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Calle 48 & Mar Caribe, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Ranked #132 of 781 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian, Mediterranean, Mexican
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Playas newest beach club, with a 1950´s Brazilian inspired arquitecture, breathtaking views and a wide selection of gener-crossing eclectic music from around the globe, is the perfect location to get a taste of the Caribbean. It´s menu brings dishes that are the favorites of coastal regions from around the world. Mediterranean, Brazilian, Peruvian Caribbean, African and of course Mexican. with a focus on seafood and the unique Tarte Flambee from the wood-burning oven.
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Alba iulia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We had such a great time in this beautiful place! The food was amazing, the landscape awesome and the atmosphere great! They organize periodically parties and if you arrive there you'll have lot of fun! The stuff is nice and careful! I would definitely go back there if I would be in Playa del Carmen!

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New York City, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

One of the cooler places and atmosphere i have ever been to! Top party place for day parties during BPM as well, held the most intimate parties. The view is amazing from the top deck, the prices are reasonable, and the food is pretty good as well. Canibal Royal is a must see when in Playa (and its also secluded... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The beach is mostly gone and the music is so loud and the same old bpm's you can hardly think. What little beach there is stinks bad and there are underwater rocks and obstructions. Do not go near the water here. We're in our 40's so the music was not to our style and the review is not written to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This beach bar is great! Located in a hidden part of the beach it serves great food and drinks. Perfect for a lunch or a sunset snack. The shrimp taco was the best taco I've ever had! The octopus was also delicious. Must go!

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New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The food here is delicious, its catered from "Los Aguachiles" one of the best seafood ceviche/tacos places in town. It's busy during high season so there was a table minimum order of 1600 Pesos but during the rest of the year it's not an issue. Its a great lounge spot to have drinks and hang out for the day, a... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Although it was small it was very nice. Good food. Even better tacos. Nice place to go and have drinks at while looking out onto the water. Lots of seating with a little dock.

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Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had wonderful fish tacos here. Nice spot on the beach at the north end of Playa. Service good. Sat upstairs with ocean view. Beach was not the best this year. Very short. So not so easy to get here by the beach.

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Michigander
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71 reviews 71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Canibal Royal (CR) is last beach club on the northern end of Playa with good access off 46th Street but you may have to walk in a little water to get to from beach depending on the tide. Beach area here is very narrow and swimming not so great with a lot of local fishing boats moored which adds to... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We finally made it to Canibal Royal! We've walked past many times to see the "beautiful" 20-somethin year olds hanging out here, but never stopped. On lazy drizzly weekday this trip we wandered up the beach to check it it out. To our surprise, it was pretty empty, so we found a low table in the bar and drank some... More 

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providence, ri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We spent a day at the Canibal Royal for their beach club services when in reality it would have been better as a lunch spot. Pros: - relaxed ambience - plenty of seating - pretty views of water/boats - decent food/drinks Cons: - water filled with seaweed and boats docked at the "beach" - not swimmable or even for dipping... More 

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Additional Information about Canibal Royal

Address: Calle 48 & Mar Caribe, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Brazilian, Mediterranean, Mexican

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