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Mosquito Blue Restaurant

5th Avenue between 12 and 14 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+ 52 984 8731335
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Ranked #186 of 745 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, International
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Mosquito Blue Restaurant and Lounge has been a trendsetter in Playa del Carmen, unequaled in quality and sophistication for both its menu and design. When it opened in 2003, the restaurant became the first in Playa to offer a chic gourmet dining experience on the popular 5th Avenue, in the heart of Playa del Carmen’s tourism district. A team of Italian chefs transforms ingredients from the Mexican Caribbean kitchen into a delicious Mediterranean Italian culinary experience. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Enjoy a superb collection of Italian wines carefully imported exclusively for Mosquito Restaurants.
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Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This place is wonderful. Very popular spot. Location is great and a perfect spot to people watch. Another one of our PDC favs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Fantastic buffet at a reasonable price, drinks included. I can honestly say that I have never before had such excellent buffet food. Everything I tried was delicious and prepared to perfection. White fish filets, poached to perfection, Slow cooked rib eye steak with delicate mash, creamy paella, sumptuous fish ceviche and last but not least the "death by chocolate" dessert... More

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Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a restaurant we always go to for a fantastic meal either with friends or as a couple. For many years, we have had the same waiter! The eggplant appie and the lasagne as amazing and the lobster dinner is the best value in Playa!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

This place is all decorated in white, has little tables outside and looks very chic and expensive so we never even stopped to look at the menu in front. When we finally did we realized it was the same price (or cheaper) than other restaurants for tourists that look cheap and have bad food. The service here was excellent, although... More

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San Jose CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

After having a really bad service experience at one of the other 5th Ave restaurants decided to try something more exclusive and thought it was probably going to be much more expensive. Surprise everything was good, the food, the service, the wine, the atmosphere and the price! We have been traveling to Playa del Carmen every year for almost 20... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Very innovative cuisine. The sauces for the dishes are some of the most fascinating combination of flavors I have ever had. The Imperial Shrip is just amazing. The citrus sauce is the best I have ever had on shrimp and I don't think it even has any sugar in it. A great place to eat elegantly and be healthy at... More

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Providence, UT
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

The Italian chefs here do a great job--even with Mexican dishes like fish fillet Veracruz style, a favorite of mine--and the white table cloths and nice table settings are a cut above the usual in Playa. In the years we've been eating there, we've never been disappointed in service or food or prices. ("Terrible" must've caught this 4 or 5... More

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Isla, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This beautiful restaurant is located right on 5th avenue, tastefully decorated, great food and amazing service. Our server Hugo took such great care to be sure we were well taken care of and we enjoyed the food and wine, we went back a second time during our two day stay. Definitely a place not to miss during a visit to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Me and my wife selected this place for celebrate our wedding annivrsary. I have to say I enjoy very much the overall experiance, form the service to the food. My wife had a beef fillet and I had a New York stake. Everything was ver nice, tasted perfect and very well presented. Wine and desserts were briliant as well. Higly... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We have been travelling here for many years and have lived here full time for over 4 years and this was the worst most overpriced meal I have had in Playa. Not one of the appetizers or 4 main dishes our group ordered was even average. The service was mediocre and rather uninformed particularly regarding the wine selection. And as... More

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