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Pavo Real by the Sea

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KM 51 Highway 307, Cancun-Chetumal, Playa Maroma, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 998 872 8339
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A quiet, charming, delightful escape from reality. This quaint gem will not disappoint. The open air dining seaside was lovely. A perfect romantic dining experience. Food was prepared with special touches. Foie gras appetizer and rack of lamb were sensational. A welcome addition to the playa del Carmen area. A little work to get there but worth every moment. Just... More 

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Thank l2ran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We saved the best until last. We had been all over the Riviera Maya area for about 9 days, in Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, etc. and then we found this hotel and restaurant. Excellent French cuisine, Excellent Service, Excellent Location. Will definitely be back next time we are around the Riviera Maya area. Thank you

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Thank Kirk G
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Kirk, thank you very much for the comments about the restaurant and its service. We are delighted that our efforts to improve our goals every day, pays off. Many gratitude to share this on this platform, much appreciated. Hope to see you again in our marvelous setting, Jan More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service, food, and setting are top notch. The view at sunset is breathtaking. Will never forget this dinner as it is where I got engaged!Jahn the manager and Patrick the day manager both deserve a standing ovation for their above and beyond service. Really extraordinary!

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Thank lauren k
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience so much. It was indeed a special evening. We enjoy to give our clients a special threat and personalized service. Thanks for sharing your experience to others, Jan and Patrik More 

Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the place is a bit out of the way and not cheap, but certainly worth it. from the moment we walked in we were treated as VIPs. the staff, the waiters even the busboys were so friendly and accomodating. And the food could have been form one of the better resturants here in dallas. i just cant say enough about... More 

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Thank bigscubaandy
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Sir, many thanks for your opinion on this platform. It's a pleasure to hear you enjoyed your experience at Pavo Real by the Sea. Many thanks for sharing this on this platform. Regards, and warm greetings from Maroma Beach Jan More 

Salem, MA 01970
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 4th time at this beautiful restaurant and it did not disappoint. This time there were 6 of us including 2 children. We went early do we could be there before sunset and it was just beautiful. They accomodated the children with their own menus and sat us outside by the beach which was perfect. The food as... More 

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Thank nivtop
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi , thanks for the compliments. The proximity of the beach is of course a heaven for kids. Thanks for sharing this with us and to others reading these reviews. Regards, Jan More 

Toronto
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful quiet restaurant on the beach in the Mayan Riviera north of Playa del Carmen, south of Puerto Morelos. Lovely atmosphere, excellent service and superb food. We had the goat cheese salad and portobello caprese salad for appetizers and the seared foie gras and rack of lamb as main courses. All of these were excellently prepared and... More 

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Thank JohnCallum
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi John, really nice of you to share your experience on this platform. Every time, our chefs try to excel themselves to make the right combination of flavors, aromas and presentation. We are happy you enjoy them, and hope you share this among your friends and family. Thanks you very much, and hope to see you back again, Jan More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got engaged there and was dreamy! Setting is perfect and food is one of the best we have tried! Kudos to manager Jan and also Abigail who was serving our food. Please try Sea Food Risotto it is amazing! Sanja and Matt

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Thank Bam B
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Sanja and Matt, it was a joy to accommodate you and to organise your wishes. We are so happy you enjoyed every moment of it. Many thanks for sharing this to us and this community. Cheers, Jan More 

Santa Barbara, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made dinner reservations for Pavo Real and accidentally were taken to the Pavo Real Hotel in Tulum (oops!). So, when we emailed and called to reschedule, Jan was incredibly gracious to move our reservation to the next night. We thought this restaurant would be the standard fine dining experience, but it was so much better than that! It's very... More 

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Thank Tara J
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Tara, gracefully thanks for your comments on the experience you had with us. You made indeed a nice tour, but made it finally. Thanks for sharing this and hope to see you again soon. Jan More 

Jupiter, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 5 days here last week. We have stayed at the Belmond as well last year. Both are on the same grounds with style differences. Both places are a great stay. With that said the rooms at KSS are very nice, larger than BM. We had a 1 bedroom suite and it was an excellent place to hang your hat.... More 

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Thank Marcopolofl6
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Milman, Many thanks for your comments. We appreciate the opinions of all of our guests and take them into serious consideration in improving our service. We are taking action to improve the variety of offerings in all of our menus and we hope you will find the changes to your liking on your next visit. Thank you for... More 

lehigh acres, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not one to write very lengthy reviews but given my most recent experience at Pavo Real in Maroma Bay I owed it to prospective customers as well as Jans, the most amazing host. My girtfriend and I, now fiance, have always taken a trip to someplace for our birthdays...we're one week apart. Four years ago when we met we... More 

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Thank Phil M
Jan S, Manager at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Phil, we are so happy that you enjoyed the experience at our restaurant and his surroundings. We are very grateful you sharing this on this platform. Comments like these encourage us to keep up the good work. It was my pleasure to accommodate your special evening. Once again I give you the applause you received from the audience. Regards,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 85
Cuisine
Seafood, French, Caribbean, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: KM 51 Highway 307, Cancun-Chetumal, Playa Maroma, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen  >  Playa Maroma
  • Phone Number: +52 998 872 8339
Description
Pavo Real by the Sea is an intimate, magical restaurant at the edge of the best beach in the world. You will come for the gorgeous view, you will come back for the incredible food prepared by Chef Alfonso Gonzalez and the attentive service and excellent wine list. Enjoy cocktails in the open-air bar at the edge of the beach, then choose a table in the garden or in the cozy salon decorated with original art, sit back and let us serve you a meal you won't be able to forget. The menu includes fresh foie gras, local fish and seafood, rack of lamb, beef tenderloin, bouillabaisse...And more. For a really special occasion, reserve a private romantic dinner on the beach. We look forward to your visit.

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