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La Floresta

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Hwy 307 between 4th and 6th north, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
9848792005
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great taco crawl-stop2

Did a taco crawl from trip advisor, started in town by ferry terminal. Stop and got the shrimp taco tacos de camarones. Very good cost is about 20 pesos and 24 for a cold sol beer

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very good food for the price and quaint local vibe. Good service and good prices. Best shrimp tacos I town!! So convenient right off the highway for lunch and pop back on to head out for the afternoon.

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Did a taco crawl from trip advisor, started in town by ferry terminal. Stop and got the shrimp taco tacos de camarones. Very good cost is about 20 pesos and 24 for a cold sol beer

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gabriela730
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place is absolutely amazing!!! We were lucky enough that we stopped here twice this time around! Highly recommend going here! We always get the shrimp tacos, shrimp ceviche, micheladas, fish tacos and cocktails!!! Oh and the pico is fabulous!!! Can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

good and cheap, from quinta avenida you can ask a taxi to drive you to the place for about 35 pesos or 15-20 min walk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We love the camaron (shrimp) tacos! The best we've ever had in Mexico! They are extremely low cost and delicious! I love the fact that they have takeout. My husband would hop on a bike, ride there and bring back a delicious meal of shrimp tacos and shrimp cocktails! Yummy!

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We were introduced to the La Floresta over 4 years ago by a Mormon Missionary serving in the area. When we asked him the BEST fish tacos, he took us here. Don’t know that young man’s name, but I thank him every year when we come to the Playa Del Carmen area. This is by far the best food, and... More 

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Saint Paul
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

La Floresta has been open in this location as long as I can remember, maybe 18 plus years. We go there once a week for a light lunch. Service is fast, you have your food within 5 minutes of sitting down. Not fancy by any means, but it is clean, fast and good. You also receive a basket of chips... More 

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Grayling, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The brande Shrimp cocktail was filled with so many shrimp. Enough for two. The shrimp tacks were great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We went for lunch - easy to find, last “exit” on the bridge going south into town, immediately on your right. Open air, mostly locals. The four of us ordered two shrimp tacos (served plainly with five’ish lightly battered shrimp in single tortilla). Various jarred/other hot sauces, chips (with a bit of sesame to them), limes and pico de gallo... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

A little out of the way, frequented mostly by locals. We tried a variety of seafood and fish tacos, they were all good, especially the tempura fish tacos, they were very tasty and the prices are very reasonable, the complementary pico de gallo and chips is really good here.

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Address: Hwy 307 between 4th and 6th north, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: 9848792005
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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  • Address: Hwy 307 between 4th and 6th north, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: 9848792005

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