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“Good Food and Great Value” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Ole

Cafe Ole
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Cafe Ole has been in business for over 20 years. Gaylita has made this restaurant one of the finest in the Riviera Maya. Enjoy great food, fun and satisfaction. We have a friendly staff, good service and varied menu - fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, Mexican specialties, burgers, soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps. Check out our heavenly pies, cakes and other and desserts. We have something for everyone. A full bar and wine list are available. Cafe Ole is famous for Baby Back Ribs--Kansas City Style. Our customers rave about Gaylita's pies and cakes. Order by the slice for dessert OR call a day ahead to order entire pie or cake. If it's for a birthday, Gaylita can personalize it. Just ask! We have live music and karaoke several nights a week. We want you to have an awesome experience with us and make you feel at home. Come enjoy some pie and get your picture taken with Gaylita. Hope to see you soon! As for your reviews, we take them very seriously and appreciate them greatly! We know it takes quite some time to write them. Please "Like" our page on Facebook and come back often.
Okemos, Michigan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good Food and Great Value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

We have enjoyed breakfasts at Café Ole because of the good food and friendly service. It is always a great value. But the meal we like best is the "all you can eat" BBQ ribs served on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday evenings. It is great food, a wonderful atmosphere and live music.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Paul H
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Rib night & Music Rocks!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

Thanks for a FABULOUS time!! My friends and family enjoyed singing along to the music and the food was amazing!! cheers!

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank DonnaWade13
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Indiana
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nothing special if you are looking for authentic mexican”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

We had the tortilla soup, which was average and not very authentic, the guacamole which was not very good, and the beef tacos, which were definitely not authentic and were just OK. I suppose this place is trying to cater to gringo tastes, which, i.m.h.o., just ends up not being good american or mexican food. I suppose it is hard to find real mexican in a place like P.A.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mr.gringo
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good fish tacos - great flan!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

Went early and had the place to ourselves. The fish tacos were god - not great...rather than a grilled fish fillet they were diced but made of grouper that was very fresh. The service was excellent - very attentive.

The piece de resistance was the home made flan. Unbelievable! The waiter says the owner makes them daily and you can even buy a whole one. Was tempted but managed to resist.

There is live music some nites and it is literally in the center of the marina area.

Only complaint...they had more of a problem with flies than the other restaurants we have been to...think they need to spray again or something.

Visited August 2013
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Thank caugh51654
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NJ
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good food, reasonable prices, great desserts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

While staying in Puerto Aventuras for 9 days, we ate at Café Ole three times! Sunday, Wednesday and Fridays, they have a barbecued ribs special -- all you can eat for $20 US. The ribs are seasoned wonderfully and they are so tender, the meat falls off the bone. On Fridays, they also have live music. My husband had the ribs twice and I had it once. One time we both had the chicken enchiladas -- very good but you must love cheese. They are smothered with cheese. I really liked them. The last night we were there, I had the grouper cooked with a mustard sauce. It was amazing! Loved every bite. Gaylita, the owner, makes all the desserts, except as she modestly says, for the flan. Her staff makes it fresh, it was also delicious. My husband loves Gaylita's Key Lime pie. Don't miss going to Café Ole, we feel it is the best restaurant in PA.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MommaMarps
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