 7pm - 11pm. Music by DJ Bob.