Please note prices are in pesos and subject to change.
Local avocado combined with garden fresh tomato, onions, cilantro and lime juice. Topped with crumbled queso fresco.
Crispy tempura battered calamari rings, ready for dipping in the chef’s special chile morron and chipotle salsa.
STUFFED AVOCADOS $190
Chilled avocado halves stuffed with our calypso shrimp and fish cocktail salad.
MIXED CEVICHE $185-$265
Best ceviche on the Riviera Maya! Delicious combination of shrimp and fresh fish marinated in lime juice with tomato, onions, and cilantro.
Beef, chicken or vegetarian. Crispy in house chips topped with refried beans, melted Gouda cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole, and spicy jalapeño pepper.
MANGO GINGER CHICKEN EMPANADAS $110
Back by popular demand, handmade corm tortilla filled with mango, chicken, and a hint of ginger. Crispy and satisfying! Served with fresh salsa.
SHRIMP FRITTERS $155
Crisp patties made of sauteed shrimp, fresh celery, peppers and onions, served with the chef’s morron and chipotle salsa.
CHICKEN FINGERS $110
Made in the house. Tender chicken breast sliced into fingers, breaded and fried. Crispy and juicy!
BOTANERO DISH $275-$295
Authentic Mexican flavor! Marinated beef, chicken, guacamole, grilled Gouda cheese, refried beans, and pico de gallo. Served with warm flour or corn tortillas. Order to share or as a main course.
TORTILLA SOUP $90
A traditional Mexican soup made with a homemade chicken broth with a puree of sautéed tomatoes, onion, garlic, peppers, and corn chips, topped with avocado, crispy tortilla strips, cream, panela cheese, and slices of dried chile pasilla.
LIME SOUP $80
Authentic Maya recipe with shredded chicken, tortilla strips, tomatoes, peppers, and slices of lime.
LA BUENA VIDA SALAD $120-$145
Crisp lettuce, grilled chicken, avocado, hard boiled egg, and crumbled bacon served with our creamy house dressing.
TICUL SALAD $100-$125
A selection of fresh mixed greens with caramelized pears, toasted pecans, carrots, and Gorgonzola cheese, dressed with balsamic vinaigrette.
SANTA FE SALAD $90-$115
Fresh and filling. Assorted greens topped with black beans, avocado, tomato, grilled vegetables, and chili citrus vinaigrette.
QUINOA TABOULEH $125
Mediterranean style quinoa salad with spinach, lettuce, parsley, cherry tomatoes, black olives, cucumber and mint, goat cheese, citrus vinaigrette and chili.
QUINOA SALAD $145
Healthy quinoa mixed with avocado, corn, cherry tomatoes, nuts, coriander, and gorgonzola cheese, served with a yogurt and cucumber dressing.
SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE $180
An Italian classic. Spaghetti al dente with a homemade Bolognese sauce and grated Parmesan cheese.
PASTA LA BUENA VIDA $250
Penne pasta prepared with fresh shrimp, sweet red and green peppers, poblano chile, garlic, and onions in a Maya pibil cream sauce.
PEPPERONI PIZZA $135 / MARGARITA PIZZA $110
8" pizza with mozzarella cheese (and optional pepperoni)
TACOS, BURRITOS, AND MORE
FAMOUS CHEYENNE TACOS $175
Grilled marinated beef served in tortillas with grated cheese, chopped onions, cilantro and beans, served with guacamole and green and red house salsas.
FISH TACOS $130
Fish fillet as you prefer: grilled, blackened, ajillo, or in a crisp tempura batter, wrapped in your choice of tortillas with pico de gallo and a touch of mayo.
SHRIMP TACOS $185
Fresh Shrimp as you like – grilled, ajillo, tempura. Wrapped in your choice of tortillas with chopped lettuce, pickled red onion, and a touch of mayo. Served with island slaw.
CHICKEN TACOS $130
Grilled chicken breast chopped and topped with grated cheese, onion, cilantro and refried beans.Served with green and red house salsas.
