Playa del Carmen condo rental is located close to some of the best beaches in this region. During your stay, you get the chance to taste the most delicious and authentic Mexican food along with getting a good tan. Mentioned below are some restaurants that serve the best Mexican food in Playa Del Carmen. Note that these places are going to have less of Tex-Mex but a lot more of true authentic Mexican, and you will be wanting more by the end of the trip.
Los Amigos is a restaurant where you can enjoy all your three meals and still be asking for more. It is located at 26th St. & 30th Ave, not far from your Playa del Carmen condo. This restaurant is run by a Russian couple from New York. The food is authentic and not adulterated with other cultures. The only Russian influence according to the owner is that the table is always loaded with food and even the drinks menu is loaded. Tacos al Pastor and Quesadilla with Guacamole are the favorite of locals and tourists alike. Everything is fresh, including vegetables and meat, and freshly prepared too. The restaurant is clean, the food is delicious and the prices are inexpensive. While you are here, be partial towards seafood, especially shrimp, and do try the Margaritas and Pina coladas.
Carboncitos is a bustling place that serves fresh food. The menu contains the likes of pumpkin seed salsa, and of course, tacos. The home-made chips and salsa are a delight, and with icy cold beer, it makes the perfect meal on a sunny day. If you are not too used to spicy food, it is wise to stick to salsas of pumpkin and the Pico de Giallo. The steak Fajitas here are outstanding. The portions are large; so order carefully. While you are here, do try the frozen Margaritas and the Mojito.
El Fogon is one of those restaurants that one cannot get enough of. It attracts large numbers of locals and tourists alike. The food is excellent and in lots of varieties, even for vegetarians and vegans to choose from. The bean soup served here is amazing along with the Bistec Tacos, chicken Quesadilla and also the Horchata, which is a traditional beverage. The staff is extremely friendly. El Fogon is located two blocks off 5th avenue; the food is delicious, authentic and affordable. It is place where you must eat at least once while you are at Playa Del Carmen. Note that the menu is in Spanish.
The 5th Avenue is a tourist hotspot filled with shops and restaurants; and there is nothing better than enjoying some amazing Mexican food after a busy day of shopping before returning to the condo rentals. While you are vacationing at the Playa del Carmen, do also try the Mayan cuisines that include the Cochinita Pibil; one of the best restaurants that serve this amazing dish is El Faisan y El Venado.
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