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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Raleigh, NC
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I must write a review in order to RAVE about the lobster tail. I ordered the steak & lobster special.. the steak was okay, nothing to write home to Mom about ... but the lobster was divine! Cooked to perfection, mouth watering, seasoned beautifully. Absolutely excellent. In addition, the open air seating above 5th avenue was lovely! Oh - and... More 

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Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wow, what a view, sitting high atop 5th Ave! The service and meal was delicious! We felt pampered, the ambience and setting of this restaurant is romantic for couples wanting a nice meal. We recommend either shrimp dish, melt in your mouth flavour! Thank you!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent. We stumbled in to escape the rain and highly enjoyed the rest of the afternoon there.

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Summerland, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Order the guacamole, they make it right at the table, so good...Also the fish tacos, shrimp tacos, crispy salmon rolls, citrus salad, chicken burrito, and chicken quesadilla...Will definitely return...

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Mesa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You are upstairs above fashionable 5th Avenue in Playa Del Carmen, yet is is an open air restaurant and every table has a view of the busy pedestrian avenue. It has great people watching and you never know when a group of mariachis will stroll by. The service is impeccable, the food is great. I have returned here several times... More 

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Dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant looks great. It's a bit more expensive than the other restaurants on the street but still not bad. It has really good drinks. I ordered the seafood pasta and it was wonderful. I couldn't eat even half of it. My wife and I were wishing we would have just ordered that and split it. My wife got the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I loved the atmosphere and service, but the food was only average. My steak tasted great, but it was tough as shoe leather. Service and atmosphere are top notch, so it's a little disappointing the food is average at best.

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Madre Tierra is my go to restaurant in Playa Del Carmen! Outstanding service and atmosphere. Steaks are prepared exactly to your preference and come with an excellent sauce. The wine list is extensive and can accommodate everyone.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We go back to Mexico twice a year, and we always make sure to go at least once into town for dinner to Madre Tierra. The food is unbelievably amazing ( the lobster is to die for ) , the staff is top of the line and we never leave unsatisfied. I have taken my family here, friends and recommend... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

During our week long visit to the Yucatan we had to make TWO trips to Madre Tierra due to the excellent service and tasty food. Table side service preperations (guacamole, cesar salad, and flambe desert) were all incredibly well done. Raymond ("Ray") is the BEST! The views over looking the hustle and bustle of 5th is a joy as you... More 

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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, Latin, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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?