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Pez Vela

) #156 of 1,001 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 873 0999
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 310 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The staff is amazing. Mikey and Rolando are the best waiters at the restaurant. The manager is also a wonderful lady. They went above and beyond in their service and when we left we felt like we made friends. The food was excellent. We were...More

Thank jesusita1021
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the 4th time to Playa and eating at Pez Vela over a 10 year period. I will not be going back for the 5th. The place was not very busy so I was a bit surprised the service was a bit hasty. They...More

Thank TB_Paul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out of all the restaurants we ate at this restaurant had the best food. Not all of the servers seemed super friendly, but the food made up for it. Make sure to start with chips and guac!

Thank Tyler S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely bar to sit on a swing and watch the world go by. The cheladas are lovely and the Sol is cold :) We stayed for a bite to eat - we got the Mexican grill for two, it was only okay flavour-wise but could...More

Thank maddy_pryor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yum! We spent the day in Playa and stopped in Pez Vela for lunch. Great drinks and food for cheap. I had ceviche and loved every bite of it! Our server was fun and attentive! Had a couple of tequila shots with local sangrita, made...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you go to Playa del Carmen at Riviera Maya, you cannot miss Pez Vela Restaurant. You can have nice entries, fresh drinks and their speciality are "Mexican Fajitas". You can choose among fish, chicken or beet fajitas, all of them are delicious and you...More

Thank LERCONSULTOR
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant in playa del carmen. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun. The swings at the bar, the license plates from all over and the decorated bills make this place a different kind of fun. Ishmael our waiter was top notch!

Thank Muffinstuff3
Reviewed 24 May 2017

For years we have been going to this bar - the seats are actually rope SWINGS! It sits on a busy corner and we've enjoyed our margaritas and Bohemia beers while meeting folks from all around the world - and while I do my silver...More

Thank lesare2017
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Most of the places we loved from our first vacation five years ago aren't around anymore. My wife and I recently visited Playa del Carmen with our families to tie the knot. Pez Vela, or "the swing bar" as we referred to it, was a...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This place was our favorite place to eat on 5th Ave. I loved the fajitas but everything we ate there was good.

Thank kevin h
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Questions & Answers
cmvt2015
22 May 2017|
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Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
It would depend if you asked for a large one, or with a brand different from the house tequila, but the cost for a normal margarita would be $85.00 pesos
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TechnoPrisoners
11 February 2017|
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Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
Hi, yes I'm still here slaving away
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Claire C
29 December 2016|
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Response from RichardPezvela | Property representative |
Hi, the tourist shop is no longer operating, however there are a number of booths near-by where you"ll be able to buy your tickets, or you could also book them on-line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 2, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 0999
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