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“I seriously go to Karens every time!”
Review of Karen's Restaurant

Karen's Restaurant
Ranked #169 of 1,326 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Price range: US$6 - US$44
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Karen's Restaurant is one of the very first restaurants to open on the famous 5th. avenue in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. Since 1992 Karen's Restaurant has conquest the palates of the locals and visitors in Playa del Carmen. The incomparable service and atmosphere, versatile cuisine with its famous "Mexican Parrillada" and Live Music, makes Karen's Restaurant the place to visit by tradition.
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We were at Karens...every day of our trip this past weekend. It's always the first place we go. We love the shrimp ceviche and the guacamole...Oh and the Hawaiian Pizza. We also love the Mayan Sacrifice, although nothing has been proven we may have had about four per day! You should go there to eat, drink, be happy, and enjoy the music! You won't be sorry.

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Thank teresa0k
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KarenPizza, Staff at Karen's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2014

THANK YOU!!! We are very glad to read you nice comments about Karen´s, they help us to reinforce those positive aspects to be able to bring a good service .We are very happy to know that you enjoy to visit us, please come back soon!!!

Karen´s Staff

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

We took the ferry to Playa Del Carmen while on a cruise stop in Cozumel. We stumbled upon Karen's and decided to stop for a snack. We guacamole which was pretty good. The restaurant is pretty big and a nice place. Our service was also good.

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Thank luvixtapa
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KarenPizza, staff at Karen's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2014

Thank you for all you nice comments!! We really appreciate your observations; they make us to reinforce those positive aspects to provide a good service every time. We hope to see you back soon.

Sincerely: Karens´s Staff

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

We have returned to karen's everytime we are in Playa del Carmen ... the food is fabulous!! Wonderful atmosphere with great live music and very personable service. LOVE Andrea. See you next year!!!

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Thank Deb P
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KarenPizza, staff at Karen's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2014

Thank you for your really nice comments. We are very happy to know that you enjoy visiting us. We will be glad to see you again. Please come back soon!

Sincerely: Karen´s Staff

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Always eat at Karens on first visit into Playa Del Carmen. Been visiting since 2009. Wife and I were very disappointed with food quality this last visit. Either this is their new norm are they had an off night. Either way, before we eat here again on our next visit we will be checking views.

Sorry guys! But you missed it this night.

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KarenPizza, staff at Karen's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2014

We feel very sorry for your bad experience this time in Karen´s. We really appreciate your comments about those mistakes we committed; they help us to improve the negative aspects. Anyway we hope you could give us another opportunity to assist you in the way you deserve.
Sincerely: Karen´s Staff

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

We returned back to Karens, for a drink we were not pushed to have anything to eat as a previous viewer has said, although we did feel a bit cheated in the way the drinks were just served in a cans & bottles. If I had known this I would have just bought one from a local store and sat on a street bench. Not good enough Karens you need to up your game and serve people properly! Such a shame because in the past we have received good service and excellent food on this occiaision it had the can't be bothered aspect to it. We also noticed the tables and chairs at the front of the restaurant could do with a bIt of a makeover.

Thank leggie
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KarenPizza, staff at Karen's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2014

We feel very sorry for your bad experience this time in Karen´s. We really appreciate your comments about those mistakes we committed; they help us to improve the negative aspects. Anyway we hope you could give us another opportunity to assist you in the way you deserve.
Sincerely: Karen´s Staff

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