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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  • Plenty of shops and restaurants. We really liked the Trattoria Del Centro Italian restaurant, just off of 5th avenue! 
    Plenty of shops and restaurants. We really liked the Trattoria Del Centro Italian restaurant, just off of 5th avenue!  more »
  • Shops, bars, restaurants line the streets of this local pedestrian only avenue. Taxis are always available to get you there and back to your resort. We never felt uncomfortable there but would... 
    Shops, bars, restaurants line the streets of this local pedestrian only avenue. Taxis are always available to get you there and back to your resort. We never felt uncomfortable there but would...  more »

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