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Tropical Playa del Carmen

Ave. entre 8 y 10 Nte. 5ta | Entre Calle 8 Y Calle 10 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 2111
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:45 PMAll hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Ave. entre 8 y 10 Nte. 5ta | Entre Calle 8 Y Calle 10 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby and I go to Playa twice a year, and we never fail to eat at Tropical~usually twice during our stay!!! That is exactly what we did on our most recent visit. The food is amazing. We had the chicken and shrimp tacos the...More

Thank Toni P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was close to where we stayed so stopped in . Staff very friendly but the guacamole was bland and chicken burrito had a few small pieces in it and once again no flavor ? It didn’t come with anything else just the chicken...More

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable drink after a 30 min walk in the sun . Smart , polite , and very efficient . Frequented by many Spanish . Moderate pricing . A nice place to while away a few hours

Thank graham c
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This place is the best place we have been in Playa del Carmen. We strongly recommend this place because the staff was super friendly; also the food and the drinks were amazing. We spend a very good time here and we were laughing a lot....More

1  Thank amaiii_a90
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We walked the "Avenue" for several blocks looking at menus along the way and were not impressed or enticed by a lot of the touristy places. We found "Tropical" and it looked and felt more like a truly local and traditional Mexican restaurant. It was...More

1  Thank DChidley
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with family and friends. Lovely food and good lively atmosphere. We sat upstairs and sweated our way through the meal though as it was soooo hot. There were fans that the staff kept pointing towards us but they were little use.

1  Thank Tracey P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We ordered four different meals and shared them. Everything was tasty, the owner was there and gave us complimentary apps!

Thank AllWeDoIsWander
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Lovely Mexican atmosphere and amazing food and service. We loved this place!The decor alone meant you knew you were in Mexico!Well placed in the middle of Fifth.Great atmosphere.Recommend the upstairs terrace.

Thank jefflizoliver
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Walking on 5th ave. we were greeted by the manager of Tropical - who convinced us to try his restaurant.... I wanted to try the coconut shrimp which the manager said "was the best in Playa del Carmen".... WRONG !!!! far from the "best" anywhere...More

Thank NycTed
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We came across this place while wandering one morning. The menu is extensive and offers a good range for breakfast. The yogurt and fruit were generously portioned as was the Heuvos Ranchos. The service was great and the food came very quickly. Can really recommend...More

Thank Ryan D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. entre 8 y 10 Nte. 5ta | Entre Calle 8 Y Calle 10 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 2111
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