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Pez Vela

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 873 0999
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (21 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 347 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just finished eating. Had the chicken enchiladas, friends had shrimp steak and Caribbean fish steak. Everything was really good and service from Ismael was outstanding! Sorry if I spelled your name wrong! Would definitely recommend this place. Elizabeth from Indiana

Thank lovesthesun84
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat down here for a quick coffee and two aguas today. When I asked for the bill the waiter just sheepishly said '155 pesos' without bringing the receipt. I asked for the receipt and he said 'ok' then disappeared. When he came back I...More

Thank Lee R
RichardPezvela, Owner at Pez Vela, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sorry to hear about your experience at the Pez, and sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused. Unfortunately, after checking the 13, 14 and 15,I haven't been able to find your bill in our records, would appreciate it if you could give me more details of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great location on an intersection on 5th avenue you can sit on the swings or at a table and watch the world go by. Lovely staff and service, drinks are reasonably priced too. They also took a pic and popped it on a souvenir...More

Thank ChrissieNcle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and service. Burgers are like a pizza in a bun, lots of beef, bacon and cheese. Service was great. Thanks to Amiguito Ismuel Rumos. The portions were large. Had lunch here the 2 times we went into town. When they brought nacho chips...More

Thank maureen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has been here for as long as I can remember. It is one of the old places from when the Quinta wasn't a big shopping mall. They have swing chairs, bar tables and dinner tables. Great service. I'd stay away from the chicken...More

Thank just1backpack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place always delivers and is a great spot for people watching in Playa Del Carmen. The food is good, the service prompt, the prices fair and the tequila plentiful. Definitely worth a stop when in PDC.

Thank jcabbage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always stop here for a Margarita and a bite to to eat. Love sitting out by the street and watching all the people. Relaxing! We had a wonderful, very attentive waiter...his name was Michael, he made our visit even better!! Highly recommend this place...More

Thank 77Happy77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really good place to hang out at. Great location and comfortable. The beer is cold, reasonably priced, food really good, and staff helpful and friendly. The swinging seats at the bar are a nice touch too. I would come back again and...More

Thank ScubaDLT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been going to this place for years. Never a disappointment with the food or the drinks. The waiters have all been here for years & they know how to keep customers like me coming back. Perhaps the best asset is the ice cold beer....More

Thank Don J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth the stop. We had delicious food and good service! I had the fish filet dinner and my husband ordered the shrimp steak. Both were very high quality and very very good. We are spending time here in Playa and plan to...More

Thank veglover38
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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, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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