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Playa Chac-Mool Mexican Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

A small local family owned and operated restaurant. With food created with family and love in mind, we bring the southeast, specially Yucatan, Mexican style flavor to St.Augustine Beach.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Serving up authentic Mexican dishes at very affordable prices across from the beach, this is a restaurant that pleases the palate. We had the chicken mole and the Chac-Mool shrimp, then went back another time for fajitas and the Chac-Mool chicken. Very good salsa. Large...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 46JimH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first dinner experience at Playa Chac-Mool was great. The service was good except for it was really starting to get busy and they lost us with getting our check so we could leave. The food was excellent. Authentic food and the portion was just...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sarasmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience at Playa Chac-Mool. The food was terrific and the service was exceptional. We enjoyed a combo plate and Mexican tacos - very authentic! I loved the different varieties of sauces and preparations available. The guacamole was delicious. The best part...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karolynh299
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My reviews focus on gluten free dining options. This restaurant provides authentic Mexican food and the owners and wait staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. After talking with them briefly to identify safe gluten free options, I learned that the rice contains wheat in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FoodieTootie
PlayaChacMool, Owner at Playa Chac-Mool Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are happy to assist and are glad to hear you liked it. Thank you so much and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to this restaurant was more than dinner. The owner played guitar and led patrons in Christmas songs. It is a small family run restaurant. The mole sauce was excellent as was all the food. The tres leches cake was the best we have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 824twilad
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

As a local resident as well as local business owner, I eat out ALOT! I have had the opportunity to eat at tubs of our local restaurants. This place is literally the best Mexican restaurant and most authentic in the county and I’ve tried a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Georget33
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

I just ordered to go but the service was fantastic!! I was greeted as soon as I entered. They did a wonderful job of making me feel welcome even though it was close to closing time. I ordered 3 jarritios and forgot to ask for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank XMP
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Playa Chac-Mool is the best Mexican food we have had in this area. The service is great and the atmosphere authentic. Do not judge this place from the outside. Very causal and inviting environment.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Angela W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We got there late on a Friday and were seated promptly. Our server brought beverages and chips. The salsa was flavorful without being overly spicy. The guacamole was well prepared. The chile relanos and the pork carnitas were some of the best we've ever had....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Rachael X
PlayaChacMool, Owner at Playa Chac-Mool Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit and our homemade hot sauce. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Great service, great margaritas, wonderful food and serenaded by the owner on acoustic guitar. What more could you want?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BethNRicky
PlayaChacMool, Owner at Playa Chac-Mool Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank You so much. We are glad you enjoyed it.

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