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“We LOVE Los Rancheros!!!”
Review of Los Rancheros Pier

Los Rancheros Pier
Ranked #285 of 1,328 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 23, 2013

My husband and I were in Playa for 3 weeks over Christmas/New Years, and we went to Los Rancheros twice. The one located at the end of 5th by the ferry terminal. The first time we went, we were just going to have the 241 drinks. We read the menu and, (forget the name of the dish)
but the dinner was for 2 served on a large platter, which was on top of a HOT, smoking terrecota pig. Our plate came with veg. and a baked potatoe, a basket of warm tortillas, on the platter was ribs, whole t-bone steak, bowl of delicious melted cheese, chicken, chorizo sausage,flank steak and more!
OMG!! It was absolutely delicious!! MMmmmmm..... We enjoyed it so much, that a week later we went again and ate the same dish! The meal for two was only about $80-$90 USD. (not incl. drinks etc.) We think it is a very good price for excellent tasting food and THE AMOUNT of it! Be prepared to go hungry, chances are, you won't be able to eat all of it! We can't wait to go back to Playa, and we will definitely go back!

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

not going to waste to much time on this one, food was average. but what ticked us off was they tried tacking on a 10% service , without telling us. We caught it and the waiter told us that that 10% doesn't go to him. Real sneaky in my book.. I will not go back, to many good ones to choose from.

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Had 2 drinks, (coke and a beer) 4 tacos for meal and nachos as a starter, was very good food and good service, but $30.00 was a bit steep even for the area. Would not recommend as a good choice if budget is important. There is a bit of a sea view as the street level sign says but most of the view from the terrace is of the back of other surrounding buildings and only on the terrace level.

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Reviewed January 6, 2013

The guacamole was so tasty and fresh. We also had both the shrimp and fish ceviches - which were quite good too. We also liked the sauces that they served with the chips. They also make the Caesar salad dressing at your table - which was very authentic and good, sadly the salad wasn't so great because the lettuce was bitter. The big hit with the entress were the stuffed peppers. Terrific service, we loved our waiter. Overall though, it's a little too touristy and lacking ambiance, but we had a good time sitting up near the balcony overlooking the street.

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Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

Very expensive and worth every peso paid! Incredible tradition Mexican food. Guacamole made at your table so fresh. Expect a big bill but accept that the food is incredible.

Thank B G
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