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Madre Tierra

Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 0333
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (69 reviews)
“guacamole” (40 reviews)
“caesar salad” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 344 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unfortunately this was our worst meal in Mexico..... along with being the most expensive. The service is some of the most erratic and bizarre I have ever experienced in a restaurant from having several of our food and drinks choices questioned and the waiter pulling...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Madre Tierra on a Friday night and had a table on the 1st floor with a view of the street below, the best for people watching :) We ordered scallops and squid rings as appetizers; the scallops were yummy and fresh. The squid...More

Thank Michèle D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Atmosphere is great, guacamole table side was excellent, bad margarita and cold veggies means I would not return.

Thank SnowmanOrillia
Reviewed 1 week ago

After many trips to Playa we finally tried Madre Tierra because it always looked so inviting with the beautifully designed staircase and romantic lighting. Unfortunately the food wasn’t as good as the atmosphere. It was a pretty disappointing experience and the meal was not worth...More

Thank nyc2vin
Reviewed 1 week ago

You definitely will not be disappointed if you eat here. It is a great relaxing atmosphere in Playa on the tourist 5th Avenida. My partner had the Tequilla Shrimp, which was fabulous. I had tacos--good yet I had to ask for a more spicy salsa....More

Thank Eurotraveler68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the pretty high reviews, we were a little disappointed. Very cool looking place, with great vibe and nice cocktails. The food was pretty decent, but really not as good as we were expecting for the price. Service was just 'okay'. Again, not a bad...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best meals we had here. My husband and I both had the Seafood combination with grilled fish, shrimp, octopus and squid cooked "ajillo" style. It was so fresh and cooked to perfection. Another guest had the lobster tacos and loved...More

Thank meremm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the "Lobster Tacos" with mixed salad and it was very tasty. Good and attentive service in Spanisch and English. I can highly recommend it!

Thank AdriMiraMar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cold beer, great cocktails, amazing table-side made guacamole, and great service from Armando, made for a great visit. In fact so good we went back a second day. Take a break from the street hawkers, and take a table overlooking 5th avenue. What a great...More

Thank ctmurray222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner completely based on sea food from appetizer to second dishes. Lobster was extremely delicate, but at the same time tasty. Simply crazy desserts! First ones was flamed strawberries, cooked with sugar, butter and cinnamon. Second one, was a special "Mexican" coffee also made with...More

Thank A7291
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0333
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