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Av. constituyentes | Between Av 20 & 25, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating at H.C. de Monterray for over 10 years when visiting Playa del Carmen on vacation. I now live in Playa and make it a habit to go for lunch at least once a month (usually way more often). The food is wonderful, the staff is friendly, service is great and the beer is cold. I can... More 

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Cobourg, Canada
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have been meaning to go here for quite awhile. finally made it but won't be going again. Will possibly pick up some meat to go as it was fine but otherwise expensive for what it was . Paid for platter , only had half a bad avocado, meat and baked potato that came out very late. Paid extra for... More 

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Thank jani-ann
Hazelton, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This place gets so busy people eat standing! We came early and got a table, friendly wait staff brought cold beers and waited while I took way too long deciding what to eat. The atmosphere is so relaxed you just want to stay all night, the food was so good, zingy guacamole and smoky meat, not expensive. We would come... More 

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Thank theresaadams5555
CANADA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

If you like meat ( beef ) then this is the place you want to be!! I rate this 110% eat here many times and always will go back...

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Thank PLAYA01
Blainville, Canada
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

The place for meat. The whole family loves the medium rare Arrachera. Great for take out if you are staying closeby, we were at Xaman Ha so it was a short walk. Again another eatery of the main.

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Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

I love going to H&C Monterey because I'm never disappointed. Get place to get a cold drink and some of the best tacos and guacamole I've ever had. The portions are good and the price is fairly inexpensive for what you get. Great local feel without any stuffiness.

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Thank Katlowry
McHenry, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stumbled across this place while shopping in downtown Playa Del Carmen and basically on a hot day just looking for a place to get a cold beer. After the 2nd beer and some very fresh complimentary pico de gallo and tortilla chips we decided to try something on the menu. I asked the "maitre d" (I call him this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Hola, We were crossing by the restaurant and we saw people standing there eating, with most of the tables taken. We decided to step in and see what it was all about. Awesome experience!!! The meat was deliciously flavored and perfectly cooked. The guacamole was the best we had in Mexico. Tacos were also great; the melted cheese was also... More 

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Murphys
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

A hole in the wall on 1st below 30th. Closes at 8 and has some of the best Mexican beef anywhere. Unless you want it moving, order medium rare and it will be RARE !!. Wall of names was just redone so we had to redo our signage. Good for another 5 years now, lol.

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Thank Victor M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Went in for a quick bite to eat and left completely stuffed with great quality meat with great flavor. Packed with locals!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Cuisine
Latin, Mexican, Barbecue, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. constituyentes | Between Av 20 & 25, 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?