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Mandarina's Cafe

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5th Avenue And 14th, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 1249
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

ROBERTO was the best server. Great atmosphere and service. Highly recommended. Made me feel very taken care of.

Thank Chantelle E
Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The nicest looking resteraunt I saw when I was there so had to give it a try the lasagna was the best ive ever tasted and was really meaty the rest of my party got steak and pizza and loved it too there was a guy on a piano and another serenading my mum on the trumpet was lovely and... More 

Thank vicky b
Colleyville, Texas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

My husband and I shared the grilled seafood platter....wow it was grilled to perfection. Really the platter would feed 4 not 2. We had lobster, crab, fish , mussels ,octopus and calamari and all were grilled to perfection, we had a side dish of pasta with a garlic sauce and Caesar salad. This place was awesome, in fact we are... More 

Thank Patricia H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We picked this restaurant to ensure we could have some good meals for kids at an acceptable price. We had to pay 20 USD to lock the reservation but still we did it. When we were ordering first thing we were told was that we should not order pizzas and pasta since it would took 30-45m and that we should... More 

Thank Duarte B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Slow,slow,slow,slow.... We wait for 1 hour to get the pizzas and 45min extras to pay!!!!! I won't come back. Don't get seduce by the decoration and music. Food just ok doesn't deserve the wait. Also is not cheap at all

Thank Luis D
Los Angeles, California
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346 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

I see this place get a lot of bad reviews, so we must have been lucky. We had a guy play the saxofon while we ate and it made the food taste even better. I had a steak which was great, and my wife had the salmon which she liked a lot as well. A little expensive I would say..... More 

Thank OCDane
Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This was quite a surprise! The atmosphere is fabulous. I ordered salmon and it came fully played with a wonderful salad and pasta which was flavored with pesto and Parmesan. The saxophone player is excellent. Live trees serve as pillars to support the cathedral thatched roof, and a beautiful waterfall which is lighted provides a beautiful sound. Our waiter,Martin, provides... More 

Thank rondaroush
Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere,live sax,brilliant service, manuela was a great waiter and just a beautiful place to eat. By far the best place to dine in playa del Carmen!!

Thank tayler_holgate
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Perfect place and very nice food. It is a bit more expensive than other options around, but it is worthy!

Thank Mariana H
Chatsworth, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a must see, the atmosphere is very romantic , the food is reasonably priced, and the music is phenomenal... We stayed at Playa Del Carmen for one week, and we came here nightly ... Angel the manger and the rest of the staff were friendly , the service is second to none . Juan is an amazing saxophone... More 

Thank jman745

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue And 14th, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 1249

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