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La Vagabunda

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, International, South American
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Ave. 5 Entre Calles 24 y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (24th y 26th)
+52 984 873 3753
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food!! Great service!! Good prices!! Always was made to feel at home here. With so many places to eat it feels good to be well treated. They always made me feel special that's why I went there almost everyday. That and the great tasting breakfast come hungry they aim to please.

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Thank Vone D
Atlanta, GA USA
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

- Excellent fast service - Great music - Great prices - Huge portions as you can see, couldn't even finish it all (see attached photo lol, and this was a normal hamburger)

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here after a day at the beach. Had a beer and mango margarita. Margarita was excellent. I also ordered the Tacos el Pastor and was also excellent. Did not get the chance to come for another mean on my stay but had a good experience and prices on menu were very reasonable. Will definitely try them out again.

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london
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Keep walking up 5th Ave from the bus station and past the mall and things get decidedly quieter and less pushy. La Vagabunda has friendly staff, good food, an excellent 2 for 1 happy hour and is a relaxed place to while away a couple of hours. It is also around the corner from Caiman Tugurio, another good bar with... More 

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Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, your opinion is very important for us, we hope to have you back very soon.  We Invite you to follow us on our social networks and give you like to facebook.com/vagabundaplaya facebook.com/LaVagabundacentroPlayaDelCarmen/ instagram.com/vagaplaya/ twitter.com/VagaPlaya Buena vida! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant has always been a favourite for us. The meals are good and you have a large choice on the menu. For being on 5th it is reasonably priced and the service is good. It is under trees so is nice and cool without airconditioning. You can also sit or arrange to sit near a fan for cool air.

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Thank MermaidOZ
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are pleased to know, that had an excellent experience at our restaurant, we hope to have them return very soon.  We invite you to follow us in our social networks and give you like to facebook.com/vagabundaplaya facebook.com/LaVagabundacentroPlayaDelCarmen/ instagram.com/vagaplaya/ twitter.com/VagaPlaya Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

Arlington, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here twice and was pleased both times. Each time they gave us a complimentary appetizer. First time was a fried potato "drop" with basil and creamy sauce...excellent! Second time they gave us chips and 2 kinds of salsa and a fried piece of fish with tamarind sauce (I think it was tamarind). My wife got fried fish tacos and... More 

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Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are pleased to know, that had an excellent experience at our restaurant, we hope to have them return very soon.  We invite you to follow us in our social networks and give you like to facebook.com/vagabundaplaya facebook.com/LaVagabundacentroPlayaDelCarmen/ instagram.com/vagaplaya/ twitter.com/VagaPlaya Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

Dallas, Texas
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for happy hour. Margaritas were really good as were the chips and salsa. Can't speak to anything else really... The decor was nice as well and the waiter friendly and tentative. Nice option if you need something to hold you over!

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Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, your opinion is very important for us, we hope to have you back very soon.  We Invite you to follow us on our social networks and give you like to facebook.com/vagabundaplaya facebook.com/LaVagabundacentroPlayaDelCarmen/ instagram.com/vagaplaya/ twitter.com/VagaPlaya Buena vida! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here simply because I wasn't getting harassed and God what a fortunate stop! Staff were attentive, food served quick and the cochinita pibil I had was perfect. Definitely recommend!

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Thank Charlie P
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are pleased to know, that had an excellent experience at our restaurant, we hope to have them return very soon.  We invite you to follow us in our social networks and give you like to facebook.com/vagabundaplaya facebook.com/LaVagabundacentroPlayaDelCarmen/ instagram.com/vagaplaya/ twitter.com/VagaPlaya Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

Towcester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little stop for lunch on a hot (sweaty!) day in Playa Del Carmen. we ordered chicken enchiladas and seafood'Baja' tacos - enchiladas plate was huge and couldn't finish it. The fish/shrimp tacos with that amazing mango salsa were SUPERB! great little spot - free wifi - and some great people watching too

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Thank Celine E
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are pleased to know, that had an excellent experience at our restaurant, we hope to have them return very soon.  We invite you to follow us in our social networks and give you like to facebook.com/vagabundaplaya facebook.com/LaVagabundacentroPlayaDelCarmen/ instagram.com/vagaplaya/ twitter.com/VagaPlaya Good life! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A catchy place in the morning. Rich menu. Take custom made orders. I had crossant and staffed with egg, avocado and spinach. The spinach is a little salty. And wish they provide whole wheat bread instead of the white bread.

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Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, your opinion is very important for us, we hope to have you back very soon.  We Invite you to follow us on our social networks and give you like to facebook.com/vagabundaplaya facebook.com/LaVagabundacentroPlayaDelCarmen/ instagram.com/vagaplaya/ twitter.com/VagaPlaya Buena vida! ventasyeventos@vagabundaplaya.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, International, South American
Meals
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
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. 5 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
Description
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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