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Avenue 10 Corner of 24th Street | Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 1790
15:00 - 11:30
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Old Forge, New York
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is by far the best French restaurant out favorite,I had the osso bucco ,beef bourguignon , but everything here is good from start to finish, Just try it . Don't miss out on one of the best in playa

Thank suzy-527
Fort Knox, Kentucky
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was outstanding! Fresh, Homemade,Delicious! If in Playa, you have to try this place. I cannot think of anything negative about the meal or service.

2 Thank Tony C
San Antonio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend it! We had French onion soup, Brie cheese appetizer, spinach salad, duck ravioli and chicken cordon blue.

Thank zarma1
Lords Valley
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133 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there Friday night for dinner with my wife, daughter and son in law. We had 3 appetizers-tuna carpaccio with sesame, 3 kinds of pate, and a salmon mixture of raw and smoked salmon. All were delicious. My wife had escargot, my daughter had ravioli stuffed with duck, my son in law had seafood risotto and I had chicken cordon... More 

Thank ronlandau
Oil City, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

My husband and I had dinner here on a Friday evening. The atmosphere is lovely as you can dine inside or out. We chose the air conditioning. The duck was incredible. One of the best duck dishes that I have had. The service was attentive and the food was very nice. Excellent choice for fine dining in Playa. Thanks for... More 

Thank LaurieTravels62
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We visit Playa every year and always head to Byblos. The food is well prepared and tasty. Don't miss the duck, it is amazing. The owners always make sure you are taken care of while you enjoy a leisurely meal. Byblos is a must visit if you want fabulous food in Playa.

1 Thank Photimi K
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fondly remembering Byblos from a diner there in Dec. '15, my husband I returned exactly a year later and had a truly glorious experience. I began with a cream of tomato soup that was exceptional, and so hugely superior to any I've had elsewhere (such a relief from the thick mess that usually passes for this soup in America!!). My... More 

Thank RGP1956
Weirton, West Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We visit Playa Del Carmen several times a year as we have a condo here. Byblos has been one of our favorite restaurants in Playa for 10 years at least. Though the restaurant location changed 3 years ago, the food and ambience are still top notch. The menu is so varied that we usually eat there twice during each visit.... More 

Thank Cdanel
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We had the most delicious food and wine, excellent friendly service, tiny quaint place, beautiful evening. We're going back tomorrow to try new dishes. Our tenth year in Playa, and so glad to have discovered this place. An excellent buy!

Thank Ann D
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We have eaten in Playa for 8 years when we visit Playa ( live in Mexico) This was by far the best meal we have ever had in Playa we plan to come back many times

Thank Linda L
byblosrivieramaya, Propietario at Byblos, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. It was great knowing you. I am so happy you enjoyed it. Hoping to see you soon again. Best regards Sylvie Goetz More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$60
Seafood, French, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 11:30
15:00 - 11:30
15:00 - 11:30
15:00 - 11:30
15:00 - 11:30
15:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue 10 Corner of 24th Street | Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 1790
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?