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Sala Rosa

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38th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen LT 08 MZ 151, Mexico
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice place to take a drink!

Sala Rosa is a nice place to go and have a drink at night. We didn't eat but had a few drinks. Great choice of tequilas! Sometimes, you can enjoy the music from a DJ. The place is well kept by two sisters and the place has a great atmosphere! We will certainly come back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
Genevieve L
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Sala Rosa is a nice place to go and have a drink at night. We didn't eat but had a few drinks. Great choice of tequilas! Sometimes, you can enjoy the music from a DJ. The place is well kept by two sisters and the place has a great atmosphere! We will certainly come back!

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Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

A gem of a bar on 38th near 5th Avenue. Great mix of people of all of ages, excellent music, great vibe, tapas and of course drinks. Staff is super friendly, mixed drinks are 1-1/2 ounces and the tapas selection is fresh and delicious. There was live entertainment when we were there and the place was buzzing. Love the patio... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

At the north end of Playa Del Carmen and on the tree lined street of 38th sits a cute little bar called Sala Rosa. This place is great because all the staff is friendly and bilingual, they serve top shelf alcohol and strong drinks, and they have nice food on the tapas menu. I have gone several times and enjoyed... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

After many walk pasts with and always thinking we need to stop here....we finally did. Sitting outdoors with a glass of wine and a tapas plate of mixed cheeses, olives, hams and salamis was a most pleasant way to spend the end of a day, Selection of wine was fine and not overly priced. Music was definitely background music and... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It is small, charming, good music, good food, great staff, lovely owners (two lovely French Canadian sisters) - just has a good vibe!!! After living here for 13 years full time, it is my personal favorite place in town. Sala Rosa always has a wide variety or nationalities hanging out. It feels welcoming to all types and ages. It is... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The beautiful and friendly owners (they are sisters) are always there to greet patrons and make sure your visit will be pleasant. Great drinks, funky music, an eclectic clientele, unique decor and a great food menu--they offer the best bar food I've had. This place keeps improving all the time. Well done!

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Quebec City, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Great ambience, nice music. Really nice variety of drink and awesome tapas style food. If you are in Playa del Carmen even for a couple of night, you definitely have to stop there to try the tapas and having a nice drink!!! I will go back there anything that I'm in Playa!!! Good job!!!

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

38th ave is my favorite avenue in all playa so far. Friendliest place with amazing people with good service. My favorite spot is outside bench on the patio. Perfect place to enjoy a nice breeze along with people watching while eating and enjoying drinks. great view. I sometimes find people passing by and taking pictures of this place from the... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is by far my most favorite local haunt of Playa! I lived in Playa for nearly a year and frequented this charming outdoor hotspot. Off of the beaten path of 12th street bars and clubs, the ambience can't be beat, the sangria will liven your soul, the DJs will keep you energized but are not overly loud that you... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Sometimes when your travelling you come across places that you never want to leave. We came across Sala Rosa randomly on one of our nightly walks on quinta avenida. It really is the coolest little spot we have found in playa and we returned almost every night. tucked away from the bustling quinta, it seems to be a favorite spot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38th Street and 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen LT 08 MZ 151, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?