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Restaurante La Fragata Bistrot

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Italian, French, Mexican, International, Bistro
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Calle 26 Norte S/N | Entre 1ra Avenida y 5ta Avenida Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 879 4896
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Recognized by locals and travelers from all around the world for its...
Recognized by locals and travelers from all around the world for its unique Taste,Good atmosphere and Friendly service, La Fragata is the place for those in search of a gourmet lunch or dinner with the home made touch, fresh and local ingredients and great flavor. We have recently expanded our dining room and terrace. We have room for Groups & Events ... National Geographic Traveler Magazine and one of the worlds most beloved Chefs: Jacques Pepin recommend us for our Fish Tacos, The best in Playa.
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  • 6
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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
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant surprise.

My daughter and I ducked in here to avoid a sudden downpour. We had a wonderful ceviche that included mango and corn, and it was a pleasant variation on the ceviche we had been eating almost daily. I also had a slushy, blue cocktail that tasted similar to a pina colada, only better! I highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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La Habra, California
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La Habra, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I ducked in here to avoid a sudden downpour. We had a wonderful ceviche that included mango and corn, and it was a pleasant variation on the ceviche we had been eating almost daily. I also had a slushy, blue cocktail that tasted similar to a pina colada, only better! I highly recommend it -- look on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great food service usually good sometimes slow. Nice setting clean reliable food ......steak highlight

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

located directly across from the new Hyatt Hotel. perfect location, charming restaurant and great service. I had the steak done perfectly while my friend ate the risotto. both were excellent as was the Caprese salad. With wine the bill was 600 pesos or just under $60.00. they have a wonderful menu and will definitely go back to try other items.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

La Fragata has THE best fish and shrimp tacos in Playa! We order ours grilled but you can get them deep fried or breaded. Owner Beatrice's Chiles Rellenos are also to die for. Find out when she is making them as they may not be a daily offering. We have been to a few events in Playa that use Beatrice... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went there for my 65th birthday. My wife had the shrimp tacos. There were 3 tacos with 4 shrimp each. She said they were excellent. I had the talapia filet. There were 2 small fillets covered with peppers and onions. I had to spice it up with a little salsa & pepper but overall it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Everyone should walk the few blocks off 5th and go have a meal at this little bistro! We arrived and were greeted life family and were treated like family throughout the meal! The waiters were kind, and attentive, but also let us just sit and enjoy our last glass of wine with out making us feel rushed to leave. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

La Fragata is on 1st Avenue (one block towards the beach from 5th) at calle 26. It is upscale without being pretentious. It is well worth the diversion from 5th. The inside is modern and bright. Two of the four walls are glass so you can see the activity on the street. There is also a sturdy and level outdoor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were in Playa del Carmen 8 days and ate at this restaurant twice. There is a lot of construction going on across the street (Hyatt Hotel being built) but there is no dust after hours if you decide to dine outside. This reataurant is outstanding and easy to miss, but don't. The restaurant is beautiful, the wine is outstanding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Our first trip was for lunch on the patio; we had a little challenge finding it initially since we didn't realize it had been renovated/expanded & therefore looks quite different on the outside from pictures we saw online. But it was well worth the trouble and we had a fantastic meal. Fish tacos, shrimp tacos, shrimp fajitas were all awesome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We were walking the back streets of Playa and found this wonderful spot, stopped to look at the menu and started talking to Ruth the Hostess. We enjoy the dinning experience, so decided to give it a try and glad we did. Started with salad, which very fresh, great meal then on to the desert, oh done forget the wine,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 26 Norte S/N | Entre 1ra Avenida y 5ta Avenida Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 879 4896

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 21
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Mexican, International, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Recognized by locals and travelers from all around the world for its unique Taste,Good atmosphere and Friendly service, La Fragata is the place for those in search of a gourmet lunch or dinner with the home made touch, fresh and local ingredients and great flavor. We have recently expanded our dining room and terrace. We have room for Groups & Events ... National Geographic Traveler Magazine and one of the worlds most beloved Chefs: Jacques Pepin recommend us for our Fish Tacos, The best in Playa.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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