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Media Luna - CLOSED

5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible7%
29 Mar 2012
“Loved the spinach salad!!”
19 Jan 2012
“Above it all”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, American, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 6 January 2010

We dropped in after walking up and down 5th ave - many the other restaurants seemed like tourist traps or really suspicious. After looking at the menu, I had a hunch this would be good, and I was right. We were constrained to the lunch...More

Thank dnj_10
Reviewed 23 November 2009

Out of all the places we ate in Playa this was the best. We sat up stairs overlooking 5th Ave which was great. The service was friendly and quick, and the food was execellent. We fresh bread and garlic butter were good, I had the...More

Thank jdavin728
Reviewed 16 November 2009

The service was good, and the wait-staff friendly; however, the food was overpriced for what you actually get. The special with shrimp and lobster was about $20 and there was only one small piece of lobster and a few shrimp (at most); not to mention,...More

Thank RQualtieri
Reviewed 23 May 2009

Our party of 8 loved Media Luna - we sat upstairs, overlooking 5th Avenue - had great service and wonderful food. The calamari appetizer and baked cheese appetizer were wonderful. I had the black pepper crusted fish and it was amazing! Several in our party...More

Thank phatty42
Reviewed 8 May 2009

Our first night in Playa, my husband and I wandered up the stairs to this place just for late night margaritas. I'm a margarita snob and these margaritas lived up to my standards. On the rocks, tangy, and I could taste the tequila. Served in...More

Thank LaLaNorthwest
Reviewed 23 April 2009

Although the place looks touristy with the promoted menu cards on the street it is lovely and delicious. The food and service were some of the best we found. Fair price for what you get too. Not a special location or seating but they make...More

Thank PlushAdventureTravel
Reviewed 10 April 2009

We have been there a couple times in the last 2 years and the food has been excellent both times. It's not cheap but it's no more expensive then the other locations on 5th

Thank lingerlongernow
Reviewed 22 March 2009

I went to Media Luna because it kept being recommended. However, there was only one item on the menu that I could really eat due to allergies. It was good, but it was one of my most expensive meals in Playa, and I didn't think...More

Thank MJo
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Bristol, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 January 2009

This place had fabulous atmosphere and great eats! We sampled the fish cakes with mango salsa and were very impressed! Be sure to look carefully at the specials because they were awesome and very well worth it!

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Reviewed 16 January 2009

Media Luna's fusion of Mayan, Asian, and Meditteranean flavours is both inventive and delicious. My wife and I had a wonderful meal there. Every bite of my seafood entree was expertly prepared and had a beautiful combination of flavour, spice, and texture. Our service was...More

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
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