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The Roof Bar

) #195 of 1,001 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen ,
5th Avenue between 4 and 6 streets, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 108 3576
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (4 reviews)
“great drinks” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
5th Avenue between 4 and 6 streets, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 25 April 2017

This place is not fancy - located up a rickety staircase above a shop on Fifth Ave, it feels like it could collapse in a few years. But who cares if you're buried in rubble when the mojitos are this good! I came here with...More

1  Thank hkm23
Reviewed 13 March 2017

unique inspiring and heartwarming atmosphere - this place is traditional pre-party, party and afterparty venue for divers. Simple, cozy yet festive. People from all corner of the planet open up, nobody feels or is a stranger there - even if you are actually first night...More

Thank CreativeDivemaster
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Fun local bar right in the middle of downtown Playa del Carmen. James the bartender makes you feel welcome and does a great job with the small space that he has. Enjoyed meeting him and looking forward to visiting again.

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Small, intimate bar right on 5th Ave above the street where you can get a good drink and do some people watching above the hustle and bustle of 5th Ave.

Thank jlwilm
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We had a drink - or maybe more - each night in PDC at The Roof Bar. Fantastic drinks. Sensational margaritas and caprioskas and great staff and atmosphere. Such good value too. People watching from the balcony is extra fun. A great, fun, free and...More

Thank jamieson C
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I love to visit the roof bar when in Playa del Carmen. Best margaritas in town, fantastic view of 5th avenue for people watching if you can get the good table and lovely staff!

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The crew at the roof bar are great. Angel, Juan and the others provide a fun, attentive and friendly daytime experience. The drinks are delicious and reasonably priced, the food rivals the best gourmet restaurants and the pool and view that go along with it...More

Thank MacdaddyVancouverBC
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Great little bar overlooking 5th Avenue. Cosy and laid back atmosphere. Good tunes. Clean bathrooms. Great wifi. Lovely staff and the best mojito I've ever had (perfect mint/sugar/lime/ice/rum ratio!). I'm ordering another one right now!

Thank Coffee_chica
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This local treasure, sits just above the infamous 5th Avenue. The atmosphere is ideal for any gathering and we love to meet friends there.

Thank mexicomindi
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to drink and socialize with friend , good service and prices . Excellent drinks and very cold

Thank Cajuare
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue between 4 and 6 streets, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 108 3576
The Roof Bar is a friendly, small, owner operated local bar on the famous 5th avenue. Serving refreshing quality drinks and beers. Excellent music selection with rock, reggae and blues. A perfect location for getting together with friends, and meeting new interesting people.
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