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Mandarina's Cafe

) #913 of 1,012 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen ₹₹₹₹ Italian
5th Avenue And 14th, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 1249
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible42%
17 Apr 2017
“Very very overpriced. Stupid tip expected”
9 Apr 2017
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5th Avenue And 14th, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Prices are relatively high, food is varied. Large portions, fast and professional service. Music and musicians in place. The atmosphere is relaxed and European.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I ate here with my fiancée to celebrate our 3 year anniversary. First impressions this place seems amazing. The ambiance is nice and the waiters seem friendly. We had a table for 2 beside a water feature which was lovely. There's a sax player that...More

Thank armedwithamind
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

After a traumatic visit to coco bongos, we found Mandarinas cafe. It was a breath of fresh air. Classy, elegant and fabulous service. The drinks were amazing! We are used to paying central London prices for drinks, so the cost did not put us off....More

Thank Rach25400
Reviewed 9 April 2017

While this place is stunningly lovely in appearance and ambience,the menu is ridiculously overpriced. Individual thin crust pizzs were $25 each. Appetizer of pruscuitto and melon was $25. Drinks also very expensive. Our fault for not walking away after we looked at the menu at...More

Thank Cameesha
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

From the coffee to the juice, terrible. As an example, the juice was tang with juice mixed in. Very nice servers--the only positive.

Thank DanG902
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

While visiting Playa we were strolling down 5av and noticed Mandarina's. We decided to give it a try. Should have known something since this place only had a few tables filled. It was one of those meals that I couldn't wait to be over. The...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Eating here was literally like a horrible wedding.... it was worse than the pasta station at a cocktail hour. When my fathers food came, my mom said "that looks awful." It was. Gelatinous would have been good compared to the pasta my aunt received. It...More

Thank Mallary E
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very very poor, looks great from the outside should of realised why is wasn't busy compared to other restaurants. My partner had the butternut squash pasta dish which was inedible, way too much cheese, tasteless and runny. Whilst I had the duck which was dry...More

Thank dsingh2017
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went to this restaurant because we were looking for our favorite restaurant from last visit and when found our restaurant no table for us, so we walked on 5th avenue street and bumped into this mandarin's cafe. We were a group of 5 adults...More

Thank billetdoux_pp
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Where do i start. i often walked past and wondered why a place with such an ambience was always empty. I should have known better but my god daughter wanted to eat there. Drinks terrible, banana smoothy with green bananas. Lemonade with sugar when ordered...More

Thank Dustin K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue And 14th, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 1249
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