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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Carretera Cancun Tulum | Km. 62, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the best dining experience my husband and I have ever had! It is a "tasting" restaurant meaning that there is no menu. They have a preset menu consisting of 10 courses of bite sized portions. It was absolutely amazing. We had...More

Thank MPRH11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food for a resort...would definitely come back 100 times more. There is also a wine pairing and mojito pairing!! Prepare to eat a lot 12 courses... Worth it

Thank Valentina L
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We went for the tasting menu with the tasting wines. I’m not really a foodie and wasn’t sure about it but all of the courses were unusual and tasty. Quite a lot of alcohol but nobody was forcing us to drain every glass! The wines...More

Thank Aghinagh1966
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I don’t drink wine and also don’t eat mushrooms but I did tonight. And it was great. You don’t place an order they serve you eleven course’s. They explain what they are serving and pair it with wine. A great experience,More

Thank kelleysea
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Cocina de Autor - Grand Velas Rivera Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thank you, so much, for such a splendid rating and for sharing your experience with us. It definitely sounds like this was a unique and memorable occasion. We are proud to have been instrumental in adding to your culinary experience, the treats that we so...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Very Interesting food can see why they have won so many prize's out standing your taste buds will be wowedMore

ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Cocina de Autor - Grand Velas Rivera Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

It was a real honor to have served you, providing you a “very interesting” culinary experience in Cocina de Autor, our AAA certified, 5 Diamond, dining venue. And I wish to thank you for sharing with us your kind opinion and special mention of our...More

Reviewed 8 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 6 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 14 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 18 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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 1,500 - US$ 2,000
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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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