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Madre Tierra

) #72 of 1,013 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 0333
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (69 reviews)
“guacamole” (40 reviews)
“caesar salad” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Quinta Avenida | esp. calle 14 Nte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 323 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely love Madre Tierra. We go regularly when we are in Playa. The service is always outstanding and the food is as well. We have had some excellent wines and their martinis are great. We always start with the table side caesar salad. It...More

Thank KCamarillo
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had a great ambience and there server and host were extremely friendly and spoke English well. However, I found the food to be just okay and not really worth the price. It was fine, but nothing that blew me away.

Thank Anura86
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My wife and I were in Playa in 2010 and ate at this restaurant on Christmas Eve. We were delighted to find Madre Tierra still on Fifth Avenue when we came back to Playa recently (2017). In fact, it is one of the few restaurants...More

Thank Getmearumpunch
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We are always wary of the popular restaurants on fifth Avenue. But we are glad that we walked upstairs and found this gem of a restaurant. The food was fresh, well-made and delicious. The lime chicken was tender and perfectly grilled, And the tacos and...More

Thank I_Am_Ibiza
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

First: the service is top-notch. The waiter knew the menu, and his recommendations were excellent. The food is amazing! If you want an excellent meal in Playa del Carmen, go to Madre Tierra. We will return!

Thank thekeith
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a beautiful open air restaurant sitting a floor above 5th ave. We chose this for our anniversary dinner and the service and the drinks were incredible however the food was only a 7 out of ten. They made a truly from scratch Cesar...More

Thank jarvis0007
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the few in Playa del Carmen that doesn't have someone out on the street trying to convince you to eat there, which is the reason we decided to stop there. And we were so glad we did! The service and...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great corner location, the upstairs has great views of the street, good for people watching. Good atmosphere. We've been here before and the food is always consistently good: great flavor, fresh. The ceviche was delicious. The wait staff are friendly and efficient. Thanks you Filipe...More

Thank GregBrady1000
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant which sits above shops so you can sit and watch people go by. Food is really nice and the staff are lovely. Bit more expensive than other restaurants but my mum and dad got steaks and said they were...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Every time we are in Playa we hit this restaurant. First of all it is in a great location. It is on 5th but on the second floor and open so great for people watching. As the ceilings are high it is never too hot....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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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