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corner of 20 Ave. Norte and | calle 4 Norte, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When staying in a hotel one of the staff suggested Sandra's. It was a wonderful surprise just pure local food, great flavours & great staff. Oh did I mention great prices. We eat here on our way to the beach about 3 times a week. If your looking for food from home its not here just good old Mexican comfort... More 

Thank Mahanjames
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We ate here a couple of times, and we still remember the food! Oh my! So delicious... It is a place where locals go, so don't expect AC, but it has great food. Always busy. Cheap. Totally recommend it.

Thank Cristina L
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This place has a lot of great local food to enjoy and is frequented mainly by locals. That being said the food here is absolutely delicious. We had panuchos, sopes, empanadas, gringas, and tortas. The prices are awesome too. The staff are friendly.

Thank taiwangoodie
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Excellent food and service!... good, affordable lunch spot- ate there several times, tried several different menu items!!

Thank YucatanTravelor
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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790 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 542 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Great chice with good food and very cheap! Locals like to dine hire! Amazing, just a few houndred meters away from expensive restaurants, where would you pay for similar meal 5 times more....

2 Thank izi f
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Cheap tacos (less than a dollar each) and various other little bits and pieces. Busy place with a mix of locals and tourists. Its near where the collectivos pick up and drop off.

Thank Wes A
Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

We've gone here both times we've wandered away from the resort into Playa del Carmen and it's the absolute most delicious tacos we've ever had! Highly recommended!

Thank HotPinkBikini12
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Tacos, panuchos, empanadas and more. This place can not be beat for local street food. Always tasty, fresh and crazy cheap. A locals favorite. Love the carne Asada tacos and the pollo panuchos. We always get take away but you can also eat in. Traditional plastic chairs and tables with good service.

Thank just1backpack
Mesquite, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I was in the mood for empanadas and was looking for another restaurant and was told it was closed. I asked an overweight policeman where was the best place was to eat empanadas and he gladly gave me directions to Sandra's. This is a very small place, but very popular with the local folks. The food was very good, but... More 

1 Thank Cyber B
Jackson, Michigan
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

We ate here several times over our week long stay in Playa. Made for a quick, delicious meal. Large quantities of yummy dishes at very reasonable prices.

Thank Sheryl W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: corner of 20 Ave. Norte and | calle 4 Norte, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?