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La Caprichoza

Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Calle 12 y Calle 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 879 4508
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (28 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“shrimp” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Calle 12 y Calle 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice meal on the balcony of this restaurant. It’s a little expensive and a geared for tourist. The food was good and the service was great.

Thank sillychitterchatter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I wanted a second floor restaurant where we could enjoy the action on 5th Ave. My friend was looking for a salad and I was interested in fish, so the menu at La Caprichoza looked like a good fit. We ordered cocktails...More

Thank tarasm0m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait staff was very friendly and also entertaining. The fajita's are amazing, probably the best I've ever had. Be sure to get some ice cream too, its' extra delicious! The people watching from above 5th Ave is also a good time! This is one...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like everything on this street this is aimed at rich American tourists who want the ''holiday'' experience. We had just arrived and were hungry and jetlagged, though the staff seemed unable to recognise we didn't want their overly excited theme park style sales pitch. Food...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Unlike another review I was not hussled up here and tip was not hidden in the price. Steak was cooked perfect and the waiter was polite and attentive. Shame so many tourists miss good local places like this.

Thank Blaine M
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We have been here on a few different occasions, usually with a large group and they are always able to accommodate. The food has always been good and the servers are entertaining. The guacamole is a huge portion and the table side flambe is always...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

They include the tip on the total of the check, which is ILEGAL in this country. Plus the food is not at all what you would expect...way overpriced for the amount of food you get, not to mention the food is completely average.

Thank Marena R
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Was brought off the street by an overly pushy host with the promise of 2-4-1 drinks. My husband had 4 beers at 50 pesos each, my first round was a 2-4-1 rum drink with a total of 90 pesos, and then I️ had two additional...More

Thank CBee15
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was wonderful. Service was fantastic. Food was great. Would highly recommend their to go eat.

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

After walking on 5th Avenue, We stopped for lunch here, the upstairs was air conditioned, she had coconut shrimp, I ordered a New York steak, the effort was spectacular but it was too undercooked for me, I sent it back to the kitchen, risking spit,...More

Thank MisterMikeTheGreat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:45 AM
10:00 AM - 12:45 AM
10:00 AM - 12:45 AM
10:00 AM - 12:45 AM
10:00 AM - 12:45 AM
10:00 AM - 12:45 AM
10:00 AM - 12:45 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Calle 12 y Calle 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 879 4508
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