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Avenida Norte | between Calle 14 Norte and 16 Norte Bis 1, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 168 7025
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07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When a chef takes ordinary ingredients, a Ribeye or a piece of grouper, or the belly of a pig and makes them extraordinary, I wonder at the skill it requires and am amazed. My wife and I ventured out to Imprevist for our anniversary based largely on other reviews and the chef's write-up on their TA listing, we were not... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you can grab a seat outside it is worth it. Watching people walk by and the cute boutique stores opening. Great value for money. Service was immense and our waiter was very profesional. We ordered the select menú which was a set price. We just had to ask fo the juice though. The small sweet breads are a nice... More 

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Thank Angielhilldon
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Angielhilldon, We are glad to know that you were delighted and pampered by our breakfast/brunch experience at Imprevist! We are truly comitted to provide all our guest with a delicious and intimate experience where you can either visit us in the morning to have a well-served brunch filled with pastries, marmalade and a warm cup of coffe or in... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was a "just ok" restaurant. Our table was not ready for the reservation. The "mixed" international and Asian cuisines didn't make sense. The service was largely terrible with us having to wait 40 minutes before we could even order a drink. The food was just ok. Small portions, and unremarkable delivery. I would probably not go again.

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Thank JonATO1983
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear JonATO1983, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us on Trip Advisor. We value all feedback as it is an important tool to create even better experiences for our guests in the future. We are very sorry about the incovenience caused during your dining experience during this past evening. Fortunately we are a small and... More 

Cumming, Georgia
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for something different for dinner and booked a reservation here after reading the positive reviews on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. It's one block off 5th Ave towards the beach on a quiet little through street. There is seating on the outside but also inside down 5-6 steps below level. There were only about 10 tables inside... More 

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Thank kw153
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Kw153, We are glad to know that you absolutely enjoyed our culinary experience from beginning to end at Imprevist Resto & Wine during Valentine's! We are completely comitted to provide all our guest with a delicious and intimate experience where you can either visit us in the morning to have a well-served brunch filled with pastries, marmalade and a... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here by recommendation. Took a clam dish as a starter and the beef fillet as main course. Both delicious, super friendly staff. They also came in with a glass of sparkling wine to us because of my girlfriends birthday. Highly recommended!

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Thank Rickard J
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Rickard J, We are glad to know that you and your girlfriend enjoyed a delicious evening during her birthday celebration at Imprevist Resto & Wine! Our mornings and evenings are always full of flavor and a cozy ambiance where you can choose to sit at our outdoor patio to overlook the charming street or our inside dinning area, where... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lived in Playa for years and finally made it there. It is a hidden gem off the beaten path, for sure! Indoor and outdoor seating, very romantic setting, nice ambiance, nice music and fantastic wait staff. The food was nothing shy of AMAZING. The menu is varied and even the cocktails are made to a T. I highly recommend. There... More 

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jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear DDASILVA1114, We are glad to know that you were truly pampered from beginning to end by our wonderful team during your culinary experience at Imprevist! We are completely comitted to provide all our guest with a delicious and intimate experience where you can either visit us in the morning to have a well-served brunch filled with pastries, marmalade and... More 

Nantucket, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small and quiet restaurant is very special. The wait staff is attentive and friendly. There is a charming patio for outside dining and a modern seating area inside as well. We have been eating breakfast here every morning. The coffee is wonderful and served with hot milk. Next comes a basket of pastries and a choice of juice. Then... More 

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Thank Deborah D
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Deorah D, We are glad to know that you have enjoyed our delicious morning and evening culinary experiences at Imprevist Resto & Wine Bar. Our mornings and evenings are always full of flavor and a cozy ambiance where you can choose to sit at our outdoor patio to overlook the charming street or our inside dinning area, where you... More 

Lummi Island, Washington
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going back here for several years and it never fails to live up to our first impression - excellent! And the service was great also. A little hidden gem off the street. Don't miss this.

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Thank thethurbs
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Thethurbs, We are glad to know that you were delighted by our wonderful team during your culinary experience at Imprevist! We are truly comitted to provide all our guest with a delicious and intimate experience where you can either visit us in the morning to have a well-served brunch filled with pastries, marmalade and a warm cup of coffe... More 

El Prado, New Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant on our last night in Playa. It ended up being our favorite by far! We ate dinner here and it was some items Asian fusion or a more American type of food. I love Asian fusion but it is very hard to do well. I ordered the salmon my husband ordered the filet. My salmon... More 

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Thank Pamela G
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Pamela G, We are glad to know that you and your husband enjoyed our delicious Asian Fusion cuisine at Imprevist! Our mornings and evenings are always full of flavor and a cozy ambiance where you can choose to sit at our outdoor patio to overlook the charming street or our inside dinning area, where you can experience an intimate... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbelievable food and service in a quiet street away from all the hustle and bustle. My partner and I ate at some great places whilst staying in Playa del Carmen but nothing came close to the food we had at the Imprevist. The food was on another level, everything from start to finish was delicious. The service was faultless and... More 

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Thank Sally_anni_25
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Sally_anni_25, We are glad to know that you were pampered by our wonderful team during your culinary experience at Imprevist! We are truly comitted to provide all our guest with a delicious and intimate experience where you can either visit us in the morning to have a well-served brunch filled with pastries, marmalade and a warm cup of coffe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Norte | between Calle 14 Norte and 16 Norte Bis 1, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 168 7025
Description
Imprevist is a Catalan word which means the “Unexpected“. Dining here is experiencing these wonderful dishes that leaves you surprisingly unexpected everytime. The restaurant is situated in a quaint magical street in the Heart of a Playa del Carmen that will make the night, a night to wish would never end. After several years of experience and learning from European chefs; Chef Juan Diego Solombrino is well known for his incredible combination of Mediterranean and Asian inspired cuisine. Preparing dishes of unique flavor, creating art with in each presentation. He personally hand select the products focusing on the menu to provide a wide variety so that everyone can enjoy their meal, from vegetarian options to oriental, excellent seabass or steak ending with the delight of a chocolate fondant berry sorbet. “Cooking is an art, and for me it is the only art that stimulates all senses. The moment when you take your first bite, all your senses comes together to experience a delightful aroma, flavor and textures of food” - Chef Juan Diego Solombrino.

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