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30th ave between Calle 16 and 18 From la MEGA, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1037
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Ranked #100 of 747 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Best Mexican Seafood place and Fresh Fish
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English first
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Was told this is the place to go by the locals. Fish Cerviche was fresh served with home chips. Small plate was enough for three. My sister and girlfriend had the Red Snapper. They brought our lobster tails , grouper and snapper on a tray and they picked a fish each had a filet from the fish for 280 pesos.... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner at La Pesca Maya with our local friends. It is very close from the 5th Ave or in central Playa del Carmen. All the food was very tasty: quesadilla. the bass with garlic, half pinapple filled with seafood and cheese. yummy food and friendly people.

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New Jersey
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91 reviews 91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

The freshest seafood I've ever had. Sea bass presented on tray, you select your fish and voila, they fillet it grill it with garlic and its knockout delicious. All the reviews are accurate. The son in law, Rudolpho, was our server and he could not be more charming and hospitable. He prepared us Bananas Flambé for dessert which you should... More

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Pahrump, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We have had several outstanding fish meals at this property during our visits to Playa Del Carmen. They present the fresh catch of the day on a tray and then prepare it to your specifications. The price is put right on the fish so you know in advance what it the cost will be. Just a great escape and pleasant... More

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Santa Fe, NM
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First plan a leisurely lunch, seafood of your choice 'cause it's all great, prepared the way you want. No one to hurry you since you're likely to be in a quiet corner and enjoying the friendly staff and not the noisy bustle of 5th. OK, so 30th has the traffic and buses. ... The standard for fish prep in PDC... More

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Sydney
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Located a short walk away from the main tourist strip but it was well worth it. Had the rib eye and lobster special for $30 and it was worth every cent. The cocktail was quite potent and the complimentary salsa and chips were delicious. The steak was perfectly cooked and I still think about the chimmichurri now. The lobster wasn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Ok you are sitting in what appears to be a family owned and operated restaurant. Shared dinner for two, included Grouper, Flank Steak, Jumbo Shrimp, Chicken and vegetables. All of the food was cooked perfectly and tasted awesome! Highly recommend eating there. Price is very reasonable.

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Cancun, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We found La Pesca Maya to be a clean, friendly, and great value restaurant with SOLID SERVICE and VERY GOOD FRESH FISH!!! We were referred there by a local and found it to be a fine choice for casual dining. There is a steady stream of traffic out on the street, but we found it charming and enjoyable from our... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were recommended La Pesca Maya by a local friend and were not disappointed. The fish was fresh and we had the chance to see and choose our pieces. All the food was about 2/3rds or less of the price you could expect to pay on 5th Ave or in central Playa del Carmen. The steaks were far better than... More

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Whenever we travel we seek out restaurants that are not typical touristy places. The concierge at our resort recommended La Pesca Maya to us and they did not disappoint. We like to share dishes so we can get a broader idea of tastes. We started with lime soup and mixed civiche. Our mains were the mixed brochet and seasoned grouper... More

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Additional Information about La Pesca Maya

Address: 30th ave between Calle 16 and 18 From la MEGA, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 873 1037
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Seafood

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