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La Playita

Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (30 reviews)
“ceviche” (69 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

The skies were threatening when we arrived at La Petita en La Playita, so much so that the live band finished their song and immediately began to pack up as the winds increased. Looking around, it didn’t seem at first like this was a place...More

Thank DMartin216
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find in La Playita . The service is great , food is excellent . we love Ceviche and this is among the best for mixto. Mojitos and margarita are strong and great . A must stop for all

1  Thank Christy Q
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I highly recommend the fried fish. When we go to Mexico, I always try to eat the fish and this was the best fish I had this trip. Their papas fritas and beans were also delicious. The service was excellent.

1  Thank Bugeyedmuleskinner
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Location - on the beach. Music - a really good local band playing rock music. Drinks - well I have become used to very weak and expensive cocktails over the last two weeks so the drinks here nearly blew my head off, despite being cheaper...More

Thank Sandya W
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had a good meal here listening to live music with cold beer. Service was speedy and efficient. Feet in the sand.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We ate here one evening after wandering up the beach. Nice cold beers, food average, but filling. Nice for a cheap eat!

1  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Excellent service! Great place to eat before you begin your snorkel reef adventure. I ordered a small plate of mixed ceviche and it was plenty big for me. Delicious mix of fish, shrimp, conch and crab. I love the jamaica drink, it wasn't on the...More

1  Thank Ms N
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Eat upstairs overlooking the beach! The wife ordered the whole fish which had a marinade with olives over it. What a wonderful thing! I helped her eat it and we still left some. Nice people.

1  Thank mikey_fiveoh
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted something other than resort food and LaPlayita was recommend. The area looked a bit sketchy at first but once we started walking around everything was fine. The staff welcomed us to the restaurant. My husband showed him a picture of...More

2  Thank dywanda h
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place is right by the beach, they have an elevated place where you can sit and enjoy the view of the beach and eat, the prices are VERY inexpensive, they have restrooms available for the client, not just 1 but 4 clean restrooms, they...More

3  Thank bryanmantezoni
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16 July 2017|
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Response from M A | Reviewed this property |
Chantel R
27 December 2016|
Response from Mike_hdz | Reviewed this property |
sorry Chantel, I don't get the question
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1 March 2016|
Response from flgreyhound | Reviewed this property |
Two blocks north of the main plaza. North of the lighthouse. Go on the beach (or the street with the restaurants on the beach) and it is 2 blocks north of the lighthouse.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
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