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La Playita

Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (33 reviews)
“ceviche” (67 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you want fresh fish, look no further. This place is authentic. I had the fresh fish of the day, the whole thing, and it was deep fried and cooked to perfection. I assumed that since my feet were in the sand, I could just...More

1  Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stepped off the beach and tucked in here for lunch. Looking out over the beach with our feet in the sand, we had a delicious lunch (shrimp tacos, garlic shrimp) and both were DELICIOUS. You could certainly get a cheaper meal (about $30 for linch...More

Thank CDLangton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want great food at a great price this is the place for you. We had two fish platters (one filet and 1 whole fish) with sides and drinks for around 15 bucks. How can you beat that. The service is a little slow...More

Thank coach_tony55
Reviewed 13 March 2018

A minute after I sat down, pleased to be looking out on the sea, a couple of musicians started playing very loud mariachi music at the table next to mine. This was the middle of the afternoon, not evening when you might expect live music....More

Thank Catemaco
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Really fresh fish and fabulous location. Not a good place if you don't want fish. Very popular with local families

Thank theresa33
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

After a day at the beach with friends, we tried this beach front resturant. It was awesome! The food was great, and the service was very professional. Everything was perfect. We had a variety of dishes. Garlic shrimp, breaded shrimp, shrimp chiveche, fried fish, and...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 23 February 2018

This was our first meal right after we got off the plane. We'd never been before, and it was superb! We had mixed ceviche, with guacamole, and the waiter also brought us complimentary chips, beans and pickled beets that were out of this world ......More

Thank loongirl
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This resterant was a great little place to eat in Puerto Morelos. My wife said the Garlic Shrimp was the best she ever tasted. Service was fast, and the price was very reasonable. we look forward to going back, and highly recommend the resterant!

Thank Herb B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is an awesome off the beach restaurant, great food and drinks. Toes in the sand at these tables while your chillin out to some cool local live music any time of the day! We took our fish we had caught earlier that day to...More

Thank elkoutfitters
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I have been several times in this restaurant already and this time was not a nice experience. Only two waiters were in service for the whole restaurant. Not crowded but a good number of people trying to eat and have a good time. It took...More

Thank Rafael V
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22 January 2018|
Response from mthrmooseCanada1 | Reviewed this property |
On the Beach, Daily fresh Seafoods, you get to actually select your own fish that they cook up beautifully. They have fresh guacamole, sauces, rice dishes, salads. A very friendly bunch. We would definitely go back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
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