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El Pirata

Calle 40 Norte Entre Av 5 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 6762
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“fresh fish” (46 reviews)
“ceviche” (121 reviews)
“fries” (38 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Calle 40 Norte Entre Av 5 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very casual spot with good fish. I recommend the whole fried fish - great seasoning and fed our family of four.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The shrimp ceviche was awesome. My wife had a fried whole fish and she loves it. My daughter enjoyed the scrimp empanadas. I had a shrimp with garlic and butter and it was great.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gprado00
Reviewed 1 week ago

On an advice from a local we decided to eat at El Pirata. We went there for a late lunch. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. The wait was worth it. The ceviche was excellent, as was the fish. All very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 4born2travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh shrimp, exquisite fried fish, beer and cool mexican restaurant; with tourist and local people. Playa del Carmen I ❤️

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sofiamir01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great local place off the touristy path. We have been here a few times and everything is always very good. We took my husbands BFF who is a local and had never been there. We got a table outside and our waiter immediately brought out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at El Pirata, the food was very, very good. Like many other restaurants, they have a hard time getting the food out at the same time. Some in our family were almost done by the time others were served. This is not unique...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank suzannem308
Reviewed 1 week ago

With all the great reviews we just had to try thier seafood. We had garlic shrimp and breaded shrimp. Service was slow when placing the order and we had to wave a server down to place the order. Not really clean table and cutlery. Shrimp...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bernie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent seafood, friendly and fun staff. Small, simple place - your table may be in the street. The locals come here for seafood. Very reasonable prices. If you come to Playa del Carmen, you must have a meal here.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank beachlover047
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal here. Dinner for 13 people on a rainy day, The place was packed. the food was great, we had a whole fish, 2 types for ceviche, platanos, guacamole, fried shrimp, everything was great. The only thing here that was not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank csilver2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking forward to a lovely fresh fish meal that this restaurant seems to be famous for. The good.... seating and service was were quick had an English menu The not so good..... tried the up-sell with the whole fish brought...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank janice-hicks
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April 20, 2017|
Response from harrypotex | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but for me the best is El Pirata
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January 16, 2015|
Response from 769aland |
Monday to friday 10:00 to 20:00 Saturday to Sunday 11:00 to 20:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 40 Norte Entre Av 5 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 6762
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