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Canibal Royal

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Brazilian, Mediterranean, Mexican
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Calle 48 & Mar Caribe, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Playas newest beach club, with a 1950´s Brazilian inspired arquitecture...
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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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 125
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Beautiful place, delicious food, music a little too loud

I came here during my last trip to Yucatán in the low season. So this must be kept in mind when reading my review. I absolutely adored the place. There is no entrance fee but you have a mandatory consumption which is easy to achieve as the food is simply divine. I had one of the best shrimp tacos... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
Prllmnn
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Stuttgart, Germany
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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230 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Stuttgart, Germany
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I came here during my last trip to Yucatán in the low season. So this must be kept in mind when reading my review. I absolutely adored the place. There is no entrance fee but you have a mandatory consumption which is easy to achieve as the food is simply divine. I had one of the best shrimp tacos ever... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Be sure to sit on the second floor of this little piece of heaven with a spectacular ocean view. This is the only place we wanted to be sure we returned to during our trip. Both visits we had lunch. There was a nice variety on the menu to choose from. The waitresses were very friendly, attentive, spoke english very... More 

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nsb
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

When this place is open, I'm sure it is fab. However, they book it out for weddings, corporate parties, and other events way too often. Especially on weekends, they are not open....and nothing was posted on their FB page. Call before going.

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Alba iulia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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
27 helpful votes 27 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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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 48 & Mar Caribe, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Mediterranean, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene

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.
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

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