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All 755 Playa del Carmen Restaurants

La Tarraya Restaurant/Bar

Calle 2 norte entre 5a Av. y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
984/873-2040
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Ranked #203 of 755 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: The grouper with garlic and butter for 90 pesos can't be beat anywhere. Service was good, portions are huge , drinks are large and excellent, and the location is right on the beach (feet in the sand if you choose). A great value.

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

The beach location is great but that's probably the only positive we can take from our visit to La Tarraya. The food we ordered was really bad, not helped by chewy ceviche that had us both concerened about possible side-effects. Drinks were also overpriced which was annoying. So far it's been the worst experience we've had, food-wise, in Playa del... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

La Tarraya is very informal - we sat at a plastic table on the beach. The service was good and the food excellent for the price - very fresh though not particularly creatively prepared. I would recommend it to anyone who likes fresh seafood and isn't looking for anything fancy.

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Wallingford, PA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I can tell you that you won't pay a lot here and that's a relief considering how poor quality of food you're getting. The service the times we visited was not ever very friendly to the point I almost didn't want to leave much of a tip. The fish tacos and guacamole were the only saving grace as the burgers... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

While I think this restaurant is in a perfect spot on the beach, we really didn't care for the food. I really enjoyed the atmosphere and thought the service was good. I had a shrimp lunch special which was just average at best. My husband had the squid and did not care for it at all. I believe their specialty... More

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providence, ri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The ideal place for us to eat on vacation - good, cheap local food in a beautiful setting! It was simple fresh seafood offered in a variety of ways with great portions and local prices. We sat eating with a view of the gorgeous beach and our feet in the sand.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

When I got on the bus leaving Cancun airport I asked the bus driver where he eats. This topped his list. When you go to Playa del Carmen, seafood is what you should eat. In La Tarraya, ceviche and cocteles are the order of the day. Their price is half of what everyone else's and their plates are twice as... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Out of the way but, on the beach. Not very fancy but , good food and service. We had the whole fried snapper. Hard to pass up when they were swimming earlier that day! Served with rice and salad. Just okay but, fish was great!! At the end of a small street. A little dark but, don't stop til you... More

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Visalia, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Good variety of traditional dishes and very good seafood. The mixed seafood platter was more than enough for 2-3 people. Very tasty. Lobster was excellent.

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Juneau, Wi
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124 reviews 124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
397 helpful votes 397 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

After fighting off the vendors on 5th , we were ready for a cold beer & some fresh seafood . We looked at the TA reviews and had this place on our short list . We were greeted & seated right away & got our beers in a flash . We could have sat on the beach with our feet... More

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13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The location is right on the beach, but you have rows of loungers and people in front of you, so it may have been a good view, but not now. It also right next to the ferry terminal. The food was ok. We had shrimp taco's(3) and they were pretty small, plus guacamole and 3 beers and it cost 180... More

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Additional Information about La Tarraya Restaurant/Bar

Address: Calle 2 norte entre 5a Av. y Zona Federal Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 984/873-2040
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 am

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