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La Vaca Loca

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Italian, Dessert, Hamburgers, Pasta
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Av. 15 N Con | Calle 8 N Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 9282
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2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Drinks, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 7
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Pasta and ravioli

My husband and I discovered this great Italian fusion restaurant in PDC! It has great options for people who have dietary restrictions; the food was delicious and the service great. Not too expensive so great for people on a budget! A must.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I discovered this great Italian fusion restaurant in PDC! It has great options for people who have dietary restrictions; the food was delicious and the service great. Not too expensive so great for people on a budget! A must.

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Koper, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Meet in this place especially BBQ cooked is amazing , service is absolutely good prices conform and acceptable , to be absolutely visited.

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Nevada City, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

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 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
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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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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
4 helpful votes 4 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 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
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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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21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. 15 N Con | Calle 8 N Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 9282

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 8
  • Cuisine: Italian, Dessert, Hamburgers, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?