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Review of La Vagabunda

La Vagabunda
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Ranked #66 of 1,267 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$30
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 24th y 26th
Description: Traditional recipes hand-picked from the Mexican countryside create the foundation for Vagabunda's bold menu. Using honest ingredients and modern techniques, La Vagabunda presents authentic Mexican & International dishes with a new twists. Also featuring an unsurpassed selection of tequilas, we guarantee you'll find the bright and vibrant restaurant just as exciting as the food. Since 2000 Local's Favorite for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Boquete, Panama
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“Safe, clean, honest.”
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

We have been coming to playa del Carmen for almost three years, living here about half time - and this is our restaurant. (Note: there are three vagabundas. We LOVE the one on 5th and 4th) Johny the owner is always making sure you're taken care of. Get the PEBIL CHICKEN. You'll be happy you did.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Surprised at the high rating”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

The level of service has improved over the last year. But the food is still poor quality. It's a nice location for people watching if you take a table near the street, but there are many places that offer better value for your money.

  • Visited June 2014
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Tampa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great restaurant with great fun service.”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We tried this restaurant as waiters approached us while we were walking on 5th avenue looking for a place to eat. They promised us deliciously prepared fish and some interesting extras. Wow did they deliver. The fish was excellent as were the nachos and everything else our group of four ordered. We enjoyed it so much we returned the following week with a group of eight. Food again was delicious, service excellent, and we got to sample some special recipes. We visit playa del carmen annually and la vagabunda will be on our list of paces to visit at least once during the trip.

  • Visited May 2014
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Springfield Mo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“every trip”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I make a special trip to this place,,,,great food, poppers are the best, as the steam and authentic Mexican food right on 5th avenue.

Visited July 2014
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Sydney
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“A great authentic Mexican restaurant!”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Perfectly located, this restaurant offers great food, cocktails and attentive service. Thank you augusto for making our first day in playa del carmen such a pleasurable experience!

  • Visited July 2014
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