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El Carnicero - CLOSED

5a Avenida Entre 26 Y 28 | Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 3727
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
29 Jul 2015
“Good food. Hefty tip included.”
3 Sep 2013
“Decent food. Beware of included service charge”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Steakhouse, Barbecue
££ - £££
5a Avenida Entre 26 Y 28 | Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 7 April 2013

We have eaten here a few times over the past 3 years with each time being a different experience. Be sure that the meat they show you is the one that is going on the grill as sometimes their cuts can contain more fat that...More

Thank AjoPirata
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Amazing food, i really enjoyed the "filete"! The service was excellent! If you want to eat an incredible peace of meat, this is the right place.

Thank Imacolombia
Reviewed 19 March 2013

This is an excellent spot right in 5th to sit and watch the people go by. Very comfortable and friendly service and atmosphere.... Great steak!!!!

Thank travellinggirl2009
Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

My friends & I came across this restaurant when we entered 5th ave. One of the first things that caught our eye was the food specials that included a drink (i.e. soft drinks, sangria, margarita). The prices are sooo worth the amount of food they...More

Thank Kessa14
Reviewed 3 March 2013

I stumbled across el carnicero while waiting for a table at another restaurant. It immediately became my new favorite. The service is impeccable, fito made us feel at home since the first time we went. i have tried several cuts and they have all been...More

Thank sunshinesdl
Reviewed 18 February 2013

I went spearfishing, with Leo of Spearfishingtoday.com and we(Leo) shot a Permit(related to a Pompano) and of course Leo gave me enough meat for me and my girl to have dinner. We walked around looking for a restaurant that would cook the meat for us,...More

Thank WilliamIMemphis
Reviewed 10 February 2013 via mobile

Delicious filet, juicy flank, mouth watering chicken/beef fajitas and perfectly roasted potatoes. I recommend the fajitas.

Thank J S
Reviewed 1 February 2013

We came the first week of our stay in Playa and came 3 more times!! The food is just delicious! We were told meat is 100% mexican and couldn't taste better!! From all the other places offering this kind of food, this is absolutely the...More

Thank MaraBerenguer
Reviewed 21 January 2013

This is another place that I'd go back to for lunch rather than dinner. The food, as meat goes, was OK. There is no atmosphere or ambiance.

Thank lamphs
Reviewed 20 January 2013

My huband and I visited this restaurant and absolutely loved it!!! I am not a huge meat eater but the hubby loves steak so this place looked really appealing to him. We love the fact that they use local meats and the wine was very...More

Thank M_A_Ellis611
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
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13:00 - 01:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5a Avenida Entre 26 Y 28 | Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 3727
  • E-mail
El carnicero ​ The best steak house in Playa del Carmen, which offers fine fire-grilled steaks, fresh seafood and fish, chicken and Italian classics.​At “El Carnicero”, you can find competitive prices and treat yourself to delicious, angus beef prime: 100% mexican. Carefully selected and brought from the northwest of the country.Further more, every morning we wake up early to go with the fishermen and choose the best fresh fishes for you!!!​Come on in and enjoy our delicious Italian dishes and bring a taste of “El Carnicero” to your home buying directly with us the steaks of your preference... This is what makes unique at "El Carnicero"!!!!Come eat with us at "El Carnicero"!!! Sincerely,The Management and Staff
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