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4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1382
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (185 reviews)
“shrimp” (126 reviews)
“guacamole” (106 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
7:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ever since coming here in 2015, my wife had wanted to return. She said it was the best coffee she had in her life. We came back and had a great time! We had coffee, cocktails, and chips and guac. Close enough to 5th Avenue...More

Thank Marq J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always our first night in Playa great food great service and people watching at its best. A very affordable restaurant and they take reservations which is a plus.

Thank MaryBethR
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So my meal was awful but every one else thought their meal was decent - not great but good enough. The margaritas were weak and my pork burrito was tasteless and chewy. The service was okay but we felt a bit rushed.More

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

Hi Silly citter chatter. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Obviously this is not the kind of review we are shooting for but we do try and learn from them. I would like to take a moment to address your comments...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A return visit and we were not disappointed. Had to wait about 10 minutes for a table...they took our name and we strolled to the beach. Service was great and the food and drinks delicious. Just a fyi...can only pay with cash.More

Thank Veronika O
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for coming back! We love repeat customers! Your review is especially valuable because you took the time to wait when you could have gone to so many restaurants on the 5th Avenue. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here four years ago and decided to try it again. It was just as good as we remembered. We went for an early dinner and were able to take advantage of their happy hour special; two for one margaritas. I'm a vegetarian, but...More

Thank KBenefield
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so glad you remembered us after a few years! It is an honor to be your best meal of the week. Thank you for sharing that we satisfied both you and your husband with your different styles of eating. We try to have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here based on TA reviews. However, we were surprised by the good reviews as our food was bad and it was very expensive. I had fillet mignon that was awful. It was so gross and fatty! My boys shared a BBQ platter that...More

1  Thank MinnesotaBeachGirl
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi beach girl, thank you for your review. First we would like to apologize for not meeting your expectations. I will be the first to admit we make mistakes, after all we are human but we always do our best to rectify any situation. In...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carbóncitos is always my first stop after getting off the bus on 5th! I have been coming here since the restaurant was on 12th and 10th. Amazing food great staff. Ohh and the margaritas !! You can also take your drink to the rooftop and...More

Thank Janaita
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here the first time 10 years ago and loved it. It has changed a bit, but only for the better. The menu had changed, and didn't have the nacho dish they we always ordered. We asked the waiter and they made it for...More

Thank Darlene P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to Carboncitos and I have to say again it was a pleasure! Great al pastor tacos and great margaritas! Also a great staff of friendly waiters that do an excellent job, we also had a group play us a song...More

Thank beowulf566
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cheerful staff. Very entertaining and food is great as always. Always a must when we are in Playa! Still always amazed by the balancing act as they deliver drinks... lolMore

Thank Mike P
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for this kind review! We are honored that you come back to us time and time again. We will be waiting for you on the next visit! We invite you to stay with us in our Hotel Cielo on your next visit to...More

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Sandy F
19 February 2018|
Response from HotelCielo | Property representative |
No, I am sorry we do not.
Carrie R
5 February 2018|
Response from Liz H | Reviewed this property |
Carrie, I did not see the Dish being physically served, however, I know for a fact that, of they are asked kindly, they will serve just as you want your order. I personally do not like green peppers as much, I asked them... More
25 October 2017|
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Response from rasshp | Reviewed this property |
I only went in for a meal so cannot say.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
****** 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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