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Zapote Bar

4.6 (33) Cocktails

Description

Summary: A haven of Mayan-inspired drinks.

At Zapote Bar, guests are welcomed into a world that celebrates the essence of Mayan culture through its hospitality. Located in a luxury resort in Playa del Carmen, this bar is a tribute to the region's rich traditions and bountiful local ingredients. The bar's name, inspired by the Zapote tree which symbolizes hospitality in Mayan culture, sets the tone for an experience steeped in authenticity. Head bartender Joshua Monaghan has meticulously curated a cocktail menu that pays homage to local flavors, featuring the Wana Bana, a reimagined Margarita with tequila, soursop juice, lemongrass, lime, and chilli salt. The food menu complements the drinks with standout dishes like the charred lamb chops with agave, pink peppercorns, coriander, and vinegar, all prepared on an open-flame grill. With its captivating views and dedication to regional produce, Zapote Bar offers a profound journey through the tastes and traditions of its locale.

Awards

50 Best
Ranked # 11 in North America 2024
Ranked # 11 in North America 2023
Ranked # 11 in North America 2022
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Location

Carretera Tulum - CancĂșn Carretera Federal, Cancun - Chetumal Km 298, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

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