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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (68 reviews)
“guacamole” (40 reviews)
“caesar salad” (21 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were in Playa in 2010 and ate at this restaurant on Christmas Eve. We were delighted to find Madre Tierra still on Fifth Avenue when we came back to Playa recently (2017). In fact, it is one of the few restaurants...More

Thank Getmearumpunch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are always wary of the popular restaurants on fifth Avenue. But we are glad that we walked upstairs and found this gem of a restaurant. The food was fresh, well-made and delicious. The lime chicken was tender and perfectly grilled, And the tacos and...More

Thank I_Am_Ibiza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First: the service is top-notch. The waiter knew the menu, and his recommendations were excellent. The food is amazing! If you want an excellent meal in Playa del Carmen, go to Madre Tierra. We will return!

Thank thekeith
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a beautiful open air restaurant sitting a floor above 5th ave. We chose this for our anniversary dinner and the service and the drinks were incredible however the food was only a 7 out of ten. They made a truly from scratch Cesar...More

Thank jarvis0007
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the few in Playa del Carmen that doesn't have someone out on the street trying to convince you to eat there, which is the reason we decided to stop there. And we were so glad we did! The service and...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great corner location, the upstairs has great views of the street, good for people watching. Good atmosphere. We've been here before and the food is always consistently good: great flavor, fresh. The ceviche was delicious. The wait staff are friendly and efficient. Thanks you Filipe...More

Thank GregBrady1000
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant which sits above shops so you can sit and watch people go by. Food is really nice and the staff are lovely. Bit more expensive than other restaurants but my mum and dad got steaks and said they were...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Every time we are in Playa we hit this restaurant. First of all it is in a great location. It is on 5th but on the second floor and open so great for people watching. As the ceilings are high it is never too hot....More

Thank FactFinder123
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Our group of eight had dinner here in late March and we all had a good experience. The food was of high quality and tasty, and the service was excellent. The desserts and cocktails were especially good. I would definitely rank it as one of...More

Thank MayanSoul
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Superb family meal, service was very good with a great menu with lots of choice. Great location. Lobster was exquisite

Thank Paul M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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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