When traveling to Riviera Maya, there is something that should not be missed in the visitor’s table. It’s popular lobster, a dish that is considered luxury and is indispensable in the visit to Riviera Maya. What visitors may not know is that it is one of the best capured sea pieces in the area of the Mexican Caribbean and Yucatan is the third area of greater production of this type of crustacean.
In the area of the Yucatan and especially in the province of Quintana Roo is where 50% of the specimens caught in the waters of Riviera Maya are consumed. This service is given to the thousands of visitors who want to enjoy this dish, which has become one of the essential symbols of the area of Playa del Carmen, Cancun and other towns in Riviera Maya.
The lobster consumed in Riviera Maya is captured on the very shores of the Yucatan peninsula.
Half of the catches that are made in Riviera Maya are to be sold and consumed on the tables of restaurants and homes of residents of Playa del Carmen and Cancun. This means that around 125 tons of lobsters are served in the restaurants of the area, which already can prove that it is one of the preferred options to taste during the visit to Riviera Maya.
Grilled, cooked, and together with other ingredients serve as a nice and tasty support, the lobster is a delicious option to enjoy the gastronomy of Riviera Maya. There are countless ways to prepare lobster, with the recipes of each restaurant. Over the years it has become, without doubt, the dish you need to enjoy during the visit to Riviera Maya to regain strength to keep visiting the wonders that hide the jungles around the major tourist cities.