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Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant

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10th Street and the Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
984 8035738
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant opens daily at 07.30am - 02.00am serving...
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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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent salsa location

Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays there are free salsa lessons from 9pm to 10pm and after that a salsa band is playing. Perfectly located upon the beach you can choose a table in the sandy area, near the bar or inside in an open parlor. There are two dance floors, one with uneven wooden planks the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Radolfzell
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays there are free salsa lessons from 9pm to 10pm and after that a salsa band is playing. Perfectly located upon the beach you can choose a table in the sandy area, near the bar or inside in an open parlor. There are two dance floors, one with uneven wooden planks the other abrasive. But the band... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Today I went there with my wife and baby and had a couple of drinks and ask for chairs on the beach, went we got the bill it was 155 pesos and the server said it was 400 so I asked why that much and he said it was because of staying a long time using the chairs and only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This is my favorite beach club in playa!! Perfect place to share with friends and family. Great drinks and delicious tuna sandwich. Friendly staff, Heidy's service was great!! Will go back!!

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2hounddogs
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

This restaurant/bar is right on the beach. You can eat with your toes in the sand. The food and drinks were fine, but the service was really pretty slow. If you're not in a hurry, it's a fine place to stop for a bite or cocktails on the beach.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

First, I'll be upfront and say it's quite possible the food, drink and sunbeds are worth your time here. We just unfortunately never had the chance to find out. Our condo has a "deal" with Zenzi to allow reservations a day ahead. We took the time and made our reservation, then walked 15 minutes to the beach club right at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

I love this place!!! Whether you go during the day or in the evening, it's sure to please. The staff are friendly & the live music is fantastic. I've been here many times & have enjoyed it each time!!

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Smithtown, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Daughter and dad enjoyed burger and nachos. Slow service but good atmosphere -- music, beach, good vibe and location.

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North Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stopped here twice during our week in Playa Del Carmen. Great entertainment, great atomosphere and right on the beach! Good selection of drinks at the bar! Friendly, attentive staff! We'll be back!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We were staying at the Residences El Faro next door and frequented Zenzis a few times. Best burger on the beach, good Cocktails, coconut shrimp. They have a band every night and it's fun to sit on the beach couches. Really had a good time here!!

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St Augustine Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is one of our favorite beach bars in Playa. Right on the beach, good facilities, excellent staff, and very good food. We especially like the ceviche, it's always fresh and delicious. In the five years we've been to Zenzi, we've noticed very little turnover in the staff which adds to the consistent level of service. If you're looking for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10th Street and the Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: 984 8035738

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 14
  • Cuisine: American, European, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene

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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