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Pez Vela

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Central American
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Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 873 0999
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Bournemouth
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great corner spot on the strip with swings at the bar to sit on. Table service for drinks was great and staff very friendly. Nachos were a good size and guacamole was tasty. Stop in for a drink and watch the people go pass.

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Thank Matthew P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pez Vela is located on the corner of "5th Ave (La Quinta) and 2 street just one block north of main bus terminal. Great service! Good prices, and a great place to meet people from all around the world! I go solo all the time yet am never alone! Everyone very friendly! Almost feels like family! I've made some what... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

prime spot on 5th avenue. Mexican style bar restaurant offering drinks and meals day and evening. menu not particularly special and a bit pricey presumably due to its position.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick drink and had a little bite to eat, staff friendly and food good, got the obligatory picture on a bottle, and the dodgy bill at the end. Will be wise to it next time 😏 But we were on holiday and nothing was spoiling that,

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Glasgow
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to the Pez Vela once again whilst visiting Playa Del Carmen. Again we had a wonderful lunch with a few beers. Again ,as in previous visits ,the food was first class as was the service. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if in the 5th Avenue area. Regards, Drew.

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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They really know how to serve the up at this place. You will know when it's time to go when you can sit on the swing anymore. CHEERS 🍺

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West Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Our favorite restaurant in Playa! Ain't never had a bad experience, always have a good visit with Erick and rest of men, never been chingled on price, and will continue to go back!

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Thank 5huckel5p
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

We make an annual trip to Playa Del Carmen and while we may occasionally visit another restaurant, this is where we eat 85% of our meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner. The staff is very personable, remembering us each year when we return. The food is absolutely the best. They have a large selection of well prepared, tasty meals. The presentation... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

The 'mixed' fajitas which my mom and I had, were supposed to come with shrimp, veggies, chicken and beef. They came with a lot of onion, some paprika, beef and a little bit of chicken :(

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Thank Ula P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We were wondering around looking for a nice spot and this one caught our attention. We took our gut feeling quickly into consideration to grab a table and we only regret not being able to eat more. The service was absolutely great. Really friendly staff. Micheladas were very nice and I personally went for the Mixed Ceviche (195 pesos): great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 0999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?