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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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3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
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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
Pleasantly Surprised!

This was a chance encounter since I was wandering around looking for some pasta restaurant. I have to say that this was the best I ever had! and to top it off the owner regaled me with free dessert wich was just plain delicious. Sad that I discovered this gem on my last day in PDC or I`d been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was a chance encounter since I was wandering around looking for some pasta restaurant. I have to say that this was the best I ever had! and to top it off the owner regaled me with free dessert wich was just plain delicious. Sad that I discovered this gem on my last day in PDC or I`d been eating... More 

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london
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Italian food was excellent! Everything sounded good so the waiter, Simone, helped us to choose our dishes. Food was great and Simone was awesome! Always smiling and very helpful. The dishes are quite big, I couldn't finish mine, and the price was affordable. Dinner for 2: 2 appetizers, 2 main courses 1 huge dessert to share and 4 beers, was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Very friendly service in a nice environment (just off the busy 5th Ave) with excellent food quality at prices that can't be beat! It impressed a couple of picky kids, it accommodated a vegetarian dad, but most importantly, it more than pleased the wife. After all, happy wife, happy life!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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Additional Information about La Vaca Loca

Address: Av. 15 N Con | 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 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 7
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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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 - 7
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?