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La Vaca Loca

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Av. 15 N Con | Calle 8 N Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 9282
15:00 - 00:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This place is small. It sits in a good location, and the big guy serving you, is very nice and welcoming as well. When we arrived the first thing he said was as follows: "We have the best cheeseburgers in PDC" Haha i hope that is a joke. The bread was the same as you buy in any grocery shop,... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013 via mobile

I found this place by accident one night and have been telling everyone about it since. I've just come back a second time and it's still just as good. Check it out!

1 Thank KirstyHW
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2012

big and nice hamburgers! but i was missing complimentary french fries.

1 Thank josulf
Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Vaca Loca is an excellent choice for lunch in Playa del Carmen. They serve hamburgers, hot dogs an french fries. The prices are good and the food is tasty. When we went it was 79 pesos for a cheersburger with fries and/or wedges and a soft drink.

1 Thank melev00
Fort Worth, Texas
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2011

This is by far the best hamburger & fries in Playa. A huge burger served with all the fixins' lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, mustard or mayo. Thick and juicy with fries that are served just right. Get a bottle of water and all this for less than $4 US dollars. They sell other food here but this is my favorite... More 

1 Thank bluesguy76120

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. 15 N Con | Calle 8 N Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 9282

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