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La Vagabunda

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Avenida 5, Norte Entre Calles 24 Y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (24th y 26th)
+52 984 873 3753
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Large menu with all kinds of great options. Service is excellent, in a great location close to many things.

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Thank Rob F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We begin our day with breakfast here and the food, service and atmosphere can't be beat. Got back into town late one night and decided to go there for a late night dinner. They out did themselves. Truly the attention, presentation, flavors and service are superb. Abraham was our waiter and all are great.

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Thank D Elaine M
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu is basic. The orange juice is watered down. The food has taste but does't move you with the rise of the sun. Its a hotel kickback resteraunt that has elitist forms of who can order off what menu. At your own risk.,

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Thank Charles S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought the service were okay, but the food were not the best. We ordered nachos regular but they were all weat.

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Thank Katesorensen
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bad service! Nachos horrible! Beer i asked with Clamato, they gave mi without the Clamato! They charge me for the Clamato. And charge 250 for service without telling just because they don't want to pay for their triple payment on January the 1st. Told the owner, he did not stand up! And did not apologize or anything. Real bad experience!

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Thank Proinstallit
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, your opinion is very important to us. We appreciate the time given to help us improve our service. We will take immediate action to resolve the details of your visit. We are following with much pleasure to their orders. Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor nachos, poor service. Careful with the check: they tried to charge extra tip without any notice (it was automatically added to the check). By far, you can find a better place in the 5ta Avenida to have a drink and a snack.

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Thank Claudette M
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, your opinion is very important to us. We appreciate the time given to help us improve our service. We will take immediate action to resolve the details of your visit. We are following with much pleasure to their orders. Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

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70 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to rave about. Just another touristy restaurant. You wouldn't get a memorable dining experience here.

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Thank IamFromNewYork
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, your opinion is very important to us. We appreciate the time given to help us improve our service. We will take immediate action to resolve the details of your visit. We are following with much pleasure to their orders. Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had an absolutely delicious Mexican dinner at La Vangunda and it was the best meal we had during our whole trip. Excellent customer service. Friendly waiters. Great Mexican flavors and drinks. I would definitely go back!

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Thank Johanna R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd read good reviews for this restaurant, and there are multiple locations of it in a Playa. Went for breakfast a few days ago. I had some Mexican egg concoction with a green sauce that was tasty. My wife's home fries was a McDonalds like hash brown. Nothing special, just OK

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Thank Barrys111
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, your opinion is very important to us. We appreciate the time given to help us improve our service. We will take immediate action to resolve the details of your visit. We are following with much pleasure to their orders. Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have walked by this place several times over the years and finally tried it out because they had several vegetarian options for my daughter. Food was very good, tequila was great and our waiter was fun and took pictures for us. Lots of choices on the menu from Mexican food to hamburgers and as I said vegetarian options as... More 

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Thank Bill B
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments Bill, we are pleased to know, that had an excellent experience at our restaurant, we hope to have them return very soon. We invite you to follow us in our social networks and give you like to: facebook.com/vagabundaplaya facebook.com/LaVagabundacentroPlayaDelCarmen facebook.com/lavagabundafiesta instagram.com/vagaplaya/ twitter.com/VagaPlaya Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:30
Monday
07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:30
Thursday
07:00 - 23:30
Friday
07:00 - 23:30
Saturday
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 5, Norte Entre Calles 24 Y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
    (24th y 26th)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 3753
Description
Traditional recipes hand-picked from the Mexican countryside create the foundation for Vagabunda's bold menu. Using honest ingredients and modern techniques, La Vagabunda presents authentic Mexican & International dishes with a new twists. Also featuring an unsurpassed selection of tequilas, we guarantee you'll find the bright and vibrant restaurant just as exciting as the food. Since 2000 Local's Favorite for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?