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Restaurante La Fragata Bistrot

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Calle 26 Norte S/N | Entre 1ra Avenida y 5ta Avenida Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 879 4896
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Mpls
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Great food, nice service, quiet location near the beach. This restaurant is across from the Hyatt and is easy to pass by...but it is worth stopping for lunch and sitting on the patio. Will go back for sure!

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Columbus, Ohio
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

We stopped in here for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The restaurant sits adjacent to a bar that had live music playing the night we were there, which was wonderful. It is also near what seemed to be the exit of the public beach. While we were there, we saw a lot of people leaving the beach, around 6pm. GREAT... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Just happened to be walking past on our way down 1st (staying off 5th after a week in Playa) A couple sitting there eating breakfast saw us looking at the menu and suggested we NEED to eat here, So we did, and was fortunate to have one of the best eggs benny I have had anywhere, hollandaise was perfect, eggs... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We've been coming here for a couple of years. They've changed the menu a little and took off my favorite dish (slow cooked regional pork dish) but I had the tacos and they were fantastic. My wife had chicken cordon bleu and that was excellent as well. The service in this restaurant is always top class and attentive! Highly recommend.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

We were here march 2014 and came back many times, we recomended it to friends that also enjoyed it. We loved the selection of wines by the glass. Now the restaurant has changed owner and the wine selection is very limited, only one whitewine that was Mexican, not bad but expensive. Limited selection of food, quality OK, but not better... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

They do an excellent value 3 course lunch.The owner,manager and staff are great.Our favorite lunch spot in Playa del Carmen.

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sedona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We use to eat at this little family run place before they expanded and even though the menu is not like it use to be it has excellent service and food is always delicious. This should have a higher rating on T/A and my guess is that since it is on 1st Avenue and not 5th not as many tourists... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

My wife, myself and some friends we met while on our stay at their our last night. It was recommended by a resident of Playa del Carmen that I know. it was very good and it just shows how far that city has come in the last few years and the emphasis on good food. The service is slow for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

I had La Fragata on our list for a couple of years and finally got there in August. I must say that I was a little disappointed. It wasn't terrible, but it wasn't special either. We had the octopus and 2 skimpy glasses of wine. The food was good (not excellent), the setting was nice but it was far too... More 

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La Habra, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

My daughter and I ducked in here to avoid a sudden downpour. We had a wonderful ceviche that included mango and corn, and it was a pleasant variation on the ceviche we had been eating almost daily. I also had a slushy, blue cocktail that tasted similar to a pina colada, only better! I highly recommend it -- look on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Cuisine
Italian, French, Mexican, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 26 Norte S/N | Entre 1ra Avenida y 5ta Avenida Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 879 4896
Description
Recognized by locals and travelers from all around the world for its unique Taste,Good atmosphere and Friendly service, La Fragata is the place for those in search of a gourmet lunch or dinner with the home made touch, fresh and local ingredients and great flavor. We have recently expanded our dining room and terrace. We have room for Groups & Events ...

National Geographic Traveler Magazine and one of the worlds most beloved Chefs: Jacques Pepin recommend us for our Fish Tacos, The best in Playa.

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