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Madre Tierra

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Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 0333
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11:00 - 23:30
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Geneva
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food, great margaritas & good service. Nice ambiance and great location. Having the best of both worlds as you're outside but with a roof on your head while watching the world go by in Playa's busiest street. We liked it so much we ate there twice in a week and both times we were happy.

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Thank AquaAdri
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Table side Cesar Salad with Shrimp was delicious along with the Seafood Soup! Excellent location on 5th avenue. We had a table with a view of 5th so we could people watch.

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Thank Soooozi
Winnipeg
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us recently had dinner at Madre Tierra, and had fantastic service. We were seated promptly, and had several wait staff tending to us as needed. The location is great, as it overlooks 5th Avenue, and if you sit along the edge you can watch the entertainment and people watch. We all had steaks; two of our party had... More 

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a cut above the rest. The atmosphere even better. The photos don't lie. It's on the second floor, open air. We had a table along the railing. Great people watching overloooking the crowd, without being among the crowd. Nice menu. The food was good. I'm not a guac person, but they partner is and the make it... More 

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Thank Mark R
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking past and thought the menu looked good so popped in for a late lunch. Steaks were very good, lobster tasty but needed some more garlic. Service friendly and leisurely, nice not to be rushed. Watch out for service charge added to the bill, the menu said it was included but we had an extra charge. Decent Malbec... More 

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Thank Em_13LH
Collierville, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just walked by and looked at the menu and loved all the choices. Attentive staff and nice atmosphere overlooking 5th Ave

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Thank Kathy R
Cumming, Georgia
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner here while on vacation. They have a ribeye and shrimp/lobster special which we ordered. The restaurant is on floor above street level which was very nice, could enjoy people watching without being right in the mix. Our waiter, Andy, was very good and personable. The beef was as good as any we've had here which... More 

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here cuz of reviews on trip advisor and even though ambiance was nice the food was par. My mother and mother in law shared a steak which was done medium but was chewy. My shrimp pasta was good but not anything to write home about.

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Thank Kathryn B
Reno, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Madre Tierra, and we (same couples) were all as entranced as the first time there. The service is personal, personable, and entertaining. The staff responds at a glance and are very knowledgeable of their menu offerings, to the point of recommending "tweaks", depending on your tastes. The location is set up like a combination... More 

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Hauppauge, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great wait staff, attentive , fun and knowledge. Steaks were great, so we the grouper and Mayan prawns. The guacamole made at the table was also on point. Reasonable prices and you sit up above the crowd on fifth.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 0333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?