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La Playita

Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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90% Recommend
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English first
Spokane, Washington
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I ordered the fish with garlic aielo, and it was heavenly. More than one person should eat at a time, for sure- plan to share, and order something else light to go with it. Digging your feet in the sand while dining al fresco is blissful- and watching the waves roll in adds much to the experience.

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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119 reviews 119 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Our tour guide Luz suggested we try this place and it was a great suggestion, some of the best seafood at the best prices we found across town.... not the best view, but you are there to eat right... when we got the check we were pleasantly surprised!

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Edmonton, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We took the Bus there and grabbed a cab from the main highway into Puerto Morelos. It was a leisurely stroll to the beach and restaurant. The owner of La Brocherie recommended this restaurant because he said they make the "best Fish". Boy, he was right! We ordered "Boquineta Fish" and enjoyed the great taste and relaxed atmosphere of the... More

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

If you want to be ignored blatantly by waiters who seem to take your order but never bring it, you came at the right place. Food... average or below. Worst service in Puerto Morelos. Street musicians playing pooly around the place and messing around with an already messy experience. The only reason for me to give 2 circles instead of... More

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Love this place!! Went twice over our holiday and we were never disappointed!! The lobster was delicious and large, 1 peso per gram. The shrimp cocktail was excellent - so fresh. The fresh fish fillet with garlic was also excellent. Don 't miss checking La Playita you won't be disappointed.

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Mill Valley
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch today per a few recommendations from locals. Great location and breeze but that is about on the positive side. We asked if the shrimp were large in the quesadilla and we were told yes - " the big ones." The quesadilla arrived and the cheese was horrible and the shrimp tiny. It was inedtable. Maragarita was just... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

we ate 2 times, really good price, food was tasty. If you choose seafood can't go wrong. 90% of customers were Mexican, I think it is a good sign.

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McCall, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Delicious fried fish. When you order a whole fish you get to pick what you want from the cooler of that day's catch. Super fresh, super tasty, and so affordable! The place is right on the beach. What could be better than your toes in the sand, fresh fried fish and a cerveza!

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Bath, ME
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

The fish here is superb, fresh and tasty. Excellent service too. Being right on the beach, there was a refreshing breeze, just right to cool us off after hot day. We recommend La Playita highly.

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delta bc
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Go for a beer or a cocktail , toes in the sand right on the beach.Live music. Had the shrimp tacos, the fish tacos and the ceviche ...just ok. We wanted the catch of the day but apparently we were too early and the fish had not come in yet.

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