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La Floresta

Hwy 307 between 4th and 6th north, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 879 2005
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood tacos” (11 reviews)
“octopus” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
Hwy 307 between 4th and 6th north, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Five couples and monkeys stopped here for lunch on our way to Playa del Carmen. This is a favorite of the friends we are staying with here in Mexico. There is nothing distinguishing about the place. It looks like a roadside taqueria that is larger...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped at La Floresta for a quick lunch on the way from Cancun to Tulum. Do not take the flyover, as it's located on the side street. There's parking at the back of the restaurants. It is primarily filled with locals but they must...More

Thank Sightsmellsounds
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Im a local, been coming here for years.. best fish tacos.. get their early there are crowds of locals..

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've eaten here many times. Always good. Large outdoor space under a protective cover. Plastic tables and chairs, simple well prepared food. Open for lunch into the afternoon with local workers, travelers, taxi drivers. I highly recommend fried shrimp or fish tacos. Great and very...More

Thank rockpaperscissor
Reviewed 8 December 2016

been there many times...was just seafood tacos, but expanded menu but quality not as good and disappointing

Thank kwdoug1
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Best shrimp tacos in playa Del Carmen, this is a must stop if in town. We go there a few times per trip

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We have lived here for over 5 years and we have been going to La Floresta since we first moved here on recommendation of a local. The shrimp tacos and the cocktaile is awesome! It is located right off the highway and has parking right...More

Thank kellysstudio
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We love going to this restaurant for the prawn tacos. They are always fresh and delicious. If you are a tourist you have to get a taxi as it is a little far up the highway to walk but the ride is well worth it.

Thank keithandhelen3
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place has been around forever and is famous for their battered shrimp tacos. Actually, it's the salsas that really make everything taste incredible. La Floresta is basically a big Taco Stand with a lot of seating under a palapa roof along the Federal Highway....More

Thank puppyTio1
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Very good. My wife's cousin pick us up at a resort we were staying at and took us to this local place. We had shrimp tacos and a beer each. Definitely not a touristy place, but I felt welcomed and safe. Wish I had been...More

Thank James M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 307 between 4th and 6th north, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 879 2005
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