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Address: 5th Avenue and 20th Street, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Get there early!

The place was packed! After wasting some time at a few different bars we returned and scored seats at the bar. The band was awesome and the service prompt. Our only regret is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Halifax, Canada
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding. Brilliant value for money (35 pesos for a beer on 5th is great), great selection of different beers, cheap cocktails (80 pesos for a caipirinha) and outstanding staff who keep you topped up with beer, have fun with you, chat and get the job done. The music is brilliant too, and I was surprised at how great technically the... More 

Thank StuUK66
Lawson, Missouri
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to Kitxen three times in a week. We are not fond of dropping $200.00 dollars on a night club butt we like to go out at night. This bar is a great place to spend three or four hours listen to live music meet new people and have a few beers. On average we spent... More 

Thank margiemikesmith
Montreal, Canada
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86 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is nice. There always is live music and the place is open so you can see outside and sit in the street. Like most places on Fifth, the drinks are quite expensive, but the service was fast.

Thank Jessica B
Halifax, Canada
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50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place was packed! After wasting some time at a few different bars we returned and scored seats at the bar. The band was awesome and the service prompt. Our only regret is that we didn't get there early enough to enjoy the whole show!

Thank cmacmillz
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Made friends with the bartenders. Cool dudes. Stopped in for a shot of mezcal! Super chill place. Eclectic. Live rock in the evenings.

Thank Evelyn A
Somerset, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is one of only two or three live music bars on Playa del Carmen (that doesn't just play touristy mariachi numbers). There is a house band who are quite talented. Prices are reasonable and the guys and gals will serve you drinks at your table, and run a tab for you. They are scrupulously honest about the tab, so... More 

Thank GenghisandOtherOne
Rochester, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I traveled to Playa del Carmen with 8 of my closest friends from University for Spring Break, and every night we went out we always made sure to stop at Kitxen. Attracts a slightly older crowd than us, but everyone is welcome, friendly, and looking to have fun. Every band that plays there is sublime, bartenders are super awesome and... More 

Thank Remy L
Ft Myers Beach, Florida
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192 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

What can I say about the Kitxen! It is one of the only band bars (no food served) on Playa's famous 5th Ave. Although their venue is small, the acoustics aren't bad considering it's space and location. The area that seats Kitxen's visitors is rather small and can be difficult to move around in when it gets crowded. Get there... More 

1 Thank Anthony S
Nashua, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Hole in the wall. Small bar, live music the few times we've been there. Great bands, so good they draw a crowd on 5th avenue

Thank BethR03062
Aurora, Ohio, United States
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

all cash no credit cards. good drinks and great music. different bands every night. seems to attract the over 40 crowd with their cover bands.

Thank Michelle G

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