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Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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10th Street And the Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 5738
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Arcadia, Indiana
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great beach bar in a great location. Food was pretty good and drnks were excellent. Price is average for typical beach bar. would recommend

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Thank Reid R
Dripping Springs, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We seemed to have stayed lost in Playa, but each time we stumbled upon a good restaurant. We found Zenzi while looking for Lido. It was loud, with a live band, lovely lights and lots of people. It was dark so we couldn't really see the beach. My husband had a blackened tuna burger which he still talked about the... More 

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1 Thank 802bettyw
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location is great. We sat right on the beach, toes in the sand. They took down the umbrellas to allow a great view around 4:45pm. The coconut shrimp were amazing, too. Hot and fresh. The rest of the food was ok, but nothing special. It was a little expensive, but you're definitely paying for the location and ambiance as much... More 

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1 Thank Eva C
State College, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had drinks at Zenzi, nice location on the beach. Music, great service. Seating inside and also tables set up on the beach. Locals frequent this place.

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2 Thank PLS27
Atlanta, GA
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool concept beach club. Some city hotels give coupons for 10%off food and drink. The beach beds are thick pads on a wood platform on the sand, they sit really low. There's a canopy over the beds held up by sticks, very cool. First come first served with beach food and drink service. There's no charge but you do need... More 

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1 Thank Lisa V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at affordable prices. Accommodated a group of 12 easily and had excellent service. Would definitely go back if in this area again.

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1 Thank Ben D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our driver had some trouble finding Zenzi but we were glad he did! Our group was greeted warmly and seated at tables on the beach. They took great care to make sure umbrellas protected us from the hot sun. The beer was cold and the food was tasty. My ceviche was beautifully presented and very tasty- bits of mango made... More 

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Thank digger
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and the setting is right on the beach. Service was good and we had a nice dinner. We felt like it was a great value!!! Live local music and Samba dancing lessons. Relax in on one of the lounge chairs with your toes in the sand after dinner. Hard not to have a great time having dinner and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Kinbe Hotel up the street,So I frequented this place daily.Cleanest beach setting around.The staff were always on top of things.The food was diverse and awesome.Aileen was the best bartender.See you guys next March!

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1 Thank mrapplesir
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, I, and another couple went here for dinner last night. The atmosphere was amazing. Live band, tables on the sandy beach, service was very good, food was great and large portions. I recommend the beef fajitas and the coconut encrusted Shrimp.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $14
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10th Street And the Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 5738
Description
Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant opens daily at 07.30Am - 02.00Am serving hearty breakfast, delicious lunch and fine dining in the evenings. Lounge in the sunshine enjoying tasty treats on the sand, or dining on the terrace. Every day LIVE music from 5 pm onwards. Full service bar. Available for events, parties and weddings. Free Salsa Lessons on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and on Sunday free Samba lessons. Sunday afternoon from 2 - 6 pm, BBQ 'all you can eat'. Come and enjoy a day / night on the beach with us. Thank you!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?