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La Caprichoza

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Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Calle 12 y Calle 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 879 4508
10:00 - 00:45
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san diego
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116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Look for this place upstairs, man will show you the way. not only great food, but the best service we have seen on 5th ave in years, we live here. Enjoy the waiters and their service.

Thank DiveMasterSD
Edmonton, Canada
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the busy 5th ave in Playa so is very easy to find. Needed to find a place to rest and eat and got reading there menu on the street setup and looked and smelt good. We ordered calamari, shrimp and fresh caesar salad which is made at your table and all of it was fantastic. Next time in Playa... More 

Thank Randy O
Vancouver Island, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was beautifully presented and extremely delicious. Our waiter, Pasquale, was friendly, efficient and entertaining. The Strawberry Flambé that we ordered was the best dessert we have ever eaten. And it was prepared table side as an added bonus. The servers balance one or several drinks on their heads as they bring them to your table. This is a... More 

Thank Love2Travel2getherx2
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27 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food here was spectacular and so was the service - these folks go out of their way to provide fantastic service to both adults and kids - we visited with a group of twelve of us and no one came away unhappy. The personnel are friendly, helpful and entertaining with the drinks on their heads, the tumbling coffee cup... More 

Thank Glen T
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

After a long flight to Playa Del Carmen we spend little time seeking out a restaurant. This place was one of the first we ran in to and with great lookout over the busy 5th street looked cozy enough. And it actually didn't disappoint at all. We had some cocktails and ceviche as starters and a fried fish platter for... More 

Thank JBE77
Fairfax, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great location, food, staff and value in a beautiful open-air restaurant. If you sit near the street you can watch tourists pass by as you lazily munch on handmade guacamole and sip beer. What else could one ask for?

Thank 40Countrys
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Looked at many menus and chose this place based on their menu. We were seated right away at a nice table overlooking 5th ave. That's the end of the positives. Our waiter came for our drink order then vanished. We had to ask him to bring chips, napkins, tortillas for the tacos, side orders, salsa, etc. We were searching for... More 

Thank jondska
Austin, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We got salmon and the garlic shrimp dishes. Salmon was good but the rice and veggies were bland. The shrimp were overly salty. The problem arose when the waiter charged an excessive tip when there were only 2 of us which is very atypical for any restaurant that I've been to in Mexico or elsewhere and I have traveled a... More 

Thank JonDArmstrongAustin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A place typically Mexicain. Tasty food very friendly staff and specially Miguel Chief of the flamby Steak strogonof and the banana flambey. Great place will come back again. Bravo Miguel

Thank Mits S
Naperville, Illinois
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Ate here on upper level. Food was OK. Large menu. Good place to watch 5th Avenue people traffic. Lots of bats flying around fruit tree. Good service.

Thank chimod19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
10:00 - 00:45
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?