El Restaurante, Maroma, Riviera Maya. El Restaurante reflects the homemade hospitality of Maroma in the Riviera Maya. Offering casually elegant surrounding complemented by original oil paintings by resident artist Bertrand Castelli; indoor and outdoor setting provide spectacular views of the white sand beach, which was named by Travel Channel “The best beach in the world”. Offering all day dining, the restaurant is renowned for their breakfasts, which feature an abundance of fresh fruit, pastries and regional specialties. For lunch the chef serves Yucatan inspired cuisine including guacamole made table-side, Yucatan lime soup and cochinita pibil, a traditional Yucatecan pork dish prepared with achiote, peppercorns and garlic, all wrapped in banana leaves and gently baked with chopped chilies and onions. Sunday through Thursday evenings, El Restaurante is transformed into “Caribbean Steakhouse” featuring the finest meats and fish available in the Yucatan Peninsula. On Friday evenings, experience the Chef’s Caribbean Parrillada, when tables are set in the sand and a Mexican trio serenades you while the chef cooks up a beachfront feast spiny lobster, fresh fish and best cuts of meat.