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La Penita de Jaltemba - CLOSED

Entre 5ta y 1era Av 30, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 4210
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Nov 16, 2015
“Best seafood we tasted”
Sep 26, 2015
“Eating by myself”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Entre 5ta y 1era Av 30, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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51 - 57 of 57 reviews

Reviewed February 18, 2013

If you are looking for good food in Playa at the right price this is the place to be. Great atmosphere,nice music, indoor and outdoor seating, cool art along the walls. Both our dinners were great, the fish filet for me with rice and veggies...More

1  Thank ramgarden
Ale A, Public Relations Manager at La Penita de Jaltemba, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

hello!!! the name of the empanada is xochitl... its a mexican name and it has shrimp and cuitlacoche so we hope to see you soon with a lot of xochitl empanadas for you jejeje

Reviewed February 14, 2013

people are always asking me where to go to eat since i eat out every night for 6 moths i have a handle on a few of the places in playa...this place Rocks!! the seafood is incredible and the atmosphere is sensational and the prices...More

1  Thank Andy W
Ale A, Public Relations Manager at La Penita de Jaltemba, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2013

hahahahahaha at least you will never forget our name ... great you really like it!!! see you soon!!!!

Reviewed February 10, 2013

What a super nice and cool place! Great dining ( ceviche, tuna salads, scallops etc) the staff is great! Love to come back!!

Thank AnnaLenaSan
Ale A, Public Relations Manager at La Penita de Jaltemba, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

we hope to see you very soon...

Reviewed January 27, 2013

Awesome service!! The waiters and the manager are kind all the time and anticipating whatever you may need. The restaurant has a nice design and it is in a great location near Quinta Avenida in Playa. The food is great, ceviches are awesome but you...More

Thank MrsSandersBigham
Ale A, Public Relations Manager at La Penita de Jaltemba, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

Hi Mrs.Sanders... thanks for your review... ask the waiter for extra cucumber and tomato on your ceviche on your next visit... hope to see you very soon!

Reviewed January 3, 2013

nice place, not expensive, not inexpensive, delicious seafood tacos. The DJ music is excellent........

1  Thank latin26
Ale A, Public Relations Manager at La Penita de Jaltemba, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

hope to have you here again enjoying our food and music... cheers!!!

Reviewed January 1, 2013

Food and service was very good. We were a large group (10 people) and all was smooth! The food was very tasty. The fish soup and shrimp soups were great. The Peruvian Ceviche was delicious... Everyone's meal was anywhere from very good to excellent! The...More

Thank Garson H
Ale A, Public Relations Manager at La Penita de Jaltemba, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

we appreciate your review... we will work on the volume of the music, hope to see you very soon!

Reviewed December 28, 2012

We walked by this place late last night and it was packed, so we decided to try it for dinner today. Needless to say it was also packed tonight and we can happily say we were indeed were impressed! They brought a few salsas and...More

1  Thank laurengineered
Ale A, Public Relations Manager at La Penita de Jaltemba, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2012

great to hear you love it!!! hope to see you soon!! follow us on twitter @LPJaltemba FaceBook La Peñita de Jaltemba

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $23
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Entre 5ta y 1era Av 30, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 4210
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Description
"La Peñita de Jaltemba" is a seafood restaurant/bar its name is inspired in a beach of the nayarit riviera, it offers fresh seafood. Prepared to fulfill the most demanding palates, our menu has a wide variety of options for our clients, even for those who don't eat seafood.Don't forget to try one of our exotic cocktails on our menu.We are located in one of the hottest places to hang in playa del carmen for locals and tourists.
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