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La Playita

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La Playita
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Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fresh Beach Food

We walked into PM from a neighboring resort and stopped by La Playita for a bite before heading back. It was a Sunday at noon when they were first opening for the day. We enjoyed a couple micheladas with chips and salsa. I had the shrimp diablo which was fantastic, just the right amount of spice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
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kansas city
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kansas city
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6 reviews 6 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We walked into PM from a neighboring resort and stopped by La Playita for a bite before heading back. It was a Sunday at noon when they were first opening for the day. We enjoyed a couple micheladas with chips and salsa. I had the shrimp diablo which was fantastic, just the right amount of spice. My wife had the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch midweek. Were served chips, mole, habanero sauce, and salsa right away. Most of the lunch items are things like various types of cheviche, fish cocktails, fish quesadillas, and pan prepared fish, although there are also hamburgers on the menu. Everything tasted very good,service was very good, and we certainly would return. The total bill for... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The fish is fantastic and being of the beach you can not ask for anything better. Try going to the kitchen and selecting your own fish.

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Summerland, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Returning to see if the food is as good as we remember it 9 months ago!! It's even better! MMMmmm with garlic and rice. Fresh at it's best!! Great service, wonderful location - such positive energy all the way around!! AND not pricey. The sunflower seed dip that accompanied the chips was delicious, btw. Ask for it, if it's available.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place on the beach has the most amazing fresh fish...Hog Fish is amazing and staff and the ambience is 5 star

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San Francisco, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

La Playita cafe is located right on the beach with a sand floor. Lots of locals having lunch when we arrived on a Saturday/ The menu is somewhat limited, only having a few seafood dishes along with hamburgers. We shared some some guacamole with chips and the Ms had a shrimp cocktail which she thought was just ok. The service... More 

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Enfield
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have been coming here since we have been traveling to the area. It is our very favorite restaurant anywhere.....the fresh fish is perfect and the shrimp are divine!

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Breda, The Netherlands
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118 reviews 118 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Walked in to this place and had a good lunch. Feet in the sand and a nice view. Both had shrips with garlic which came with tasty rice and some salad. Free nacho's from the house with a pumpkin and fish dip were great, 2 mojito's.

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is my favorite beach front fish place in Puerto Morelos with a view of the reef as a bonus. They have the best whole fried fish in town. Their oil is changed frequently and it does not have a fishy smell. Their super hot Habanero sauce just asks you to come back for more! You can pick your own... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My family and I ate at this place our first night in town and I ended up going back a couple days later for takeout because the ceviche was that good. The location is great, right on the beach and they had live mariachi players come around during dinner as well which the kids thought was cool (that and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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