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“Check your bill!”

Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #79 of 1,310 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$14
Cuisines: American, European, Mexican
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant opens daily at 8 am - 2.00 am serving hearty breakfast, delicious lunch and dinner with you feet in the sand in the evenings. Lounge in the sunshine enjoying tasty treats on the sand, or dining on the terrace. Every day LIVE music from 5 pm onward. Full service bar. Available for events, parties and weddings. Free Salsa Lessons on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and on Sunday free Samba lessons. Sunday afternoon from 2 - 6 pm, BBQ 'all you can eat'. Plus we show all your favorite games live on one of our 3 big screens inside. Come and enjoy a day / night on the beach with us. Thank you!
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Food and drinks are good, average price. We've tried the chicken satay, Caribbean grill sandwich and the Zenzi curry chicken. The problem is, twice the bill was incorrect. Our waiter or bartender added on items we didn't order. The first time it happened, the bartender came over and told us the price. After asking for the bill 3 times they finally came over with the bill and said it was actually 120 pesos less than what we were told by the bartender. The second time they added 2 waters and a glass of wine to our bill, that we did not order. When we asked them to correct the bill, they took off 1 water and gave us a "10% discount" but our bill was still more than it should have been. We haven't had this problem during the day so it seems to be the night time staff trying to cheat customers.

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1  Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

While the music can, at times, be atrocious, this is still by far one of my favourite bars in Playa. I love the ceviche, flavourful and a great sized portion, as well as many other snacks on the menu. I tend to eat here for lunch as there is great shade coverage yet you're still right on the beach. The staff is fantastic, very warm and fun. And the view is second to none. Great on game day too.

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Thank Kay M
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

Great spot on the beach with a very pretty view. Nice lounges/unbrella's and shade. Music OK. Food is average but drinks are good and not overly priced. Serviers could be more attentive. However, a good place to relax, read, have a couple of drinks and decent food. Ceviche is good.

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1  Thank ASC1970
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Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

The value of Zenzi is fantastic, given good simple Mexican food (try the fish tacos and the ceviche), with friendly service and one of the best spots on the Playa. I love it! Going back yet again tomorrow...

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1  Thank Marineli
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Better order two drinks and your meal when you get a server because you might not see one again! Great spot and they will put US sports on the TV but the inside bar is even worse service.

Thank Phillip G
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