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Media Luna - CLOSED

5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Mar 29, 2012
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

27 reviews from our community

59% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Grand Junction, Colorado
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I really like the Media Luna and have eaten there on many occasions both for lunch and dinner. The spinach salad is my favorite. Was disappointed one night when they are out. Guess I visited too many times that week. I like sitting there and watching all the hustle and bustle on 5th Ave. I have found the service to... More

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So, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

We have enjoyed sitting at a table overlooking the hustle of 5th ave.

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Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2010

Right on 5th at Calle 12 upstairs with nice view of the boardwalk. We had 2 good breakfasts here for 60 pesos which included coffee or juice and bread. They have more adventurous dishes like eggs with spinach and mushrooms but will substitute if you ask. Service was fine. Lunch menu and dinner more pricey but offer grilled vegetables and... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2010

We had been wandering up and down 5th Avenue and were finally drawn in by a 2 free drink offer and a table overlooking 5th Avenue. The drink became beer or margarita only once we were seated. The food was ok; service indifferent. This restaurant would not have anything to set itslef apart other than a prime location on Avenida... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2010

What a bummer that we picked this place for our last night in Playa. Total disappointment. The service was condescending and distracted.

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Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

We were totally underwhelmed by this restaurant. Our server was rude, the food was below average and the price was way too high given the quality. We ordered a pasta and seafood dish. The "seafood" included tiny bits of unidentifiable scraps and the flavor was non-existent. The pasta was watery and tasteless. The wine was bad. The server actually yelled... More

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california
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

we liked it but will not go back based on cost, if money was not an issue we would go back again.

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Saskatoon, SK
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2010

After wandering 5th Ave one night, my partner and I ended up at Media Luna. The host was wonderful, showing us to one of the best tables (upstairs, looking out over the street). He was very attentive. The food (linguine with shrimp, lobster, spinach and olive oil) was fabulous - one of the best meals I had while in Mexico.... More

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St. Paul
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

My husband and I just returned from our 8th trip to Playa Del Carmen. We always have eaten at Media Luna and enjoyed the atmosphere, food and service This time we thought we were going to have the same experience. but were shocked with the terrible service we received from our waiter. He was very rude and hardly acknowleged our... More

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Jupiter, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2010

My partner and I had lunch at Media Luna while vacationing in Playa del Carmen on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, and it was our worst experience during a five-day vacation in Mexico. We were lured in by their special -- an order of three shrimp tacos and either a beer or a Margarita for 130 pesos. It sounded like a... More

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