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Pez Vela

) #147 of 1,000 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 873 0999
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Sitting on the swings at the bar is fun, and the bartenders have always been friendly and attentive. The nachos and tacos are good.

Thank BoerneTXMom
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food and drinks are amazing and staff very friendly, excellent view for people watching!. We come everytime we visit Playa Del Carmen.

Thank Dnguy28
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is amazing. Mikey and Rolando are the best waiters at the restaurant. The manager is also a wonderful lady. They went above and beyond in their service and when we left we felt like we made friends. The food was excellent. We were...More

Thank jesusita1021
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 4th time to Playa and eating at Pez Vela over a 10 year period. I will not be going back for the 5th. The place was not very busy so I was a bit surprised the service was a bit hasty. They...More

Thank TB_Paul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of all the restaurants we ate at this restaurant had the best food. Not all of the servers seemed super friendly, but the food made up for it. Make sure to start with chips and guac!

Thank Tyler S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely bar to sit on a swing and watch the world go by. The cheladas are lovely and the Sol is cold :) We stayed for a bite to eat - we got the Mexican grill for two, it was only okay flavour-wise but could...More

Thank maddy_pryor
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yum! We spent the day in Playa and stopped in Pez Vela for lunch. Great drinks and food for cheap. I had ceviche and loved every bite of it! Our server was fun and attentive! Had a couple of tequila shots with local sangrita, made...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you go to Playa del Carmen at Riviera Maya, you cannot miss Pez Vela Restaurant. You can have nice entries, fresh drinks and their speciality are "Mexican Fajitas". You can choose among fish, chicken or beet fajitas, all of them are delicious and you...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant in playa del carmen. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun. The swings at the bar, the license plates from all over and the decorated bills make this place a different kind of fun. Ishmael our waiter was top notch!

Thank Muffinstuff3
Reviewed 24 May 2017

For years we have been going to this bar - the seats are actually rope SWINGS! It sits on a busy corner and we've enjoyed our margaritas and Bohemia beers while meeting folks from all around the world - and while I do my silver...More

Thank lesare2017
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Questions & Answers
22 May 2017|
Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
It would depend if you asked for a large one, or with a brand different from the house tequila, but the cost for a normal margarita would be $85.00 pesos
11 February 2017|
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Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
Hi, yes I'm still here slaving away
Claire C
29 December 2016|
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Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
Hi, the tourist shop is no longer operating, however there are a number of booths near-by where you"ll be able to buy your tickets, or you could also book them on-line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 0999
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