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4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1382
07:00 - 23:00
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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257 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We ventured to Carboncitos after dining there last year. I had the usual fajitas arrachera which used to come with rice now served with beans only. The fajitas were good but overpriced for the amount of food. The baby back ribs were served with fries and coleslaw. The prices have gone up not a big deal but the quality has... More 

Thank bergdorfblond
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate at this restaurant twice and enjoyed the grilled fish with chili sauce! This is a reasonably priced restaurant that offers fun service. The waiters deliver your drinks to your table on their heads. The service was perfect--. Very friendly and professional.

Thank Joyce S
Kelowna, Canada
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for happy hour. The margaritas were good but the delivery was the best! The food looked good so maybe next time we'll eat there.

Thank foodydebra
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here one day on the recommendation from Trip Advisor reviewers. Delicious snack and margaritas. Great service!

Thank HMOM
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

As you know, these TripAdvisor reviews are very important! Thank you for taking the time to check us out, as well as, write this review for us. Each one gives us a different look at how we are doing. We enjoy the feedback and hope you will be coming back soon! On your next visit, we invite you to stay... More 

Port Isabel, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful breakfast, mojitos the best I've ever enjoyed, lunch & dinners local flavors abound. We would have eaten every meal here but thought we should try other locations. Raul took excellent care of us!

Thank sailingspi
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

We are honored that you ate with us so much! Thank you so much for this review which shows us that we are on the right track! Thank you for mentioning details like mojitos and Raul! We truly appreciate the time you took to write this to help get the word out about us! We invite you to stay with... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews. The excellent margaritas were delivered stacked 3 tall on the waiter's head. Very cool. Food was good. Only negative was that they charged extra to pay by credit card.

Thank amyshocket
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

We want to be sure to thank everyone who leaves a TripAdvisor review because, as you know it is important for new people to come our way such as you! thank you for giving us a try and also for taking the time to write this for us. We keep our prices fair because we try to avoid extra charges.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing attentive service Food was delicious . We were a group of 10 and all of us enjoyed everything from the appetizers to the entrees and the drinks Everything was fresh and flavorful We went again for new years eve and again loved everything Next time im in playa del carmen ill be back and most definitely will tell my... More 

Thank Jodi S
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

We love to have confirmation to see that what we are doing is working. Our biggest compliment is when people come back. With so much competition in the restaurant arena in Playa del Carmen, it is nice to know you chose to come back after visiting with us. We appreciate the time you took to write this review and give... More 

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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like most eateries they offered a set menu dinner for NYE and we really liked the options so we decided to try it out. Service was impeccable and the food exquisite. Margarita was amazing and delivered in a fun way. Decent menu for kids as well, nice of them to consider a separate menu that appeals to the little ones.... More 

HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review of our new Year's Even dinner. We are glad we could be with you for the entering of 2017! It means so much to us that you chose us to celebrate this event. Thank you for the feedback on the dessert. We will take that into consideration for next year. Thank you so much... More 

Post Falls, Idaho, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great food and great atmosphere. dinner receipts would give you discount for breakfast, which we came and ate a couple of times. thumbs up

Thank Sandee J
HotelCielo, Owner at Carboncitos, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which was great to state that we give discounts if you come back for breakfast. I bet not everyone knows that! We truly appreciate that you chose to come back to see us on several occasions. This alone should be the best review with all of the competition we have in Playa del Carmen. Thank... More 

2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was cold meat was raw I use to like this place never ordering from you guys again do not go here I use to order at least twice a month from them now never again after today

Thank Garymitchell911

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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$5 - US$30
Steakhouse, Seafood, Mexican, Fast food, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Street | Between 5th and 10th Avenues, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 1382
****** We Do Not Accept Credit Cards ******Carboncitos serves authentic Mexican, Mayan, Charcoal Grilled Steaks & Seafood at an attractive price. Be it breakfast, lunch, happy hour, or dinner; it's the consistently delicious meals served that keeps guests returning again and again.

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