Axiote Restaurant in Playa Del Carmen serves authentic Mexican cuisine. This casual palapa roofed restaurant on a side street off 5th Avenue fuses regional Mexican flavours with a gourmet twist.
The name “Axiote” refers to an ingredient in Mexican cuisine. Achiote is a shrub that produces spiky pods filled with red seeds. These seeds have been used for red body paint and also an ingredient in Mexican cuisine. The name is symbolic of not only an ingredient but part of the culture and history of Mexico.
Liquors and spirits of Mexico are also part of the history and gastronomy. Axiote has different mezcals, beers and wines and compliments them with dishes.
Chef Xavier Stone has created a menu and a culture in this restaurant to fuse together past traditional food with a modern twist.
Axiote is part of a movement in Mexico to express the Mexican culture and gastronomy to the world. Come discover the deep food culture of Mexico here and see how they are creating and transforming it.