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AV. 10 Calle 8, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
044 984 8034582
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Ranked #191 of 781 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: ON "DON MARIO" YOU HAVE VARIETY OF PASTAS, STEAKS, WOOD OWEN PIZZA, SEA FOOD AND MEXICAN FOOD, EVERYTHING PREPARED BY THE OWNER MARIO, THE CHEF
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Weyburn
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We ate there last night on advice off internet...... Onion soup was pretty good. Caprese salad was pretty good, but only had small amount basil. Pizzas were average.....for the group of 4 ....the two pizzas were about 15 mins apart..... Service was quite poor. They seemed very disorganized. Had to ask for our check x3......

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Just finished the most delicious meal here...we started with the caprese which was the best we've ever had and then got linguine with clam sauce and gnocchi with mushroom sauce...both meals were excellent...highly, highly recommend this spot...it will not disappoint...way better than all the restaurants on 5th ave

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Minneapolis, MN
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Fantastic pizza (try the salmon pizza for something new and delicious) and wonderful service. My husband's uncle has been coming here for years, so perhaps that was a factor in the great service. Prices are reasonable for the authentic quality of the food. Nice atmosphere, only 1 block off the the busiest street in Playa. Ate here twice during our... More 

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Akron (Portage Lakes), Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Simply GREAT! Pizza, pasta, chicken Caesar & wines were delicious. Thin brick oven baked pizzas were so wonderful, we ordered an extra 2 to go for lunch the next day! The service was excellent! We felt attended to even when they were quite busy. A must in Playa del Carmen!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The feel and decoration of the place was really cute. I loved the brick. Seating was tight it's a small place. Food was pretty good the pizza had flavor. Wine was good but served to warm. Service is sooo slow, don't go if in any time constraint.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The food was good...when we finally got it. We were seated right away but then waited 20 minutes before anyone came to our table, even after flagging down the waiter twice. After giving our order, it was another 15 minutes before we even got our drinks. I understand that sometimes places are busy but this was extremely poor service. When... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Ate here a few times in Playa. Had the fire wood oven pizzas and a pasta dish. Really enjoyed both meals and all the food was very reasonably priced. Open air restaurant and good service every time I was there.

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108 Mile Ranch, Canada
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129 reviews 129 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great steak great wine and great atmosphere, we like to go once a month and always leave happy, the calamari is always one of our favorites and the rib eye is as good as anywhere you will find in town

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Just a block off 5th Ave and therefore less expensive, this primarily Italian restaurant serves plenty of tasty dishes. We had the sausage ravioli and salmon fetticini an both were very good. Large portions too. Some traffic noise from the adjacent street if setting outside. Attentive service and some extra's including excellent bread. We visit Playa twice a year and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Always good, reasonable, sometimes great!! You will never go wrong here. Go off and on but always good.

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Additional Information about Don Mario

Address: AV. 10 Calle 8, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 044 984 8034582
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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