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5th Av. between 12 st. and Calle Corazon, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 998 803 0004
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

food was good had the traditional pork dishes which is pulled pork wrapped in banana leaves also others had the beef tacos along with traditional soups and salads they were all good.

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Thank Anthony C
Lawrence, Kansas
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My boyfriend loved the fish tacos. I loved the guacamole that was made fresh at our table. It had a little kick to it--so delicious. We got serenaded by a gentleman with an amazing voice. The service was excellent and it was a great spot to people watch.

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Thank realgilmoregirl
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Jesus made the evening delightful. Please ask for him, your service will not disappoint. Had the Octopus and Chef special made it for us. We celebrated a birthday and were not oversold, nice prices and simple wine list. Highly recommended.

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Thank Flor B
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Two of us had the Wings to Fly and one person had the Mother Earth. The 4th person did not have salad. Well, the 3 of us that had salads got Montezuma revenge. Our concierge thinks they washed the veggies in tap water, not purified. Not the best way to spend your vacation. This is the Frida in Playa Del... More 

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Thank Janet S
Austin, Texas
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Drawn in by the second floor patio and art of Frida Kahlo, we were seeking light eats and drinks in the early afternoon, prior to a lunch rush. The service was slow, and the overall experience was simply average. It -- along with so many places along 5th Ave -- felt more touristy, not especially authentically local.

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Thank Jennifer H
Kensington, Maryland
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had a delicious couple of meals at the place. The food and cocktails are wonderful and the service is very good for the area. Do not order wine as they are not well versed in wines and do not take proper care of them but hey it's not a location where you should expect it.

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Thank Dafrog
Fanwood, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

With so many restaurants in Playa del Carmen we found a gem, tucked upstairs from the crowded 5th Avenue, you are in an open air room that feels like you are in a beautiful cosmopolitan city. Service was excellent and food was delicious and dramatic, one of us got something that came with a large dome on top, the waitress... More 

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Thank Elizabeth W
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Nice restaurant and easy to find something on the menu for any or all of the guests. Menu is varied burgers, steak, pasta etc. Also is nice if you can get a table outside to people watch.

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Thank Peggy H
Lawrencetown, Canada
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

came here for a quick bite and left very satisfied, nachos are fantastic!! drink menu was fantastic, staff were awesome and very accommodating! we will be back for sure

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Thank Rbiddulph
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant! The manager, Silvio, is absolutely amazing! He is so caring and thoughtful. He made us feel like very valued guests. He runs a great restaurant with fantastic service. He is such a genuinely caring person and added so much to our stay. We can't wait to go back and see him! I definitely recommend this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Av. between 12 st. and Calle Corazon, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 998 803 0004

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