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La Exquisita de la 38 - CLOSED

Calle 38 nte. entre 5ta Av. y Av. 10 | de 13:00 a 22:00 hrs. Cerramos los sabados, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 148 6543
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
7 Jul 2013
“Where'd it go?”
20 May 2013
“Fantastic food and service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Calle 38 nte. entre 5ta Av. y Av. 10 | de 13:00 a 22:00 hrs. Cerramos los sabados, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2013

We had dinner at this little place recently. The waiter was really helpful and explained everything on the (Spanish) menu carefully in English. We ordered one of every taco on the menu and they were all tasty and authentically local. There were five different ones:...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 6 March 2013 via mobile

Happened to stop in as we were staying 3 doors down. Food excellently prepared and very authentic. Staff very helpful in explaining the menu. We are in Playa for two weeks and have been there twice in 3 days cannot seem to stop in for...More

1  Thank cjridgeback
Reviewed 4 March 2013

My husband and I happened upon La Exquisita on our honeymoon and what a find it was! The food is incredible. So fresh and so authentic. The staff was super friendly and translated everything for us, describing each dish and making recommendations for our meal....More

1  Thank DubbaJ
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We found this place walking around the end of 5 ave, and checking TAdvs, and we really get impressed !! the food is outstanding and very interesting. We would not have try at other restaurants. The tacos we had was the chicken one and the...More

2  Thank mary anette l
Reviewed 21 February 2013

this is an excellent place to eat creative and delicious yucatan tacos. Highlights included prehispanic black chicken and yucatan vegetables sincronizadas. Everything is very cheap, you pay by the taco 16 peso or so, but the real value in this place is the amazing flavors...More

1  Thank samy g
Reviewed 21 February 2013

I stopped in quickly on the way to the airport because it was so highly rated on Trip Advisor. Well the high rating are warranted! I had a pulled pork burrito and a small taco. What incredible flavour!!! There s seating inside and out but...More

1  Thank Garson H
Reviewed 12 February 2013

this little and hidden taqueria is my favorite place in palaya for tacos. The concinita is amazing and chicharons absolutely top of my best !! The place doesn`t look very interesting at first sight, but when you have your first bite you can`t stop ......More

Thank brest_kevin
Reviewed 11 February 2013

This restaurant is definitely a must if you want to really try local food. We have never been let down eating here and when our guests come to visit its always a big hit. Their Tortas (sandwiches) are great for a take away on the...More

Thank AjoPirata
Reviewed 8 February 2013

Two out of three excellent items are not bad but some items are definitely not outstanding at La Exquisita. During our trip we had 1) take-out cochinita pibil which we had with soft tortillas and red onions at home, 2) burritos, and 3) the torte...More

Thank LJEMaryland
Reviewed 7 February 2013

we are having a tour on east mexico, from ciudad de mexico to yucatan, and this rare restaurant has been the best since we started our vacations. all the places we visited were comfortable and very good looking, and when arrived to la exquisita we...More

Thank jane a
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 6
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 38 nte. entre 5ta Av. y Av. 10 | de 13:00 a 22:00 hrs. Cerramos los sabados, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 148 6543
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