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“Great shrimp” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Carnicero

El Carnicero
5a Avenida entre 26 y 28 | Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
9848033727
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Ranked #227 of 744 restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Mexican, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: El carnicero ​ The best steak house in Playa del Carmen, which offers fine fire-grilled steaks, fresh seafood and fish, chicken and Italian classics.​At “El Carnicero”, you can find competitive prices and treat yourself to delicious, angus beef prime: 100% mexican. Carefully selected and brought from the northwest of the country.Further more, every morning we wake up early to go with the fishermen and choose the best fresh fishes for you!!!​Come on in and enjoy our delicious Italian dishes and bring a taste of “El Carnicero” to your home buying directly with us the steaks of your preference... This is what makes unique at "El Carnicero"!!!!Come eat with us at "El Carnicero"!!! Sincerely,The Management and Staff
Salt Lake City, Utah
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great shrimp”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

Had dinner here. Shrimp was very good!! The rest of the meal was just so so. The vegetables where especially pathetic, streamed frozen broccoli...... Sad, yellow and soggy. The free glass of wine with the special was nice. All in all, probably about average for the PDC 5th ave strip.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Not bad for when you are craving meat”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We have eaten here a few times over the past 3 years with each time being a different experience. Be sure that the meat they show you is the one that is going on the grill as sometimes their cuts can contain more fat that needed. The service is good as well as the prices.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Bogota, Colombia
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“Excelent meat, very good quality!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Amazing food, i really enjoyed the "filete"! The service was excellent! If you want to eat an incredible peace of meat, this is the right place.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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victoria
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“very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

This is an excellent spot right in 5th to sit and watch the people go by. Very comfortable and friendly service and atmosphere.... Great steak!!!!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Delicious!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

My friends & I came across this restaurant when we entered 5th ave. One of the first things that caught our eye was the food specials that included a drink (i.e. soft drinks, sangria, margarita). The prices are sooo worth the amount of food they give you. I had the fish fillet with garlic sauce & it was AMAZING!!! The best part is they offer free wifi which is great, since I didn't have Internet access the entire trip I was in Mexico. Anyways, everyone should eat here, it's great!!!!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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