Playas Nayaritas Brings Mexican Seafood Dishes to Albany Park

A new Mexican seafood restaurant has opened in the neighborhood. Called Playas Nayaritas, the new arrival is located at 3548 W. Lawrence Ave. at Albany Park.

Look for an extensive seafood menu with options like a tilapia fish complete with head and tail, served with fries and salad; spicy pasta with mixed seafood; or fresh pineapple stuffed with shrimp, octopus, scallops, peppers and cheese. Aperitifs, alcoholic beverages and family plates are also offered.

Playas Nayaritas has proven popular so far, with a 4.5 star rating from three Yelp reviews.

Yelper A S., Who reviewed the new July 22 spot read: “So I had a taste for Mexican, my husband wanted seafood! So we decided to look for a place that offered both…absolutely loved the food, everything was good.”

And Sorphea C. wrote: “This place is hands down the best for seafood. The flavor is amazing and to the point. The ceviche of snapper with garlic and butter and prawns is unlike anything I’ve ever tasted. I’ve had. I will definitely come back and recommend it to others.”

Plot ? Stop by to try it for yourself. Playas Nayaritas is open from noon to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Dino S. Williams