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The Roof Bar

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5th Avenue between 4 and 6 streets, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
529841083576
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This local treasure, sits just above the infamous 5th Avenue. The atmosphere is ideal for any gathering and we love to meet friends there.

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Thank mexicomindi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to drink and socialize with friend , good service and prices . Excellent drinks and very cold

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Thank Cajuare
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

the roof bar is above some shops opposite a posh restaurant. the sign is at 1st floor level. you go down an alley between 2 shops. you are greeted with a steep metal staircase. you will be greeted by either the mother or the daughter. and poppy the dog. we went back there many times. and it is cheap compered... More 

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Thank Paul K
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is a small bar with beautiful view to the street, nice atmosphere and tasteful cocktails. I highly recommend.

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Thank EvaF2Eva
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

My favorite bar in Playa del Carmen! Great location away from the crowds. James the bartender is always friendly and serves great drinks. Highly recommended.

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Thank Sam D
New Prague, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick cocktail and ended up staying much longer than we thought we would. The bartender was friendly and the drinks were great. Drinks are made with fresh squeezed juices and prices are good. The bar had on music, a variety of classic/alternative rock. We found this to be a nice break from the blaring disco... More 

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Thank Tree_and_Me
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Went here almost every day during my time in playa. Best bar to start your night. Only bar on 5th avenue away from all the charter-tourist ;) Very nice staff and best mojitos in town!

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Thank Elena M
Somerset, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Like to stop and have a drink a couple times per visit. Had pizza that was excellent as were the cold drinks. look forward to visit next week!

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Thank Mexicanspartan
south bend, in
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

James is always a great host at the Roof Bar. Drinks are strong, prices are great, and service is excellent. Highly reccomend for anyone who wants to get out of the hustle of 5th.

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Thank dave_hartz
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Coolest place to have a real cold beer and watch the world go by. Have not tried to food but beer is cold, the location is fab and the service is with a smile.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 11
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue between 4 and 6 streets, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: 529841083576
Description
The Roof Bar is a friendly, small, owner operated local bar on the famous 5th avenue. Serving refreshing quality drinks and beers. Excellent music selection with rock, reggae and blues. A perfect location for getting together with friends, and meeting new interesting people.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?