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Canibal Royal

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48th North St & Mar Caribe | Col. Colosio Between Flamingo & Albatros Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 859 1443
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food , best food that beach bars offer in playa . Great atmosphere, friendly staff , great prices and lots of good music and would give this a 10 out of 10

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Palm Desert, California
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable loungers and beach chairs under palapas with free bar service. No Charge !!!! Outstanding restaurant with an also outstanding view of Cozumel across the action-filled Caribbean waters. One of the best piping hot, fire-grilled seafood dinners we have experienced in the Maya in 4 months and very affordable.....ditto cocktails & beer...I cannot recommend wine...very small servings.

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Thank bobbyM101
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Canibal Royal is an amazing Bar / Restaurant right on the beach ! Far from Mamitas and others beachs that are more than full in high season, this place is a lot more calm but is really precious. Definitly one of the most local and great place to spend a sunny afternoon!

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Thank Brianowski
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Canibal Royal is the best resto bar to chill in Playa. Its the ONLY caribbean bar in all playa. Caribbean means that include excelent music, the best drinks, beautiful beach to spend the afternoon ant see the most beautiful sunset in Playa. Very very recomend this place. I love it.

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Thank Paula O
Freedom, Pennsylvania
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342 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good last year and poor this to me. Super dry pork tacos, mediocre mojito, tiny salad. One was made with iceberg. Menu said romaine. Server said it was "their"romaine. Friendly service and good ocean view. That's it.

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1 Thank Sweetwater
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandered down the beach from our condo and came across this gem. Try the shrimp tacos - excellent. Victor will take good care of you!

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1 Thank ChrisWCalgary
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The real advantage of this so called "restaurant" is not just the food, is the young dynamic atmosphere and the very welcoming and nice staff. Good background music. We had some burgers and God it was great! Don't you skip this one!

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2 Thank Hadar Y. B
GSantanera, Community Manager at Canibal Royal, responded to this review

Hello Hadar!Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad to read it! Come back soon! More 

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

I always visit canibal. why? Fast service amazing view while you eat! Prices on the menu goes around 15-35dlls Food is good service is fast, portions are enough(if you eat a lot probably need 2 portions) Try pulpo a las brasas and ceviche!👌🏽🤤 Sadly lost the images 😬 but you will love this place promise

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2 Thank Dav A
GSantanera, Community Manager at Canibal Royal, responded to this review

Hi! we are glad to read your nice experience! you are always welcome! More 

London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I went here with my family to have a quick bite. The food menu got a good choices of meat, fish, salads and typical Mexican food. Corona was served in beers unfortunately and not in bottles. I ordered a flamme pizza which is a very thin pizza, very yummy. Unfortunately it was very windy and it started to rain so... More 

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GSantanera, Community Manager at Canibal Royal, responded to this review

Hi! thank you for sharing your nice experience with us, come back soon! Canibal Royal is for you. More 

MN
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Arrived at our condo across the street from Canibal Royal so we wandered over for supper the first night. Got there right before they closed and they seated us anyway. Had guac and fish and shrimp tacos which were delicious. Toasted our arrival in Playa with some shots of Don Julio 1942. We went here a couple of times for... More 

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GSantanera, Community Manager at Canibal Royal, responded to this review

Hi! thank you for sharing your experience with us, come back soon and take again that delicious octopus! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $49
Cuisine
Fusion, Mexican, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48th North St & Mar Caribe | Col. Colosio Between Flamingo & Albatros Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 859 1443
Description
Playas newest beach club, with a 1950´s Brazilian inspired arquitecture, breathtaking views and a wide selection of gener-crossing eclectic music from around the globe, is the perfect location to get a taste of the Caribbean.

It´s menu brings dishes that are the favorites of coastal regions from around the world. Mediterranean, Brazilian, Peruvian Caribbean, African and of course Mexican.
with a focus on seafood and the unique Tarte Flambee from the wood-burning oven.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?