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Avenue 10 Corner of 24th Street | Playa del CArmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 803 1790
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once again, we were very happy with our meal at Byblos in Playa del Carmen. It has been a couple of years, but Byblos still lives at the top of our list for restaurants to visit during our stay in Playa. The atmosphere of Byblos is very romantic and service is top notch, without being fussy. Against our willpower, we... More 

Thank MIbeaches
stamford, ct
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we get on the airplane to Mexico we start talking about the duck at Byblos. We've been patrons for many years and we almost always order the same thing. It's just that good. This place is one of our favorite restaurants in the whole world and we highly recommend it. We wouldn't miss a dinner at Byblos on any... More 

Thank garlicshrimp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I ate once at Byblos back when it was around the actual Thompson Hotel, and I was impressed by its cuisine. So when I saw it was back on the 10th & 24th without doubt I invite my French Queen to have a dinner there... Amazing . It's hard to choose when you now anything would be delicious. It's very... More 

1 Thank WillyWonka2099
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Another wonderful meal at Byblos! Started with the Fois Gras with Calvados, and grilled Salmon with sides of mashed potatoes and leeks. Ended with the most beautiful strawberries sliced and a bit of vanilla ice cream. Can't wait for my next trip to Cancun and a 5 Star dinner at Byblos!

Thank kalikocat
Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Cute little restaurant, French and mexican dishes, the Duck was delicious, in a Plum sauce. Owners very friendly, nice wines and desserts....well lets just say you need to go!. Giorgio

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I had been reading the great reviews of Byblos, so we tried it ourselves. Escargot and the goat cheese and tomato appetizers to start. Both were excellent. The chipotle tuna and wrapped fish fillet Provençal mains were also excellent, and prepared perfectly. The service was also friendly. The only slightly down side were the gnats since we elected to eat... More 

1 Thank Leon_le_professional
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the finest dinning experiences in Playa it is worth every peso! I had the French onion soup, kidneys and shared the escargot with my wife. Nice house wine.

Thank Roberto H
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

The perfect day in Playa; splash in the surf, soak up some sun and then get yourself to Byblos for dinner. A lovely little french restaurant with a charming and romantic candle lit dinning porch. Excellent, attentive service by the owner, Silvie and a well rounded menu of fish, fowl and steak. We always start with the escargots, but there... More 

1 Thank PAJoanD
Ajijic, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

I wish my stomach was bigger! I wanted one of everything. Started with the salmon tartar, a beautiful presentation and very fresh fish. My husband had the classic French Onion soup and he was very impressed. Next was the endive with blue cheese salad and it was delicious, crisp endive and creamy blue. We each had a pasta dish, hubby... More 

1 Thank Gail M
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

This local French bistro is amazing, everyone says it is THE BEST and that are right on. From the nice decor, to service, to quality, to presentation - this place can't be beat. Great for a romantic dinner or for groups. We ordered escargot, arugula salad, french onion soup, rabbit, risotto, carpaccio and 2-pasta dishes. Each were delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank Kelley S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $60
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue 10 Corner of 24th Street | Playa del CArmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 1790
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?