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La Vagabunda

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Avenida 5, Norte Entre Calles 24 Y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (24th y 26th)
+52 984 873 3753
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu is basic. The orange juice is watered down. The food has taste but does't move you with the rise of the sun. Its a hotel kickback resteraunt that has elitist forms of who can order off what menu. At your own risk.,

Thank Charles S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought the service were okay, but the food were not the best. We ordered nachos regular but they were all weat.

Thank Katesorensen
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bad service! Nachos horrible! Beer i asked with Clamato, they gave mi without the Clamato! They charge me for the Clamato. And charge 250 for service without telling just because they don't want to pay for their triple payment on January the 1st. Told the owner, he did not stand up! And did not apologize or anything. Real bad experience!

Thank Proinstallit
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor nachos, poor service. Careful with the check: they tried to charge extra tip without any notice (it was automatically added to the check). By far, you can find a better place in the 5ta Avenida to have a drink and a snack.

Thank Claudette M
New York
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to rave about. Just another touristy restaurant. You wouldn't get a memorable dining experience here.

Thank IamFromNewYork
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had an absolutely delicious Mexican dinner at La Vangunda and it was the best meal we had during our whole trip. Excellent customer service. Friendly waiters. Great Mexican flavors and drinks. I would definitely go back!

Thank Johanna R
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16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd read good reviews for this restaurant, and there are multiple locations of it in a Playa. Went for breakfast a few days ago. I had some Mexican egg concoction with a green sauce that was tasty. My wife's home fries was a McDonalds like hash brown. Nothing special, just OK

Thank Barrys111
Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have walked by this place several times over the years and finally tried it out because they had several vegetarian options for my daughter. Food was very good, tequila was great and our waiter was fun and took pictures for us. Lots of choices on the menu from Mexican food to hamburgers and as I said vegetarian options as... More 

Thank Bill B
Bethesda, Maryland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mediocre food, very touristy.....not dog friendly, but friendly. Had breakfast here (one on Quinto Av) and people watching was the best thing about this place.

Thank playasharon
Viareggio, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A popular place on Quinta Avenida. But we did not find anything special about itl. Typical Mexican food with no signature. Fish tacos were good but not a satisfying portion for a lunch. The filet of fish was good nothing to die for. The server was kind overall a bit slow. Upon my request he took us a taste of... More 

Thank Brunella W

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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 - $30
Mexican, Latin, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 5, Norte Entre Calles 24 Y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
    (24th y 26th)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 3753
Traditional recipes hand-picked from the Mexican countryside create the foundation for Vagabunda's bold menu. Using honest ingredients and modern techniques, La Vagabunda presents authentic Mexican & International dishes with a new twists. Also featuring an unsurpassed selection of tequilas, we guarantee you'll find the bright and vibrant restaurant just as exciting as the food. Since 2000 Local's Favorite for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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