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Antica Osteria del Mar - CLOSED

5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
984-803-54-52
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CLOSED
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner

15 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2011

The italian food here, in Mexico of al places, is by far some of the best i've had. Fresh ingredients and service worthy of 4 stars plus make it a place i will go back to when i visit Play del Carmen. I am a camera man, 34 from Los Angeles and have eaten at some very fine establishments and... More

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USA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2010

We visited this small Italian Restaurant in May, 2010. We ordered the Lasagna and the seafood fettuccini. Both were delicious! We enjoyed the house red wine with our dinner, which was also very good. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful with our selections. We will go back again! People watching on 5th was also a plus.

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nyc
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2010

My boyfriend and I ate here three nights ago and both enjoyed our meals. He had a special - gnocchi with local mushrooms (from what we could understand, they grow in corn kernals) and I had penne with a creamy tomato sauce and prosciutto. We shared a bottle of the house red and a bread pudding with berry sauce for... More

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England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2009

Definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Playa and having tried a few others, the best Italian by some margin. The Pasta Scoglio is excellent, beautifully seasoned and although portions are very generous, feels light enough to leave room for the heavenly tiramissu. I choose this restaurant for my last evening meal in Playa and ate there three times whilst... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2009

It's been about 6 months since I was at this restaurant, but from what I recall the service was good and the food was tasty. We sat next to the street and had a great view for people watching. I also recall a decent wine list with good prices. Can't comment in detail, since it's been a long time, but... More

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Montreal
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

Serena & Yan from Montreal, Canada says: We just came back from Playa, and tried a couple of recommended restaurants in Little Italy, and Antica was by far the best pasta I hate in a long time. So good that we had to go back a second time before we left. The owner is very friendly and passionate, and the... More

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Princeton, WV
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2009

Dined here on our anniversary. Were beckoned into the restaurant by the lovely hostess/server Maria. She seated us at a table right next to the street. It was perfect for people watching. The business was slow there but service wasn't. Maria was very attentive. We each had, if I remember right, farfalle with bolognese sauce, salad, and an extremely good... More

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delaware
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2009

We had dinner at Antica on our last night in Playa at the end of a 12 day visit. The food was excellent. We both had a veal dish with a wine reduction after a small pizza as an appetizer. We had a decent bottle of wine at a very reasonable price for a restaurant. The owner was very considerate... More

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North Easton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2009

Two great pasta dishes and a bottle of wine about $30. We had to return for a second visit and were not disappointed. Bruno, the owner is always there and ready to assist with special requests or to make sure that you pick the right pasta. My wife and I loved this restaurant. It is right on 5th and tucked... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2009

We have lived in Playa del Carmen for almost four years and eat out quite often. We have tried most of the Italian restaurants in town (and those we haven't tried we probably will!), and Antica wins hands down as our favorite Italian restaurant. It is one of the only places in town that does not overcook the pasta. It's... More

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Additional Information about Antica Osteria del Mar

Address: 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: 984-803-54-52
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Cuisine: Italian

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