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Avenida 1 Entre Calle 12 y 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #225 of 781 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Price range: $1 - $14
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Local cuisine
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Good for: Local cuisine
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Let's begin with "the locals eat here"--indeed, they do. And so do we, every time we get to Playa (at least once a year.) The food is fresh, home-style Mexican cooking, very inexpensive. The restaurant is clean, open-air and well situated near the beach, off the over-beaten path. Service is excellent and friendly. We had fish tacos so good that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This little jewel was worth finding. The cerviche was very fresh and flavorful. They offer several different kinds. I got the house specialty which was great! They have a bar too. My husband had a meat dish which was very good as well. It is not much for atmosphere but if you are looking for good food at cheap prices,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

great food, better prices, traditional seating and a fun experience, the food is fresh and clean, the establishment is first rate on cleanliness. Well worth eating there time and time again.

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Additional Information about Aay Chabela

Address: Avenida 1 Entre Calle 12 y 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 14
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse

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