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“Delicious!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Oh Lala!

Oh Lala!
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Ranked #1 of 1,217 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The cuisine at Oh Lala! Is a refreshing change from that of other, more conventional restaurants. Guests are treated like good old friends in a relaxing atmosphere coupled with personalized service and good food. Opened in January, 2011, by co-owners George and Mikaela, Oh Lala! Offers personalized experiences for its guests, ranging from a laidback sampling of hors d'oeuvres and wines, to a leisurely look at the full menu. With a total of 9 tables divided between the indoor and outdoors seating, and an open kitchen, Chef George, Mikaela, and their staff, make sure that every visit to Oh Lala, International Cuisine by George, Is a unique and a delicious one.
Warminster, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

Be sure to make reservations in advance. Attentive service. Artfully designed plated. Amazing food! The Caprese salad was perfectly balanced flavors. Butter soy tuna was the best entrée we had the whole week in Playa. There are 7 tables, all outside dining which is nice, but located on a high traffic street (a bit noisy). Oh la la had soft jazz music playing but I could barely hear it because of the loud booming music coming from the bar down the street. This evening was a nice experience, but would have been perfect in a slightly different atmosphere.

  • Visited May 2013
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fabulous!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

Very small and intimate and the owners so nice. Food was wonderful. Make a reservation if you are going to be in playa, it's a must!

  • Visited April 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful food - lovely staff - great service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I ate at the restuarant last night and had a beautiful meal.
The service was friendly and attentive, making sure that the food was to everyone's liking.
The menu is small (but perfectly balanced) and there are limited tables (email ahead a book to avoid disappointment) so we were happy to sit and be served outside of the main building - when the weather is this good why would you complain?!

For delicious informal food - it's not French nor does it state is it - this is definitely worth a visit.

We both felt that it was reasonably priced - we had starters, mains, pudding, a bottle of wine, and two glasses of Port for £85, 1,500 pesos, $125

Very nice - would definitely like to go back and try more of the menu

We had Caprese Salad and Mussels to start, butter soy tuna for the main course and chocolate delight (similar to a fondant) for desert.

  • Visited May 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Simply Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Reservations required & worth it! Started with the best caprese salad I've ever had. Hubby had tuna in butter soy & i had tuna in balsamic glaze. Shared a white wine. Both were delicious but his was amazing. The only con is the alarm that goes off at the hair salon (warned) & having a view of the neighbors trash (trash pick up night). But these were easily overlooked given the delicious food.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Huron, Ohio
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Oh Lala, Oh Yes!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

We made a reservation thru their website prior to arriving to Playa. They were very prompt. Small quaint restaurant with outside seating and one that my husband wanted to go to again and again! The owner was out serving. Great wines by the glass, interesting foodie presentations. Not a fancy place but very, very big on service and presentation. If you are a foodie, this is a definite destination. Take the walk off of 5th. It is easy to get to a a nice change!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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