The legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is the inspiration behind Frida, Grand Vela's tribute to local cuisine with a contemporary twist. Every dish crafted by Chef Ricardo de la Vega awakens your senses with a melange of traditional and modern elements. Family-friendly Frida is the perfect place to sip a refreshing cocktail, savor stunning ocean views and enjoy an evening of Riviera Maya fine dining.
As colorful and eclectic as the artist herself, the carefully curated menu at Frida delivers exceptional Mexican cuisine. Enjoy live music and hand-crafted cocktails. Dine indoors surrounded by a vibrant décor or on the outdoor terrace where you can savor gorgeous ocean views. Frida has been awarded Four Diamonds by the AAA.
CuisineMexican Fine Cuisine
Age GroupFamily Friendly
HoursOpen 6 PM - 11 PM
AttireElegant-Casual (collared shirt, trousers and closed footwear for men; dresses, skirts or evening trousers for women; beach sandals, tank tops and shorts are not permitted).
Every dish created by chef Ricardo de la Vega is a masterpiece that reflects the rich culinary heritage of Mexico. Savor delicacies including mussels in chipotle bean sauce, grilled octopus marinated in black recado chile paste or rib eye in red pipian mole sauce. Mouthwatering desserts like toasted corn jericalla custard and cheesecake with strips of poblano pepper complete your experience. A kids' menu is also available.
A native of Mexico City, Chef Ricardo de la Vega began his culinary adventure as an assistant in several of the city's top restaurants. His passion for culinary arts was evident from the start, and his numerous awards, including first place in the "La Best Du Or" by La Toque Blanche in it's "Flavors of Mexico in London" event in England is proof of his commitment. His goal is to craft traditional Mexican cuisine with contemporary elements while staying true to each dish's traditional essence.