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Don Chendo

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Avenida 30 Con Calle 24 y 26, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 5950
Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've read so many good reviews about this place and I was looking forward to trying it but unfortunately when I visited I found out they were closed for vacation. It would have been nice to have seen a posting for this on their own website instead of Facebook.

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Wadsworth, Illinois
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Don Chendo's and was just as great as the first time. The pizzas are awesome!! My mom had the Chicken Parmesan which was also very delicious! The prices are very reasonable and the service is excellent ! We will be back!

Thank bkehilty
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pizza is amazing. Its just like being in Chicago. One of my favorite pizza spots in Playa. The service is great and the prices are reasonable.

Thank BFree32
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading other reviews we gave Don Chendo Restaurant a try. Boy were we so happy we did. The service was amazing and the food delicious. We had the zucchini appetizer. Just-cooked, tender crisp pieces of zucchini in a delicious tomatoe sauce. My husband and I split a pizza that they created half veggies and half ham and pineapple. Delicious!... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have two favorite places for Pizza in Playa Del Carmen. When we are feeling like a deep dish pizza we never go anywhere else but Don Chendo's. They also have fantastic pasta dishes if others in your party aren't feeling like pasta. We ALWAYS start with the Zucchini in Chendo sauce. I'm not even a fan of Zucchini as... More 

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Lynnwood, Washington
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

If you are looking for Pizza in Playa...this place will not disappoint. Service was good, food was affordable, and the pizza and spinach/garlic appetizer we had were absolutely awesome. Came here based upon a couple blogs I read on-line and was happy I made it.

2 Thank AustinR40
Southlake, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

After being in Playa del Carmen, my family and I wanted to get away from the resort food. I checked Trip Advisor and found Don Chendo, and what a find! While it is not in the touristy area of Playa del Carmen, it is certainly well worth the cab ride The staff and management was extremely friendly when we walked... More 

1 Thank Rob C
Quesnel, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great customer service, waiter was great and helped us find a taxi after dinner. Chicago style pizza and great pasta.

Thank Toltecgirl
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Good Chicago style Pizza. I was surprised they did not took Credit Cards, though. We had a good family time surrounded by tourist and locals

1 Thank JavierECG
Findlay, Ohio, United States
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We found this little treasure right here on trip advisor and while it was out of the way you will NOT be disappointed! We ordered the garlic bread as an appetizer, they were out, no big deal...we got the baked zuchinni instead...OMG this was one of the best things I have ever eaten! The staff was very helpful in helping... More 

2 Thank Terra B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 30 Con Calle 24 y 26, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 5950
There's plenty of pizza in Playa del Carmen, but there's only one Don Chendo! Don Chendo is Playa's home for Chicago-Style deep Dish Pizza and delicious pasta. We affectionately serve Play's only authentic, Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza, as well as old-school spaghetti and meatballs, and shrimp, chicken, delicious salads, and much more. Don Chendo is all about home cooking!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?