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ave rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

What a fantastic find this was. On the side of the road opposite the little market. Food was Traditional and were assured it was like home cooking and it was. What great food tasty and was as Mexicans would have it. The staff were wonderful and it was like eating in someone’s home. Very cheap for wonderful food. We will... More 

1 Thank fastbike
Dearborn, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Bought handmade lamps and hammocks from the artists market. A little too much pressure in some stores but still a very good feeling when you buy from someone you know made or helped make the item.

1 Thank Renee D
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Great carnita tacos and their chips with pico de gallo is fantastic. The hot sauce is sooooo good but it is pretty hot.

1 Thank RockyHorse
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

We are back in Puerto Morelos for another visit but won't be able to eat at Piccolinas. We asked around and found out that it closed 6 months ago. Too bad. there are other places to try. I hope we find another that's as tasty.

Thank pearl88
Conyers, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2013

Amazing food, the best roast chicken and handmade corn tortillas I ever had! Service was amazing, although they did not speak English they were gracious and ever so accommodating. You must make a stop here and taste the real Mexico, not just the food but the hospitality as well. La comida es muy rico!

1 Thank Tamara J
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

Sad we ate here only once! We got lost looking for Chicken Itza (we should really learn Spanish) on a particularly warm day. We had almost given up, but soon smelled Q & began to follow our noses. Its wasn't the legendary Itza I'd read about, but it smelled like heaven & we weren't going any further. We never tried... More 

1 Thank JayHi
Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

I loved the simplicity and typical Mexican atmosphere and the slow cooked chicken on a giant outdoor grill. Mexicans were eating there, which is a good sign, and the amount of food, salad, hot salsa, tortillas, rice and chicken all for about 50 pesos. Holy chicken! I was in heaven! Plus, I ate the salad and didn't get sick, which... More 

3 Thank vabene25
Vancouver, Canada
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013

We really enjoyed our lunch here. The young man cooking explained to me how he makes his sauce and was so friendly while he was working really hard to fill orders. He was cooking over a wood fire. We had 1/2 chicken, frijoles, tortillas, rice and a really nice hot salsa with dried chilies. Of course, all was washed down... More 

1 Thank gatopaja
St. Catharines, Canada
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

After asking half a dozen people where to find this place, and being sent all over town we finally arrived. For the record, it is a block past Cantina Habenero, on the same side of the street, on the corner. The smell is awesome, the price very cheap, and the chicken was delicious. The salsa was too hot for us... More 

1 Thank justjoy66
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

This is my type of restaurant in terms of its very nice and authentic If you want to eat at Mcdonalds in Cancun you might as well stay home in the USA Very tasty BBQ chicken you can see being cooked on a BBQ grill I ate twice this time. I admit the first time it seemed not as good... More 

1 Thank FrankDowling

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ave rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos

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