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LATERAL seafood & steak - CLOSED

Calle Corazon & 5ta. Avenida, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 2415
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Dec 13, 2013
“Demolished”
Mar 11, 2013
“really- not good”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, International, Vegan Options
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$$$$
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Calle Corazon & 5ta. Avenida, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed December 13, 2013

This whole block has been demolished (with the exception of Fridas) and the restaurant no longer exists (it was owned by the same guys as Sur - which has relocated.

Thank George J
Reviewed March 11, 2013

I went here with my husband for a 'more expensive' night out based on great reviews from friends. The service was very good but I ordered the filet mignon with a tea rub and it was inedible. Filet mignon is by far my favourite cut...More

Thank 12seconds_long
Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

Lateral is just off 5th Av up a pretty winding tree covered lane. The ambiance is intimate /casual ... The decor is muted and comfortable. Service is exceptional and the food will not disappoint. Best short ribs ever and I was unable to pry a...More

Thank Wild_Radek
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Very nice place, excellent food, good service. Very well located restaurant, in my opinion the best food in Playa del Carmen

Thank James W
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Off the main drag nestled in a sheltered setting with lit trees, you can sit outside or inside. The food is absolutely excellent, order the Filet Mignon - it is done to perfection time and time again! The Thai Salad also is very tasty -...More

Thank Dory C
Reviewed December 31, 2012

We spent one of the most memorable nights of our whole trip dining at Lateral. We looked all over for the *perfect* place to have our final night to dine together. I am a VERY picky eater (foodie, nutritionalist, allergic to gluten) and my expectations...More

Thank Lacyeloo
Reviewed December 21, 2012

Wowie! We ordered a bunch of appetizers and some aspargus to give this new place a try. Everything was wonderful including the service. The only thing that was a bit off was the Cesar Salad. The aged parm was delicious but the dressing was a...More

Thank Selaine d
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Located down a quaint alleyway called Calle Corazon, this is a great place especially at night. The waitstaff were friendly and energetic and the Short ribs were succulent and off the bone and the Rocquefort Chicken breast was deliciously rich.

Thank 4Charlito
Reviewed November 30, 2012

Let me just give you the highlights: -the setting is beautiful, though we had a bit of an issue with the many smokers. The interior is non smoking but the smoke from the outdoor seating carries in - service was as good and eager as...More

1  Thank GeorgesTravel
Reviewed November 30, 2012

We had our wedding dinner there, and everyone was very impressed with the food. My father in law even said it might be the best steak he's ever had! We ordered our wedding cake through them, which they acquired from a bakery up the street....More

Thank Jane N
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $80
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Corazon & 5ta. Avenida, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 2415
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