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Ristorante Massimo

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Plaza Marina, Puerto Aventuras 77783, Mexico
+52 984 8735418
Today
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 150
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Good pizza

Enjoyed the food and owners were entertaining. Fresh made therefore long wait for pizza but well worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
David P
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the food and owners were entertaining. Fresh made therefore long wait for pizza but well worth it.

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Cancun, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We had carpaccio and bruchettas as a starter, they were just OK. Then we had pasta and that was fantastic, highly recommended. A bit pricey and in a nice location. In front of the dolphins ... if you are up for that.

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Madison, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Went here for one of our nights. Italian isn't your first choice while in Mexico but the reviews here pulled us in. Was good advice. The homemade pastas were great, and the venue right on the dolphin lagoon is great - especially when a breeze blows through.

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New Milford, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We arrived and were attended to promptly and courteously by waitstaff around 8 pm. We had no appetizer, going straight to dinner. They offered a nice array of breadsticks and herbed dipping oils. My wife had a pasta with asparagus,mushrooms and shrimp(added in) in a creamy cheese sauce. It was cooked nicely, good temp, but a tad salty. I had... More 

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Gallatin Gateway, Montana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I had a fantastic meal at Massimo! I had terrible luck at other spots in Puerto Aventuras, and I was so happy to finally go somewhere that had it together! The service was impeccable, and the food was super flavorful, interesting, and filling. I left here very happy, and I felt sorry for all the passersby who turned their noses... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Fantastic ambiance and great wine. Some friends were down from the High Country in April and we ate pasta and drank wine for hours. Fantastic place.

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Nebraska
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176 reviews 176 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Very pleasant outdoor seating right next to the dolphins. Their gnocchi was very good. The tortellini was good as well. Can't beat watching the dolphins while eating homemade pasta.

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Bay Village
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

We tried this restaurant in 2013 and absolutely loved it! Dining with a Italian family of five we thought the food was outstanding. First Italian meal I've ever had in Mexico that tasted authentic. Service was excellent and we enjoyed the complimentary breadsticks and atmosphere. On our second visit we arrived very casually dressed with our young daughter. We drove... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Every year we always look forward to Massimo's. Home made pasta, ceviche, salads and fish dishes. We have been coming for 8 years and every dish has been fantastic! Our favorite dishes are Al Pepe, Brandy Mushroom Fish dish, and as per my 10 year old son, the best pizza!

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Calgary, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Ristorante Massismo is a solid Italian restaurant located in beautiful Puerto Aventuras marina beside the dolphin enclosure. We got there early, sat outside and watched the dolphins jump while enjoyed our dinners. Most of the pasta is hand made so I ordered the pappardelle with mushrooms and bacon, my wife had the seafood fettucini and our boys had pizza and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza Marina, Puerto Aventuras 77783, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Aventuras
  • Phone Number: +52 984 8735418

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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