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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 6
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  • 0
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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
Great Little Restaurant

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
Fedman73
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Sioux City, Iowa
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have ate at LA Fragata tonite and it was just FAntastic!! Our group of four all had the shrimp tacos and margaritas. All the servers were friendly and concerned that we liked our meals. Since we were there last year they have remodeled the restraunt and it is beautiful..truly a nice dining experience.

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MN
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Twin Cities, MN
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84 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
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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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Calgary, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Located on 1st Ave not 5th La Fragata seems to get forgotten in the shuffle to find dinner in Playa. As the other reviews state a major remodel was done and fortunately the owners remain the same as does the quality of the food. Having lived in Playa for 6 years full time La Fragata remains a consistant gem of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Had delicious fish tacos here and amazing chicken quesadillas. Staff was very friendly with excellent service. Would definite recommend this place.

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oklahoma
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23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The fish tacos and chicken fajitas were the best we have had in Playa. Their prices are also more reasonable than most we have tried. Will definitely come back to try other items on their menu.

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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 - 23
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Mexican, International, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?