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Restaurant Big Lobster

5ta. Av., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 142 3414
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good15%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible44%
4 Mar 2018
“went back this year because one of our group wanted lobster and she had it last year here”
2 Jan 2018
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9:30 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5ta. Av., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Mexico for over 30 years two sometimes three times a year and this restaurant made us feel like we were being ripped off for the first time ever. How about their ad of 4 margaritas and chicken wings for 170...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Well, it was 5th avenue.... went back this year because one of our ladies wanted a big lobster and she had one here last year. Most had fish and I had a Mexican enchilada plate was was kinda expensive and not very good or filling....More

1  Thank KimRinger111
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Ordered a Mexican flank steak dinner for my wife and I which is one of our favorites!! I thought the price was a little high @ 360 pesos ($20. US) but it's vacation time!! We were the only people in the restaurant!! After about 25...More

Thank billmarycoe
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The food was delicious. The Mojito was not but I'd still return to be serenaded by the trio of guitar players. Don't sit by the fishtank on the left, you'll get water from the filter on you.

Thank waywardatthebeach
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
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Restaurant Details

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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: +52 984 142 3414
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