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Carboncitos

4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1382
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (181 reviews)
“shrimp” (120 reviews)
“guacamole” (101 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Our second trip to playa would not have been complete without a visit to Carboncitos. We loved it so much last time that we ended up staying in the hotel attached on this trip and were glad we did. This is a very unpretentious restaurant...More

Thank Vic K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate here our first night in Mexico. Not the cheapest but I thought prices were fair for the quality and value of the food. Service was good and they had 2x1 happy hour. A "safe" intro to Mexican food for the not so adventurous eaters...More

Thank KendallsWife
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the time you took to write this. We are glad our menu catered to you but also we encourage you to try regional cuisine like mole or Cochinita Pibil. We hope we can see you again for another Happy Hour...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They had a vegetarian/vegan section on the menu. 2 out 4 of us are Vegan and 2 are not and we all had great meals. The waiters are very friendly and it was fun to grab your drink from the top of the waiter's head!...More

Thank Colleen R
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

This is a great review for us because there are so many people who are vegetarians or vegans and they never know where to go. Thank you for showing that we are a great and fun option whatever your diet choices are! We invite you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great visit to Carboncitos! Back for another year of great food right off 5th avenue. Great service for our visit. Had chilli rellano which was excellent. Calamari for appetizer. See you next year!More

Thank Laura C
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As we have said before, the best compliment is when people come back, especially with so many options in Playa del Carmen. Thank you again for taking the time to write a review for us. We look forward to seeing our "family" of repeat customers...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Playa del Carmen with my family for five nights and we ate here twice. Their menu is huge, with your typical Mexican food options like tacos and quesadillas, as well as a great seafood menu and even a small kids menu. The staff...More

Thank Ally W
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is a great review that shows that we cater to larger groups and families, especially kids! Thank you for taking the time to write this very important review for us! Mentioning the food and the drinks and our delivery of them really helps to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like El pastor tacos - this is the place. They are delicious. They have a very large selection on their menu. We have enjoyed everything we have ordered. (Most of the different tacos, amazing beans, seafood, enchiladas, great salsa options, breakfast) The margaritas...More

Thank Wendy G
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the shout out! Being in Mexico, this review is even more powerful, lots of taco competition! We are pleased that you have enjoyed your meals with us and the margaritas! Sounds like you have tried us out quite a bit and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had our destination wedding in Mexico and held our rehearsal dinner here at Carboncitos restaurant. We had checked out the venue prior (a few times actually) and the rooftop is breathtaking. We all stayed at an all inclusive about 45 mins away (secrets)...More

Thank Maribeth D
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was as much fun for us too! Congratulations and thank you for trusting us with you and your guests for such a special occasion! It was amazing even with the rain, which yes was good luck! We appreciate this review tha tyou shared of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wished we would have been able to come back for a meal after our visit. Time just got in our way. Very attentive staff made our cocktail hour here very enjoyable. Impressed with the delivery of mango margaritas delivered balanced perfectly upon the head of...More

Thank NorthwestCoaster
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ah yes, time does that. We are sad you didn't get to come bac for a meal also but now you have something to look forward to! We appreciate the time you took to write this. We are glad you got to meet us and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for brunch, we visited many times. Wait staff pleasant and service fast. Highly recommend the heuvos rancheros with a glass of juice....delicious!More

Thank chasingrainbows10
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Again, great to see you are one of our repeat customers! We love that you keep coming back. There are so many options in Playa del Carmen we do not take it lightly that you come bac to us. Your breakfast recommendation is perfect! It...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mexican food was great and service even better! On the evening we went, a mariachi band serenaded us. Cash only establishment. We will be back!More

2  Thank Trish R
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is always nice to get a review like this. Thank you for choosing us out of all of the options you have in Playa del Carmen. We appreciate the time you took in writing this for us. All reviews help to paint a picture...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Darion T
Hi Steven, We have a group of 20 persons visiting playa del carmen and would like to stop at your restaurant June 28th in the evening. We are also on a group budget. What's the price range of food you offer at this restaurant?
15 June 2017|
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Response from HotelCielo | Property representative |
Thanks SueAnn, we truly appreciate when our guests offer help to future travelers and there is no better advertisement then a satisfied customer... More
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bigdogohle
Hola Steven, Not a question, just letting you know we arrive manana for a few days and I'm sure we'll be visiting...again. Get the Pastor ready! Amigos from Ohio.
22 April 2017|
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Response from HotelCielo | Property representative |
Well welcome back, I think I am going to have to send you to another restaurant,.... there are many other restaurants here in Playa del Carmen. LOL We... More
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Stephanie P
Can you make reservations?
3 March 2017|
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Response from HotelCielo | Property representative |
Hi Stephanie. Can not remember if I wrote you already...so sorry If I had already. Any way, TripAdvisor does not allow us to send our e mail address...do not know why , ridiculous but its their policy. Unfortunately, e... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 1382
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Description
****** We Do Not Accept Credit Cards ******Carboncitos serves authentic Mexican, Mayan, Charcoal Grilled Steaks & Seafood at an attractive price. Be it breakfast, lunch, happy hour, or dinner; it's the consistently delicious meals served that keeps guests returning again and again.
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