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Calle 34, Between 30 y 25, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
(984)8032652
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem

Great spot well worth the effort to find it. Chef/owner does a great job with authentic Italian food from simple pasta dishes to more involved specials.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2014
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42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Luckily we didn't have far to go. It appeared to be open, and we sat down waiting to be served, but no one showed. No explanation. I am hoping no one travelled from away to try this excellent little restaurant on this occasion.

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RI
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great spot well worth the effort to find it. Chef/owner does a great job with authentic Italian food from simple pasta dishes to more involved specials.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We ordered a chicken pizza with mushrooms on our first night in playa. We were expecting just a basic taste of a pizza but to our surprise the pizza had this great infusing taste with some leafs and herbs if I am not wrong. Served along with a habanero oil and some other spicy kind of oil witch were strongly... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My wife and I have been coming to Al Volo over the past two years, and it consistently delivers on quality and price. At our last dinner, the rissotto was creamy, the salmon chunks were fresh and flavourful, the asparagus crunchy, and the rice was done just right for my taste. The milanesa was lightly breaded and fried, the roasted... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Went to this restaurant with my husband and 4 others for the 1st time last week. I had the most amazing Osso Bucco tortellini with a Parmesan Cream sauce. I had a caramel crepe for dessert... The food here is so fresh and so tasty...best meal ever! My husband and I loved it so much, we went back the very... More 

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playa del carmen
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We always order delivery from Al Volo and it's greatttt. The food is great and the price is unbeatable! We have yet to eat there in person but it's on our 'to do immediately' list.

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Mississippi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We came here based on reviews from Trip Adviser. It was spot on. This is such a wonderful restaurant. We had a bevy of appetizers and they were all wonderful. The potato dumpling was so so good and the stuffed mozzerela was incredible. Prices are great and the owners are wonderful. We will be back before we leave Playa.

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Miami
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

If you want to go where locals go, try Al Volo, a casual, laid back restaurant on a quiet side street, run by Paolo from Sicily, who has worked at top restaurants around the world, and now settled in Playa with his own little place. Skip the tourist crowds on 5th and head to his friendly place for authentic pastas... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We ate at this lovely, cozy restaurant last week. We live in Playa and will definitely be going back here lots. We heard about it from friends who also love it! Friendly staff, cozy design and cheap, good food! Their mozarella medallion in tomato sauce is out of this world delicious and their bruchetta amazing too. Limonada also fabulous. It... More 

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chicago
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We were very happy to see this place is still here. It is next to the original Aguachilies on 34th. Our first visit was when it first opened and it still has that quaint personal charm. The chef (Paolo) is personally engaged with each guest to be sure of your satisfaction. We will return to Playa in December and will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 34, Between 30 y 25, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: (984)8032652

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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