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Le Chef Playacar

Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 5473
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
16 Jun 2014
“Le Chef (now La Cantina) is now possibly the worst restaurant in Playa del Carmen”
18 Apr 2014
“One of our favourite new restaurants in Playa”
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Pizza, International, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

It saddens us to write this review. What was once our favorite place to eat in Playa (see our previous review) is now one of the worst. Le Chef in Playacar recently changed themes (it's now a sports bar with food instead of a restaurant)...More

1  Thank Tony and Cheri H
Reviewed 19 April 2014

We spent a month in a condo in Pakal, Playacar in Feb-March 2014 and this lovely restaurant was literally at the end of our street, so after our first visit. it quickly became our go to spot. Everything we tried was excellent from the pastas...More

Thank Barb J
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Fantastic place great food, great atmosphere and outstanding staff who are always there to please as nothing is too much trouble for them If you haven't been here its a must Sharon and Russell England

1  Thank Russell M
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

Le Chef has been in Cozumel 9+ years, but in Playacar since April. What a great hidden gem! Owner Eduardo and staff are very accommodating. The salads and pastas are fresh and tasty. I loved the cozy ambiance and that you can dine open air...More

1  Thank T G
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Since first trying Le Chef, we have returned maybe 8 or 10 times. And every single time, it has been extraordinary. The mixed salad is by far the best salad we've ever had in Playa (we get the carrots replaced with grilled eggplant, since we...More

Thank Tony and Cheri H
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Le Chef has recently opened in Playacar. Thank you. We have now been there 3 times both of us having a different dish each time and everything we have had has been delicious. Excellent service and hospitality from everyone in the restaurant including the chef's....More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Previous reviews have mistaken this restaurant for another because this Le Chef just openedin the middle of April 2013, the week before we ate there. It is a nice little place. We met the owner at Mango's bar in Puerto Aventuras; a fun and outgoing...More

1  Thank Boarini M
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Great food and service and atmosphere, the best combination of food, service, music and wind.I love this place.

Thank Jesus R
Reviewed 31 January 2012

This is one of the best restaurants around. The spinach salad with salmon is so delicious, the lobster sandwich is the best ever and with everything else on the menu, there is something for everyone. There is seating inside or out and the eager to...More

Thank Joanne622
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playacar, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 5473
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Gourmet Mediterranean and international style. Specialties daily fresh fish. Salads, pitas baguettes, fine cuts and exclusive wine selection.
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