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“another annual visit”
Review of Oh Lala!

Oh Lala!
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Ranked #1 of 1,279 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The cuisine at Oh Lala! Is a refreshing change from that of other, more conventional restaurants. Guests are treated like good old friends in a relaxing atmosphere coupled with personalized service and good food. Opened in January, 2011, by co-owners George and Mikaela, Oh Lala! Offers personalized experiences for its guests, ranging from a laidback sampling of hors d'oeuvres and wines, to a leisurely look at the full menu. With a total of 9 tables divided between the indoor and outdoors seating, and an open kitchen, Chef George, Mikaela, and their staff, make sure that every visit to Oh Lala, International Cuisine by George, Is a unique and a delicious one.
Atkinson, New Hampshire
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“another annual visit”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We went to Oh lala again this year on our annual vacation in Playa. New location includes indoor service as well as outdoor on a quieter street. Food was again excellent and the service was impecable and very friendly. Wish we lived closer!

  • Visited May 2014
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Michigan
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“#1 for a reason”
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

There isn't much left to be said that isn't covered in other reviews but it is clear why this place is #1. Everything we had was great and for under $150 USD for appetizer, 2 entrees, a bottle of wine, and 2 after dinner drinks plus tip the value is well worth it for a nice meal. We currently live in Austin, TX which is a great food city so we base restaurants on of we think they would do well at home and this certainly would but would likely be 2x the cost.

  • Visited May 2014
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
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“Best restaurant in playa del Carmen, hands down!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Great food, great staff.....we couldn't get in the previous time we visited playa. Emailed a month and a half in advance for a large group. This is a must since they have such few seats. Well worth the effort for sure!

  • Visited May 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
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“My New Favorite Restaurant”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

My one and only regret about this place is that we didn't have time to go back a second time! It's a tiny place with beautiful decor, and you will get very personalized service. The chef even helped serve the food! The whole staff is very attentive. The menu is a nice fusion of food from all around the world. We started with a cheese plate and then I had a balsamic Ahi tuna and my boyfriend had some sort of Lobster Curry. Both were delicious. The prices are totally reasonable for 100% gourmet food. They were a little bit hard to find and we weren't able to get a hold of them on the phone so we couldn't make a reservation. None-the-less we walked in and they were able to seat us immediately. Our server was so sweet, and very knowledgeable about the menu. I wish they had one of these where I'm from!

  • Visited May 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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“Amazing food and excellent service!!”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

They have limited seating and only by reservation. We happened to walk in not knowing that it was reservation only and they had a no show. They were able to seat us immediately. I would recommend calling in advance because you may not be as lucky as us. The service was impeccable. The limited seating allows them to provide the best service you can get at a restaurant. The food was amazing. It is a limited menu, but everything is perfect.

  • Visited April 2014
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