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La Playita

Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (30 reviews)
“ceviche” (67 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were treated to a Beautiful Fresh Red Snapper Lunch. Garlic Shrimp and also a Mexican Sauce with them as well. Fresh Guacamole/Refried Beans/Salad/Rice. All Cooked to Perfection. Service was wonderful. Our Friend who took us there got to select what Fish they would cook....More

Thank mthrmooseCanada1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good tacos and shrimp ceviche while enjoying the great ocean breeze. Nice atmosphere, very relaxed and incredible value. Go in the early evening to enjoy the beautiful beach. Only a short drive from our resort, Vidanta, and the town square is perfect for a...More

1  Thank LBradley
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The skies were threatening when we arrived at La Petita en La Playita, so much so that the live band finished their song and immediately began to pack up as the winds increased. Looking around, it didn’t seem at first like this was a place...More

1  Thank DMartin216
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

What a great find in La Playita . The service is great , food is excellent . we love Ceviche and this is among the best for mixto. Mojitos and margarita are strong and great . A must stop for all

1  Thank Christy Q
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I highly recommend the fried fish. When we go to Mexico, I always try to eat the fish and this was the best fish I had this trip. Their papas fritas and beans were also delicious. The service was excellent.

1  Thank Bugeyedmuleskinner
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Location - on the beach. Music - a really good local band playing rock music. Drinks - well I have become used to very weak and expensive cocktails over the last two weeks so the drinks here nearly blew my head off, despite being cheaper...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had a good meal here listening to live music with cold beer. Service was speedy and efficient. Feet in the sand.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We ate here one evening after wandering up the beach. Nice cold beers, food average, but filling. Nice for a cheap eat!

1  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Excellent service! Great place to eat before you begin your snorkel reef adventure. I ordered a small plate of mixed ceviche and it was plenty big for me. Delicious mix of fish, shrimp, conch and crab. I love the jamaica drink, it wasn't on the...More

1  Thank Ms N
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Eat upstairs overlooking the beach! The wife ordered the whole fish which had a marinade with olives over it. What a wonderful thing! I helped her eat it and we still left some. Nice people.

1  Thank mikey_fiveoh
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17 July 2017|
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Response from M A | Reviewed this property |
Chantel R
28 December 2016|
Response from Mike_hdz | Reviewed this property |
sorry Chantel, I don't get the question
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2 March 2016|
Response from flgreyhound | Reviewed this property |
Two blocks north of the main plaza. North of the lighthouse. Go on the beach (or the street with the restaurants on the beach) and it is 2 blocks north of the lighthouse.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
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