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5th Ave, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

There is nothing outstanding about this place. That is not meant to be a negative comment. what you do get his consistency. They always have good food, good service, at a reasonable price. When the mariachis are there it becomes a fun place. It's always clean and overall a good experience. We come to playa del Carmen every year and... More 

Thank Jesse H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We visited them for lunch today, and were not disappointed. The Mayan coffee is prepared on the side for you, it's a show in itself and tasted delicious. Try the red-eye if you like beer. It's almost like Ceaser, but with beer instead of vodka. The food was really good, too. We had mixed fajitas, which was awesome. I didn't... More 

Thank Olga K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2013

Ate there our first night and went back again later in the week. Food was terrific both times!! Service was great and the staff was very friendly and responsive to our requests. It is a small place and it can get busy, so be patient. Go enjoy a great meal and relax!

Thank PAdives
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

Decided to go here for something new. Wasn't disappointed. Food was good, served quickly, and was very hot. Waiters were friendly and interactive and spoke good English. completely different note - bathrooms were exceptionally clean which the females in the group were thrilled about!

Thank tbuddy718
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2012

Stopped in and had dinner. the Bread was dry and a few days old. My steak came and it was almost to salty to eat and had more fat on it than should be on a good steak, the baked potato was tastless. The caesar salid dressing was out of a bottle and very disappointing for the price. the person... More 

Thank Bear00786
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2012

Traveled up to Playa on night from our resort to experience 5th avenue and this place offers great service and excellent food as well!! If you are looking for good mexican food combined with good service this is a must visit. Enjoyed the meal!!

1 Thank golfingfuninthesun
Cozumel, Mexico
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2011

When we asked the desk at our hotel for the "best steak in Playa", there was no hesitation when he said La Parrilla de Mando. We ate there on 3 of our 7 nights, just because it was that good.

2 Thank rhumrunner08

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Argentinean, South American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Ave, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?