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La Vaca Loca

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Av. 15 N Con | Calle 8 N Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 9282
Tue - Sun 15:00 - 00:00
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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Nice place, the prices are good. Not expensive at all. The food is really plain. Kinda flavorless and they serve small portions

Thank YesiElizondo
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This was a chance encounter since I was wandering around looking for some pasta restaurant. I have to say that this was the best I ever had! and to top it off the owner regaled me with free dessert wich was just plain delicious. Sad that I discovered this gem on my last day in PDC or I`d been eating... More 

Thank ricofort
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Italian food was excellent! Everything sounded good so the waiter, Simone, helped us to choose our dishes. Food was great and Simone was awesome! Always smiling and very helpful. The dishes are quite big, I couldn't finish mine, and the price was affordable. Dinner for 2: 2 appetizers, 2 main courses 1 huge dessert to share and 4 beers, was... More 

Thank vanakam
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Very friendly service in a nice environment (just off the busy 5th Ave) with excellent food quality at prices that can't be beat! It impressed a couple of picky kids, it accommodated a vegetarian dad, but most importantly, it more than pleased the wife. After all, happy wife, happy life!

Thank Oscar O
1 review
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I discovered this great Italian fusion restaurant in PDC! It has great options for people who have dietary restrictions; the food was delicious and the service great. Not too expensive so great for people on a budget! A must.

Thank paosss
Koper, Slovenia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Meet in this place especially BBQ cooked is amazing , service is absolutely good prices conform and acceptable , to be absolutely visited.

Thank Giuseppe F
Nevada City, California
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

When ever we are at home in Playa we always make several trips to Loca Vaca for their juicy hamburgers... love love this little restaurant !

Thank seashells033
St Louis, Mo
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2014

we ordered the breaded chicken filet. I think 3 people could have eaten off of my own plate! Service was incredible. In fact, the waitress who knew I wasnt sure oif my menu selection showed me someones food as she took it to them and I then easily made up my mind. The Mojitos (non alcohol) were awesome!

Thank BarryDavis
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2014

After being disembarked from our bright cruise ship (almost all cruise companies calls at Playa) me and my friends have started the journey in Playa with an unmissable shopping round along the crowdy Quinta Avenida where everyones' appetite for shopping can be satisfied. But after you went shopping there is a different kind of appetite you should deal with! Where... More 

1 Thank Stefy6689
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2013 via mobile

We had a chicken sandwich and a veggie burger. Both very tasty, with much thought about the details. The service was really nice, they gave us a free appetizer :) Kind of load pop music going on, but no too bad. Nice to sit out on the street, an eat great food for very decent prices!

Thank Ittaitr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. 15 N Con | Calle 8 N Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 9282

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