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La Parilla de Manolo

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8th Street between 15th and 20th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Parkville, MD
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our concierge recommended this restaurant, and we had high hopes for outstanding service and excellent food. 2 couples went and no one was overjoyed with their selection. Two had the shirmp and said that it was ok, one had the steak, and I had a salad and mushroom soup. The service was slow, we had to ask for the bill.

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York, PA
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555 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Decent food - I had the tomato tortilla soup and chicken skewers My husband had the stuffed poblano chili - stuffed with hamburger, raisins, carrots, almonds and covered in tomato sauce. He enjoyed it He had a Mexican beer and I had a complimentary Margarita. Clean restrooms

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Midland, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We have always gone to the one in downtown Cancun Always the best time of our trip. In Playa they did not disappoint ,food and service was great. We ordered two of the big mix grills was enough for6 of us One small child. Drinks were great and price is very fair. And close to all the shops on 5... More 

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Corozal Town, Belize
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

An excellent choice if you like authentic Mexican. I recommend the Lobster Tacos California and the chicken enchiladas with verde sauce. Both were excellent. The margaritas are very potent but delicious.

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Thank Robert C
Sunderland
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Visited here twice in our two week visit as food was so good. First visit I had the steak brochette, and second the mixed steak, chicken & prawn fajitas. Both were beautiful & really well cooked. Service was really quick & the strawberry daiquiris were huge and yummy!

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Vienna, Austria
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

3 years ago I visited the old la parilla located in fifth avenue, now they changed the place I tried restaurant again because food and service was outstanding 3 years ago. It started with a promised margarita which never came, then we ordered meal. I choosed the fifth avenue salad, it was really really the worst salad I have ever... More 

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Sugar Land
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171 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch because it was the first restaurant we came upon when we got hungry. The food was pretty good, the service definitely had a Mexican pace, but the desserts were outstanding. The next time I'm in Playa Del Carmen though I will select a different restaurant.

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Thank Greg W
Edmonton, Canada
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Love this place! Great location on 5th ave. The mariachi band has so much energy and are fun. The food is great. Love the shrimp dishes and the margaritas. Tableside guac is great too.

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Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Mexican food with great setting and diverse menu! We sat upstairs, and enjoyed a covered open air table over looking Fifth Avenue. Fabulous breeze. Super Margaritas! We started with Calamari and Lime Soup - both great. Then I had lobster tacos which were delicious, and my husband had arracherra steak tacos which he loved. Fabulous service too! We come... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This was our second time in three years. Decent food and had the mariachi experience but im sure there is better mexican food in town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8th Street between 15th and 20th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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