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La Playita


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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La Playita is a project born in 2012 in view of a big need in Bacalar: a place to eat, swim and spend the day in a great atmosphere, better music, a few good hammocks and an unbeatable turquoise view. Located on the shore of the seven colors lagoon, La Playita offers a latin fusion menu. Prime raw material, a golden team and lots of attitude makes our space an undefeated favorite in Bacalar. Surrounded by a dense nature, a vast tropical garden, an inmense rubber tree and lots of regional colors, La Playita is a place that you'll take with you and won't easily forget. Come and see it for yourself. La Playita is Bacalar.
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant twice, after having a lot of recommendations, YouTube, Google, TripAdvisor and people around. The restaurant knows it, and maybe is the reason that let themselves to give an average service and food. The food was OK nothing more. The service was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank DADOU_Ben18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go! Wonderful food and service! The view is also very nice and the place has great ambiance! The food was delicious!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Maria H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to enjoy a meal You will be relax at this place with fresh dishes at normal price we loved

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank vagabundo84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La playita is currently remodeling partif its deck, but the service is friendly and the views and shallow waters are still a total heaven for families with kids.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Pixxidix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great! And because it's by the lake, you can walk on the pier and swim. Gets a little bit crowded when it rains but it's worth the wait.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank dimoshita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband tried the food it was really great !Worth the visit for $800 MXN we had a variation of tacos and some great appetizer with drinks ! Overlooking the lagoon it was very relaxing yet quit expensive for the area but we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nlareau1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have cocktails and eat dinner surrounded by hundred-year-old trees, in this well-designed lake side restaurant. Public parking is across the street and You might want to call for a reservation as this is a very well-known spot. Recommend the flatbread pizzas and various raw fish...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Sloane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved our lunch at La Playita not only because the food was great but also because the place is beautiful with a great view of Bacalar Lake. Service was fast with friendly staff looking after you. Will definetly recommend the exprience.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank LatinCanuck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great huge space overlooking the lagoon and a lot of cute little spaces to eat. The service depending on who you get is very slow. When the food came out, presentation is good but the flavor is lacking. I would stick to the sandwiches as...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank tuckejod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little spot right in the centre on the lagoon. Food was good and service too. We took a spot under the tree right on the lagoon. Just make sure you get there early or all the spaces get taken up. When we asked for...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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July 16, 2019|
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Response from Codkicker | Reviewed this property |
Not a day hang place. Eat, drink and a swim.
July 16, 2019|
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Response from soosssss | Reviewed this property |
I couldnt spend the day there would be bored. i would reccommend to spend a day at los rapidos and/or las cocalitos. Have fun!
Sarah I
September 6, 2018|
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Response from ConnieRideout | Reviewed this property |
Hi There! They open at 9 and not sure what time they close. Yes to Vegatarian options. Go to laplayita
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