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“Just Right” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Vagabunda

La Vagabunda
Ave. 5 Entre Calles 24 y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 3753
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Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood, International
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 24th y 26th
Description: Traditional recipes hand-picked from the Mexican countryside create the foundation for Vagabunda's bold menu. Using honest ingredients and modern techniques, La Vagabunda presents authentic Mexican & International dishes with a new twists. Also featuring an unsurpassed selection of tequilas, we guarantee you'll find the bright and vibrant restaurant just as exciting as the food. Since 2000 Local's Favorite for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Just Right”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Convenient location, service was wonderful thank you Augusto, the quesadillas and pico were really good. The atmosphere is great with outdoor dining on 5th Ave. Lots of interesting people to watch. Good for breakfast or an easy quick meal at a reasonable price.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“FUN PLACE TO EAT, DRINK, AND PEOPLE WATCH !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Very well located restaurant/bar right in the thick of the action on La Quinta Avenida in Playa del Carmen. Very attentive service, comfortable chairs and tables, and very good food at reasonable prices. I met a couple of American ex-pats sitting at one of the front tables just drinking and people watching. They told me they practically came here every night, and I know they were there at least three nights during the first week in July, because I saw them and sat with them each of these nights. This place is not much different than many of the hundreds of other places alongside this pedestrian walkway, but it has a certain charm all it's own which made my visits there very pleasant and memorable. After all, that's what traveling is all about, the memorable experiences we bring back home with us. We really only remember the places that were somewhat out of the ordinary, and I certainly found this place to fit this description. I believe there is another bar/restaurant of the same name and possibly the same owners a few blocks down the street, but I did not visit that one, I only visited the one near 5th. Ave. and 25th. St.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great authentic mexican food, great service and good prices. They also had a decent kids menu. Pleasant, relaxed open air restaurant in main shopping district. Can't wait to go back.

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Springfield, Virginia
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“Best Black Beans ever!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My family loved everything, we had fish tacos, poppers, black beans (the best), and beef tacos and sat right on 5th Avenue, watching everyone go by. A great restaurant with great food.

Visited July 2014
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“Excellent Food, Atmosphere, Value, and Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We have been visiting Playa del Carmen since 2007 and La Vagabunda has been our favorite restaurant wherein to have a good meal of great value. It is conveniently located on 5th Avenue; you enjoy your meal while you watch people. I look forward to our next visit in February 2015. Although we will be staying in Cozumel then, we will take the ferry to Playa del Carmen for a visit and we will stop at La Vagabunda for a great meal.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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