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“Wonderful experience (except the cigarette smokers)”
Review of Cenacolo

Cenacolo
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Ranked #28 of 1,312 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $200
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed October 6, 2013

We happened upon Cenacolo during our ladies trip on Oct 3rd and had a great experience. I loved the lobster risotto. Also tasted my friend's vegetarian ravioli, also delicious. The Italian owner and our waiter were very gracious.

My only complaint is that smoking is still allowed and the people right next to us were chain smoking. This was outside of the control of the restaurant but made it difficult to enjoy the taste of our foods.

We enjoyed the people watching as they walked by, very entertaining. Try it!

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Thank TexasCPA_EmptyNester
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

Wonderful Italian restaurant on 5th Ave. Try the spinach ravioli, you won't be sorry. It's handmade pasta perfectly stuffed with a spinach filling that is light and delicious. Service was great....very attentive and friendly staff. A bit pricey but worth a visit.

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Reviewed August 4, 2013

We have been to the Cenacolo in Playa del Carmen three times over the last three years, including for our son's birthday this year. Although the pasta is very fresh and very good, the restaurant is quite pricey for Playa and the restaurant location - even late at night - has always been miserably hot no matter where we've sat. It's very hard to enjoy pasta when you're dripping in sweat, plus there are other places in Playa - including Piola and Como Como - which have pasta which is just as good and significantly cheaper than that at Cenacolo.

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Thank tyduval
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Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

Best meal so far in Playa... Burata Salad was amazing. Also highly recommend the homemade green hats, fettucuine pasta and tiramisu.

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Thank EGiffin
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Best service we had so far in Playa. The product it is nice and all of it is fresh. I think that with such a nice staff and product they could aim a little bit higher than just pasta.

Everything was good even the complimentary bread was delicious. Worth a visit.

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Thank LenaUndAdrian
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