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Pavo Real by the Sea

Carretera 307, km 51, Playa Maroma, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 998 872 8339
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $70
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, French, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Pavo Real by the Sea is an intimate, magical restaurant at the edge of the best beach in the world. You will come for the gorgeous view, you will come back for the incredible food prepared by Chef Alfonso Gonzalez and the attentive service and excellent wine list. Enjoy cocktails in the open-air bar at the edge of the beach, then choose a table in the garden or in the cozy salon decorated with original art, sit back and let us serve you a meal you won't be able to forget. The menu includes fresh foie gras, local fish and seafood, rack of lamb, beef tenderloin, bouillabaisse...And more. For a really special occasion, reserve a private romantic dinner on the beach. We look forward to your visit.
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Beloit, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The bar has been set very high after dining At Pavo Real by the sea for our future date nights. What an amazing dining experince. My wife and I have a top ten list for our dining exeriences on vacations an it was shattered by the service, food and exquiste atmosphere. I earned som man points that evening!

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

I remember you telling me about your favorite restaurants list and I was really happy to know that we are now a part of it. Thank you so much for taking the time to write us your opinion about our little paradise. Kind regards to you and your wife. Sincerly, Marie More 

Hattiesburg,MS
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My wife and I came here 4 days ago for dinner. I had sweet potato soap appetizer then Lamb Chops with couscous and grilled dates. My wife had foie gras as an appetizer and mayan Duck as an entree It was fabulous! The restaurant sits just off the beach for wonderful views of the surf. Some diners choose to have... More 

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice comment. I remember the 2 visits of your wife and yourself. Glad you liked our food, our restaurant and hope you will visit us again on your next vacation. Kind regards, Marie More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner, but very expensive and very small portions. This certainly is a very remote setting but we're disappointed with the size and price of the dinner. Very expensive for what you get.

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. I am happy to know that you enjoyed the food. On the other side, the kind of food we are serving here is not in a lot of menus in the area, high quality and usually quite expensive because hard to find. We are trying to keep our prices as affordable as we... More 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

There are no words to describe the evening mum and I shared at Pavo Real. From the emails back and fourth with Monica to arrange our cab ride out and make our reservation, to the taxi driver to the drive through the jungle to the greeting we received by everyone including the owner, to the service, the view and the... More 

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comment Trish. I remember your visit and, believe me, even without words, only with your facial expression, I was feeling all your emotions when you were here. Your mother and you are 2 beautiful person that enjoy life and it shows. That is why you felt so good in our paradise. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We celebrated my daughter's 21st birthday at Pavo Real and were overwhelmed by the kindness, generosity, efficient service and delightful meal. There were appetizers and wine on the beach at sunset and a special table was set for us in the courtyard. Abigail was our waitress and her English was impeccable. Our food (curried lamb, steak and fish) was delicately... More 

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice comment. We are doing our best, for you to enjoy your experience to the maximum. We are happy to notice that you appreciated our food, our service, our food and attention when celebrating your daughters 21st birthday. Hope to see you again in our paradise. Kind regards, Marie More 

Hamilton, Canada
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We ate here after getting sick of resort food. Compared to that, it was relatively easy for this restaurant to impress us. I had the fois gras app and the mushroom risotto. Daughter had the salad of my travels and the lamb. Wife had the salmon on a bed of risotto. All the food was good. Presentation was very nice... More 

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Essex CT/Puerto Aventuras Mex
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

As owners of a home in Puerto Aventuras, my wife and I are always looking for new and different restaurants to go to. We had heard of Pavo Real so decided to go for our Anniversary this year. Let's just say that if you are anywhere along the Mayan Riveria this is the one restaurant you HAVE to try. Every... More 

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

It is with great pleasure that I am reading your comment today. We are glad that you finally found us and appreciated our food, service and hospitality. It was very nice receiving you here, in our little paradise. Hope to see you again soon. Sincerly, Marie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We went for a special dinner for a 60th birthday celebration. We arrived a few hours before our reservation time to enjoy drinks on the beach. The dinner was fantastic. I had the fish special of the day which was delicious. Most of our party had the cowboy steak and loved it. They brought out flan for the birthday girl... More 

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure reading a great comment about our Pavo Real. Thank you so much for your appreciation on our work and effort to make this place a special one. Hope to see you again in a near future, in our paradise. Thank you kindly, Marie More 

1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband and I found this gorgeous place while staying in Playa del Carmen. The dinner was superb and the atmosphere magical. The staff was attentive and gracious. We toured one of the villas and can't wait to go back and stay!

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comment. It is always a pleasure for me to read such appreciation from our customers. We are doing everything possible to make your visit to Pavo Real an unforgettable experience and it feels great to have that kind of response. We do have an incredible place and we are proud of it. Thank... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed next door at the Belmond Maroma and stumbled into this incredible restaurant while walking on the beach. Everything was perfect--incredible rack of lamb, salads, & beef. Service was excellent. Tremendous architectural features, decor, and furniture --all designed by the architect/owner. Dont miss it.

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MariePavoReal, Gerente at Pavo Real by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are always glad to see our customers appreciation about our efforts to make your visit to our restaurant, a culinary experience you will always remember. Hope to see you again in a near future. Kind regards, Marie More 

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Additional Information about Pavo Real by the Sea

Address: Carretera 307, km 51, Playa Maroma, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 998 872 8339
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen  >  Playa Maroma
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 70
Cuisine: Caribbean, French, Seafood

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