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La Patrona de Playa

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Mza 122 Calle 12 Norte 14 | Lote 5, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 1925
09:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 04:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 05:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to taste something local and found this place which was exactly what we were looking for. The place was crowded but that even enhanced the atmosphere. Delicious meal and big portions is what you are going to get.

Thank Ondra S
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After spending the day at Xel-ha we wanted to eat dinner in town before heading back to our resort. We have star driver for a recommendation. He first recommended El Fogon, but we'd already eaten there (delicious) and wanted to try somewhere new. He took us to a place called Don Sirloin, but as the three of us are from... More 

Thank jj1lawyer
Darlington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up eating there 3 nights and couldn't fault it. Lovely food, quite traditional and very good service, not queues on an evening, drinks very good value too.

Thank Nick L
St. Paul MN
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We were thinking about eating at another restaurant on Ave. 10th, but we decided to try La Patrona, as we have passed it by other times. It was just before 11 am, and they were open, as they still had breakfast operating. We chose chicken enchiladas and horchata, and coffee, fruit, and an omlette (cheese and bacon). Both were a... More 

Thank WayfaringPair
Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Long waiting time, service quality: average. We came expecting to taste traditional Mexican flavors but found overcooked and burnt meat. We had different dishes and all of them where tasteless. You can find better cochinita pibil, chorizo, burritos and tacos elsewhere. Sometimes you get what you want, sometimes you don't.

Thank dennisrada
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is on the corner of 10th ave and 12th street. Staff were super friendly. We had a couple of margaritas and ordered some tacos. Wow were we blown away. The drinks were delicious and the food was amazing. We loved it so much we went back to more times. Our bill was never more than 375 pesos ($25... More 

Thank ChefBC
Stockholm, Sweden
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and loved it! Really good tacos and great drinks, with 2for1 happy hour on cocktails!

Thank Samuel D
Phoenix, Arizona
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119 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stop at this restaurant for lunch. Its attach to a hotel which is upstairs. The food was great! We got the platter for two of assorted meats for street tacos. It really could have feed four people. The pastor is cook on a wood burning vertical grill which gives the pork a bit of a crispy coating. If you... More 

Thank Antoine S
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

One of our favorite quick meals after a dive is tacos al pastor. We have tried them at El Fogon and Guacamole's who are rated higher than La Patrona but the ones here are way better and $1-$2 pesos cheaper. So much better that in our 15 days here so far, we have had them 4 times! (Did I mention... More 

Thank MS&KHMexicoBeach
Gothenburg, Sweden
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Great al pastor, good arrachera and good horchatas. Near the city centre, 1 street from the 5th Avenue where all shops are. Great place for a quick and simple bite!

Thank MarkusA83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mza 122 Calle 12 Norte 14 | Lote 5, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 1925

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