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Carboncitos

4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 873 1382
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: ****** We Do Not Accept Credit Cards ******Carboncitos serves authentic Mexican, Mayan, Charcoal Grilled Steaks & Seafood at an attractive price. Be it breakfast, lunch, happy hour, or dinner; it's the consistently delicious meals served that keeps guests returning again and again.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Best fajitas ever in this place. Great atmosphere, central, great staff and something on the menu for everyone!! :)

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jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I have to admit I always love the next big or little thing. So last night while trying to figure out a spot to eat with my lovely lady Carboncitos was not at the top of our list. The only reason being we had eaten their a few times and like to try new spots. As luck would have it... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My husband and I are frequent vacationers to the Playa Del Carmen area and never miss an opportunity to cap off a fantastic vacation without atleast a couple visits to Carboncitos. We tell everyone we meet that if you want exceptional food, service and authentic Mexican hospitality, look no further than this restaurant!!!!! The selection on the menu is fantastic... More

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Hi Kelly, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate the kind words and we are delighted that you continually choose Carboncitos as your favorate restaurant in Playa , this really means a lot to us & lets us know we are heading in the right direction. And thanks for mentioning the staff, they are... More

Houston, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I had a good casual lunch here during our one trip into Playa del Carmen. The service was quick and friendly. The tacos and margaritas I had were very good and my wife really liked the ceviche as well. I'm not a big fan of the actual town of Playa but this place was pretty good and... More

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you Wilsu for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate the kind words & we are glad that you enjoyed yourselves while dining at Carboncitos Wilsu, we know there are many restaurants in Playa del Carmen, so thank you for choosing Carboncitos & we hope to see you in the future Owner Steven Krisztin More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I ordered some stake tacos, my daughter had tacos al pastor and my toddler had some stake tacos as well. The food was good and the service fast. The drinks were cold and were brought to our table pretty fast. We had a nice evening at this restaurant.

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you Isabel for taking the time to write your review. We really apprecite thi kind words & we are delighted that you had enjoyed yourselves Isabel, we know there are many restaurants in Playa del Carmen, so thank you for choosing Carboncitos & we hope to see you in the future Owner Steven Krisztin More

Huntersville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was the best place to eat that we found in playa, get the pastors and the desserts! They were great, love it!

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you Laurie for taking the time to write your review We really appreciate the kind words, we are delighted that you enjoyed your self & had a great dining experience Thank you for the recommendations Laurie, we know there are many restaurants in Playa del Carmen, so thank you for choosing Carboncitos & we look forward to seeing you... More

Brownsville, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Enjoyed our dinner here. Nice, wide selection of food. They have a local craft beer that was good - Axumal.

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you Fernando for taking the time to write your review We are delighted that you enjoyed your self & had a great dining experience And, yes we do have a wide selection to choose from, gald you enjoyed our local brewed beer as well Thank you for the recommendations Fernando, we know there are many restaurants in Playa del... More

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed one night in Playa and were wandering looking for a place to have dinner. We popped in here and were so glad we did. The wait staff was very attentive, and talented! My daughter ordered lemonade, and the waiter balanced it on his head to deliver it. Fun! Tables around us ordered sangria and several would be stacked... More

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you Amy for taking the time to write your review Glad you enjoyed our seafood, definitely the freshest in Playa, we go through approx. 250 lbs. of Grouper alone in just 1 week. Well, we know you are on vacation so we want to keep you entertained & we are just happy you had a great vacation, dining experience... More

Flower Mound, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went there with a few friends (5 of us). We sat right on the front patio. The waiters were fun, entertaining and gave us great recommendations. Food was great and so were the drinks and dessert. The servers were playing jokes on us (in good fun) to keep us entertained. I would recommend this for a group who is looking... More

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you Arun for taking the time to write your review We really appreciate the kind words, we are delighted that you enjoyed your selves & had a great dining experience Thank you for the recommendations Arun, we know there are many restaurants in Playa del Carmen, so thank you for choosing Carboncitos & we look forward to seeing you... More

washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Best fajitas we had in town. Waiters were friendly and attentive. Not to mention one waiter was able to balance 4 drinks at once on his head. One negative-they do not take credit cards. They will take one if you do not have cash, but they run it through the hotel next door and charge a service fee.

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you Nittanycat for taking the time to write your review We really appreciate the kind words, we are delighted that you enjoyed your self & had a great dining experience. Yes, this is correct we do not take credit cards, we apologize about this but it is for good reasons....the banks here are nuts and with a business acct... More

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