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Karen's Seafood Steak House & Pizza

5ta. Avenida | Between Calles 2 & 4 Norte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 147 7640
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (52 reviews)
“pizza” (53 reviews)
“nachos” (38 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
5ta. Avenida | Between Calles 2 & 4 Norte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 581 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We go to Karen's every year and sit outside looking at 5th. ave. and people watch. Of course we have a drink and their very good guacamole and as I have said before we order the habanero sauce. I think we are the only gringos...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

While shopping on 5th Avenue, we decided to grab a quick bite to eat. This place was cute with some swings and an ac area in the back. Also, we were given a 20% off coupon by the host... maybe because it was so empty...More

Thank KishiaJeff
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We called in as we saw an offer on chalkboard for 16wings and 2 beers for under 300pesos. I don't like beer so asked if I could have a coke instead, waiter said yes that was possible so we waited and waited. Eventually 2 bottles...More

Thank Hazel T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

La Quinta is the pedestrian shopping avenue in downtown Playa del Carmen, a block or so from the beach. Anyone who visits Playa del Carmen needs to stroll along this. Yes, it's super touristy, and yes the prices are a bit higher, but it's the...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice place to come and relax with a drink or beer, or order some good food; relax on the swings at the bar, or enjoy the live music. Prices are moderate, service is attentive, and entertainment provided by Pancho Villa himself, the guy is hilarious!...More

Thank rex e
KarenPizza, Propietario at Karen's Seafood Steak House & Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your visit, your comments motivate us to keep on doing what we love....... Have a great vacations.. Regards Karen Staff...

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here when shopping one afternoon. It was great as they had an AC area and we needed to get out of the heat for a while. The food was a lot better than we expected and the service from the staff was...More

Thank SJField1
KarenPizza, Propietario at Karen's Seafood Steak House & Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Your comments motivate us to keep on doing what we love....... tHANK YOU for taking some time to write nice commets. Have a great vacations.. Regards Karen Staff...

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Visit this place whilst on holiday, they advertised a bucket of beer and free Nacho's for 140 pesos, what we were actually charged was 171 pesos. Did not realise until was walking down the street and was counting my change.

Thank Caron S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I didn't enjoy this at all. Really average food which tasted like everything came straight from a supermarket can. Gimmicky tourist harassment inside the restaurant was also not appreciated. Quite an expensive meal for such poor quality. On the upside, we had two young children...More

Thank Rose D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were there on 05/18/2017 enjoying a break from shopping on 5th Ave. I got out my phone to snap a couple of pictures of my friend and I enjoying the swing chairs. I layed my phone on the bar and forgot it. After getting...More

1  Thank Judy B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Memorable evening on 5th Avenue with a friend. Had a Mexican chicken meal with vegetables mixed, nice spicy sauces with it and a few good cold beers. Busy restaurant playing a band and few guests dancing as we are eating away. Excellent service with the...More

Thank jag752
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 12:30
10:00 - 12:30
10:00 - 12:30
10:00 - 12:30
10:00 - 12:30
10:00 - 12:30
10:00 - 12:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5ta. Avenida | Between Calles 2 & 4 Norte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 147 7640
KARENS is one of the very firts restaurants to open on the famous 5th. avenue. Since 1992 KARENS has conquest the palates of the locals and visitors of Playa del Carmen. The incomparable service and atmosphere, versatile cuisine with its famous PARRILLADAS AND LIVE MUSIC makes KARENS the place to visit by tradition.
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