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La Caprichoza

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Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Calle 12 y Calle 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 879 4508
10:00 - 00:45
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 00:45
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Ballwin, Missouri
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360 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant offered good food with a view overlooking the always-busy Quinta Avenida. There is a very good variety of dishes offered with some unique combinations of beef, chicken and shrimp. A number of flambe dishes were also offered. Those who chose some of the more traditional Mexican dishes were very happy, while the beef tenderloin was not particularly outstanding.... More 

Thank Boat-Captain
New Meadows, Idaho
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had excellent service from the gentleman on the street, throughout of flambe' dessert, prepared by Victor, Hiraim our waiter took good care of us, good food and value, nice cocktails. We will definitely be back!

Thank Deana N
Geneva, Switzerland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a happy hour deal, they offer 2 for 1 cocktails that are good. However, food is not good at all!!! We had burritos and tacos of flank steak. They were terrible! Too much fat, way too much fat. We could not finish our dishes. We should have noticed something was wrong, The restaurant was almost... More 

Thank Nessa D
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Staff professional and excellent, food amazing, everything perfect. Hope to come next year. Good prices.

Thank Martina C
Hanford, California
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255 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were doing some shopping on 5th Avenue and saw this upstairs open air restaurant with live lobster. We shopped for lunch. The staff was excellent. They have a happy hour all day 2 for 1 drinks which were large and very good. All the food we had was just excellent. I really liked the Caesar Salad make fresh tableside... More 

Thank PurpleDancingqueen
Grande Prairie, Canada
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157 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

First impression... very friendly... Drink specials, two for one, actually ... one drinks' worth of booze in two, the usual. My wife had chicken fingers and fries .... delicious, me I think, the ceviche. Preceded by guacamole made at the table Our picture was taken and put on a tequila bottle label............ novel. As said the service was ultra, high... More 

Thank Riverviewpines
Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were trying to stay out of 5a avenida restaurants as we'd had 2 bad experiences...but at a friend's recommendation we came to this restaurant and we are very glad we did!!! From the outside it looks a bit like a 'tourist trap ' not going to lie, but I'm glad we still went in! We sat on their small... More 

Thank carolinaolive
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

With a few hours left before we left Playa del Carmen, and so many places to choose to dine at, we choose to eat at this restaurant. The Cocktails and appetizers were good and our main course as well. The Place is very clean, as well as the restrooms (that tells you something about the place) The Servers are very... More 

Thank Miguel C
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to sit on 5th street and enjoy very good food. We had Chili Relleno dinner and Coconut Shrimp. They were both excellent. Our waiters name was Marvin. We had excellent service. The price was reasonable for 5th street. If you like a super hot sauce ask for the green sauce and grab a cold drink. Marvin delivers drinks... More 

Thank Marvin W
Norwich, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

After walking for a long way along 5th avenue looking for a restaurant to eat in we settled on this one as my wife like the way you looked out from the first floor over 5th avenue and the staff outside were not too pushy. Once upstairs we were a bit worried as there was nobody else in the place.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Calle 12 y Calle 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 879 4508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?