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Madre Tierra

Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 0333
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (70 reviews)
“guacamole” (41 reviews)
“caesar salad” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here for dinner on our Honeymoon. We were staying in The Royal, about a 5-10 minute walk away. We were greeted by a smiley lady outside who showed us up to our table. A friendly waiter then introduced himself and gave us...More

Thank StephyRose
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had a very enjoyable lunch here, the waiter was excellent - very helpful and professional. The restaurant is very nice, it is upstairs and has partially open sides so you can look out onto the busy street below, it was a great place to...More

Thank diane t
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Our group of 4 had a late lunch meal at Madre Tierra. All the meals and drinks were very good as was the service and restaurant atmosphere. The price point was good for the quantity and quality of food. Will visit again.

Thank station8
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner last night. Will start with the good things, the dining room was lovely and the guac made tableside was good. Now for the rest, the lobster spaghetti and Campesina (SP?) Salad were bland, bland as in no spice and virtually no flavour....More

1  Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this was our worst meal in Mexico..... along with being the most expensive. The service is some of the most erratic and bizarre I have ever experienced in a restaurant from having several of our food and drinks choices questioned and the waiter pulling...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We visited Madre Tierra on a Friday night and had a table on the 1st floor with a view of the street below, the best for people watching :) We ordered scallops and squid rings as appetizers; the scallops were yummy and fresh. The squid...More

Thank Michèle D
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere is great, guacamole table side was excellent, bad margarita and cold veggies means I would not return.

Thank SnowmanOrillia
Reviewed 5 January 2018

After many trips to Playa we finally tried Madre Tierra because it always looked so inviting with the beautifully designed staircase and romantic lighting. Unfortunately the food wasn’t as good as the atmosphere. It was a pretty disappointing experience and the meal was not worth...More

Thank nyc2vin
Reviewed 3 January 2018

You definitely will not be disappointed if you eat here. It is a great relaxing atmosphere in Playa on the tourist 5th Avenida. My partner had the Tequilla Shrimp, which was fabulous. I had tacos--good yet I had to ask for a more spicy salsa....More

Thank Eurotraveler68
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Despite the pretty high reviews, we were a little disappointed. Very cool looking place, with great vibe and nice cocktails. The food was pretty decent, but really not as good as we were expecting for the price. Service was just 'okay'. Again, not a bad...More

Thank David F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0333
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