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“Tiny little place, great food!”
Review of Oh Lala!

Oh Lala!
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Ranked #1 of 1,279 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The cuisine at Oh Lala! Is a refreshing change from that of other, more conventional restaurants. Guests are treated like good old friends in a relaxing atmosphere coupled with personalized service and good food. Opened in January, 2011, by co-owners George and Mikaela, Oh Lala! Offers personalized experiences for its guests, ranging from a laidback sampling of hors d'oeuvres and wines, to a leisurely look at the full menu. With a total of 9 tables divided between the indoor and outdoors seating, and an open kitchen, Chef George, Mikaela, and their staff, make sure that every visit to Oh Lala, International Cuisine by George, Is a unique and a delicious one.
Winnipeg, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Tiny little place, great food!”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

We showed up out of the blue on valentines day and there was one table for two left. The place is very small, only about 7 tables or so (all outside).

The food was excellent, not overpriced, and the service was great.

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London, United Kingdom
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“Chef with passion for food.”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

After reading all the reviews we went to experience oh lala.. Good location nice and cosi place, chef with a big passion ! International cuisine with small but good wine selecion. Thank to George and Mickaela for the genuine service and extra mile given. It was so good that we returned twice. I got a special dessert from the chef for my birthday. So nice ! Thank you... I will recommend Oh Lala to my friends and I will return there when I will return to playa del Carmen. Keep the good work ! Best of luck.... Thank you ( obrigado)

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Akumal
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“The Filet mignon was some other cut not a Filet.”
Reviewed 22 February 2012

The grain was running the wrong way in the meat and it had fat in the centre.
the potatoes were pasty and the vegetables were small. my date didn't even get any with her tuna.
the place was ok the pita bread was good and the service was good..
a little over priced for what we got.

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Pittsburgh
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“Magnifico - fine dining off 5th”
Reviewed 22 February 2012

My daughter, friend and I on a tip from Playa residents decided to leave the trendy 5th avenue & explore Ooh La La. It was terrific. We lucked out because a 6 table reservation did not show (jerks) and thus, we scored a table without a reservation. It is a very small place with most of the seating on a small terrace. Probably seats 18 max.
The food is divine. Two of our party had filet & raved over it. I had the tuna steak which was cooked perfectly. We started with the cheese plate app and were thrilled with the variety of delicious intense flavors. I could return for the cheese & wine and a dessert and be happy. We shared an apple tart with ice cream and promised to return.
Sadly, we will have to wait till 2013.
Oh yea, I can't forget to mention the service - super!
Plus, there was thoughtful affordable wine list.

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Calgary, Canada
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“What a wonderful spot! Romantic and Fantastic!”
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We truly enjoyed the dining experience at this charming restaurant. The meal was spectacular and service outstanding. A very intimate and romantic setting. Our party of seven really enjoyed the experience. Thank you so much George for a great evening!
Adam and Kristal Goodman

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