CHICKEN QUESADILLAS $120
Grilled chicken in tomato sauce and cheese in flour tortillas and seared until crisp. Served with guacamole and salad.
JOSE’S HAVANA RICE $210
Rice browned with sausage and chorizo, mixed with chicken, shrimp, green peas, and served with plantains.
BURRITO SANTA FE $125-$205
Large flour tortilla filled with your choice of tender grilled steak, spicy shredded chicken, or roasted vegetables and house black beans smothered with your choice of a homemade red or green chile sauce (or both) and topped with lettuce, tomato, cheese, and a side of sour cream.
CHICKEN CHILE RELLENO $195
Poblano pepper in crispy tempura stuffed with spicy shredded chicken, dressed with black beans, our house made red salsa, cream and crumbled canasta cheese.
BURGERS & SANDWICHES
LA BUENA VIDA BURGER $155
Made in house from top quality ground beef and fresh grown spices. Served with all the fixings. Extras | Gouda cheese, bacon, fresh avocado, grilled poblano peppers, and sauteed mushrooms.
BLACK BEAN BURGER $130
Made in house from a healthy mix of chopped veggies, black beans, nuts and oats, grilled with olive oil.
K’AAN TUNICH SANDWICH $140
Cochinita Pibil with refried beans, pickled red onion, and habanero sauce.
LBV SANDWICH $160
Marinated beef and melted cheese, beans, mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion and avocado. Salsa verde and jalapenos.
VEGETARIAN QUINOA BURGER $140
Healthy quinoa with peppers, oats, nuts, corn, leeks and ginger. Served with lettuce, avocado and tomato, and sweet potato hummus and sauteed veggies.
AKUMAL CHICKEN SANDWICH $120
Grilled chicken breast with melted cheese, refried beans, mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion and avocado. Salsa verde and jalapenos served on the side.
FROM THE SEA
FISH FILLET $185
Your choice: garlic and butter, ajillo, blackened or grilled.
CRISPY WHOLE FRIED FISH Market price
A true local favorite. Served with beans, rice, tortilla and a wedge of lime.
TIC KIN XIC FISH $210
A local favorite! Fish filet rubbed in Maya spices, wrapped in banana leaves and baked, served with rice and fried plantains.
FRESH SHRIMP $305
As you prefer: Sauteed in butter and garlic, ajillo or grilled.
COCONUT SHRIMP $320
Lightly battered shrimp with coconut shavings and an awesome chile poblano dipping sauce.
LA BUENA SEAFOOD SPECIAL $450
A sampling of our best seafood plates: mixed ceviche, octopus a la diabla, calamario al ajillo, frilled fish filet and shrimp.
LA BUENA VIDA SHRIMP $365
Fresh shrimp filled with cream cheese and wrapped in bacon, with hous bisque.
LOBSTER TAIL Market price
Your choice: butter and garlic, ajillo or grilled.
POLLO CHAYA $220
Tender grilled chicken breast stuffed with cheese and topped with savory chaya sauce, served with rice and grilled vegetables.
POLLO EN MOLE $175
Chicken breast in smooth sauce made of chiles, spices and cocoa.
POLLO MAYA $220
Chicken marinated in Maya spices, wrapped in banana leaves and baked; served with fried plantains, purple onions, and black beans.
FROM THE GRILL
CARNE ASADA $310
Grilled steak marinated with blend of spices and served with rosemary potatoes and chile salsa trio.
BEEF TAMPIQUENA $280
Traditional Mexican dish of tender grilled marinated beef with sliced poblano peppers, plantains, an enchilada, guacamole, and refried beans.
A sizzling platter served with refried beans, guacamole and grilled onions on a tortilla. Add your choice of marinated beef, chicken, shrimp, or grilled veggies.
BABY BACK RIBS $185
A full rack of fall-off-the-bone spare ribs slowly grilled in our house bbq sauce, with island slaw and rice.