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Diablito Cha Cha Cha

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Under a funky Palapa in the Mexican Caribean find a 50s retro & tropical scenario! Funky music, live DJ's & the Best Gourmet Cocktails in Playa del Carmen! So the pleasure of drinking is even higher whit our refreshing beverages and sofisticated cocktails.
PRICE RANGE
$16 - $53
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We loved visiting here when it was located in downtown Playa and while the new location is a bit of a trek, it doesn’t disappoint. The food is fantastic and I would highly recommend the red snapper tempura - it is delicious. Some work is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thegilf
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Hello, thegilf: Thank you for your kind review! We are delighted on knowing you enjoyed your visit and dinner. We will make sure to improve in the areas you suggested to ensure a better ambiance. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I visited at night, and it was a peaceful atmosphere that the sound of water was heard right in front of me. I drank special mojito while eating tuna tadakki and rolls with my Mexican friend. Although the price was not cheap, it was a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Yeonna
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Hello, Yeonna: Thank you for your beautiful review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit, nothing as having a good chat with friends in front of the sea with cocktails and fresh food, right? We are happy to have you back anytime!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Once my favorite Playa beach club, but now just a great place to sit back, relax, enjoy the view of local fishermen, dive boats and think is there really anywhere else you'd rather be right now? The food is still great, with some of the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MikePrz78
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hi, Mike! Thank you for your review, we are glad to have you as a regular and to enjoy together the amazing Caribbean view and the good Cha Cha Cha vibe.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

This back in September of 2017 was cool laid-back joint on the beach with great music, food and service. Now, it changed owners and name. New mega-management chain with higher prices and downgraded experience. Not a good change. Same great location, though.More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Robert G
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Hello, Ocean88: Thank you for your review. Diablito Cha Cha Cha is still part of the Santanera Family, we changed the name and the atmosphere as you say. We appreciate your comment about the experience and we assure you we are making improvements to create...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018

The famous Diablito chachacha restaurant bar from 12 st moved to the old location of Canibal Royal at 48st. Concept of gourmet sea food is there, and cocktail drinks at first floor, At second floor is bar club, amazing ocean view and ships. They have...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank VIVAMXadventures
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Thank you for your review! You are always welcome to visit and enjoy the funky vibe!

Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Arrived early evening with two friends we had cocktails and few snacks. Service was friendly enough, cocktails were average but the food... so as you can see from pictures dodgy presentation. The food was tasteless we had to ask for lime, salt and pepper to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 993olic
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Thank you, Oli! We will take your comment into consideration in order to improve our products.

Reviewed May 10, 2018

We recently visited the place with my boyfriend and foreign Friends. We used to know the place as Canibal Royal which was our destination number one everytime we visit Playa. We wanted to show the place to our Friends who had jsut arrived from Europe...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank Julia S
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Hello, Julia, Thank you for your review and for being a regular client. With Diablito Cha Cha Cha we want to offer an unique culinary experience with a fusion of Asian food with delectable Mexican flavors and tropical cocktails being our main concern the freshness...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018

I went with my brother adn his family to get dinner over there, the food wasa really good and I like a lot the place. If you come to Playa del Carmen you should come to this place.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank AndVal02
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for your visit and review! We hope to see you again to dance and have a funky experience together.

Reviewed April 3, 2018

My bf and I have been there a couple of times because it is near our hotel. Every time we have been there the waiter has delivered the wrong food or forgot some of our food. My bf is allergic to ketchup and we therefore...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank aen774
GSantanera, Guest Relations Manager at Diablito Cha Cha Cha, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

We are deeply sorry you had a bad experience at our restaurant. We assure you that actions will be taken in order to prevent a situation as such to happen again and to improve our service in special requests. Regards.

Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here looking for the beach club Canibal which no longer exists. This restaurant is now there and we stayed for lunch. It is out of the way but fun to visit. The service was great and the food was good....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank BradAWard
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Hello Héctor, Thank you for your comment, we are working in a new website in order to provide you with a better service. In the meantime we are at your service in our Facebook Page for reservations and menu... More
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