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La Vagabunda

Ave. 5 Entre Calles 24 y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 98487337
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 24th y 26th
Description: Traditional recipes hand-picked from the Mexican countryside create the foundation for Vagabunda's bold menu. Using honest ingredients and modern techniques, La Vagabunda presents authentic Mexican & International dishes with new twists. Also featuring an unsurpassed selection of tequilas, we guarantee you'll find the bright and vibrant restaurant just as exciting as the food. Since 2000 Local's Favorite for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Mexican cuisine is one of my favorites. I am picky. Their quesadillas were very good. In spite of the fact it is located on busy 5th Ave., the restaurant wasn't a tourist trap. The food was fresh and well prepared. Prices were excellent value.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Excellent Food and service, the best chilaquiles i have eat in a long time, I was there every morning and the best breakfast for me was the Vagabunda Plate I will recommend this, thank you to the guys their service was ecellent every time

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

My husband and I came to this restaurant one night on our honeymoon. After walking around Playa del Carmen for ages trying to decide where to go for dinner we finally decided on this lovely little restaurant. The food was lovely and so were the staff. Would definitely return if we ventured to this part of the world again.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Our second trip to Playa this year and our daily breakfast stop was La Vagabunda (5th between 24th and 26th). The entire morning crew are all awesome. Makes the day kick off right. We will eat dinner here a couple of times each trip, Augusto, our waiter, was attentive, helpful and a very good sommelier. He introduced us to a... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We have eaten here a number of times and the food has always been good. They give you nice fresh fruit and juice as well. The presentation and setting are very nice and the service is outstanding. Thier well rounded special is a great way to start the day. All this at a reasonable price on 5th Avenue.

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Boquete, Panama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We have been coming to playa del Carmen for almost three years, living here about half time - and this is our restaurant. (Note: there are three vagabundas. We LOVE the one on 5th and 4th) Johny the owner is always making sure you're taken care of. Get the PEBIL CHICKEN. You'll be happy you did.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The level of service has improved over the last year. But the food is still poor quality. It's a nice location for people watching if you take a table near the street, but there are many places that offer better value for your money.

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Tampa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We tried this restaurant as waiters approached us while we were walking on 5th avenue looking for a place to eat. They promised us deliciously prepared fish and some interesting extras. Wow did they deliver. The fish was excellent as were the nachos and everything else our group of four ordered. We enjoyed it so much we returned the following... More

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Springfield Mo
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I make a special trip to this place,,,,great food, poppers are the best, as the steam and authentic Mexican food right on 5th avenue.

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Sydney
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Perfectly located, this restaurant offers great food, cocktails and attentive service. Thank you augusto for making our first day in playa del carmen such a pleasurable experience!

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