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10th Street Between 5th - 10th Avenue, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 2989
09:00 - 01:00
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The Service was very good, they speak english and spanish. The price was good and the food was also good. I've been there twice and I plan on going back.

1 Thank Santiago C
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have eaten middle eastern food around the world. I have never had any this bad. Greasy slices of deep fried eggplant, tiny greasy felafel, small bit of hummus with it. We all felt a little sick after leaving there. the highlight was the salads. You get to take all the salads you want to and they were wonderful. Stick... More 

Thank RaeSikora S
Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

What a treat to have Schwarma in Playa del Carmen. We cannot wait to go back and try the falafel. No doubt it will be great also

Thank garmar78
Lewes, Delaware
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

One of my faves in Playa - great salads- hummus and falafel - friends who eat meat raved about schwarma- reasonable- fast and delish and sometimes a welcome break from all things rice and beans ...

Thank Gretchen H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Where do I start another walk down town playa del Carmel after reading about this place and as I am a Muslim this place is kosher we went looking for yala another small gem in the hart of playa del Carmen. Great service fast and quality so good and a very filling portion. You can not knock this place you... More 

Thank J88bbr
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

So nice to travel so far but still feels like home. Kobi was amazing and the food was just incredible! Aye here everyday of my stay. Tnx guys!!

1 Thank Chenovdat
Vineland, New Jersey
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Happened to walk by on a blazing hot afternoon and we said - hmmmm, feel like a bite? I felt like a cold beer - which they do not serve - thus only four stars here. They told us we could buy a beer across the street so we went to the bar across the street and the bartender told... More 

Thank Avi525
Sacramento, CA
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Great for take out and fun to dine in as well to watch the preparation of your food...or sit facing the street and watch the world go by. Free salad bar was yummy and a nice little bonus. The hummus was delicious Prices were very reasonable and service is friendly.

1 Thank runsunandfun
Thornhill, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

So as an Israeli this is as good as u can get in playa offcourse no comparison to back home . Tasty pita and the chicken shawarma .open salad bar that u can eat as much as u want . Worth a try if u had enough of local food

1 Thank daniellionheart
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I ate there a few times the pite falafel. It's good. I liked the free salad bar and the basil lemonade very original. A litte expensive but you won't be desapointed.

1 Thank Raphael V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10th Street Between 5th - 10th Avenue, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 2989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?