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Pez Vela

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Central American
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Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 873 0999
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Greenville, South Carolina
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has excellent stuffed peppers. The service is good & the staff is really friendly. It's right in the middle of everything. Here is pics of the menu.

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Thank 1scboy
London, Canada
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here a couple times for breakfast. Very good authentic Mexican dishes. The service was friendly but a bit slow. So be patient....

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Thank Gord B
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just had the green enchiladas with cheese and they were amazing! My husband had the steak fajitas and they were wonderful as well. I will definitely come back again!

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Thank SARAH P
Sao Paulo, SP
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187 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is nice, we had breakfast there. But the price is too high for what it offers. There are a lot of other places cheaper than this and good as well.

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Thank Liviadr2013
Simcoe, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good choice for lunch, dinner or just drinks. Staff is very friendly and Pez has become a great meeting place. Lots of Canadians! Always a go-to spot when visiting Playa del Carmen.

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Thank Koncir3
Calgary
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187 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a few drinks to sit on the swings and people watch on 5th Avenue! Mojitos were good and beer was cold!

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Thank Jadybugs
Belle River, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pez Vela was our meeting spot on 5th Ave to meet friends also on vacation. This place did not disappoint! Great atmosphere and an awesome patio in the street. Good selection of local beers and of course margaritas! Server was attentive to our needs and was always refilling our drinks!

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Thank juliebrouillette
Mechanicsburg, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food,margaritas and service are outstanding. Fajitas, grilled chicken & baked potatoes are great.

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Thank Mlr827
Pulaski, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place last year but I could not remember the name. Food and drinks were good. Nice variety on both. Only downside was trying to be sold a bottle of tequila with our picture on it which was way over priced just to see them actually throw it away after we declined.

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Thank msjrlepp
San Francisco, California
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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Come here and see the world get smaller. The staff is unbelievable their ability to remember all the regulars names that only come once a year is incredibly impressive. Rodrigo, Jose luis Have been tending the bar for over 8 years! Oscar & Roberto are adding to this super cool tradtion of super bartenders thatmakes this place great! tip call... More 

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Thank Shaun B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 0999

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