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Restaurant Parrilla El Criollo

) #482 of 1,013 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin
5a Ave entre calle 38 y 40 | Colonia Zazil-Ha, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
+52 984 859 0666
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
21 Aug 2016
“Argentinian Fusion”
7 Feb 2016
“Great margarita's”
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Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin, Spanish, Argentinian, South American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5a Ave entre calle 38 y 40 | Colonia Zazil-Ha, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
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Reviews (26)
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11 - 20 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2011

This restaurant is located in what I keep hearing referred to as "the new avenida quinta" in the far northern end. It is quiet, sophisticated and beautiful, unlike the much more tackier portions of 5th Street a few blocks south. We sat outside and perhaps...More

1  Thank bboyneko
Reviewed 25 February 2011

I knew the guy seated next to me looked familiar Turns out to be Jacques Pepin the celebrity chef who worked with Julia Child and has his own cooking tv show He apparently eats here once a week That's a good enough endorsement for me...More

1  Thank Steveclipse
Reviewed 22 February 2011

A perfect place to have lunch and dinner. We just love it.

1  Thank Eriktagle
Reviewed 19 February 2011

We were recently at el Facon and had an amazing time and dinner. All the staff is always making sure everything is ok, we even met the cheff and owner who were concerned at all time about the service and that alone made us feel...More

1  Thank maritz7
Reviewed 16 February 2011

We really hope that we just happened to be there on a bad night or I don't think they will be around next year. We had the sirloin and it was very bland and very very fatty. The Flan was also poor and lumpy. I...More

2  Thank Kevin B
Tlanixco, Owner at Restaurant Parrilla El Criollo, responded to this review

Hi, We really appreciate your review and all the team is working hard on improving our quality, presentation and preparation standards so we can provide our customers what they're expecting from us as a restaurant. Hopefully we'll have you back in the near future to...More

Reviewed 16 February 2011

Nice restaurant in the newest part of town great burgers- better than wickys as they're charbroiled very inexpensive and you can still park on the street in this part of town

1  Thank jeevers1
Reviewed 14 February 2011

i went last friday , for a cheeseburger it was chip and tasty, the service was excelent and the food was really good my girlfriend have a tuna steak and its was delicious. after the food they give us a free glass of wine and...More

Thank Danjayden
Reviewed 13 November 2016
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Reviewed 16 April 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 27
Dinner, After-hours
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Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5a Ave entre calle 38 y 40 | Colonia Zazil-Ha, Playa del Carmen 77720, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 859 0666
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Restaurant Parrilla Argentina, argentinian empanadas, home made pizzas, grilled argentinian steak, lomo sandwich with french fries, chorizos, variety of salads, special desserts, argentinian wines. Cozy place with excellent prices.