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“tasty tasty”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of La Vagabunda

La Vagabunda
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Ranked #66 of 1,234 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 24th y 26th
Description: Traditional recipes hand-picked from the Mexican countryside create the foundation for Vagabunda's bold menu. Using honest ingredients and modern techniques, La Vagabunda presents authentic Mexican & International dishes with a new twists. Also featuring an unsurpassed selection of tequilas, we guarantee you'll find the bright and vibrant restaurant just as exciting as the food. Since 2000 Local's Favorite for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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“tasty tasty”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

We recently visited La Vagabunda during a day trip to Playa del Carmen and had an amazing meal. I had the mixed burrito which was amazingly tasty and my partner had a cheese steak sandwich which he was delighted with. Both our meals were good sized portions and when combined with two massive daiquiries each we left the restaurant exceptionally full. Our waiter was very friendly and served us promptly. Our bill came to $48 and when you consider the size of our cocktails alone we both felt this was great value for money. I had a look at the bill when it came and I could see the tip was included and it was also mentioned on the menu I think, so it wasn't a problem for us. The only thing we were disappointed with was that we could only visit this restaurant once as it was our last day and now I'm dreaming about how tasty my meal was. Highly recommend it and will definitely return should we visit Mexico again.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Great food before heading to the bus to airport.”
Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Quick meal on route home, great burger cooked as asked and lovely fruit platter looked great on the plate...

  • Visited August 2013
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“Tasty treats”
Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

On a visit into Playa we stopped here for an evening meal. We had been told by another group staying at our resort about this place.

We walked past at first as we were not ready to eat, unlike a lot of the other places we were not hassled to come in. On our return we entered and were quickly seated to a able of our choice. Whilst we looked at the menu trying to decide what to have we were served with a local cocktail. We decided on the ribs and steak, it did not seem long before the waiter was back with our food. The food was amazing, hot, tasty and generous portions.

Overall a fantastic experience and setting would definitely recommend this place if visiting Playa Del Carmen.

Just a word of warning, don't get tricked by robbers who spot your wrist bands and claim that they served you at your resort. They tried this but luckily we are very good with names and faces and didn't go to see his grandfathers shop lol. Don't let it put you off going though, it's an amazing place with lots to see and do.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Great Place to Eat!!!”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

We were spoilt for choice, amongst the vast array of restaurants on 5th Avenue. However the nice setting and friendly staff made our minds up. We received two free cocktails and the English speaking staff were chatty and friendly. We ordered a starter and main course each for our party of three. The Quality and Quantity of the food was amazing, the bill for three people including drinks came to less than £60 which was great value.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Unreal!”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

This little gem was reccomended to us by our rep at the hotel.

Fantastic service, amazing food and well priced. Would happily eat here again!!

  • Visited August 2013
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