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“Authentic Mexican Cusinie!”
Review of Fridas

Fridas
Ranked #626 of 1,279 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Authentic Mexican Cusinie!”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

Great location on 5th ave! Sit in the balcony area above 5th ave for great view and people watching. Service was fantastico! Loved the authentic Mexican cuisine. Had a blast drinking the huge margaritas!!!

Visited March 2013
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Restaurant, Great Service”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

Visited Playa on March 2013. After scuba diving we decided to stop for lunch and chose Frida's. After ordering, my friend felt a migraine coming on and we ashed for our food to go. They went into high gear and got our food out and ready to go in record time. When we got back to the room we broke out the food and it was amazing. It was so good that the next day I went back and ordered a bunch of to go food for all our friends and we had a feast. If you are in Playa del Carmen, visit Fridas, and if you go scuba diving go with Tank-Ha!

  • Visited March 2013
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent local choice!”
Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at an all-inclusive but wanted to venture out and experience a local spot. Nice atmosphere, we were seated on the exterior patio, street side. Three mariachi bands strolled by during the course of our evening; a patron at the next table sang a song beautifully with the band accompanying. Special treat for sure. Food was excellent and service was very attentive. Prices were very reasonable. Chips being opened and dumped in the bowl at the table was a bit odd, but fine with us; we knew they were fresh. Guacamole was very good. We were really pleased with the overall dining experience.

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New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Not a bad stop for a place on the main drag”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

We stayed away from eating on Fifth Avenue: caveats from fellow travelers were the food was generally expensive and mediocre. Took a chance on Frida's which was fine, nothing great, but certainly passable. We shared a chicken taco appetizer, which was excellent. Entrees were a shrimp dish, which was very good and a steak dish, also very good. The serving sizes were quite generous.

Atmosphere was lovely: ate outside, good for people watching, and a guitarist added a nice ambiance. Prices were pretty reasonable.

The menu was pretty varied, something for everyone. I found the bags of taco chips (mentioned in other reviews) to be hygienic and they kept the chips fresh. Don't understand the big deal made of that - you weren't getting Doritos.

Nice spot, decent service, convenient location. It was just fine.

  • Visited March 2013
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Albany, New York, USA
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“try the shrimp taco!”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

My husband & I ate dinner here one night. The staff was pleasant and the food was delicious. I forgot the name of the dish I had. It was tasty, but my husband had the shrimp taco! Excelente!

Visited March 2013
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