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La Playita

Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (33 reviews)
“ceviche” (68 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten here many times over the years. A great local fresh seafood place with a great view! Toes in the sand, good view, cheap drinks, and Amazing fresh seafood. Ask to pick your own fish for them to fry. It's Awesome!! We always go...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

If you ever want a whole fried fish this is your place! They let you pick it out before they cook it and it is delicious every tim,

Thank Amy T
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here based on the TripAdvisor reviews and are very happy with our selection. We ordered the large mixed ceviche as a appetizer for the two of us and it became our meal it was so large and delicious. Reasonably priced and very good....More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on out way out to the airport after staying in Rivera Maya based on the recommendation of our concierge. I'm now back home in the states and I cannot stop thinking about how good the food was!! Seriously, I will probably be...More

Thank Lorena M
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Amazing local spot offering the freshest Seafood we had in Mexico! Set under a large palapa with the tables in the sand right off the Beautiful Puerto Morelos Beach. We dined on a 5lb Snapper Fish that was scored grilled and spiced perfectly so Tasty!!...More

Thank Bmanone
Reviewed April 5, 2018

if you want fresh fish, look no further. This place is authentic. I had the fresh fish of the day, the whole thing, and it was deep fried and cooked to perfection. I assumed that since my feet were in the sand, I could just...More

1  Thank Sandy M
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Stepped off the beach and tucked in here for lunch. Looking out over the beach with our feet in the sand, we had a delicious lunch (shrimp tacos, garlic shrimp) and both were DELICIOUS. You could certainly get a cheaper meal (about $30 for linch...More

Thank CDLangton
Reviewed March 19, 2018

If you want great food at a great price this is the place for you. We had two fish platters (one filet and 1 whole fish) with sides and drinks for around 15 bucks. How can you beat that. The service is a little slow...More

Thank coach_tony55
Reviewed March 13, 2018

A minute after I sat down, pleased to be looking out on the sea, a couple of musicians started playing very loud mariachi music at the table next to mine. This was the middle of the afternoon, not evening when you might expect live music....More

Thank Catemaco
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Really fresh fish and fabulous location. Not a good place if you don't want fish. Very popular with local families

Thank theresa33
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January 21, 2018|
Response from mthrmooseCanada1 | Reviewed this property |
On the Beach, Daily fresh Seafoods, you get to actually select your own fish that they cook up beautifully. They have fresh guacamole, sauces, rice dishes, salads. A very friendly bunch. We would definitely go back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
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