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Frida Restaurant

Carretera Cancun Tulum Km. 62 | Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 322 226 8689
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese cake” (2 reviews)
“chicken mole” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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Carretera Cancun Tulum Km. 62 | Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Chef Richardo sent over a complimentary tuna appetizer. It was delicious. It had some aioli so hopefully you are an aioli fan. Short ribs were divine. We had cheesecake with corn custard for dessert. Overall it was a surprise Mexican cuisine.More

Thank YaYaAlice
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Frida Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

On behalf of my chef extraordinaire, Ricardo De la Vega, I thank you for reserving with us at Frida Restaurant. As a team, Chef Ricardo and his team feel honored to host fine people such as yourselves. That is why we go out of our...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Our second night at Grand Velas has us dining at Frieda. The extent of the menu was amazing. This is Mexican cuisine with a culinary twist. All the flavors accented each other. I think each one of us ordered something different (6 in our party)...More

Thank Kim A
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Frida Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much, Kin, for sharing your enchanting dining experience with us and the world. I am pleased to learn that all of your senses were catered to, including the mystique of receiving culinary surprises from our waitstaff and chefs. And from what I...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We loved the food here, and enjoyed some of the subtle twists the chef gave us. Between courses little bites were brought out which was a pleasant surprise as well.More

Thank bhurliman
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Frida Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

I am so happy to have been able to offer you some of our best culinary choices and that you experienced them with great enjoyment. I hope we were able as well to entice your desire to come back to savor more of what we...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

You would hope that a Mexican restaurant in Mexico would deliver wonderful authentic food and they do! We had a wonderful evening here and the food was delicious. The service is outstanding and you will have a wonderful experience here!More

Thank MPRH11
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Frida Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

That you should share your experience at Frida with the title: “Excellent food!” is a fabulous pleasure. As you mentioned Frida´s menu offers a great selection of authentic and traditional Mexican cuisine, which satisfies the most selective palate. I am also very pleased to know...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

We went to both the day version Balche for lunch, and breakfast as well as Frida at night (multiple times over our vacation). Both were incredible (the best meals and values) The Mexican food was so good, so flavorful. The waiter staff were always friendly....More

Thank Crystal D
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Frida Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Your splendid rating is the apple of our eye, and your fabulous comments are honey to our ears. We must say we are very grateful to you. It is a great pleasure to know you were able to taste both menus and that both were...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Frida's at night Balche during day amazing food/service Waiters Nayin and Caesar were amazing,Jose the mgr was extremely warm and helpful. Our servers anticipated our needs, our drinks were never empty, the huevos rancheros were perfect and the chicken mole was delicious. At $295 pesos...More

Thank klondike25
ExecAccount, EXECUTIVE CHEF at Frida Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

We appreciate very much your time in rating and commenting about your experience at our restaurant. We hope that your experience with us stays in your heart and keeps you wanting to come back again and again. We will be expecting you. Thank you greatly...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

BE AWARE - You can't go there and enjoy the restaurant if you are not a Grand Velas (I think that was the name?) resort resident! You will get treated like a criminal by the restaurant manager and escorted out by security. Quite frankly a...More

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ExecAccount, FOOD & BEVERAGE DIRECTOR at Frida Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Mr. Christian, thank you for your comments. As Food & Beverage Manager, I regret the negative impression that you and your wife perceived of our resort. Allow me to reiterate that all our fine dining restaurants are available for visitors with a prior reservation, and...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

I think some of the dishes were too authentic for my family but I loved it. The food was fresh our service was fantastic and the spice level was just right. Vegetarian enchiladas were the favorite that night.

Thank NewJerseylovedGreece
Reviewed 27 May 2017

So many tasty menu options! Had a hard time deciding which to choose. Everything we ate was incredible. Staff was friendly and accommodating.

Thank lynnetravels2017
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Kids are allowed, but make no mistake this is a fancy "dress code" AAA 4 star restaurant. Food was great and the atmosphere and service were fantastic

Thank Dbran222
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Lesley T
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Hola and thank you for your interest in our dining venues. Unfortunately, menus cannot be displayed on this forum, but if you refer to our web page you can find every on of them. We look forward to serving you and showing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Cancun Tulum Km. 62 | Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 322 226 8689
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Description
Frida pays tribute to the famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. A restaurant for all ages, it serves Mexican dishes with a modern twist. Savor the authentic flavors that have made Mexican cuisine a part of the World Heritage of Humanity, such as fresh and dried chiles, local cheeses, Mexican herbs and more. Every dish is a gourmet work of art that reflects the country’s rich culinary heritage.
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