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Trattoria Pizzeria ROMEO

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Calle 4 entre 10 y 15 Avenida, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
9841416507
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 226
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  • 78
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My new favorite in Playa

We found this place on the recommendation of a friend who spends 2-3 months in Playa each year. It did not disappoint. The food was very authentic and tasty from the salads to the pizza to the pastas. The risotto is the specialty and is loaded with a variety of seafood. The place is small and can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Vince B
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We found this place on the recommendation of a friend who spends 2-3 months in Playa each year. It did not disappoint. The food was very authentic and tasty from the salads to the pizza to the pastas. The risotto is the specialty and is loaded with a variety of seafood. The place is small and can be a bit... More 

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nottingham
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9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Make an effort to find this gem. It was recommended to us by the chicken restaurant on 15th and is sublime !!! The most delicious food I have ever had on holiday, we sampled the salmon the bruschetta and the lasagne, all exquisite with excellent service thrown in. DEFINITELY GO !!

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Jackson, Michigan
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

I was surprised to have someone recommend an Italian restaurant in Mexico. Seemed like a strange thing. However, I am so thankful that they did! Who knew that I would have to travel to Mexico to eat the best Italian food I'd ever had! The food is delicious, cooked to perfection and served by a very friendly staff. Home made... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Some of the best pasta and pizza in Playa. Food never disappoints, the specials are awesome, best fish dishes, tenderlion, and bolognese pasta. The pannacotti desert was one of the best I've had, ever. A little crowded, but you meet interesting travelers.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I am sorry, Casa Sofia, but Romeo totally stole my heart and palate! Tips: book a table; try main dishes, while forgetting about pizza (it's easy enough to find an awesome pizza in PdC); order hot lava cake with vanilla ice cream, that would put any European resto to shame; come back for more :)

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Fort Worth, Texas
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76 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Seriously awesome food! Excellent service, wonderful salads, try the arugula, pear and walnut salad. I had the salmon ravioli in a cream sauce and some of the best eggplant ptarmigan I've ever eaten. Pretty good selection of wines also. As for the long waits, we went on a Tuesday evening around 6:45 and were seated and served promptly, I think... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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80 reviews 80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Over and over again I walk to this little Italian restaurant because the owner is always cooking up a storm! You can see him in action cooking one master piece after another with flames and steam throughout your dinner as part of your view. The food is wonderful and always hot. The service is quick, but like I said its... More 

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Lorette
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We tried something new and don't regret it. Nice Italian restaurant, away from 5th Ave. It's a small location and you can expect to wait at the later supper hour. Menu has a good selection that will meet the tastes of most. Great selection of pastas, seafood and pizza. Good atmosphere. Staff was fabulous. But don't go with a larger... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Romeo is my favorite italian in town. I am local in playa del carmen ....it's not on 5th avenue but always so busy ..pastas are amaizing Restaurant it's nice comfy not fancy just real italian ..love it Recomand it

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Kirkland, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

At the suggestion of our Hotel concierge for the best Italian in town, we headed off to Romeos. He said the ambience wasn't as flashy as those restaurants found along 5th, but the food was the best - Italian Chef and Italian Owner. We arrived to find about a 30 minute wait on Saturday night for a tabletop of 2.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 4 entre 10 y 15 Avenida, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: 9841416507

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?