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4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1382
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: ****** We Do Not Accept Credit Cards ******Carboncitos serves authentic...
****** 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We had a delicious meal, friendly wait staff, and a relaxing evening watching people walk by. The Mayan coffee was delicious and offered fun entertainment.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
jupiterandmars
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WEST CHESTER
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a delicious meal, friendly wait staff, and a relaxing evening watching people walk by. The Mayan coffee was delicious and offered fun entertainment.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Can't count how many times we've been here. Honestly I miss the days before the "word got out". Maybe I'm partly to blame? Always a great time. Once again, preparing pastor for me off the menu. What else can you say! Hard to deny the service level here, especially when you're recognized! Great job!

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Wisconsin, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I want to send a big THANK YOU to Steven and all the staff at Carboncitos! We had planned a trip for 6 of us to Playa Del Carmen to get married just us and our 4 kids. We had originally planned our wedding dinner at another location and less than a week before the wedding we found that the... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We ate here last night, the waiter service was excellent, just the right amount of attention and friendly smiles - the guys seemed to enjoy their work. Really good cerviche starter and lovely flambéed shrimp. Cocktails 3 high delivered on top of the head was good entertainment.

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Hi JBglobaltraveller, we just wanted to thank you for taking the time to write your review. We see that you have traveled a great distance for your holiday so we are delighted that we were able to help create a great dining experience for you & we really appreciate the kind words Glad you enjoyed yourselves & thank you for... More 

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place may best be known as the place where waiters bring your drinks stacked on their heads. It's amazing when you see waiters walking with margaritas stacked 3-high on their heads. While cheaper options can be found a couple of blocks west, this restaurant does a good job of combining touristy quirkiness and some tasty food. I loved the... More 

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Hi Scott, we just wanted to thank you for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate the kind words & we are delighted that we were able to help create a great dining experience for you And just so you know, we do have a great breakfast as well, we offer both American & Mexican dishes....and they... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The menu extensive and fresh, the kitchen excellent, the service superb and quite entertaining, to the delight of all patrons, great ambiance. Not to overlook a bartender who makes magic cocktails. In my view, the best breakfast, lunch and dinner that I discovered in P de C, and that includes resort dining.

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Hi Robert, we just wanted to thank you for taking the time to write your review for Carboncitos We really appreciate the kind words and we were delighted to see you and your family again as always The fact that you continue to return really lets us know that we are heading in the right direction, thank you for noticing... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Went here with y Husband and son had a great meal very tasty. My son said he had the best bbq chicken of his life so much so I had to take him back the next day for more he loved it!!!! Loved the drinks the waiter brought out on his hed great touch x would defo visit again....

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Hi Tina, my name is Steven, I am one of the owners here at Hotel Cielo / Carboncitos and I just wanted to thank you personally for taking the time to write your review. We see that you had traveled a great distance , so we are glad we were able to add to your vacation by creating a great... More 

Tulum, Mexico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Hotel Cielo and Carboncitos is my Playa del Carmen hideout and they never fail. The seating outside offers a view of the Caribbean Ocean and the magical island of Cozumel! They can accommodate large parties as well and the eating space indoors is just as lovely and a bit more private. My most recent dish was the local lobster that... More 

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Hi Chris, we just wanted to thank you personally for taking the time to write your reviews for both Cielo & Carboncitos. We really appreciate the kind words and we are delighted that we were able to help create a great dining experience for you yet again. We love that you continue to return really lets us know we are... More 

Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Wonderful,authentic Mexican dishes. Service was great. ! Take peasos for the check to get best deal.

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Hi MJA, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate the kind words & we are delighted that we were able to help create a great dining experience for you . MJA, we know there are many restaurants in Playa del Carmen, so thank you for choosing Carboncitos & we look forward to seeing you... More 

Rhome, Texas
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Had a awesome time. Solid food choices for adults and kiddos. Above average service and food quality.

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HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Hi Bubba, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate the kind words & we are delighted that we were able to help create a great dining experience for you and the kids Bubba, we know there are many restaurants in Playa del Carmen, so thank you for choosing Carboncitos & we look forward to... More 

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Additional Information about Carboncitos

Address: 4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 873 1382
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 1382

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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