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Carboncitos

4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1382
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (204 reviews)
“shrimp” (120 reviews)
“guacamole” (102 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to my partner and I and our friends who we were traveling with by another couple who are regular visitors to Playa. Loved it!!!! The servers were so friendly and engaging and made us feel right at home. Watching them serve...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here for my birthday last year. Although it wasn't bad, it wasn't great either. Fast forward to this year. I had spoken with Steven (the owner) about our previous experience and although he was understandably disappointed, he was appreciative of...More

1  Thank Ed S
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this awesome review. Every day and every meal cannot be a perfect one. We appreciate that you came back for the very important meal for your birthday. We strive every day to make the service and the food better. This is one...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Carboncitos several times going back years, long before it had become as popular as it is today. Its no longer the quaint restaurant it used to be. Now it is often very busy and it has become much more expensive while the...More

2  Thank Paul S
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul my name is Steven, I am one of the owners here at Carboncitos and I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to write your review. Although this is not the kind of review we would like to get we do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite breakfast in Playa...... We stay couple days in playa and this place offer the Best Motuleños Eggs.... fresh juice and excellent quality coffeeMore

1  Thank Javier S
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Thank you for trusting us with it! We very much appreciate the time you took to write this review for us. Each review is important to let others know about us and our breakfasts! We hope...More

A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found Carboncitos on yelp/tripadvisor. BEST DECISION EVER! Marco LoCo!! Thanks for an Amazing evening!More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the time in writing this review. We are so pleased you had such a great experience with us. Every review we can learn from since there are so many options for you to choose from in Playa del Carmen. We thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I have been to Mexico 3 times and we have never found such amazing food! Wow. The waiter Marco was very friendly and served us margaritas on his head haha! The best starter pointed out by Marco was the sizzling jumbo shrimp!!...More

1  Thank sarahmholden
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Sarah! This review means so much to us. We thank you for the time in writing this. Since you come often this review packs more punch. We hope we will be one of the reasons for you to come to MExico more often!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always inviting and satisfying. What I will always return for are the drinks. The real fruit used is key for me here.More

1  Thank Joel A
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Joel! What a great review and we are pleased that you always return! We hope that never ends! Please be sure to try our extensive menu with those drinks! We look forward to having you back soon. Thank you for your time in writing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant after searching on trip advisor and we was not disappointed. Sat outside which was lovely and cool. Amazing cocktails and arrived in time for happy hour. Waiter brings them out on this head which is clever! Big fish bowls of cocktails! Food...More

1  Thank SarahSouthampton_UK
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you found us here on TripAdvisor! Thank you for adding to our reviews with this great one by you. We hope to entice you to come back to eat with us in the future. We so appreciate your kind words and hope you...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

6 of us visited this evening. The waiters were very pleasent, food excellent, amazing cocktails and very reasonable prices. A good choice of food to suit everyone.More

1  Thank Pih78
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

So happy that you and your group enjoyed your night with us. Thank you for writing this review for the restaurant. Every review is very important for us! We hope that you come back soon! We invite you to stay with us in our Hotel...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

i have spent many days eating outside staring at the ocean and the street traffic. The food is authentic and simply awesome. You might extend your stay just so you can sample everything on the menu!

1  Thank oneworldpiano
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for this review of Carboncitos. We are so glad you enjoyed both the hotel and the restaurant. The Pumpkin Salsa should have its own page for its famous status! Thank you for helping us spread the word!

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Darion T
15 June 2017|
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Response from HotelCielo | Property representative |
Thanks SueAnn, we truly appreciate when our guests offer help to future travelers and there is no better advertisement then a satisfied customer... More
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bigdogohle
22 April 2017|
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Response from HotelCielo | Property representative |
Well welcome back, I think I am going to have to send you to another restaurant,.... there are many other restaurants here in Playa del Carmen. LOL We... More
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Stephanie P
3 March 2017|
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Response from HotelCielo | Property representative |
Hi Stephanie. Can not remember if I wrote you already...so sorry If I had already. Any way, TripAdvisor does not allow us to send our e mail address...do not know why , ridiculous but its their policy. Unfortunately, e... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 1382
  • E-mail
Description
****** We Do Not Accept Credit Cards ******Carboncitos serves authentic Mexican, Mayan, Charcoal Grilled Steaks & Seafood at an attractive price. Be it breakfast, lunch, happy hour, or dinner; it's the consistently delicious meals served that keeps guests returning again and again.
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