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“A must stop” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Los Aguachiles

Los Aguachiles
calle 34 & avenida 25, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night
Watertown, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A must stop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Away from the massive tourist walkways, it was refreshing that this spot was further inland and didn't have the drunk, tourist crowd and vendors. None of the staff seem to really know any English which is also refreshing, so brush up on some simple Spanish! They do have a menu available in English, so check them both out if you are Spanish-impaired.
I love authentic tacos, and I love seafood. Combine the two and you have a heaven wrapped in a tortilla. The food was fresh and had so much flavor. Even if you are not big on tacos or seafood, you have to at least try it, otherwise you'd be cheating out on exploring the local cuisine. The tacos are priced per taco, and was roughly about 25 pesos each, so just keep that in mind.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Munich, Germany
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Best local sea food ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Typical Mexican restaurant, lots of choices like fish tacos, tostadas and more. Recommended by locals, it's the right place to go. The place is informal and also recommended to heal your hangovers.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Local place, 3 blocks from 5th ave, not typical tourist trap.
Seafood is fresh made, the stuff not speak English, but they try hard to help you. If you try you will be back.

Visited August 2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“best in playa del carmen, for foodies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

sophisticated food in a very simple ambiance, very reasonable prices.... unforgettable shrimps a la diabla... if you are trying to avoid the expensive tourist traps, this is your place. Mostly locals, always crowded. This is my number one choice in Playa

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Menlo Park
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Delicious seafood.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Loved the ceviche, fish tacos and tostadas. All of the sauces that they bring out are amazing too! We've been twice during this trip and hope to go back one more time.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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