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El Pirata

Calle 40 Norte Entre Av 5 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 6762
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (44 reviews)
“ceviche” (106 reviews)
“fries” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle 40 Norte Entre Av 5 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great streetside restaurant open to the street. You can go in the kitchen and pick out your fish that they will fry for you and serve with all the fixings. Street musicians will often stop by to entertain you.

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful guacamole at El Pirata. Guacamole is so fresh with lots of avocado and not tomato or other ingredients. All seafood is really fresh and you can tell it is a great place to eat because I saw only local people. I love having fried...More

Thank MarcelaToledo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here after it was recommended by several staff members at our resort. The food was delicious, they had a live band, and it felt very authentic. Make sure you have plenty of cash, as they do not accept cards.

Thank Katie A
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this beauty. Had some amazing food, cold beers and great hospitality. Definitely worth checking out for some good Fresh seafood

Thank tyramjer
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Went for lunch - service wasn't great and everyone was served at different times so was a little disjointed meal for all of us. The last meal arrived as we were finishing up - our boys had split their meal as they had ordered the...More

Thank Alicia W
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We had fried fish and shrimp here. Yummy. A band came along and was playing in the street. They were great. And then the garbage truck backed up between the band and the restaurant and picked up trash. Pretty funny.

Thank farmgirlIdaho
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This place is north of the main drag, which is a good thing. It closes at 8pm, and looked like it was packed every night. Amazingly fresh ceviche, and we ordered the whole fried fish, which was also fantastic. This was not a fancy place--...More

Thank vssc1
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in eating a full fish then this is the place to do it! They will show you before they cook it in case you were wondering.

Thank David L
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This place is a local place where all the locals go to have a fried fish and cebiche this is the best for the fried fish you go in the restauran and choose your fresh fish catch of the day they weight for you and...More

1  Thank ofelia t
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

So after my mediocre cold meal I proceeded to pay. My meal was $21 US But because I paid with US currency they charged me $37 US Which made me a little upset so I complained, then the waiter pointed to the sign on the...More

1  Thank Michael S
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17 January 2015|
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Monday to friday 10:00 to 20:00 Saturday to Sunday 11:00 to 20:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 40 Norte Entre Av 5 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 6762
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