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5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013

This restaurant is only available for delivery now. We ordered tabouleh, Greek salad, and hummus. The tabouleh was rancid. When I opened the lid, the smell was terrible. The hummus doesn't come with pita bread, but they don't tell you that. If you want pita bread, you have to order it for an extra fee. I don't know how it... More 

Thank truetamara
Playa del Carmen Mexico
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Thwe food tasted like it was left over from the day or two before. and also tasted like they had microwaved it...really chewy..we will not be returning!

Thank Anywhereworld
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012

We where five friends going to this place to have dinner after a long day of shopping and found our-self very disappointed. One of my friends said that she wanted lebanese food and saw this restaurant. I ordered the recommended plate that had a little of everything, it was a joke! Nothing about this place makes it worth going back.... More 

Thank Marcus H
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

We found the food to be not as authentic as we expected. The menu sounded better than what the food ended up tasting. The tzatziki was like a soup! On the positive side, the service was fast and the servers were friendly.

1 Thank Lillie_Mc
Calgary, AB
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

When we first started coming to Playa we were very happy to see a Lebanese restaurant opening on the north end of 5th. We love Lebanese and it was a welcome newcomer. We have eaten there at least once or twice every year since it was opened. Last year we ate there and we noticed it was going downhill -... More 

3 Thank BestScubaDad
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2012

I came across this place when I was craving for some lighter fare. I had the hummus and pita followed by a chicken kabob. The salad that came with it was simple but tasty and the rest of the meal was great. They need a bit more garlic in the hummus but I wasn't complaining. ;) Worth the visit. Prices... More 

Thank Cor1000
Reston, Virginia
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2011

Our main reason for choosing this restaurant is because we're fondue addicts. The place is small but cozy and quaint. The choice of cheese fondue is amazing and we choose the 3 cheese with mushrooms. (I read one review who had garlic, chipotle and basil which sounded good). The meal comes with a small mixed salad with light vinaigrette dressing... More 

Thank suribrat
Playa del carmen
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139 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2011

Hard to find lebanese food here, so we decided to try this place. Disappointing ! Some of us had the mixt plate which gives you the opportunity to taste different things. BORING: no flavor, mushy sauces, nothing that makes you say, hey i want more of this. Stay away from their house wine, i am not at all convinced that... More 

1 Thank Guy-Luc
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2011

Loved this restaurant! My husband and I were sick of eating heavy Mexican food and wanted something healthy. We stumbled upon this on 5th Ave- and what a gem! I had the Mezze plate that was non-vegetarian, my husband had the chicken kabobs and we shared both. Perfect compliment to have both plates together so we could try all their... More 

Thank Elizabeth1107
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2011

We were strolling along, just looking for a place to stop and decided to try Lebanese food. I really did not know what anything on the menu was but we picked a few things and a appetizer. The portions were so large that we could have done fine with just an appetizer and a glass of wine. It definitely is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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