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Calle 6 Norte, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
(984) 134 7570
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Ranked #376 of 748 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget
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Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Battle Lake, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Alberta
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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Annapolis, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Stanley, Falkland Islands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

Tucked just off La Quinta on Calle 6 is this tiny Franco-Mexican restaurant. The Menu del Dia has gone up from 85 pesos to 95 pesos for a beer, tortilla chips and sauces and 3 courses. Still excellent value. The guys running the place are good fun and the place has a relaxed, cool vibe. The starter and dessert are... More

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Willemstad, Curacao
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011 via mobile

We only tried the mexican food and it was very nice. I had the ceviche and my husband had the boritos. All in the good company of mr corona!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

Located on 6th and the beach - by Fusion and Luna Encantada. French/Mexican. Great daily specials for 85 pesos that includes soup, entree, salad, dessert and a drink. We had a seafood special that was really good. The best fish and the best pico de gallo we had in PDC was here. Really small place with a few outside tables.... More

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Billings, Montana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2010

Everyday as we walked away from our condo on beach and Calle 6th North, we would see this little restaurant open for business in the morning, closed for lunch - a siesta perhaps - and back in business for the evening. People eating there seemed happy, and the prices seemed ludicrous, $85 pesos for a complete a dinner. We ate... More

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2010

This is a great little place in Playa that offers both French and Mexican cuisine (it doesn't really try to be creative and bridge the gap between the two). The genuinely French staff come across as new restauranteurs with a strong enthusiasm to please. Their food, based on our one meal (the fondue for two, which, we were told, is... More

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

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