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Origenes - CLOSED

Calle 38 y Flamingos, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
+52 984 873 2270
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Jan 14, 2015
Aug 24, 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, International, Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle 38 y Flamingos, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed January 14, 2015

Three of us stopped here for margaritas, chips and guacamole. The waiter was very personal and attentive. We ordered three different margaritas and when they came we really only liked two of the three. Without a moments hesitation he whisked away the loser margarita and...More

1  Thank 777Zoe
Reviewed August 24, 2014

just arrived in PDC and looking for a light lunch before taking a nap and hitting the town this evening. this place is superb! wife and I will be back for dinner. Luis our waiter was fantastic, explaining all the dishes. the cook is fantastic,...More

Thank Joe M
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Reviewed May 6, 2014

We were sad to find out Origenes is no longer. Have enjoyed their food in the past and we had been looking forward to their Mango Margaritas. However the new Barro Negro has excellent food. We to were reluctant to try due to the lack...More

Thank dlstex
Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is now called Barro Negro & features classic oaxacan food such as moles and pork cooked for many hours underground. Carlos, our waiter was wonderful; explaining each dish & making recommendations. The open air atmosphere (very close to the water) is fabulous. The...More

Thank Caterer4u
Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Saw reviews that this place was closed. It is open with the same name so not sure if under new ownership, but as of Jan 2014 its great! Oaxacan style food with a fabulous mexcal selection! We were impressed with the food, especially the cochinita...More

2  Thank JMoMa
Reviewed December 23, 2013

We were here in 2011 and found this place and just fell in love.... great food, atmosphere and the beach just a block away......This area was not like the rest of Playa...very up-scale... We had a hearts set on dining there a least once while...More

Thank Ron G
Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

How sad, another one if favorite spots is gone. The last several years we so enjoyed the charming location, good food and wonderful guitar music by victor mayer. Actually bought 3 of his CDs - a new each year. We would even dance in the...More

2  Thank n s
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Origenes was recommended by a lot of people including hotel staff so we came with pretty high expectations. It was the very first meal in Playa after arrival and we were supper excited to try this place. It is fine not great, not innovating, not...More

Thank Gosia17
Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

Ironically, it is pretty hard to find a good Mexican food place in playa. This one is one not to be missed! I had breakfast there, but they said they could cook anything we wanted from the lunch / dinner menu. I had huevos con...More

1  Thank HiramNovelo
Reviewed June 25, 2013

The Origenes Cocina and Bar was such a great surprise. My wife and I got rooms at the Pueblito Escondido due to Trip Advisor reviews. The restaurant is on the corner next door. We stumbled in for breakfast and Francisco helped us with great service....More

1  Thank livinfast
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$3 - $16
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 38 y Flamingos, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 2270
  • E-mail
International restaurant food & bar. You can find everything from american breakfast to the most wonderfull italian food, we specially do mexican food because we respect what we hace , and the best of everything is that if we do not have what you want, WE DO IT JUST FOR YOU :)
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