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45 Av Sur and Calle 1 Sur, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

If your looking for an authentic Mexican buffet this is it. All types of burritos and meats for you to try. They also have a great selection of soups. Service was fast and friendly and the atmosphere was great!

Thank Jamie N
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Have eaten here a 100 times in past 7 years. Always special. The juice drinks are made after you order them. Tuesday for Chile Rellanos..!!!, special of the day. Other days different.

Thank Richard W
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

Really nice food, good choice & although had to pay for my cocktail, ( we did Xcaret Plus!) I was so chuffed with my named scrolled on to a "skull candy" coconut I brought it home to England!

Thank Mary H
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

Strongly recommended this place for breakfast lunch very good delicious Mexican food.Good location easy to find and to got there.Outside seating available.

Thank John R
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

This quirky little restaurant serves delicious traditional Mexican cuisine in a friendly environment. Despite the location of a non-descript road, the outdoor seating is very comfortable with many plants giving the impression of sitting in a different vibe. The attention to detail is very impressive and makes this place extremely pleasant. Everything is done lovingly, including the food. The juices... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

We found La Cocina three days ago and since then have eaten there three times. My favorites are their juices and their large chicken salad.

2 Thank idti
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013

This place is right near Chedraui on the south side of Playa del Carmen. It has comfy seats and a nice atmosphere for patio dining. It really is a hole-in-the-wall, and off the beaten path. They serve delicious fresh juices in HUGE glasses that are only 20 pesos each. I always get the "playagra" - It is plantain and orange... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mexican, International
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Av Sur and Calle 1 Sur, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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