Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

Landmark · Tourist Spot
Walk along Quinta Avenida for a chance to browse hundreds of restaurants, bars, and shops. The town's main thoroughfare, this pedestrianized "Fifth Avenue" runs parallel to the ocean and serves as the hub of dining, shopping, and entertainment in the area. Most of the neighborhood's upscale restaurants serve Italian and Mexican cuisine, while the shops sell everything from authentic Cuban cigars to designer clothes imported from Europe. The avenue's vibrant atmosphere draws throngs of tourists, exploring the area on foot until the wee hours of the night. Nearby amenities include grocery stores, gas stations, and banks. Plan your Quinta Avenida visit and explore what else you can see and do in Playa del Carmen using our Playa del Carmen trip planning website.
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  • We always enjoy a visit to Quinta Avenida! El Diez is one of our favorite restaurants. It's always a fun time to see shows, artwork, and all the new stores. We found the hotspot for great music and...  more »
  • Quinta, or 5th Avenue is a loud, lively, party and shopping street that rocks late into the night with live music. Tons of restaurants, clubs, tequila shops, cigar bars, money changers, local...  more »
  • Great place to have fun, test the Mezcal and Tequila and shopping. I love the hats and handcraft accessories. The night it’s wow life music everywhere!  more »

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