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All 746 Playa del Carmen Restaurants

Piola

Av. 5ta Mza. 152. LT2, Local 1, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Ranked #174 of 746 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Pacifica, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went with a friend who raved about this place & the Basil Martinis. Totally a fun and delicious experience! In addition to the very yummy, unique and eye-catching Basil Martinis, the food was top-notch. We ordered the Penne with the Arribbiata sauce and the meat Lasagna - both were excellent.

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Tulum, Mexico
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

I am sitting here today, an overcast rainy day on the Riviera Maya and just realized i have not reviewed one of my favs in the area. I love this place. I love the ambiance. Their basil martini is the best martini to date in the area. Their servers are friendly. It is perfect. Just off 5th Av - nestled... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We like to go here alone or with clients. Sometimes the music is not the best choice an a little bit loud. The tables on the bridge are not my favorite ones. Like the pizza not the pasta, try the tiramisu or the mousse au chocolate....

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Vernon, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

During our 16 day stay, we ate here at least 7 times …. every meal was great and easy to find a favourite dish. The bruschetta is fantastic, the smoothies, and the pasta dishes. The only negative is there seems to be no designation for smoking / non-smoking …at one meal we had 6 smokers at the next table which... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The best pizza ever! The food here is delicious - the bruschetta, the gnocchi, the pizza, and the chocolate mousse at the end are the highlights. We come here at least twice every time we are in Playa del Carmen and we are never disappointed. The service is also fantastic.

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Australia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Well we lived in Playa for two months and decided to try Piola one night as it was closer to our Place. We love thin based pizza and good quality food. We ordered a salad and Pizza and when it came to the table we were disappointed. The Pizza was undercooked on top and burnt on the bottom. Maybe the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Amazing pizzas and drinks here! The bartenders are great, but the service is a little slow. Make sure you go to the bar and try the froZen basil martini or the cucumber, they are beautiful and fun to drink. Every pizza we had there came out fresh and delicious and we have eaten there on each trip down to playa.

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New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have eaten here in the past many times and always received quality pizza. We stopped last week expecting the same. That is not what we got. We love thin crust pizza. This pizza was way too thin. It was so thin that the crust could not even support the toppings. The entire pie flopped over and all topping plopped... More

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Minneapolis
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had a very disappointing time at Piolas last night. We ordered drinks and only one came. We then ordered it again and it still did not come. We had planned to stay for dinner and had menus but no one came to take our order. The staff were all standing together chatting....had to get up to ask for a... More

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Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great pizza place in calle 38 right near the beach access. It has an open space concept that is ideal for the weather and creates an enjoyable atmosphere. The pizza we ordered was large and more than filling for the two of us. It is around the corner of a lot of great restaurants too!

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