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Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant

10th Street and the Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
984 8035738
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Ranked #161 of 731 restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Price range: $3 - $14
Cuisines: American, European, Mexican
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant opens daily at 07.30am - 02.00am serving hearty breakfast, delicious lunch and fine dining in the evenings. Lounge in the sunshine enjoying tasty treats on the sand, or fine dining on the terrace. Happy hour every day 5.00pm to 7.00pm with drinks and food specials. Full service bar. Available for events, parties and weddings.
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English first
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

The location and setting is still amazing and the Ambience is great especially with the live band but it's such a shame that the service doesn't match. We will always return to the bar as it's great but it's such a shame that it has let it's service completely go. 3 times we had to order again because the staff... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

Watched several world cup games here. Think the owner is from Holland because there were a lot of orange shirts there the day I was there. Went 3 times. The calamari is the best I have ever eaten. Overpriced but the view and ability to be on the beach and have drinks and plenty of shade, it is worth it.

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Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We found this place by accident when we were walking around. Liked the atmosphere, food and ambient. Everything was great and would recommend if you like relax place with good food, people around, live music and sport on tv :)

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Durham, North Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We had a wonderful afternoon drink and ceviche at Zenzi. The view of the ocean was perfect, the live music was relaxing and fun and the service was attentive and friendly. The food was so fresh, simple and delish. They also had simple and inviting decor - perfect for the beach. We stopped here unexpectedly while walking on the beach... More

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Tupelo
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is the place to have a leisurely lunch on the beach or catch a casual dinner with live music. I love it!

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Oshawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I was here in early May for late night birthday cake and drinks on the beach. I was with a group of 9+ people and we all had a great time lounging on the couches at night at this ambient restaurant/bar. Other than the staff not being very attentive it was a great place to be. They had a 70's... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Zenzi has a great relaxed beach atmosphere and the snacks and food are lovely. The staff are friendly and keen to make drinks to your taste. We visited this bar lots during two holidays in Mexico as it easily became a favourite. We ate there in the afternoons and would highly recommend the food. In the evening they have live... More

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We visited this place on our last night in Playa. We had actually ventured down to the lighthouse hearing that they had a special on Friday nights and found them closed but were very pleased with this place. I had some great shrimp and coconut rice and we loved the ambiance. Can't wait to come back!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The staff here is amazing. They helped me prepare the fish I caught on my spearfishing trips and it was to die for. They have the best Pina Coladas we have ever had. I have to say that my girlfriend is a margarita snob, and the gold margarita here is simply amazing and was my go to beverage the 5... More

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Oxon Hill, Maryland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Since this place was only steps from our Condo, we walked over there for lunch when we arrived. Until now, Chile held the number one spot for the best Guacamole, but this was the best I've ever had. So much so that I had it every day for lunch. The waiters and waitresses were very friendly and I loved the... More

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