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Av. 15 N Con Calle 8 N Centro | Calle 8 N Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 9282
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Nevada City, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When ever we are at home in Playa we always make several trips to Loca Vaca for their juicy hamburgers... love love this little restaurant !

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St Louis, Mo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

we ordered the breaded chicken filet. I think 3 people could have eaten off of my own plate! Service was incredible. In fact, the waitress who knew I wasnt sure oif my menu selection showed me someones food as she took it to them and I then easily made up my mind. The Mojitos (non alcohol) were awesome!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After being disembarked from our bright cruise ship (almost all cruise companies calls at Playa) me and my friends have started the journey in Playa with an unmissable shopping round along the crowdy Quinta Avenida where everyones' appetite for shopping can be satisfied. But after you went shopping there is a different kind of appetite you should deal with! Where... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

We had a chicken sandwich and a veggie burger. Both very tasty, with much thought about the details. The service was really nice, they gave us a free appetizer :) Kind of load pop music going on, but no too bad. Nice to sit out on the street, an eat great food for very decent prices!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This place is small. It sits in a good location, and the big guy serving you, is very nice and welcoming as well. When we arrived the first thing he said was as follows: "We have the best cheeseburgers in PDC" Haha i hope that is a joke. The bread was the same as you buy in any grocery shop,... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

I found this place by accident one night and have been telling everyone about it since. I've just come back a second time and it's still just as good. Check it out!

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

big and nice hamburgers! but i was missing complimentary french fries.

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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011 via mobile

Vaca Loca is an excellent choice for lunch in Playa del Carmen. They serve hamburgers, hot dogs an french fries. The prices are good and the food is tasty. When we went it was 79 pesos for a cheersburger with fries and/or wedges and a soft drink.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

This is by far the best hamburger & fries in Playa. A huge burger served with all the fixins' lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, mustard or mayo. Thick and juicy with fries that are served just right. Get a bottle of water and all this for less than $4 US dollars. They sell other food here but this is my favorite... More 

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Additional Information about La Vaca Loca

Address: Av. 15 N Con Calle 8 N Centro | Calle 8 N Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 147 9282
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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