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5th Avenue And 14th, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 1249
12:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Antigua, Guatemala
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only 4 tables an a very slow service . Food is average . A very catchy place from outside but it's not worth it !!

Thank VinicioZ
Arlington, Washington, United States
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a large party. Looking for our first eat out of the resort. Looked to have something for everyone. Three trips back and forth for the drink order. Husband ordered Bacardi and coke. Brought glass of ice with a splash of something, sent it back asking for a double, think they just added water. Didn't understand Pacifico, that was... More 

Thank Brooksideblanscets
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Of course like all the previous terrible comments I have been attracted to the lighting and the furnitures looking chic!!! But only from the outside because when we got inside we could noticed the bad quality of it (wrecked sofa, parasol with Stella (beers) brand writing on it, used chairs, dirty plates and even cats hanging around!!! Soon as we... More 

Thank christiano L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a complete rip off. My wife and I went here in search of something to drink. We first asked if they take credit card and they said yes. Then when they brought the waters to us they said cash only and charged up 100 pesos for two small bottle of waters. We asked if they had a... More 

Thank D W
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

ROBERTO was the best server. Great atmosphere and service. Highly recommended. Made me feel very taken care of.

Thank Chantelle E
Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The nicest looking resteraunt I saw when I was there so had to give it a try the lasagna was the best ive ever tasted and was really meaty the rest of my party got steak and pizza and loved it too there was a guy on a piano and another serenading my mum on the trumpet was lovely and... More 

Thank vicky b
Colleyville, Texas
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

My husband and I shared the grilled seafood platter....wow it was grilled to perfection. Really the platter would feed 4 not 2. We had lobster, crab, fish , mussels ,octopus and calamari and all were grilled to perfection, we had a side dish of pasta with a garlic sauce and Caesar salad. This place was awesome, in fact we are... More 

Thank Patricia H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We picked this restaurant to ensure we could have some good meals for kids at an acceptable price. We had to pay 20 USD to lock the reservation but still we did it. When we were ordering first thing we were told was that we should not order pizzas and pasta since it would took 30-45m and that we should... More 

Thank Duarte B
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Slow,slow,slow,slow.... We wait for 1 hour to get the pizzas and 45min extras to pay!!!!! I won't come back. Don't get seduce by the decoration and music. Food just ok doesn't deserve the wait. Also is not cheap at all

Thank Luis D
Los Angeles, California
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352 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I see this place get a lot of bad reviews, so we must have been lucky. We had a guy play the saxofon while we ate and it made the food taste even better. I had a steak which was great, and my wife had the salmon which she liked a lot as well. A little expensive I would say..... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue And 14th, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 1249

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?