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Restaurant Big Lobster

5ta. Av., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 3438
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible43%
12 Mar 2017
“Mexican restaurant in Playa del Carmen”
8 Nov 2016
“Food was good .. Atmosphere needs some improvement!”
Open Now
9:30 AM - 11:45 PMAll hours
Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5ta. Av., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I've read the reviews but this restaurant was one of the very few with a Seafood Spaghetti and it was freaking amazing. I guess the rule of thumb is to order what the restaurant specializes in. A restaurant that specializes in seafood is going to...More

Thank lleyin
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Another one of dozens of restaurants along the main tourist drag in Playa del Carmen. Good food, friendly staff, fairly quick service, reasonable prices. Nothing to set it apart from similar places but no complaints either.

Thank fist64149
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Oh dear ! Possibly the worst restaurant I've ever eaten in ! We waited nearly an hour for our food to arrive and wished it hadn't ! I ordered Cesar salad it was literally a few leaves of iceberg lettuce chucked on a plate, with...More

Thank Debbienics
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I went here for my birthday dinner and can't say enough about how good the food was, the service and the drinks. My friends enjoyed the 'show' presentation of the mexican coffee. I can't wait to come back again. The largest lobster tail of my...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Run by a Mexican family (let's support the locals) this was an unexpected gem of a place. It looks very basic, and yes, the wooden chairs would benefit from a cushion to sit on, but we had a ball of a time here, in fact...More

Thank Noah A
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic fish, fantastic service great value for money. A small family run business Alex Jamie and Juan offer very friendly top quality service. Once found never I haven't left. Undoubtedly the best food for price on the whole strip.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Worst lasagne ever along with smallest nastiest wings dipped in awful barbecue sauce and adding tax to.the bill total like no other restaurant in Playa, avoid at all.cost!!!

Thank Kamila P
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Had some lobster buritos and they were tremendous Staff very fun and comical Worth checking it out !!!

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The staff was very attentive and friendly.. the food was authentic and good. The atmosphere needs some improvements it's literally a hole in the wall there is an iguana he who lives there (literally) he crawled around then proceed to the kitchen to go to...More

Thank JChimere
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to people watch BUT difficult to get what you want. Asked if there was onion in the Chimichanga? Was given the price. My wife ordered the enchilada without mole sauce. They missed the order. By the time I was done we told them...More

Thank SteveSora
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$70
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
9:30 AM - 11:45 PM
9:30 AM - 11:45 PM
9:30 AM - 11:45 PM
9:30 AM - 11:45 PM
9:30 AM - 11:45 PM
9:30 AM - 11:45 PM
9:30 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5ta. Av., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 3438
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