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Los Rancheros

Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
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5th Avenue Between 6 And 8 Street | Close to Cuzumel Pier, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 5455
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not a place that you want to go to as there are thousands of places that are better and that would include every other place in PCC - I would suggest you go to Karen just 2 mins along 5th ave. Staff friendly and food reasonably good. The icing on the cake for me was. When the waiter... More 

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Thank Colin S
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in for a drink and got treated to 2-for-1 daiquiris and margaritas, as well as fresh tortilla chips with 3 types of toppings. The waiter made a fresh guacamole right at our table that was honestly the best I have ever tasted! Highly recommended!

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Thank zaniacmedic
Lee, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went tonight for a meal the food was great and the service we believed excellent. That is until the bill arrived. Normally after a meal the bill arrives with shots this time we are charged 650 peso. On top of this we are told we have included the tip after finally getting a very blurred bill which we cannot... More 

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious, the service impeccable, the value for the food was great. We ordered their seafood parrillara and it was enough for myself and my husband. It was awesome. The desert we order was the Dulce de leche crepes and they were amazing. They make them table side from scratch. The whole experience was amazing and was very... More 

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Thank beachgarl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tamarind shrimp was by far the most delicious prepared shrimp I ever had. It had a unique taste, that my taste buds never witnessed. BBQ Teriyaki chicken with teriyaki sauce multiplied by 10 is the only thing i can come close to comparing it too. Great view, great service, just don't know why their cadillac margaritas tasted a lot stronger... More 

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Thank Jonathan M
Cartersville, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped there for lunch while we were in town shopping. We had a hard time deciding what to order, the waiter grabbed the menus from our hands said they had lunch special of fajitas for 2, steak n chx. We said great. Boy, were we wrong. The food was ok. We had 2 waters and each... More 

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Thank jazyfay
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this place walking 5th Ave. The amount of food given for the meal for two was incredible. Just take a look at the pic. When I travel to Mexico all i drink is Cadillac Margaritas. With that said they are not cheap but Los Rancheros were very strong. I like strong when they run 10 + american... More 

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Thank Vone D
Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Mexican food with ultra-friendly staff you make you feel welcome from the get-go. The Aztec soup was creamy and came with sides of avocado, nachos and cheese. Red snapper was simply seasoned and was of course accompanied by the obligatory lime. Not the cheapest place, but well worth a visit.

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Thank Joe S
Waxahachie, Texas
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We took the ferry from Cozumel to Playa and just walked around. We picked Los Rancheros because it had the choice of patio or air conditioned seating. We were very pleased with the food and service!! I had the cream of lobster soup on the recommendation of our waiter. I was a red sauce and excellent and I am a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I was walking around playa del carmen and saw Los Rancheros on the 2nd floor and decided to give them a try. Boy, im glad I did! Cruz and the guys were fantastic!! The guacamole , they make it front of you ( awesome) and the mayan coffee is amazing how its made. Thank you guys.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue Between 6 And 8 Street | Close to Cuzumel Pier, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 5455

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