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KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel

Calle 8 Nte. No. 876 | Centro, Calle 8 y la Playa, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 2409
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (15 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Sushi, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Calle 8 Nte. No. 876 | Centro, Calle 8 y la Playa, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel
1. Drinks on the beach!
"Keel is a part of the new chic Carmen Hotel the nicest boutique hotel"
jake j
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2. Consider me a regular!
"We started with the quinoa salad. GREAT! Followed by the prime rib"
jovany1993
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3. Unreal, can't be beat!
"All of the reviews are right on, this is a “must do""
David G
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1 - 10 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner and I came across this place while looking for a rooftop pool. The staff went above and beyond to ensure we were taken care of. Our servers Alexis and Pablo were incredibly attentive! Excellent service and excellent views, so good that we even...More

Thank Dalia_Flores
Alfredo S, E-Concierge at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hola Dalia_Flores: Thank you very much for you lovely comment! We are so happy to know how was your experience with us!. Thank you again for taking the time to write us, and we hope to see you soon! Regards!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed December 10, 2017

A beautiful restaurant on the beach in Playa del Carmen on 8 th street one block off the famous 5th Avenue. The modern restaurant is part of Hotel Carmen, but you don’t have to be a guest to eat there. A very modern restaurant that...More

2  Thank Terry A
Alfredo S, Econcierge Service. at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Hello, Terry A first of all, let me thank you for your very positive comments regarding your recent visit t our Keel restaurant and the warm service you received from all the staff at our Boutique Hotel. Nothing is more comforting than knowing that we...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food and drinks here are amazing to the deep house and ocean view. The staff goes above and beyond.

Thank Thomas M
Alfredo S, E-Concierge at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Mr. Thomas: Thank you very much for your comment about our food and the excellent service in our hotel, we are very excited to know that you have enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you soon enjoying our varied menu. Greetings!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made reservation, when we got there we were the only ones in the place! I know this was "low" season, but both our hotel (Hyatt Andaz) and every restaurant we ate at were empty. Great service, the rooftop bar is a must

1  Thank sportrocket
Alfredo S, E-Concierge at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello sportrocket, Thank you for your comments and for visit us on our beautiful Keel Restaurant, We appreciate than you enjoyed our service. We hope your visit us soon for treat you as you deserve!! Have nice day Leslie Uribe E-concierge

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Back again, can’t get over the food and the view. What a way to spend an early morning, looking over the beach, at the water, with Cozumel in the near distance! Compare this with the breakfast places on the tourist Avenidas.. no comparison. Am always...More

Thank McXiCohen
Alfredo S, e-concierge at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear McXiCohen: Thank you very much for your comment about our food, we are very excited to know that you have enjoyed your stay. You are the most important for us! We will happy to assist you and pamper you always! Have a wonderful day!!!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When it comes to taste Keel Restaurant hits the nail on the head -- and not just with a few dishes. I stayed multiple nights at The Carmen and most of my dining consisted of Keel Restaurant because it didn't make sense to eat anywhere...More

Thank slayerment
Alfredo S, E-Concierge Service at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello slayerment, Thank you very much for your comment about our food and the excellent service in our Restaurant KEEL, we are very excited to know that you have enjoyed our Rib Eye Steak. We hope to see you soon enjoying our varied menu. Thank...More

Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience with Fidel the bartender here. Great food and drinks! He made us a specialty drink based on our favorite flavors. Well done Fidel! He also took great pictures of us when we were leaving. Just a great experience!

Thank Danny E
Alfredo S, E-concierge Service at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Dear Danny E, Thank you for your amazing comments! We love you had a pleasant experience in our restaurant and that you have enjoyed our friendly staff and also our delicious dishes. We hope to see you again! Greetings

Reviewed April 29, 2018

The food is very nice, it's right on the beach with a beautiful view. The service is very professional and kind, especially i had a good service from alexisMore

Thank Haim N
Alfredo S, E-concierge Service at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Dear Haim N, Thank you for your comments! We love you had a pleasant experience in our restaurant and that you have enjoyed our friendly staff . Our location is thought for you to spend a relaxed moment in front of the sea, and I...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018

I have been to many restaurants in Playa and this is one of the best. I came here for a coffee and to do some work. The waiters (Santos and Jose), were so attentive and funny. They spoke English very well and helped me practice...More

Thank Alexander H
Alfredo S, E-concierge Service at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Dear Alexander H, Thank you for your comments! We love you had a pleasant experience in our restaurant and that you have enjoyed our friendly staff and also our delicious dishes. Our location is thought for you to spend a relaxed moment in front of...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel so had breakfast here each morning plus one lunch and cocktails. Service is always good, food is great and cocktails delicious.More

Thank Zoe S
Alfredo S, E-concierge Service at KEEL Restaurant at The Carmen Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Dear Zoe S, Thank you very much for your great review! We are so happy to know that you have an excellent time facing the sea while enjoying our variety of food and drinks. It is really pleasant to know you had a lovely experience...More

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laureneme
December 27, 2017|
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Response from Gabrielle G | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes they do however I believe I overheard them say the dinner was booked! I would give them a call if possible! Best of luck!
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jab801
December 9, 2017|
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Response from Alfredo S | Property representative |
Good morning, Jab801 We do make reservations, you are also welcome to come; though. We hope to see you soon! Kind regards
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ianscott70
November 16, 2017|
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Response from Alfredo S | Property representative |
Hello. Ianscott We do have different options in the menu for your older children. Reservations is not needed, you are very welcome to come at any time. We hope to see you soon. Regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 8 Nte. No. 876 | Centro, Calle 8 y la Playa, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 2409
  • E-mail
Description
Renowned Keel Restaurant, located on the beach in the award-winning Carmen Hotel, features an exquisite variety of innovative specialties. The freshest seafood, sushi, steaks, pizza and open-fire grilled specialties, as well as sensational Mexican cuisine and daily specials all prepared with local and organic ingredients. Breakfast features all the traditional favorites including some local specialties. For lunch, savor our fresh ceviche or sushi, amazingly fresh salads, indulge in wood-fired pizza, try our tasty bar entrees featuring the best gourmet burger in town. Dinner features elegant, creative cuisine, from the decadent Fois Gras to the spectacular Frutti di Mare, a candlelit dinner under the stars at Keel is an experience that delights the palate and cannot be missed. Casual or elegant we offer it all! Hours: Open daily 7 am - 10 pm
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