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

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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
Great atmosphere

Nice little bar for a drink while shopping as its soo hot. Live music. A member of staff came over and asked for a photo for his bar apparently it's the norm, then he came out after tens mins with our photo glued on a half bottle of tequila, hounding us to buy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
Emma C
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

They are very welcoming and charming when they first approach you. The food is good. They offer to take your picture for "Marketing purposes". When we were ready to leave we noticed there was an additional cost tagged onto the bill. When we asked the waiter about the extra charge he said it was for the restaurant and not for... More 

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Nice little bar for a drink while shopping as its soo hot. Live music. A member of staff came over and asked for a photo for his bar apparently it's the norm, then he came out after tens mins with our photo glued on a half bottle of tequila, hounding us to buy.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I have been to Mexico 3 times and each time stayed in Playa Del Carmen and visited Pez Vela on several occasions. We absolutely love it there! When we booked our honeymoon for Mexico we looked forward to visiting Pez Vela. The staff are very friendly, warm and welcoming. The food is delicious! You must try their nachos and fajitas.... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

There is really no reason to eat there. It is mediocre at best and the bill is still not much lower that what you would end up in the excellent "Casa de Agua" vis-a-vis. Don't sit at the street unless you want to attract every person roaming the streets for a few bucks. And the the waiter tries to scam... More 

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Glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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 reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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