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La Vagabunda

Avenida 5, Norte Entre Calles 24 Y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 3753
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“volcano nachos” (15 reviews)
“fajitas” (62 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (28 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida 5, Norte Entre Calles 24 Y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here 2 nights in a row, it was that good! Ask for Cesar! His service was top notch. We had a party of 16 the first night and everyone ranted and raved about how good Cesar and the food were! Highly recommended! Very...More

Thank Dennis H
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This sweet Mexican restaurant is located on charming 5th Ave (Quinta Avenida) nestled under the beautiful Mexican palm trees (yes, very different from Florida palm trees). Fifth Avenue has an endless amount of shops and restaurants, but while you’re visiting Playa del Carmen, you have...More

Thank Mrsdwhitt
Simone S, Propietario at La Vagabunda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your comments, we are pleased to know, that had an excellent experience at our restaurant, we hope to once again count on your visit very soon. We invite you to follow us in our social networks and give you like to: Facebook,...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were all nervous about eating authentic Mexican food. This place had such great ratings we thought we would try it. So glad we did!! The food was fantastic. We had 13 people with us and they quickly pulled all the tables together for us....More

Thank taykenkay
Reviewed 3 days ago

I treated myself to a lunch on 5th Avenue this afternoon. Settled back in my chair to people watch walking up and down the Avenue. I started with a frozen strawberry margarita with salt = AWESOME. Had a Chili soup and a tortilla salad. Then...More

Thank New-Yorker--Solo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the chef suggestion granola yogurt with fruit and hubby had omelet chicken Mexican sausage cheese veggies and beans BEST Mexican food in Playa Bruse was our waiter Cost 13.00 US Left 5 dollar tip Because excellent waiter and food and dining atmosphere. We come...More

Thank Deby1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiters, Alex and Abraham, took great care of us, with genuine kindness and humour to boot. The food was very good (the house-made chips and corn tortillas actually GREAT) but since it was a bit on the side of standard fare, I "only" give...More

Thank Marc G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is standard Mexican fare - portions are healthy and food is good, prices aren’t bad. My wife loved the steak tacos and she is a Mexican food expert. Staff is great. We went two days in a row!

Thank Canauk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at La Vagabunda which was a block from the hotel I was staying at and thoroughly enjoyed the food, the drinks, and the service. I had the fish tacos the first time I went and they were absolutely fantastic! The second time I...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good. Food quality and taste was totally average... nothing special about it. It’s traditional food with nothing special and a little bit pricey vs quality. I ordered fajitas and they were lacking flavor.

Thank joseedk1200s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant. Had lunch one day and dinner another day. Food was delicious and waiters were friendly. They spoke good English. Great place to visit.

Thank Kevin S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 5, Norte Entre Calles 24 Y 26 | Playa del Carmen Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
    (24th y 26th)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 3753
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Traditional recipes hand-picked from the Mexican countryside create the foundation for Vagabunda's bold menu. Using honest ingredients and modern techniques, La Vagabunda presents authentic Mexican & International dishes with a new twists. Also featuring an unsurpassed selection of tequilas, we guarantee you'll find the bright and vibrant restaurant just as exciting as the food. Since 2000 Local's Favorite for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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