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Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant

10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 5738
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“ceviche” (47 reviews)
“wings” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 726 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good night out here. Actually got so pissed I ended up not going anywhere else. Met some super cool people. Staff were great fun too- often joining in with the banter. I went back several times in the day too. Great Mocha and Strawberry...More

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

Great food and very Good service. Free sunchairs and seeview is great and very friendly and kind personal😎😎😎

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lasse P
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much! We hope to see you back soon, Saludos, ZENZI TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 11 people walking around the market, and found this place located right next to the ocean. They quickly put together a table for us at the beach and seated us. Our server, Maria, was amazing. She gave me recommendations for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ani J
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much! I will make sure Maria gets your compliments. Much appreciated! We hope to see you back soon, saludos, ZENZI TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the barkeeper was a complete incompetent person. he had a very bad attitude. There were two of them on new years eve, a little guy and a normal guy, I am talking about the normal guy, he was drunk as well and like I said...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chris C
Zenzirick, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Am very sorry that you had a bad experience. Yes we were packed on New Years, but that doesn't excuse bad attitudes or poor service.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stop at Zenzi Beach Bar after walking around downtown Playa. The food was pretty good (the shrimp tacos hit the spot) and being by the beach was the best part. If you are in the area, and love a good taco, I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rateshp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love fish and chips this is the place to visit! It is absolutly wonderful to sit on the beach in the moonlight, with the sea just a few meters away and the feet in the sand and dine.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 220carinw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting Mexico it is not uncommon to get a margarita made with a mix. Zenzi has the best top shelf margaritas at a great price. I think the trick is fresh lime juice. The food is great too - the ahi salad is delicious....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank A R
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope we see you back soon to try another one of our delicious margaritas! Saludos, ZENZI TEAM

Reviewed December 7, 2018

What a fun place right on the beach! My husband and I visited Zenzi BB&R to watch a Patriots football game. The service was great with a beautiful view of the ocean! We met some nice people while watching the game. We will definitely visit...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LaurenMc67
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

Thank you very much! We are happy to hear you had a good time with us. If broadcasted, we show all the NFL games (and also NCAA, NBA, etc). We hope t see you back soon! The patriots are playing today as well... Saludos, ZENZI...More

Reviewed November 19, 2018

20 minutes for the waiter to take our order. Food was brought to us by someone else. Never came back to check on us or refill our drinks. Could not get his attention as he was running back and forth catering to a party of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SunshineSeekerTLM
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Hello - thank you fro your criticism. Do you remember when you were here, date and time more or less? So we can see what went wrong that day. Are you still in Playa del Carmen? So that we can invite you for something to...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

This is a great beach bar/restaurant. Owned by an American and a Dutchman, it has been the watering hole for a significant portion of the expat community here for years. There's good live music at weekends and nightly at holiday time. The food is darn...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you very much for your review and detailed description of ZENZI. We are very happy to hear that you enjoy staying with us and we hope to see you back many times. Please let us know if we can do anything to improve your...More

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Isz
December 2, 2018|
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Response from Guus D | Property representative |
Hello, apologies for the website - we will try to get it back online asap. Yes, we have a New Years eve party. The cost is 2250 pesos per person and includes a 4 course menu, party favours, glass of bubbles live music and... More
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GSoren1974
November 2, 2018|
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Response from Guus D | Property representative |
Hello, yes, all you pay is what you consume. NO additional charges for the sunbeds / showers / live music starting at 5 pm. Breakfast served from 8 am to 11 am. Hope to see you soon Zenzi TEAM
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M2813XQkimj
September 24, 2018|
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Response from Guus D | Property representative |
Hello, We have salsa lessons every monday, thursday and saturday at 9.30 pm (with live music as well). Hope to see you soon ZENZI
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $14
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 5738
  • E-mail
Description
Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant opens daily at 8 am - 2.00 am serving hearty breakfast, delicious lunch and dinner with you feet in the sand 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 onward. 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'. Plus we show all your favorite games live on one of our 3 big screens inside. Come and enjoy a day / night on the beach with us. Thank you!
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