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Passion by Martin Berasategui

5th Avenue Esquina Street 112 | Colonia Luis Donaldo Colosio, Playa del Carmen 77719, Mexico
+52 984 877 3900
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (61 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
“seven courses” (3 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5th Avenue Esquina Street 112 | Colonia Luis Donaldo Colosio, Playa del Carmen 77719, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Right from the moment we sat down we experienced fantastic service and amazing food combinations. The wine service by Maria was world class. Augusto paced the meal courses perfectly. The food combinations and quality was world class. The entire team was attentive and the attention...More

Thank Erwin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing professional and welcoming staff provided my girlfriend and I the perfect ending to our birthday celebration in the Mexican coast. The restaurant was stunning and food lived up to its acclaim. My only issue was it was difficult to find and get to from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went their to celebrate our engagement while in Playa del Carmen. The tasting menu was an amazing experience...such creative combinations of color, taste and texture. And the service from Christina was absolutely 5 star! It was truly a memorable evening.

Thank whitleesmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing dining experience at the end of March. Presentation is also so impressive it is darn near entertainment in an artsy way. I agree with another reviewer that this is right up there with Alinea in Chicago. It also reminded me of...More

Thank Daria P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must do and worth every penny if staying at La Perla or La Esmeralda. My wife and I love food and this compare with some of our local favorites in Chicago like Alinea, Tru and Vie. The service is so elegant and choreographed for symmetrical...More

Thank Sean T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a wonderful restaurant and it was worth to leave the all-inclusive scheme for 2 nights. The team did 2 complete different menu degustation. Both evening an unforgettable experience. The whole restaurant team did a marvelous job in introducing us to the various details of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very helpfull and extremly friendly. Food was delicious and just excellent overall. From quality perspective can measure with two michelin stars restaurants in Europe. Very decently priced as well. One small downside was freezing due to AC system. However dinner was superb...More

Thank Samnl83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience. Very attentive service, went out of their way to make us feel very special. The food was world class, foie grass dishes were sensational. Definitely a restaurant worthy of spending a full night, although we had a more limited timeframe, and still felt...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite simply the highlight of our stay at La Perla... exceptional food and service. We ate Al La Carte not tasting menu. The waiter had detailed knowledge of all the dishes and champagne and tequilas.. A beautiful evening...,

Thank AlyP
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unique experience, even for serious foodies. From the originality and exquisite taste and impeccable service, nothing compares to this so far. We've been to famous and unknown great restaurants and decided to send all our family there for a once in a lifetime exprience.

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18 March 2018|
Response from AlyP | Reviewed this property |
Definitely smart... no shorts or flip flops or sports attire. Shirts trousers and shoes for men (no jacket required) ladies should wear cocktail dresses or similar... the only place in La Perla worth dressing for!
1 March 2018|
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Response from genie67449 | Reviewed this property |
The meal is about $80 per person but wine and bottled water are extra. It’s well worth it, food is amazing
27 December 2017|
Response from QD_Paradisus | Property representative |
Dear laureneme, Thank you for contacting Paradisus Playa del Carmen. I would like to inform you yes will do. Please feel free to contact to paradisus.playadelcarmen@meliacon for further assistance or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$70
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue Esquina Street 112 | Colonia Luis Donaldo Colosio, Playa del Carmen 77719, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 877 3900
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Passion by Martin Berasategui is listed as one of the best restaurants in the Riviera Maya and Mexico. It is a true reflection of the unique cuisine of chef Spanish with 7 Michelin stars It features the prestigious recognition awarded 5 Diamonds by AAA. Also has the recognition of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine for its large selection of wines.
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