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In search of the Best Hamburger in Playa Del Carmen

Beef, vegetarian and everything in between two buns!

The Biker House Ruta 307 Hamburgers

Everyone always like a good burger! Meat quality in this part of Mexico is not know to be the best but there are a lot of ways to make a hamburger and dress it up. This is an ongoing list that we will add to when we come across another burger we think you might like. Here are some good places to check out. (click on links for more information on each restaurant)

Hamburgers in Playa Del Carmen

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Nice hamburger sign seen on 5th Avenue.

Vegetarian Hamburgers in Playa Del Carmen

For you veggie lovers you will be pleased to know there are several places to choose from for a burger. Here they are:

La Senda Restaurant

They have nicely presented food here and a well thought out menu. Below is their version of a lentil burger with a side of rosemary sweet potato mash. Le Senda is on 10th Avenue between 10th Street and 12th street. It is an open air restaurant with casual vibe.

La Senda vegetarian restaurant in Playa Del Carmen

Lentil burger served with sweet potato rosemary mash.

Bio Organicos Restaurant

This lentil  hamburger is on the menu at Bio Organicos. The burger comes with homemade oat bread and a mango sauce to put on your burger. It is very fresh tasting and a little spice in the mango sauce to wake up your taste buds. It is really yummy and you must try it. Bio Organicos is on 26th Street between 5th Avenue and 10th Avenue.

Bio Organicos Playa Del Carmen

Lentil burger with spicy mango sauce at Bio Organicos Restaurant.


This is a vegetarian restaurant on 30th Avenue that has four different vegetarian options for burgers. The photo below is the beet burger with a side potato salad.

Clorofila Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant Playa Del Carmen

One of four different vegi burgers you can get. You can also get them on bread or Portobello mushrooms at Clorofila.

3XL Comida Grande

This hamburger restaurant has one vegetarian option. See below for more information on 3XL Hamburgers.

Seafood Burgers in Playa Del Carmen

Los Hijos de la Tostada They have one burger on their menu here and that might just be all you need! It is a tuna burger with a chipotle sauce, fried onion rings and carmalized red onions. The burger is not overly greesy and they give you a good hunk of tuna on it. It is technically not ground up meat but they do call it a burger and we are not going to complain because it is delicious! It comes with fried that have parmesan cheese on them. This burger is 149 pesos.

Los Hijos de la Tostada Tuna Burger in Playa Del Carmen

The tuna burger at Los Hijos de la Tostada

Beef Hamburgers in Playa Del Carmen

Ruta 307 Restaurant

This is so far one of our favorite burgers in Playa Del Carmen. They have a grill master outside who works hard and these are made right there for you. It is a little greasy and delicious just like how they are supposed to be, right? They definitely should fill you up.

Not only are the prices good, so is the value. Too bad it is off the tourist trail, good thing for locals though. It is on Constituyentes Avenue between 100th and 105th Avenues.

The Biker House Ruta 307 Hamburgers

Mu Burgerhouse

Mu Burgerhouse is a trendy restaurant tucked into the back of downtown. Here you can have a choice of 9 burgers in a garden setting. This is a youthful place with a range of artisanal beer to go with it. Currently open 5:00pm-midnight daily.

Mu Burgerhouse Playa Del Carmen

Brochetas Restaurant

Brochetas is known for things on skewers and they have not disappointed with their new hamburger sliders on a skewer. You get two all beef burgers with toasted bun, a little cheese and caramelized onions. These little babies are really tasty and their fries are good too! These should definitely be on your list to try.

Brochetas Restaurant in Playa Del Carmen

Hamburgers at Brochetas. Soooo Yummy!!!

Caguameria Restaurant

Caguameria is a modern Mexican style bar and restaurant on 1st. Avenue and 20th Street. This restaurant is a great place for a beer and burger. They have three hamburgers on the menu including the arrachera burger. This burger has a good beef taste that is not that of ground beef. See photo below.

Caguameria hamburger Playa Del Carmen

Caguameria hamburger Playa Del Carmen.

Blue Pointe Grill

This restaurant has several burgers to choose from including the sweet onion burger (as seen below). The burgers are stacked high with flavor here. Be sure to also check out their sweet potato fries which are the best ones in Playa Del Carmen. This restaurant is on 34th Street at the intersection of 25th Avenue.

best hamburgers in Playa Del Carmen

The sweet onion burger at Blue Pointe Grill.

The Rustic

On the north end of the downtown you will find this casual restaurant. With their homemade recipe they make great burgers. There are 8 different ones to choose from. The Rustic is open daily from 7:30am-10:30pm. You can find it on 10th Avenue between 44th Street and 46th Street.

The Rustic Playa Del Carmen

The Espanola Hamburger at The Rustic.

