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La Crepacabana

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French, Creperie, Dessert
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Ave 10 between 8 & 10, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good crepes and friendly service

Finally i managed to pass by while they are open (in the morning never). They close at 1am . The crepe was Good. The table could have been a bit cleaner but everything else fine

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Bolzano, Italy
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Bolzano, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Finally i managed to pass by while they are open (in the morning never). They close at 1am . The crepe was Good. The table could have been a bit cleaner but everything else fine

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Forde, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The place has good location and well styled atmosphere. The freshly squeezed juices are excellent, we have tasted almost all. The crepes are big enough for 2 after a good dinner.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This tiny crepe place is about a block off the shopping avenue. We went in the afternoon, so it was quiet, but it might get busy later in the day. Delicious, big crepes. We had one with caramel and manchego (spelling?) cheese, another with the cheese, blackberry jam, and granola. Both were fantastic, though I'll admit we really only needed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We have been in Playa many times but just discovered La Crepacabana this trip. David makes the best crepes with Nutella and fresh fruit. So delicious after a meal. Take a break from busy 5th ave and discover 10th. Better prices, less crowds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

David makes great food!!!! if it is a morning fruit juice, asweet crepe, a salty crepe.........really everything is delicious and perfect. Every time I am in playa, I end up going to la crepacabana quite a few times and it never disappoints. Saludos David!!!!

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is another hole-in-the-wall type of joint on 10 Avenida that just serves crepes and nothing else. We had a hankering for something sweet while walking around town after supper, and remembered the reviews on TripAdvisor. This is a one-man operation with a single cooking station and a one-page menu. Nutella is prominently featured, but there are plenty of options... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Imagine you're relaxing on the beach...on a sunny day ... with a lot of kool people around..sun in your face...the occasional cool ocean breeze against your skin, and the continuous subtle scent of ocean. You think you are fully relaxed??? Well that is what I thought until I came across La Crepacabana that is because they make the best crepes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I came to this place every evening. I am a critic and this place amazed me. My Belarusian friend agrees with me, and she had authentic creeps, I'm talking best of the best , and even she is amazed. The classics are amazing, but the blueberry with creme cheese crepe is phenomenal.

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Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Beetween the beach and the zocalo, we discovered this "crêperie" when searching a coffee after lunch. We were welcomed by a very kind franco-mexican couple, but the most important is their delicious crêpes. And we had true coffee, not a nescafé as frequently in Yucatan (what a pity for a coffee producing country)!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The blackberry with cream cheese was delicious and DH really liked his savory crepe with eggs. Would definitely like to try a few other flavors! More than expected number of mosquitoes inside the restaurant (more of a little hut) so I'd recommend waiting outside and sitting at the edge of the counter near the exit if you are prone to... More 

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Address: Ave 10 between 8 & 10, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Cuisine: French, Creperie, Dessert

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ave 10 between 8 & 10, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Creperie, Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children

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