Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

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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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  • I simply wanted to purchase some vanilla and tequila, one shopkeeper was like a con-man. His shop is on a side street near the 7 Eleven. Beware, this guys charged me $171.00 for 2 bottles of...  more »
  • Mostly American brands and the Mexican stuff that is offered here are poor people selling the same crap on blankets on the floor. It's full of loud bars and restaurants with over priced water down...  more »

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