Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

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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 have mixed feelings here. To manny tourist, souvenirs, etc. But nice restaurants, friendly Mexicans. Beautiful activities 
    We have mixed feelings here. To manny tourist, souvenirs, etc. But nice restaurants, friendly Mexicans. Beautiful activities  more »
  • Too crowded and crazy, but we love the cuban restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio, delicious food and the best ambiance 
    Too crowded and crazy, but we love the cuban restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio, delicious food and the best ambiance  more »
  • Our in hotel rep (a local) highly recommended we visit 5th Ave in Playa Del Carmen. We were told it was full of life, that prices were much cheaper than in the hotel and it was a taste of real... 
    Our in hotel rep (a local) highly recommended we visit 5th Ave in Playa Del Carmen. We were told it was full of life, that prices were much cheaper than in the hotel and it was a taste of real...  more »

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