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Carnitas Teresita

Calle 1 sur and Avenida 20, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“carnitas” (14 reviews)
“crispy pork” (3 reviews)
“puffs” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Calle 1 sur and Avenida 20, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Having found this small fast food stand was just by chance while walking several years ago and we can't wait to get back here. They specialize in pork, fried , crispy and crunchy with nice clean pork meat. Or you can get more primal cuts...More

Thank travelingat50
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

A great local treat. Not fancy at all and off the beaten tourist path but so worth a visit. 20 Ave. y 1 Calle ( 1 block south of Juarez) tacos filled with chopped pork with crispy pork rind and a selection of sauces. They...More

Thank freckleknee
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Heard about this place from our taxi driver. Locals always know the good places. We came for breakfast and had an amazing authentic xarnitas meal. Cheap but so delicious. Mom and Pop type place, only a few tables. Sauces are yummy. We ordered a mix...More

1  Thank travel_lety87
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Carnitas is a great place to pick up lunch and take back to the condo. We picked up a kilo, purchased the fajitas across the street and the 4 of us ate for about 14$.

2  Thank Sunseeker1959
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Great carnitas, I am glad that there are different sqlsas to choose :) I used to est too spicy and happy to find that there is no spice sause also haha! Yummy :)

1  Thank Kristina E
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Give this joint a try, it is a local a place as you will ever find. their pork is outstanding as well as the tacos. worth the trip over!

1  Thank Bustag
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Growing up in So.Calif, the food of the Mayan Riviera is distinctively different. In contrast, the food in Los Cabos is excellent in certain places. We looked on TripAdvisor and found this small hole in the wall. It was worth the search. The carnitas were...More

Thank pacpal13
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Excellent tacos and very inexpensive. Go to Playa about 6 times a year and this is a must. Less than a dollar per taco you must try the surtido or maciza as well as the chicharron.

Thank HectorMiramontes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Excellente!!! Best carnitas in Playa. Take a risk and try some of the more local options. Muy muy bien. Take a ton back and keep on hand for snacks and lunch.

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We discovered this place last year. The pork is so flavorful and delish! We were staying at an all-inclusive and a group of us decide to make a lunch run being that it isn't far from our resort. We went and picked up our lunch...More

Thank gottavaca
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 1 sur and Avenida 20, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
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