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“Awesome!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of PapaCharly Pasta Factory

PapaCharly Pasta Factory
Ranked #50 of 1,118 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Read about this place on TA so I went to check it out. I had the lasagna which was huge and delicious! A nice glass of Cabernet to go with it, fresh bread and butter-perfect! The owners son, Jr, even gave me a lift back to the bus stop in town so I wouldn't have to take a cab! I tried to give him some cash which he promptly refused. Yu don't service that like that in the states! Thanks again for the best meal I had while on vacation, will be sure to come see you again next time I'm in Playa!

  • Visited July 2013
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new jersey
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best Pasta Ever!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This is a wonderful family owned restaurant set off the beaten path of 5th Ave. The menu is limited to pasta dishes, however, they do a terrific job of it and the prices can't be beat!

Pick your pasta and pick your sauce. Delicious ravioli...spinach & cheese or mushroom. Lasagna to die for and one of the best Puttanesca sauces I have ever tasted!

Portions are extremely generous. The wine selection is limited but feel free to bring your own and pay a small corking fee!

Don't miss this great little spot! Unlike most restaurants, they are closed on Saturdays...plan accordingly.

  • Visited May 2013
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Cancún, México
1 review
“The best pasta!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This is the best pasta ever ate in Playa del Carmen. Amazing place, cooked by the family, everything is home made. I definitely recommend this place!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great little restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Not only is Util convenient, the food is great. Pick your pasta and pick your sauce, they all seem great. Literally a family run restaurant (still missing Papa-RIP) which treats people like they are part of the family. Great service and great food...no need to say more.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
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“Excellente!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

My husband and I dined here last night after a recommendation from Mapchick and reading the reviews here. This place is absolutely amazing and the best dinner I've ever had in Playa. The place isn't fancy, has only 4 tables (probably best to go very early or late), and is a couple blocks (easy walk) off Fifth. I had the carbonara pasta and my husband had the lasagna. Both were amazing. I don't think I've had Italian this good since being in Italy. And the best part... It's very reasonably priced! I have a feeling we will be back before we leave in four days.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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