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Address: 5th Avenue and 20th Street, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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The place was packed! After wasting some time at a few different bars we returned and scored seats at the bar. The band was awesome and the service prompt. Our only regret is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Halifax, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place is nice. There always is live music and the place is open so you can see outside and sit in the street. Like most places on Fifth, the drinks are quite expensive, but the service was fast.

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Thank Jessica B
Halifax, Canada
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50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was packed! After wasting some time at a few different bars we returned and scored seats at the bar. The band was awesome and the service prompt. Our only regret is that we didn't get there early enough to enjoy the whole show!

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Thank cmacmillz
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Made friends with the bartenders. Cool dudes. Stopped in for a shot of mezcal! Super chill place. Eclectic. Live rock in the evenings.

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Thank Evelyn A
Somerset, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of only two or three live music bars on Playa del Carmen (that doesn't just play touristy mariachi numbers). There is a house band who are quite talented. Prices are reasonable and the guys and gals will serve you drinks at your table, and run a tab for you. They are scrupulously honest about the tab, so... More 

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Thank GenghisandOtherOne
Rochester, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I traveled to Playa del Carmen with 8 of my closest friends from University for Spring Break, and every night we went out we always made sure to stop at Kitxen. Attracts a slightly older crowd than us, but everyone is welcome, friendly, and looking to have fun. Every band that plays there is sublime, bartenders are super awesome and... More 

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Thank Remy L
Ft Myers Beach, Florida
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185 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

What can I say about the Kitxen! It is one of the only band bars (no food served) on Playa's famous 5th Ave. Although their venue is small, the acoustics aren't bad considering it's space and location. The area that seats Kitxen's visitors is rather small and can be difficult to move around in when it gets crowded. Get there... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Hole in the wall. Small bar, live music the few times we've been there. Great bands, so good they draw a crowd on 5th avenue

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Thank BethR03062
Aurora, Ohio, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

all cash no credit cards. good drinks and great music. different bands every night. seems to attract the over 40 crowd with their cover bands.

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Thank Michelle G
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

They where overstaffed and they claimed that some other waiters called in sick, so I had to wait for my drinks for """"ever"""" and still it looked like they were doing me a favor. very bad attitude and poor customer service, they just look like they dont care, I would never go back and I would never recommend it!! stay... More 

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Thank robert h
South Carolina
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great bands, awesome staff, great tequila menu. Stayed one half block away and hit this bar 3 of 4 nights for my nightly "tequila tasting" and a dose of American music via their latest band. lots of fun!

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