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Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant

10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 5738
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have to say I have been going to Playa del Carmen for the last 15 years and Zenzi for over 8 Years it has always been my go to place while I am in town, great during the day, beach beds are always nice...More

Thank davwalsh1987
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much! Nothing I can add to this! I will make sure the staff and specially Luis Miguel will get the message. We are very lucky to have such a great team. And thanks again for coming back to see us over the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

we loved this place for lunch beach front and great food and service. Would recommend this to anyone going to playa

Thank dorothy1956
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best place in Playa. Excellent service, affordable prices and delicious food. The drinks are awesome! The manager, Luis Miguel Torres ColĂł, knows his business. We will be back!

Thank rorrolozano
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our food and the atmosphere in this beach bar a lot. However, we paid the bill and were waiting for our change to then calculate the tip when our waiter (Jacky) slammed the billfold on our table and wrote on our receipt a very...More

Thank hollyminihan
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your poste. We are sorry about the behavior of our waiter. We have already talked to him and we have taken the according measures. I hope you will give us a 2nd chance despite this experience. Our apologies. Zenzi Team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we come to Playa Del Carmen, we never miss stopping by Zenzi. The ambiance is perfect to watch the sunset, have drinks, and enjoy the local bands play. Our waitress was outstanding, I believe her name (as far as I can tell on...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much!!! I will make sure that Anahi will get your comments. We very happy to hear you always enjoy your stay with us and hope to see you back very soon! Saludos, ZENZI TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly beautiful place with tables on the beach. The food is great. You can learn and dance salsađź‘ŚAmazing mood and view. Great relief as far as the temperatures are concerned, Nice wind and breezeMore

Thank AnnaAylar
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! Yes, we have free salsa lessons every Monday / Thursday and Saturday night at 9.30 pm. And... every Sunday night at the same time, we have SAMBA lessons including a capoeira demonstration. Hope to see you back soon and thanks again for your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into Playa Del Carmen for the day while on holiday at a nearby resort. Found this little Gem of a Beach Bar on the first week of our holiday and returned a further two times before we left. The drink and food was reasonably...More

Thank m19w
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your poste. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us during the day. In the evening (starting at 5 pm) we have LIVE MUSIC every day. Different styles on different days, varying from rock / blues...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to like this place because it is on he beach and it's a beautiful venue. Went twice with my fiancé and sat at the bar but the bar tenders were extremely rude and cocktails were super sweet and weak. It was hard to pay...More

Thank JoshuaHikes
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Very sorry to hear about your experience with us at the bar. Are you still in Playa del Carmen? If so, please come by so we can see if we can try to make it up to you and your fiance. I hoped that despite...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the location, the look, the music! I really wanted to love this place. We visited at night and sat at the bar. That may have been our mistake. The bartenders provided horrible service, my boyfriend ordered a beer and the bartender said "ok"...More

Thank jennonr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got recommended this place as a great spot for cocktails and food... which where both great! Nachos & Wings (the best I've ever tasted the wings!) to start for the two of us then steak sandwich! Couldn't complain for the cost and location! Ask for...More

Thank 17Kate
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9 May 2017|
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Response from Zenzirick | Property representative |
We have two bands every night starting at 5:00 pm Monday Rock and Salsa Tuesday 60's and 70's Wednesday Reggae Ska Thursday Rock Salsa Friday Rock Blues Saturday Rock Salsa Sunday 80's 90's Samba
11 February 2017|
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Response from Guus D | Property representative |
Yes we do take reservations, especially for Vskebtunes day!!!
13 January 2017|
Response from Guus D | Property representative |
Hello, yes we have beach chairs & lounges / free of charge, we just kindly ask for you to consume when you ware with us. Hope to see you soon! ZENZI
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 5738
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Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant opens daily at 07.30Am - 02.00Am serving hearty breakfast, delicious lunch and fine dining in the evenings. Lounge in the sunshine enjoying tasty treats on the sand, or dining on the terrace. Every day LIVE music from 5 pm onwards. Full service bar. Available for events, parties and weddings. Free Salsa Lessons on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and on Sunday free Samba lessons. Sunday afternoon from 2 - 6 pm, BBQ 'all you can eat'. Come and enjoy a day / night on the beach with us. Thank you!
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