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Pez Vela

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar
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Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
(984) 873 0999
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Denver Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been coming here since Playa had bars with tree stumps in the sand instead of bar stools. Every time we visit we have to come here. We feel like close friends with Joaquin who has been waiting on us for years. Tacos al Carbon are our favorite. I am a travel agent and I tell everyone to come... More 

Thank Jabalu
Atlanta, Georgia
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently returned to this fun corner bar and restaurant. The food was good at lunch and at dinner. People watching while sipping margaritas at the swing bar was a lot of fun. The bartender was friendly, wait staff very helpful. I wanted to watch NFL on Sunday and they made room right in front of the TV and changed... More 

Thank Redee2GoGoGo
Midland, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in here just for drinks one evening and enjoyed the atmosphere and service so much we ended up going back again another night.

Thank 08Kim64
Palmer, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On my second visit to this Fifth Avenue restaurant I tried the seafood extravaganza for two. More than two could eat. Great fresh fish, shrimp, squid over rice. Delicious.

Thank SteveSora
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time at Pez Vela yesterday, the atmosphere is so relaxed, and if you like your music from the rock end of the scale this is the best place to go in Playa del Carmen. The beer is cold and the food is stunning, if you add the friendly staff, yes Ismael I'm talking about you, this is... More 

Thank James O
New Jersey
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to grab a cold beer and sit at the bar on a swing! You can people watch and also engaged in conversations with other cool travelers there. Did not eat the food here so cant comment on that but the margaritas here are great.

Thank LoveLife72
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only drunk Corona but it is a very nice pleace and the food looks very delicious. We are going to go next time for eat something. Kind personal.

Thank Carmen F
Panama City Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had whole fish and another time, the best chicken wings. A place of great service and good food Best drinks and has outside dining. Will be back in December.

Thank Marion8633
Minnetrista, Minnesota
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 2nd visit to Pez Vela and the food does not disappoint. We went on a Monday and wanted to watch Monday night football. We were seated right by a TV so no complaints there. When you go please get the nachos for an appetizer. They are delicious!! We had steak tacos and they were fantastic. You can... More 

Thank Toni P
West Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been there four years in a row, best place for breakfast and lunch, and probably for supper. Good place!

Thank 5huckel5p

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: (984) 873 0999

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?