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La Crepacabana

Ave 10 between 8 & 10, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Dessert, Creperie
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

This place has amazing crepes and smoothies. The owner is warm and welcoming and even gives great recommendations for local food spots. It is a great change of pace from the haggling that is 5th Ave. Should definitely stop by for breakfast or dessert, although the savory crepes make a great lunch.

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

We visited two nights in a row. The first night we had one with sugar and cinnamon and one with bananas and Nutella. Both were delicious. The second night we shared one made with strawberries and cream which was also delicious. The owner, from France, was able to chat with us about his time in Playa del Carmen. Was definitely... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW via mobile

"Just discovered this hidden treasure. There are so many small shops and restaurants around Playa Del Carmen that driving down here for years, we missed this one. It's not a restaurant but a little kiosk owned by this great guy from France. We had a delicious sugar, cinnamon and banana crepe after a day riding scooters around Cozumel. Watching him... More

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Arcanum, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I LOVE crepes and this is the place to get them... We had them twice in the week we were in Playa. They are large enough to share, but so tasty that you may not want to! They have all sorts of wonderful choices available for the fillings. (Highly recommend the caramel & milk combination.) Thank you for an enjoyable... More

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Rochester, New York
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11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We love real French crepes and seeing some great reviews here, my wife and I decided to try this for dinner. We were seriously disappointed, however, because of the lack of fresh ingredients and minimal menu choices. The pancakes were made well but all of the veggie fillings we ordered came right out of cans into the crepes and were... More

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Hampton, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We found the place while walking on the 10th street in Playa Del Carmen. Great little stand and great smoothies!

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Calgary, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Were grime canada and we get thick and doughy crepes most of the time. These crepes are how they should be !! Thin, delicate, and super tasty. Only problem was that the one big crepe my son and I were sharing became the one all three of us shared as my daughter took one bit and couldn't stop herself. Nutella... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Relatively inconspicuous place in Av 10 at Playa del Carmen, but one of the "MUST VISIT" if you like crepes. Doesnt mather if you prefer sweet or salted - all are great! Take one of the posible various fresh juices with it and you will be in heaven! My fauvorite crepes there? With nutela and strawbery or banana.. Yammiiii! In... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Cute little food stand where the native french owner makes everything with fresh ingredients! Very delicious and good sized crepe for a great price. The owner was so friendly and fun to talk to as well. He is from France but could speak like a Mexican local- so impressive.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Get the banana and nutella crepe. It is the best one. Get any of the smoothies with yogurt in them. He has a special smoothie that is his favorite; ask him about it. It is really good.

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