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El Muelle Restaurant

5th ave and 32nd st, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 803 0073
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fresh seafood” (37 reviews)
“octopus” (65 reviews)
“hogfish” (11 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
3:00 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
5th ave and 32nd st, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 414 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We escaped from our all-inclusive to dine here with a local friend and it was by far the best meal we had in Playa Del Carmen. May I add that our local friend is Italian, so if she likes a place, the food must be...More

Thank Maria M
Jeannelicet R, Propietario at El Muelle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Hola mis mas sinceros saludos , muchisimas gracias por tan bella opinión , fue un placer tenerlos en nuestro restaurante...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several time..... never disappointed... Great quality, great service...Alejandro is the best waiter 😉 Top!!!!!!More

Thank liatrovati
Jeannelicet R, Propietario at El Muelle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
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Muchísimas gracias por su tan amable comentario , esperamos con ansias nuevamente su próxima visita a nuestro cálido y familiar...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped into this place for a nice dinner. They serve other food but honestly it's about the seafood. Staff are a delight and very polite and friendly. We were given complimentary bread and dips. We had the seafood bbq and the seafood in tomato. We...More

Thank Macafamily
Jeannelicet R, Propietario at El Muelle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
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Hola mis mas sinceros saludos , muchísimas gracias por tomar tiempo de su tiempo , escribirnos tan hermosa opinión ,y...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been coming to El Muelle for several years now, and we've always had a ferric meal! We particularly love the whole fish that they do; it's just the best. The service is excellent and it's not in the midst of...More

Thank Denise E
Jeannelicet R, Propietario at El Muelle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
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Hola mis mas sinceros saludos , para nosotros es un honor que nuestros clientes de años visiten nuevamente la Rivera...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish, one of the best experiences of an 11 day visit to PDC. A couple of surprises to start compliments of the chef after ordering Mojitos (delicious). White beans, peppers, and bread and butter with olive oil. Avocado and shrimp salad, followed...More

Thank Mitch W
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by someone at our resort. Waiter spoke impeccable English. Brought over fresh fish , Red Snapper explained the way we wanted it prepared and it was awesome ! Price for my wife and myself considering fresh fish , appetizer and drinks was...More

Thank Jackie289
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Nice quieter location on 5th. Tasty appetizers especially the stuffed octopus. We had a whole red snapper from the front case that my wife and I shared. Outstanding. Our friends shared the seafood casserole which had some over cooked shellfish. An ok dish but not...More

Thank MikeyZ56
Reviewed April 30, 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant in a city where most of the restaurants are chains or generic "Mexican" or other ethnic varieties. El Muelle focuses on fresh which is fresh and displayed in a refrigerator facing the street. The food is extremely well-prepared and interesting....More

Thank Keeneman
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

It is a "smallish" restaurant on the 5th avenue, with mainly seafood dishes. The octopus bruschetta was delicious and we closed up with an amazing mixed fish grill that was even better. The waiter was very attentive and very nice without interrupting our dinner.. BEST...More

Thank mister21
Reviewed April 26, 2017

So when you have a relative or a friend who is a chef, definitely it's hard to impress them when you take them out to have a lunch or a dinner in this case. However, my cousin is a seafood lover (just like me) and...More

Thank cuatro20
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Jessica K
Do you cook fish that people catch on charters
November 14, 2016|
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Response from Asdrubal J |
Yes, the Chef can do it for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$14 - $21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th ave and 32nd st, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0073
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Description
Always fresh food directly from the sea. In the Muelle you will find the best of the sea always fresh with the traditional flavor. Reservation required.
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