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La Playita

Two Blocks from the main plaza, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • 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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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ms N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank mikey_fiveoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank dywanda h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to La Payita based on a recommendation from our snorkeling tour guides from the Wet Set. We told them we wanted authentic Mexican food that was good and they steered us in the right direction. We had the fish tacos and the shrimp...More

1  Thank mt3dogday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Open air location on the beach. Simple and straightforward menu. My wife had the whole fried fish and enjoyed it. I had the fried fish fillet and it was very good. The rice that came with it was also very good . . . it...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

A lil windy but lovely place at the beach with live music, great service...i love to go every time i get some time off, great to go with the family... food and drinks are also very good but a lil expensive...but i understand its a...More

Thank India E
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Right on the water, simple menu. Get the fish or ceviche! Guacamole delicious too. They have good ocean view seating with shade to get out of the sun. Good selection of food. Fish filet, tacos, ceviche, and some traditional options like hamburger and fries..... if...More

1  Thank Megrep83
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Passing through Puerto Morelos on our drive from Cancun to Akumal, we decided to try this spot for lunch. I was dying for good ceviche, and it did not disappoint. I hope to return some time and try the whole fish cooked in garlic, as...More

Thank ColoradoDame
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Questions & Answers
16 July 2017|
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Response from India E | Reviewed this property |
I think they do but not 100% sure anyway there are ATM close by...
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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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