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Pez Vela

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 873 0999
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was recommended to me and my daughter and I ended up with food poisoning. HUGE disappointment for all the fuss and excitement. It was touristy Americana. I've traveled all over the world and this place is rock bottom for me. The food, for...More

Thank 848FrederickE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, as was the service. The waiters were really lovely and friendly, will definitely be returning before the week is over!

Thank anch96
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best food, the best drinks and the best service thus far on our vacation to Playa del Carmen. Our server Ismael was fantastic and the restaurant is just a lot of fun. Just what we needed after a disappointing excursion to Cozumel.

Thank sillychitterchatter
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many good restaurants on 5th avenue but Pez Vela is a tradition for me. It is my first restuarant I go to on every visit. Ishmael is like family and enjoy seeing him every time I go. The service, the atmosphere, the food...More

Thank BarryDavis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ishmael was amazing! Awesome service. Great food. Needed a little more seasoning but service was great.

Thank Noedlene P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Margarita ,Hilario and all the crewmembers was very good. Service was the best .Food all you can ask Hilario will make it happend.Very honest people Bernardo very pleasant and will make the food the way you want.The management is very good .Very clean,food is good...More

Thank Arsen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always eat here when on 5th Avenue. Great atmosphere, food and prices. We always get the Spaghetti Bolganese, its Delicious.

Thank mike c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The margaritas are outstanding. You really get a lot of food too. There is a lot of people watching and live entertainment.

Thank Lucyleech84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend ordered the chicken enchiladas and I got the fish ceviche, both were under seasoned and bland. The ceviche was also not cooked correctly, it appears they steamed the fish and then put it in with the other ingredients instead of cooking with fish...More

Thank Daria T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looked busy, lots of Americans, margaritas were top notch. Food was even better. Had the Alhambra taco and the wife had the fresh shrimp, both were outstanding. Ismeal took good care of us. You gotta try this restaurant.

Thank Gary H
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Questions & Answers
22 May 2017|
Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
It would depend if you asked for a large one, or with a brand different from the house tequila, but the cost for a normal margarita would be $85.00 pesos
11 February 2017|
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Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
Hi, yes I'm still here slaving away
Claire C
30 December 2016|
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Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
Hi, the tourist shop is no longer operating, however there are a number of booths near-by where you"ll be able to buy your tickets, or you could also book them on-line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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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