The most exotic bakeries in Playa del Carmen — Riviera Maya Blog

The most exotic bakeries in Playa del Carmen

It’s no secret that there’re plenty of bakeries in Cancun and Riviera Maya where you can satisfy your sweet tooth. But, if you seek authentic and superb pastries, Playa del Carmen is the place you’re looking for.  

We’ve listed four bakeries in Playa del Carmen that will leave you speechless. So, are you ready? 

Chez Celine

If you love French bakery, make sure to visit Chez Celine. This is a very nice place to start your day with a delicious breakfast. There’re plenty of options ranging from croissants with almonds, savory crepes, omelets, baguettes, egg dishes, and much more. The best thing is that you can order combo breakfast or something separate, or you can also take home a box of pastries. 

Don’t worry! The portions are just right so you’ll feel completely satisfied. Chez Celine is located next to Playa Mamitas, one of the most popular beaches in Playa del Carmen. What more can you ask for? 

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La Brioche de Playa

Bringing the tasty flavors of France to the Riviera Maya, La Brioche de Playa offers superb pastries that will keep you captivated for hours. Yes, you read that right, for hours! The coffee and food are delicious and the pastries are out of this world. From flaky chocolate croissants, Parisian baguettes and nut bread to fluffy brioches and pear tarts

For those who stay in Playa del Carmen, consider a visit to this place. Before cooling off on the beach, we highly recommend you to have breakfast at Labrioche de Playa. The place is located on the 5th and 38th avenues. It’s hard not to love it!

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Shoe Box Bakery 

It’s really great to see a spot with an amazing selection of cakes and desserts, all made with incredible imagination and flavor. Brownie cheesecakes, cupcakes, truffles, cake pops, Argentinian alfajores, and more. And guess what? Shoe Box Bakery also has gluten-free and vegan options

Many tourists stop by often for cupcakes and brownies. They can be purchased individually or in a box of twelve, which makes it a nice gift. The place is adorable, you will smell the aroma of bakery as you walk in.  When you order a vegan brownie, ask them to warm it. You won’t regret it! Shoe Box Bakery is a must when traveling to Playa del Carmen.

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Grand Velas Riviera Maya 

I know, I know. You’re traveling to Mexico, and you probably prefer a more traditional option to enjoy the flavors of this country. Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an All-Inclusive resort that also features superb cakes and pastries that you won’t see anywhere else: cheesecake with strips of poblano pepper, chocolate mousse with Oaxacan black mole, smoked sweet potato pie with papaya cream, just to name a few. 

Here’s the interesting part: the resort also offers an out-of-this-world churro cake. Do you know the Mexican churro? It’s a crunchy sweet treat consisting of fried dough sprinkled with sugar or cinnamon. The crazy thing is that every churro cake is made up of several individual churros that may be filled with chocolate cream, condensed or caramelized goat’s milk. 

Not only that, the churro cake at this resort can be topped with locally appreciated flavors. If you’re planning a birthday, wedding, anniversary, or any type of celebration, or just want to surprise your significant other, consider to stay at Grand Velas Riviera Maya. 

Gourmet churro cake at Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Riviera Maya
Photo by Velas Resorts

So, there you have it. When it comes to delightful pastries, consider to make a stop at these bakeries in Playa del Carmen. You won’t regret it.

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