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Madre Tierra

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Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 0333
11:00 - 23:30
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Savage, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful open air restaurant sitting a floor above 5th ave. We chose this for our anniversary dinner and the service and the drinks were incredible however the food was only a 7 out of ten. They made a truly from scratch Cesar salad tableside which was good but a little heavy on the anchovies but the show... More 

Thank jarvis0007
Wilmington, North Carolina
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of the few in Playa del Carmen that doesn't have someone out on the street trying to convince you to eat there, which is the reason we decided to stop there. And we were so glad we did! The service and food were excellent! The menu offered so many choices of non-standard Mexican food, we wanted... More 

Thank Wendy M
Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great corner location, the upstairs has great views of the street, good for people watching. Good atmosphere. We've been here before and the food is always consistently good: great flavor, fresh. The ceviche was delicious. The wait staff are friendly and efficient. Thanks you Filipe for great service this time. Prices are moderate but not expensive.

Thank GregBrady1000
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant which sits above shops so you can sit and watch people go by. Food is really nice and the staff are lovely. Bit more expensive than other restaurants but my mum and dad got steaks and said they were great, I got chicken which was very nice. Nice setting and good food would recommend

Thank Lisa D
Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we are in Playa we hit this restaurant. First of all it is in a great location. It is on 5th but on the second floor and open so great for people watching. As the ceilings are high it is never too hot. We always have the lime chicken at least once. They also have great salads and... More 

Thank FactFinder123
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Our group of eight had dinner here in late March and we all had a good experience. The food was of high quality and tasty, and the service was excellent. The desserts and cocktails were especially good. I would definitely rank it as one of the better restaurants on 5th with something for everyone. Reasonably priced as well.

Thank MayanSoul
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Superb family meal, service was very good with a great menu with lots of choice. Great location. Lobster was exquisite

Thank Paul M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I had dinner with my famili 8Pax at Madre Tierra restaurant and it was excellent. I had the Madre Tierra Shrimps which I totally recommend. The service was very good too, the staff was very kind and welcoming. I totally recommend it!

Thank Marichi C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Every year for the past 10 years we have to go at least once for dinner and the staff. We are heading back down for my 50th and we will be going again in a week. The lobster and steak are the most tantalizing dinner and of course the ceasar salad. But above all else the staff makes this the... More 

Thank Space1967
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fresh fish, great steaks, good bar. The owner or manager loved us and took awesome care of us, as did our waiter, a skinny guy nicknamed el Gordo. Reasonably priced wines, good drinks. This place had it all. They even showed the NCAA Tourney in the back for us by request. Dinner for 6 was only like $175 and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0333

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