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“Fantastic Restaurant!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Carnicero - CLOSED

El Carnicero
Price range: $10 - $25
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: El carnicero ​ The best steak house in Playa del Carmen, which offers fine fire-grilled steaks, fresh seafood and fish, chicken and Italian classics.​At “El Carnicero”, you can find competitive prices and treat yourself to delicious, angus beef prime: 100% mexican. Carefully selected and brought from the northwest of the country.Further more, every morning we wake up early to go with the fishermen and choose the best fresh fishes for you!!!​Come on in and enjoy our delicious Italian dishes and bring a taste of “El Carnicero” to your home buying directly with us the steaks of your preference... This is what makes unique at "El Carnicero"!!!!Come eat with us at "El Carnicero"!!! Sincerely,The Management and Staff
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic Restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed in Riviera Maya and visited Playa Del Carmen for an evening because we were going to Coco Bongos - Went to this restaurant before our night in Coco Bongos and it was fantastic - I had Surf n Turf which was delicious and my boyfriend had the T-Bone Steak with all the trimmings - Both meals were big and really lovely, Staff were fantastic helped with our selection couldn't have done more for us!

Highly recommend!

  • Visited April 2013
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Helpful?
Thank Ria1208
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English first
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great shrimp”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

Had dinner here. Shrimp was very good!! The rest of the meal was just so so. The vegetables where especially pathetic, streamed frozen broccoli...... Sad, yellow and soggy. The free glass of wine with the special was nice. All in all, probably about average for the PDC 5th ave strip.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank Dave B
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Level Contributor
189 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Not bad for when you are craving meat”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We have eaten here a few times over the past 3 years with each time being a different experience. Be sure that the meat they show you is the one that is going on the grill as sometimes their cuts can contain more fat that needed. The service is good as well as the prices.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank AjoPirata
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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
“Excelent meat, very good quality!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Amazing food, i really enjoyed the "filete"! The service was excellent! If you want to eat an incredible peace of meat, this is the right place.

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Thank Imacolombia
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victoria
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

This is an excellent spot right in 5th to sit and watch the people go by. Very comfortable and friendly service and atmosphere.... Great steak!!!!

  • Visited March 2013
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Helpful?
Thank travellinggirl2009
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