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5th Avenue and 14th, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 803 1249
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Ranked #596 of 781 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Weston, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We were out with friends looking for a nice dinner, we choose The Boston Grill, to start we looked at the wine menu made a selection, the waiter gave us a taste which we appreciated since the bottle price was around $80 US. After a taste we quickly decided the wine was very poor and made another selection, again with... More 

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Chisago City, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

The seating is elegant, so I expected a great meal as were we celebrating my birthday. NOT SO.... Ordered the Grilled Lobster and meal did not come with correct sides... got mashed potatoes instead of Caesar salad and pasta. My husband ordered the New York steak and I think he received Top Sirloin. VERY DISAPPOINTED!!!! I would ONLY stop here... More 

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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Absolutely charming atmosphere, but the price was insane. Service slow and my son was sick after eating the lasagne. Disappointing.

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We had a great dinner despite all the bad reviews Great ambience and pasta We enjoyed people watching and the mariachi Nice spot on 5 th

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Mexico City, Mexico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were charmed by the look from the outside and decided to go in to the "Boston Grill" which is the same as "Mandarinas's". The food is overpriced and the service is bad. I ordered a lobster pizza, which was OK (nothing out o the ordinary) but my boyfriend asked for the lasagna which he described as microwave food, with... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Ate here on our last night in Playa del Carmen. We had thoroughly researched every other restaurant we visited and had some excellent meals, but this was on a whim and was terrible. Pastas, Pizzas and Steaks were all inedible. Those who ordered steaks asked for rare, medium and very well done and all 3 looked identical (rare). As we... More 

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Hatfield, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Nice atmosphere. Mussels were tasteless and not very good. Be careful and check your bill. Waiter wrote Gracias over tip trying to hide the tip. Good thing we checked the bill or he would have had a double tip.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My wife and I ate here on the 8th of November, we were given a table by the indoor waterfall which we found to be a nice touch. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and quite unique and found the service to be perfect. If we had read the reviews on here first then we probably would have given the place... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

We probably should have left after the American folks next to us told us that it was terrible but we decided to give it a go... The pizza was terrible - we tried to cancel it but they didn't let us because it was "already in the oven", yeah right. When it came I took one bite to not be... More 

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Ninilchik
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

One of the few times we didn't check Tripadvisor before choosing where to eat--big mistake!!! I was seduced by the pretty table tops and chandeliers. Food was not good and way over-priced.

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Additional Information about Mandarina's Cafe

Address: 5th Avenue and 14th, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 803 1249
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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