3XL Comida Grande

The restaurant is solely dedicated to burgers and they are doing a very good job with it. This place is very clean and well operated. You have the choice of beef, chicken, pork or vegetarian burgers here and after they cook it you can top it off at their large toppings bar. This restaurant is on 8th Street between 25th Avenue and 30th Avenue (in front of Walmart).

The Jumbo Grill

This is a local favorite for a roadside grilled burger that is not a store bought patty. They have chicken and sirloin burgers here in two sizes. Nice grilled taste. This is pretty close to what your burgers would be like off the grill at home. It is across from Centro Maya Mall.

The Jumbo Grill Playa Del Carmen

This is the jumbo size in Hawaiian style.

La Burgueseria

This counter in the Mercado Paseo Del Carmen is all about hamburgers. They have beef but also chicken and seafood options. They make everything fresh and to order. Buns are toasted and they are a moist burger. You can find La Burgueseria on 10th Avenue between Juarez Avenue and Call 1 Sur.

La Burgueseria hamburger restaurant Playa Del Carmen

This is the chicken burger done in the musica version.

Shark Burgers

This place is popular with young people in Playa Del Carmen not only because it is on the street going to the popular beach for young people. It is also a big greesy burger and will fill your craving for one. The burgers are good here and they come in big and bigger size! There is a whole menu of options and combinations for burgers here.

The taste is a little commercial and meat a little like store bought patties but they do dress them up to be pretty yummy.

Shark Burgers is on 28th Street between 1st Avenue and the beach.

Shark Burger hamburgers Playa Del Carmen

Shark Burger Hamburger

Wah Wah Beach Bar

Wah Wah is one place you can have a burger on the beach. This is an American style restaurant and they have  burgers like the Texas burger with BBQ sauce and their signature stuffed burger with mushrooms, bacon and cheese (pictured below).

Wah Wah Beach Bar hamburger in Playa Del Carmen

Stuffed burger with a side of fries at Wah Wah.

Carboncitos Restaurant

This is an American style burger. It is tastier then it even looks. It comes with melted manchego cheese. They have one burger on the menu but you can customize it if you like. Carboncitos Restaurant is on 4th Street between 5th Avenue and 10th Avenue.

Carboncitos hamburger Playa Del Carmen

Here is a handy map of all the hamburger locations we talk about in this article

What is your favorite hamburger in Playa Del Carmen? Is there somewhere we should check out? Let us know in the comments below.

7 Comments on In search of the Best Hamburger in Playa Del Carmen

  1. Just tried 3XL Burger (opened 1 week ago); across from Wal-Mart, next to OXXO. Wow, Hamburger, Pork, or Chicken, with tons of fixins and sauces. To top it off they have sweet potato fries (and regular).

  2. Wow so many hamburger options in Playa Del Carmen! You guys really get around. I live here and never knew about half these places. I will go try Ruta 307 this week, it looks great! Thanks for the great guide.

  3. Being a tourist & going to the beach every day,I like to enjoy my burgers on the beach & I really enjoy them at Playa Maya on the beach.Down 8th calle

    • Thanks for letting us know about your favorite burgers in Playa Del Carmen. We have heard about Playa Maya but they have not gotten back to our repeated emails and other attempts to contact them. We would like to add them to our Beachfront Restaurants Guide as well. Maybe they will want to be on our website one day.

  4. I usually love all of your recommendations but I’m sorry to say that Tacotenedor was a huge disappointment. I ordered the tuna burger and was really excited that it was to come with sweet potato fries. Well it actually came with about 6 under cooked regular potato fries…strike one. The tuna burger looked pretty sad from the start, about the thickness of a McDonalds cheeseburger. A thin, overly fishy tasting “tuna steak?” a single slice of tomato and a but of runny mayo…strike two. To top it off it took about 20 minutes to make this pretty horrible meal even though there were only 4 other people in the whole place and the cost of 120 pesos was extreme for what you got…strike three.

    Sorry guys but Tacotenedor has either gone very down hill since you last tried them or I caught them on an exceptionally bad night. Don;t think I’m willing to give them a second chance.

    • Thank you Sarah for your comments. We think that Tacontenedor must have gone downhill since we last were there. One if the issues in Playa Del Carmen is staff turnover. If the owners are not around a lot and there is staff that is not good, things can go downhill fast. We actually talked with the owner a few weeks ago because we see so much potential in this small little restaurant just off 5th Avenue. Places like Los Hijas De los Tostadas are taking over the seafood chic market and making it fun to eat there. We will pass your comments directly to the owner because we know he will take it seriously. We like to help businesses be the best possible and we want to support the good ones. For now we will take Tacontendor off this list. Thank you again.

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