El Pirata Playa del Carmen

This popular grab and go restaurant is perfect for some quick local food. Snack Stands may not sound like a prime spot for good food, but the lines here and popularity of the restaurant suggest otherwise.


You can expect to find all of your Mexican favorites, especially if your favorites are seafood. Shrimp and fish are some of the stall's most popular entrees.

El Pirata Playa del Carmen is a fast food restaurant where they proudly serve their take on Mexican cuisine. The style of the restaurant and its dishes is considered by most to be very casual. This dining option is on the table during breakfast, lunch, and dinner, allowing you and your group to sample their cuisine at almost any meal.


This small eatery is no more than a snack stand, but do not let appearances fool you, because as you may be able to guess from the crowd around El Pirata, this is a popular restaurant for locals and tourist alike.


This restaurant is on the coast, situated near the middle of downtown Playa del Carmen, It is on Calle One.

Guests can combine their dining experience with local sightseeing opportunities by patronizing one of the area's many attractions, like El Faro Lighthouse.

Many travelers are also drawn to the selection of outdoor activities nearby. Tourists who wouldn't mind showing off on the links can test their skills at this restaurant's closest located golf facility, Playacar Golf Course, which is located not too far from El Pirata Playa del Carmen. Another possibility is to spend some time reclining on the sand -- El Pirata Playa del Carmen is located directly on El Faro.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're looking to find another restaurant with similar kinds of food and/or a similar atmosphere, there are several nearby dining spots to consider, including C-Grill. Guests will find it a few hundred yards to the north-northwest of this restaurant.

In contrast, if you want a change of pace, this part of Mexico features an impressive range of dining establishments, where you will find many different cuisine styles and flavors. For example, you could also try International eats at Blue Restaurant, where you can dine right on the water.

You can expect a range of prices, from 30 pesos for guacamole to 125 for some seafood dishes.

Contact Info

Location: Calle One, downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico


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