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“Pick your own fish and have it cooked your way!”
Review of La Playita

La Playita
Ranked #22 of 157 Restaurants in Puerto Morelos
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

One of the guides from Diving Dogs snorkeling recommended this restaurant. A few blocks off the main street but a MUST GO if you love seafood!

We picked our red snapper and had the whole fish fried! Best meal of the entire vacation. Nothing like eating awesome food with an option of having your toes in the sand looking out to the beach :)

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Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

Good FRESH fish on the sand. Small and informal so for some it will be a leap of faith but the trip advisor reviews are on the mark and you'll leave satisfied.

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Reviewed August 16, 2012

So rusty you can feel the sand between your feet while eating, and there's no fancy chairs or candles but plastic chairs and colorful plastic tableclothes, but my oh my what amazing fresh fish. They invite you into their kitchen to pick out your own fish for grilling and you need to be there before 5 pm because this is as fresh as it gets. The schrimp and fish coctails can also be highly recommended and is almost addictive.

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Reviewed August 14, 2012

feet in the sand, fresh breeze, pick your own fish to fry or choose from ceviche, fish filet. For those of you who have ever tried a whole fish fried the Mexican way. It is a must try

1  Thank grayson43323
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Reviewed June 19, 2012

I was quite shocked to see the actual restaurant. Someone from the forum recommended it to us, so I guess I imagined something more. It's a tiny, very poor restaurant in a dark alley, I would not walk there myself at night. There are about 6 or so tables that are just white plastic (like those they sell at wal-mart, maybe $20 each...) with very old plastic table cloths, that are probably 10 years old. The roof is made of tent material and probably way older than 10-15 years. The restaurant is right on the sand, outside, which is kind of neat, if it was only spruced up a little with a new roof and new tables. Now, the food was very good! We ordered guacamole, which was awesome! Kids got shrimp, I got white fish. Everything was very delicious. Prices are good, about $10-$12pp + soda/drinks. If this restaurant did some upgrades to the place it would be very beneficial/helpful to their business. There was only 1 more table occupied and it was the locals.

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