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“A Must Eat” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Parrilla Mexican Grill

La Parrilla Mexican Grill
Calle Constituyentes esquina 5ta Avenida | Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 0687
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Ranked #228 of 842 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: Mexican, Steakhouse, Caribbean, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Winnipeg, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
“A Must Eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

La Parrilla is one of our 'must' stops while we are in Playa. The lobster taco's are divine and I order two plates of them when there! Drinks are fabulous and everything on the menu is true authentic mouth watering sensational Mexican food. You can't pass this experience up when in Playa. Save the big chain name restaurants for other trips and dine at La Parrilla instead. Oh and don't be shocked when you get the bill, for what you eat and drink it should be double . . . very well priced establishment.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Not as good as it usually was”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Been coming to Playa for the last 8 years and come here every time I visit. Usually the food is very, very good. Not so this time. My entire party was disappointed in the quality of food and the service. perhaps it was because we didn't want the pictures with the sombrero (to be framed) or the group picture (for the label on the bottle of tequila), or the numerous bands to play for us. Could have also been that the were busy with two groups of 20+. Regardless, food was average and service was inattentive (and even got our order wrong but took so long we didn't try to correct). We'll go back next year and hopefully it'll return to the way it always was. otherwise we'll go down the street to a similar sounding place.

Visited March 2013
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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19 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great Surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

While walking the streets of Playa looking for authetic Mexican food we found La Parrilla. We were taken to the second floor and seated at a table overlooking the street. Our meal began with Guacamole (the best we had in Playa) followed by grilled shrimp, chicken and beef. We ended the meal with Flan. Excellent!. While in Playa I would recommend a visit to this restaurant.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Montreal
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“SO Gooood !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Great ambiance ... excellent food and service.
A little on the expensive side compared to other restaurants, but definitely worth it !
A must in Playa !

Visited January 2013
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Delran, NJ
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
“Love the authentic Mexican offerings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Many visitors to PLaya del Carmen are comfortable with the standard offerings. My husband and I prefer to branch out and truly experience the area we are in, including the food. One of the thins we love about La Parilla is the selection of genuine mexican dishes (the ones most tourists don't venture to try). Our experience has been that the food is delicious, the wait staff and owners are truly friendly, and the location is fabulous.

Visited December 2012
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