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Av. 5ta Mza. 152. LT2, Local 1 | 38th Street between 5th Avenue & The Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 4229
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Sherwood, Oregon
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Piola is located just a little off 5th avenue in a quite little open air restaurant/bar setting. Excellent, excellent, excellent and reasonable pizza. So good, we went twice, and took some to go for late night snacks. Very nice up beat ambience with good music (loud enough to set a mood, but not too loud to be annoying and drown... More 

Thank Paul S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been a big fan of thin crust pizza until I had a pie from here, WOW! Brick oven cooked to perfection! Full Italian menu here but I can't comment on any of the other food cause I can't pass up the pizza. Every time I think I'm going to try one of the other excellent looking dishes... More 

Thank Chris H
Atlanta, GA
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Great food, expansive menu. We loved it and loved the prices as much. Their pizzas are inventive and made to order, the mushroom ravioli was off the charts!

Thank Lisa V
Thornton, Colorado
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must have the basil martini!! Delicious Pizza too. Friendly staff and we really enjoyed the bartender as well!

Thank patty2011_50
Calgary, Canada
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261 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this italian restaurant located at the begining of the street what take you to the Playa good selection of pizas and pastas very good gnocchi service little bit slow and louzy music good but loud

Thank John R
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our latest visit to Playa Del Carmen, we stopped by Piola for dinner. We chose Piola because of it's vast menue of pizza and pasta dishes. Four people and four great meals - 3 pasta & 1 pizza. I gave a 4 rating because the service could have been a little better, it was good but not great.

Thank Cancunkids
Hayward, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our normal first night meal for the past 10 years. First night we had gnocchi- always good here and aglio e olio. Must've been a night the manager was off as music was especially loud. We've walked by the past 2 nights and it seems to be quieter. We've enjoyed their pollo piola, tiramisu in the past. I'm sure we'll... More 

Thank n s
Minster, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful!!! A definite must while in Playa. Pasta, pizza, salads.....all excellent and too many varieties to mention.

Thank DaveAnn5
Loveland, Colorado
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Piola was recommended to us by the dive shop operator, and we are so glad we listened! We thought we were going to a "pizza place" but instead found a full-line restaurant with an extensive menu. The complimentary bruschetta was fabulous, the antipasto platter was fresh and varied. We ordered pizza, but were tempted by the array of pasta, sandwiches,... More 

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Folsom, California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been coming to Playa del Carmen for the last 10 years and Piola has always been one of my favorite stops. They have this great cracker thin pizza crust which is usually cooked to perfection and the atmosphere and service has always been fantastic. However, this year something changed. It is still the same atmosphere but the pizza... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. 5ta Mza. 152. LT2, Local 1 | 38th Street between 5th Avenue & The Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 4229

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?