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Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
(984) 873 0999
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 35
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  • 16
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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hot and thirsty

Good service and great chicken nachos. Not air conditioned but cool enough under the fans. Very friendly waiters. Near start on 5th Avenue.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Ian B
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Stopped off for lunch and some drinks in this bar restaurant . Service was first class and very friendly. Food was tasty and quite reasonably priced too. This bar had swings instead of bar stools, which was a nice ,unusual touch. I would definitely recommend this bar restaurant , even if it's just for a quick drink when passing. Regards,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good service and great chicken nachos. Not air conditioned but cool enough under the fans. Very friendly waiters. Near start on 5th Avenue.

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Dallas, Texas
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a tempting little spot in a great location because it has a super cute bar that has swings for bar stools. If you just wanna a drink and a little people watching this isn't so bad. Skip the food, I hav eaten her twice and both times it was just sub par and a heavy on the grease... More 

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Roann, Indiana
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Good food, but got scammed on the bill. When I got back to the hotel and figured up the amount of pesos they charged (since it wasn't in US currency) they had charged me an extra $6 on a $15 dollar bill.

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Harwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Fantastic food, the best fajitas by far and even purchased a bottle of tequila sold on the premises - go see them !!

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Edmonton, Alberta Cananda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Best fajitas/tacos for two ANYWHERE!! And the people-watching is great too. They made a drink especially for me with a peach liquor...so good. Couldn't get enough lol

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The Villages
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As in hell no. How can you have a meal in Mexico and have no taste? Would have given it a zero but that's not an option in the rating system......

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Redding, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The food was OK and offered a mix of Mexican and sandwiches. Very busy. Good spot to do people watching. Service was good.

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Hanson, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We walked from the Riu Palace for an evening in town and ate dinner at Pez Vela. We were seated about 15 feet from the bar where the bartender was making vulgar comments to the female patrons but that wasn't the whole problem. My 10-year old son and wife were in ear-shot or a drunk woman exclaiming "I'm going to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stopped for the novelty of having a drink on a swing, but quickly fell in love with Pez Vela. Lovely staff, mixing up some of the tastiest cocktails ever! We ended up staying for dinner because we were having so much fun! For an extra bonus you can buy a novelty tequila bottle with your picture on it!

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Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: (984) 873 0999
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: (984) 873 0999

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene

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