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Don Chendo

30 Avenida Norte Entre Calle 24 y Norte 26, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 5950
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“deep dish pizza” (63 reviews)
“meatballs” (38 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 Avenida Norte Entre Calle 24 y Norte 26, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious Italian food! The best pizza in all of Playa Del Carmen hands down! Deep dish:) The pasta dishes are great as well!

Thank ExpatMom4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places in town, their meatball pizza is a must! This one of the best pizzas I've had in my life.. coming from a pizza lover

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Thank Katia Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place! We love Russell, he makes the best pizza with the freshest ingredients like house made sausage REALLY??? We have been eating here and enjoying Russell's company for a few years now, can't stop going here. Usually we order salads, the share...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don Chendo’s pizza is incredible. They held a pizza party to feed 25 volunteers at a free animal sterilization clinic. Thank you for all you do for the animals in The Riviera Maya.

Thank Tricia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is exceptional. My husband is a huge fan of Chicago deep dish pizza and this place is as close as we have come here in Mexico. Everything is Italian, fresh and absolutely wonderful. The lasagne will knock your socks off. The marinara and...More

Thank Sonia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, amazing mexiitalian. Food is delicious and portion sizes are huge ( best to share ). Very friendly. Service excellent. Will be back before heading home on wed. Wish we found this little gem sooner 😀😀

Thank Arlene F
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Don Chendo is my go-to in PDC for deep dish, salads and pasta. Great prices and fantastic service. I'd put the Chendo deep dish up there with the best you'll find in Chicago (Pequod's).

Thank tedujam
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Friday nights will now be Pizza Nights at Don Chendo, Sin Gluten, Sin Guilt:) . SOOO good! The crust was excellent as were the toppings. Service was excellent and the staff was really friendly. I'll be back OFTEN:)

Thank Tracy U
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We've been eating at Don Chendo for a few years now. A must for every visit to Playa! We always get the pepperoni pizza. I've been wanting to try the chicken parm, but it's so hard not to get the pizza. This time we got...More

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place after a few other recommendations, very friendly staff & pleasant atmosphere. Hands down best Chicago style pizza ever eaten! Caprese salad was excellent as well. A must try while in Playa.

Thank Lynn L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
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
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Avenida Norte Entre Calle 24 y Norte 26, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 5950
  • E-mail
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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