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Playa del Carmen

Primo

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$80 - $250
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Latin, Mexican
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We are a big time lovers of Playa Del Carmen, we have our go to sports, and our go to hotels. Saying that we have been to Primo's four separate times already, I think says it all about how we feel! To us this is...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Ednajn
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I travel often and make a point of eating in nice restaurants whenever we do. We had a meal at Primo that stood up to just about any we've had anywhere. The tasting menu was unreal, and amazing value at around 50$...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank 254brucep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very different and good! Small plates of unique foods. The portions are pretty small - need 1.5 to 2 plates per person. Very tasty and unique. Had ceviche, short ribs, lamb barbacoa, chicken and caesar salad. If you don’t like spice let the server know...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank GarsonH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had high hopes for this one off of the reviews but it left a lot to be desired. My short rib was ok, nice and tender, and the shrimp appetizer was good. My friend got the chicken entree and it couldve definitely used more flavor....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Bee1228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on a friend's recommendation, and could not have been happier. The menu is a short one, full of thoughtful dishes that merge local flavors and traditions with modern sensibility. Every bite was a treat. Even the house cocktails were unique and beautifully crafted....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Pearl83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have walked by many times but stopped and perused the menu which was enticing so tried it and was not disappointed. An unlikely spot, looks more like an upscale street vendor but the food is definitely more gourmet than the venue would imply. We sat...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank DallasBchbum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to this meal as the reviews were so favourable and some of the food was good, particularly the bone marrow. However we left the venue feeling disappointed for 3 main reasons: FIRSTLY the suckling pig sounded great but turned out...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Grapevines-The
Reviewed January 14, 2020

amazing restaurant, the experience feels like off some culinary documentary. seats 30-40 people so one needs reservation. excellent food, drinks, service. off 5th Avenue, so quiet and stylish.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Travelista2006
Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

First off, let me say that the ambiance is perfect. They hit the mark on an indoor/outdoor restaurant with open concept yet feels super cozy and chill vibe. They played fantastic latin music as well. A lot of the restaurants played American music, which I...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank lisabY3546RP
Reviewed January 9, 2020 via mobile

If you’re in the area and can get a seat, it’s well worth it. Staff is knowledgeable and the food is delicious and amazing. Was impressed with the range of dishes and the presentation. Will definitely be back, one of the best meals on the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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No. Didn’t see the actual oven
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We are open from: Monday to Saturday from 5pm to 11pm See you soon!
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