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Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant

10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 5738
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“ceviche” (47 reviews)
“wings” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

My sister and I stopped in for a drink and a snack on our walk down the beach and were we so pleased! Our server was super cool, very chill. We ordered margaritas, beers and tequila. What really made our experience was when I ordered...More

Thank Gerise T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just off 5th and right on the beach. Live music when we were there. They created a table for 8 in 10 minutes. Service was attentive and reasonably quick. Food and menu were both good, neither we exceptional. Prices about average for PDC. The music...More

Thank rburdmd
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you! I am glad to hear you had a good time. We hope to see you back soon. Saludos, ZENZI TEAM

Reviewed 1 week ago

Zenzi was a great place to eat, drink and just hangout. The very casual atmosphere is wonderful and the combination of live music on the beach is pretty hard to beat. We found that the bartenders were very knowledgeable and the service was great. Fun...More

Thank JimmyKrackKorn
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much! We are glad you liked our 'casual atmosphere' and hope to see you back very soon! Saludos, ZENZI TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I gave this place 4 stars for its location on beach and atmosphere...we went on a Saturday night and it was pretty busy and there was a dj and ppl on the dance floor.l which was nice. The downfall for me about this place was...More

Thank angelash68
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! All our meals are made of daily fresh produce. The paw paw and the jerk chicken are a bit 'different' if I can say so myself. We are looking into making some changes though and your feedback helps us. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zenzi is known for it's beach front location, live music, sports bar, but we like it for it's fish and chips, which are not a common dish here in Playa .. So put your toes in the sand enjoy a sometimes good margarita and order...More

Thank Holly B
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. We will try to be more consistent with our margaritas to accompany your Fish & Chips! Hope to see you back soon. Saludos, ZENZI TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this beach bar and were drawn to it because they had a live band playing 70’s, 80’s rock. Just wished they had played past 8:30pm. We ordered food which was very good and inexpensive! Waiters were very good, service was fast. We...More

Thank joy1rn
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have 2 bands playing every day. The first one from 5 to 8/8.30 and then the 2nd one from 9 - midnight. The first one is usually...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went yesterday and I had actually liked the place. The music and the ambiance was really cool and you are right next to the beach, the tables are actually on the sand. BUT THEN we asked for the check and a girl (pretty, short...More

Thank Mary648
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mary, I read your review on TA - we are very sad to hear about your experience with us. This is not acceptable in any means and therefor would like to get to the bottom of this. You mentioned a 'pretty girl with short hair...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little bar in the center of town and on the beach. Good mix of local clientele and tourists to make things fun. You can mix & dance up around the bar or have cozy personal time out on the seats by the water. Drinks...More

Thank Todd N
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Todd, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you had a good time with us and we hope to see you back soon. We are open every day from 8 am (breakfast) untill 2 am and have live music every day starting...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome, chill and relaxing beach bar directly beachfront. It has easy access from Calle 10. I spent multiple days under the FREE to use daybeds on the beach. You are only charged for what you consume while sitting there!! I suggest the...More

Thank Ky O
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to be able to welcome you back very soon! Saludos ZENZI TEAM

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food here is pretty good, but one of the nice things is that it has a dance floor and live bands with 70's 80's 90's music. Not as noisy as the bars on 12th! A great evening on the water.More

1  Thank brimcm
Guus D, Manager at Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! Yes, we have live music every day starting at 5 pm. Every day a different 'theme' - varying from 60's/ 70's, to Salsa and Samba and just good old covers from the 80s / 90s - and all that while sipping on a...More

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SusieQ1967
16 January 2018|
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Response from Guus D | Property representative |
Yes, we will! We will have the same set-up as last year. TVs in front of the ocean + our regular TVs. You will be able to see the game from all angles in our place. See you then! ZENZI
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Conniecc11
18 December 2017|
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Response from Guus D | Property representative |
Hello, our kitchen is open from 8am untill midnight every day. We hope to see you soon! ZENZI
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Brenda B
11 November 2017|
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I would ask,why not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 14
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10th Street And the Beach | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 5738
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Description
Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant opens daily at 8 am - 2.00 am serving hearty breakfast, delicious lunch and dinner with you feet in the sand in the evenings. Lounge in the sunshine enjoying tasty treats on the sand, or dining on the terrace. Every day LIVE music from 5 pm onward. Full service bar. Available for events, parties and weddings. Free Salsa Lessons on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and on Sunday free Samba lessons. Sunday afternoon from 2 - 6 pm, BBQ 'all you can eat'. Plus we show all your favorite games live on one of our 3 big screens inside. Come and enjoy a day / night on the beach with us. Thank you!
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