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La Caprichoza

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Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Calle 12 y Calle 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 879 4508
10:00 am - 12:45 am
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

great food, nice staff, affordable prices. we came back twice because it was so great. we ordered seafood and also a meat plate and both were great. they also have a big screen so you get to watch the football game

Thank Rasha I
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is upstairs in a very amazing location on 5th Avenue. Unfortunately the food wasn't so good. We went there on our first night in Playa Del Carmen, so we did not know any better. It seemed a nice place with a nice view of the 5th avenue. We both ordered steaks, a New York and a Filet Mignon.... More 

Thank cahenri
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7 reviews
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Wow!!! I'm sincerely impressed with this small little restaurant upstairs overlooking the Mexican shops on the street below! Such sweet, amazing , fun people who work there with an incredible Mexican feel to the atmosphere and gourmet tastes for everyone! The presentation of the food was beautiful and incredibly appetizing for a reasonable price! I loved my fajitas, my brother... More 

Thank Nicole N
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Relatively a good experience, the guacamole and ceviche are delicious. The meat fajita failed to meet expectations. The meat tasted as if it was tenderized and just did not taste right.

Thank nnanci325
Weyburn, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This restaurant was fantastic, it took a few minutes to decide to go in but it was totally worth it. We sat upstairs and could see the people walking on 5th ave, and all the surroundings in the open air restaurant. Three of the six of us ordered shrimp flambe, cooked right in front of us.It was amazing . The... More 

Thank Kelly N
Denver, CO
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2017

We visit Playa del Carmen at least twice a year and always have at least one meal at La Caprichoza. Meals have been consistently good over the last ten years and service is top rate. Our favorites are the El Mocajete (beef and chicken - not the combo), the whole fish (grouper) and the Mexican steak tampico meal. The two... More 

Thank Flatuator
Phoenix, Arizona
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Friendly staff and ok atmosphere but food is mediocre at best. Frozen cocktails are terrible, watered down with little flavor or alcohol. Skip this place.

Thank fist64149
Madison, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This restaurant is right on 5th Ave but it is upstairs of another place so be sure you are at the right restaurant. Beautiful restaurant with good food and excellent service. We were a party of four and when we arrived we were the only ones in the restaurant but as we left...the place was full! Our waiter delivered our... More 

Thank jlwilm
Meridian, Idaho
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

We've eaten there twice when we first arrived in Playa del Carmen, then went back several time to eat or just have drinks. Service is great and I love the atmosphere.

Thank Karl F
san diego
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Look for this place upstairs, man will show you the way. not only great food, but the best service we have seen on 5th ave in years, we live here. Enjoy the waiters and their service.

Thank DiveMasterSD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:45 am
10:00 am - 12:45 am
10:00 am - 12:45 am
10:00 am - 12:45 am
10:00 am - 12:45 am
10:00 am - 12:45 am
10:00 am - 12:45 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Calle 12 y Calle 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 879 4508

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