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Cocina de Autor - Grand Velas Rivera Maya

Carretera Cancun Tulum | Km. 62, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 877 418 2963
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Fusion, International, Gluten Free Options
Carretera Cancun Tulum | Km. 62, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

A very complete tasting menu, with interesting flavors and textures. A must try at the hotel, specially if you have the All Inclusive package.More

Thank Roberto N
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Cocina de Autor - Grand Velas Rivera Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Thank you very much, Sr. Roberto, for sharing with us your kind impressions about our five-diamond restaurant Cocina de Autor, where you enjoyed the interesting mix of flavors and textures of our tasting menu. As Executive Chef, I am very proud to know of your...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

thanks to the Master Chef of France Michel Mustiere who trained a great team of chefs, the diner at Cocina de Autor was perfect. The young chef is very good.More

Thank JLD86
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Cocina de Autor - Grand Velas Rivera Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your kind comment about your "perfect" experience in our 5 Diamond restaurant Cocina de Autor. We are humbled by your glowing comments as they come from a distinguished person in the field of gastronomy such as yourself. I will pass along your...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has the best service staff around! My wife has special dietary needs and they worked with us on every course! 7 courses at least with excellent wine pairing. Tasty food and unusual options. Great to be surprised! Ambience is ok a bit noisy...More

Thank TravelNo1Fan
Reviewed 25 May 2017

At night one of our favorite dinners was at Concina de Autor And the service staff goes over and beyond, trained so well and made it so much fun! Adelaido and Samir worked as a great team and they truly made us feel party of...More

Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was fantastic, the staff were perfect and the food exciting. There were many courses, but we were always eagerly awaiting the next one! The food was both beautiful and delicious! We enjoyed it so much we went back again the next night 👌🏼

Thank Laleh A
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Dining here was a unique experience. This is a tasting menu so each course is either one bite, or a small plate portion to sample. It definitely enough for dinner. Each course was unique and flavorful, and accompanied with a wine that suited the dish....More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is our fifth time eating at this restaurant... for a reason. One doesn't just stay at Gran Velas for the beaches and pools...the dining is beyond 5-star. In fact, Cocina de Autor has a Michelin star, I believe. Anyhoo, tonight's dinner was flawless, absolutely...More

Thank Skiveez
Reviewed 25 April 2017

very innovative, and delicious , a "foodie" must, not your steak an potato kind of restaurant. You must have and adventurous palette.

Thank curlydenny70
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Varied, creative and delicious tasting menu with great wine pairings. Unique and beautiful presentations.

Thank D0000000
Reviewed 27 March 2017

For real foodies, you'll love it. For those of us with very simple palates, you'll be disappointed. The chef is creative and talented and takes lots of risk with combinations

Thank twilt2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Cancun Tulum | Km. 62, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 877 418 2963
"Cooking with thoughts, eating with feelings"
Through a constant search of tastes, smells and textures in our environment, we offer a sensorial, playful and creative experience, in which we draw a single route to demonstrate the purity and essence of new flavors, created based on our experiences.

The Author Cuisine requires thoroughness research and imagination to capture our environment and translate it into each dish. The restaurant Cocina de Autor offers a free and relaxed gastronomic tour that reflects the culture and the life around us.
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