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Imprevist

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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 - 00:00
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here tonight! We started with the kobe beef carpaccio and lobster ravioli. Absolutely mouth watering highly recommended!! For our main course I had the beef fillet med rare cooked to perfection and one of the best steaks I have had in quite sometime! My wife had the pad thai, again one of the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This small, cozy restaurant can be found a few blocks from the Main Shopping street in playa Del Carmen. The service is extraordinary, the food is fusion inspired, delicious and worth the price. A main dish is around 300-400 pesos. However, we thought that a bottle of water for 105 pesos was a little too pricy.

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Petoskey, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Today was our first visit to Imprevist and it won't be our last. Everything was delicious, especially the waffles. Relaxing atmosphere, very clean, and excellent service and ambiance. Glad we discovered this restaurant while visiting the Candle Store across the street.

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Thank BAL72
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Bal72, We are glad to know that you've enjoyed a delicious breakfast with us 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 atmosphere. Besides our delightful... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place through trip advisor and were not disappointed! It is the best breakfast we have had, and we will one hundred percent be going back regularly for the remainder of our trip. The staff were incredibly friendly and the food was delicious and reasonably priced for what you get. They have both breakfast (from early) and brunch... More 

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

Dear Lisa G, We are glad to know that you were truly delighted by our delicious morning breakfast 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... More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is extremely friendly, by far the nicest people I've met in Playa. Next to that, the food is very good! The atmosphere is perfect. It is very centrally located, however just outside the very touristy Avenida 5. Perfect place for a romantic dinner!

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

Dear MarieLouise25, We are glad to know that you were truly delighted by our delicious 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 or in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really recommend this place it's Unique awesome food dessert breakfast everything I'm from Texas and I know good food

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Thank Luis E M
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Luis E M, We are glad to know that you've enjoyed a delicious breakfast with us 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 atmosphere. Besides... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just had a beautiful dinner at Imprevist. The decor, service and food were without a flaw. It is a cut above any of the restaurants in the area. Being on a quiet street was an added plus. We shared the salad and the mussels and clams and then had rack of lamb with with puréed lentils and a tamarind... More 

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

Dear Joanknyc, We are glad to know that you were truly delighted by our delicious 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 or in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reviews are right, so pleased I found this little brunch place. I haven't been to every brunch in PDC but I can't imagine getting better for the price as well. There really is a wealth of food. Included comes - tea / coffee Fruit Pastry basket Yoghurt granola Choice of main plate I chose Eggs Benedict. Soft eggs, smoked... More 

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Thank Lawson2020
jlpish, Guest Relations Manager at Imprevist, responded to this review

Dear Lawson2020, We are glad to know that you had an outstanding breakfast / brunch with us 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 atmosphere. Besides... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast around. Little pricy but TOTALLY worthy since they serve a lot of food and it's quality is beyond great.

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

Dear David R, We are glad to know that you were truly delighted by our delicious breakfast 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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here three years ago and fast forward to the New Year weekend, we decided to eat here again. This is an outstanding establishment, food is excellent, service is great, the setting and the presentation are outstanding, this is certainly a place not to be missed when visiting Playa. We also had Chewy, our little Yorkie with us... More 

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

Dear Bouloys, We are glad to know that you had an outstanding gastonomic experience with us 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 atmosphere. Besides our... 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
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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