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Tropical Playa del Carmen

Ave. entre 8 y 10 Nte. 5ta | Entre Calle 8 Y Calle 10 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 2111
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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7:00 am - 11:45 pm Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ave. entre 8 y 10 Nte. 5ta | Entre Calle 8 Y Calle 10 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A popular restaurant on the main Avenue in the older part of Playa. Many restaurants here are much the same, this one stood out for me because the staff were not only friendly and efficient, but also very professional - to a standard you would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dav1c1t0
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hubby loves "Pescado Frito", only made in Mx, can't find it in the US.. whole deep fried fish. This was crispy on the outside and tender and so flavorful on the inside. Waiter, Luis, is a real sweetheart. Prices very reasonable, good drinks, great location...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stacyl367
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Was introdused to the place by friends. We had lunch together the day after we attended a wedding. My friends had burritos and I had a taco, one of the best in Playa. Portions were huge, we barely finished our food. Went there again the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Orend309
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Great Mexican breakfast and the homemade drinks were really nice. We tried a slew of items and they were all really good. I was entranced by all the decorations upstairs, it is quite beautiful.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank BermudianFlavor
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Nice service and location, close to the beach in main touristic street, but longdrinks are pretty soft ... :/

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Zych D
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

False advertising of so called 2x1 Piña Coladas that are in reality one. Hostile service. When asking for explanation only excuses and telling we “misenterpreted” it... AVOID!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We had 6 in our party and ate dinner at Tropical. We sat outside to soak in the 5th avenue street vibe, but the upstairs seating is also special with all of the decorations. Our bill for 6 and drinks for everyone was about $120...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SoCal_Explorer
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We opted to sit upstairs under the palapa. Adorned with Mexican trinkets hanging from the ceiling, it was a great setting to have a Mexican meal. The food was good quality and good value. I would recommend this restaurant doe a colourful Mexican meal.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GiniGoldCoast
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We sat upstairs which was really cool but don’t order the margaritas. They are gross. I ordered regular and too shelf and they were both gross.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Alissa S
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The restaurant owner was extremely accommodating and clearly very proud of his establishment. Food is excellent and service is quick and friendly, and prices were very good. The restaurant is decorated beautifully which also adds to the atmosphere.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank olivia a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. entre 8 y 10 Nte. 5ta | Entre Calle 8 Y Calle 10 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 2111
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