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Calle 6 Norte, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
(984) 134 7570
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fresh and delicious

We love the fresh breakfast here. The fruit plate was so beautiful and changed everyday with available fruit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandra W
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the fresh breakfast here. The fruit plate was so beautiful and changed everyday with available fruit.

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Thank Sandra W
cancun
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

is a great place to eat at nigth withthe sand in the feets and is very good flavour and is not expesive

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Thank juan i
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This restaurant is easy to miss, very unassuming, tiny and quiet but don't let that fool you. The owners are wonderful people. Super friendly and very kind. The food is delicious. We had chilaquiles with the red sauce for breakfast which were wonderful. Luckily we have found this early on in our vacation as we will definitely be going back... More 

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Thank Travellover6128
Iowa
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I hope this is the correct place as it has had several owners the last we were here were French. Right behind Luna Encantada and almost to the beach on Calle 6. Had a wonderful time waiting for our last pair to arrive. Our waiter Julian was helpful, courteous and very entertaining. Happy hour prices were good and wine selection... More 

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Thank IowaPat
Etzatlan, Mexico
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Breakfast is served 7:30 to 11 a.m. Lunch every day & dinner Tuesday thru Saturday. Staff will set up next to pool if you like; with linen tablecloth, flower & candlelight at night.

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Thank globetrottinggranny1
Battle Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

-quiet and quaint place -elevated a bit from the sidewalk for better people watching -close to fusion -very good food and terrific service -reasonable prices -would absolutely go again

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Good food, nice patio, a block from the beach, friendly service. Perfect place for us to meet up with friends before heading to the beach.

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Thank Teneniel56
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

this place is on 6th and 5th, near the beach, hidden gem, you should stop by they have nightly specials, and some of the best ceviche i have tasted on the beach, cheap beer here too!!!! ask for richardo and juan rosalindo rodrigo!!!!! they are the best!!!! great steaks and great ceviche!!!!!!

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Thank Andrew H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I had garlic shrimp fo less than $9 my husband had a huge T-bone steak for $13 even with 2 drinks each our bill was 345 pesos about $33. It was really good too. Their menu is small as is the restaurant but really cute.

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Thank SuHay
Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Nice, small, friendly, local restaurant near the beach. Staff of two or three (cook, bartender, and waiter/waitress). Chef is friendly and dressed in clean, pressed whites and willing adjusts or creates any meal to your requests. Menu is limited but very good. Had their steak, large butterfly and coconut shrimps, steamed vegetables, soups and local sides. We ate there four... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 6 Norte, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: (984) 134 7570

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget

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