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Chez Celine

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5th avenue with Street 34th | Center Town, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52(1)9848033480
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8:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Coffee & Tea, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 629
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  • 272
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 12
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  • 20
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Eclairs!! Yes yes!

You can find Chez Céline at 5th avenue under some lovely trees to set the romantic French mood. I had the chocolate eclair, and i can say it was as jummie as i have tasted them in Paris. So ofcourse i had to come back and try the croque monsieur, with a lovely bechamel cream topping, quality ham... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Linda D
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

You can find Chez Céline at 5th avenue under some lovely trees to set the romantic French mood. I had the chocolate eclair, and i can say it was as jummie as i have tasted them in Paris. So ofcourse i had to come back and try the croque monsieur, with a lovely bechamel cream topping, quality ham and tasty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for a place for a light breakfast in sunny playa then you can't go wrong with Chez Celine. Fresh pastries, homemade breads, home made jams, omelettes and fresh coffee and orange juice. Nice and shady, friendly service and good prices. Loved it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I couldn't eat, We took a seat and no one went to knowledge us, we wait for ten minutes and nobody went to even give the menu or offer anything to drink.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We only took things out from here and it took all my willpower not to return several times a day. The filled meringues were the best I have ever tasted. One flavor was better than the next and three of us finished two boxes in a ver short time. We had bread and croissants as well and all were good.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I found this place through my french friends here in Playa. Due to that food is something french people really appreciate, this is a spot on. Really nice place in a quiet area, a bit outside of the center hassle. Friendly and smiling staff, helpfull to advice on what to eat & drink also, good recommendations ! Try the cooling... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were told by a friend who visited Playa del Carmen a few months ago, that Chez Celine was a must-go for coffee and something sweet, and she was right! It was late in the evening, so we ordered de-caf coffee, and it actually tasted good! Which is such a rare thing, can't wait to order an Americano tomorrow morning...... More 

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Detroit, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here 3 times during our trip after dinner. We tried the chocolate tart, cheesecake, lava cake and almond croissant. They were all amazing except the cheesecake was just ok. It was never packed in the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My husband made a quick run to Chez Celine for my sweet bread craving. The bread was delicious. Be prwpared to wait in line during the morning hours, but it was well worth the wait.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

You can tell by the popularity of this place that it is good quality, and well liked. As such, arrival before the rush (pre-10am) is recommended to avoid a wait. Great if you fancy a change from the usual.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

What a welcome change from the Mexican cuisine. We ate at chez celine MANY times when in playa. The food is excellent- the salmon as well as rare roast beef baguette really stood out as well as the wheat free chocolate fondant. Very yummy pastries and delish creme Brule. The countryside breakfast deal is good value for money. But I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5th avenue with Street 34th | Center Town, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52(1)9848033480

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7
  • Cuisine: French, Sandwiches, Dessert, Bakeries

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?