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Tacos Tumbras

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Avenue Guerrero, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Description: Off of Guerrero, between Avenue Lopez Mateos and Avenue Matamoros, next to...
Off of Guerrero, between Avenue Lopez Mateos and Avenue Matamoros, next to the public market. The easternmost of four adjoining restaurants with outdoor seating.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Mexican version of a really good diner

There are 4 small restaurants in this open air pavillion. They are not frilly and the service is adequate. But they feel legit and not touristy. plastic tables with plastic table cloths...virtually no english spoken but they know what you are asking. They serve up good "home cooking" at a very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
Lori B
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

There are 4 small restaurants in this open air pavillion. They are not frilly and the service is adequate. But they feel legit and not touristy. plastic tables with plastic table cloths...virtually no english spoken but they know what you are asking. They serve up good "home cooking" at a very low price. I got huevos rancheros with beans and... More 

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portland, Or
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Delicious, fresh, affordable. Nothing fancy but very good. Walking distance to playa norte. Had the fish tacos, very fresh. Friendly locals.

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The market has four great breakfast and lunch places. One better than the next. Tumbras had great shrimp , fish and pork tacos. Ceviche was also very good.

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Acworth, Georgia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We've been to Isla Mujeres several times and ALWAYS eat here. We eat breakfast and lunch several times. The food is consistently delicious and reasonably priced. We've tried several items and have never been unhappy: huevos divorciados, eggs with chorizo, tacos (shrimp, fish and chicken), enchiladas, ceviche, cocktail and my 2 year old loves their French toast. Friendly, family run... More 

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Wallingford, PA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Make a point to stop by this 4th stall in the row of taquerias at the market on Guerrera ave and be greeted by a friendly staff/family that will greet you with a smile and work hard to give you a low-reasonably prices meal. I got the loaded with shrimp tacos one day and fish tacos the next. Guacamole was... More 

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oakville, ON
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What to say about this fantastic little family owned lunch counter... how about FANTASTIC. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. Loved the three little girls sitting with papa doing their homework. Love the young man who greets you. Love the ladies behind the counter. LOVE the food. LOVE the price!. We ordered to go to take to the beach. I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Tacos Tumbras is a family-owned loncheria outside the Mercado on Guerrero, the farthest one in from the street. We enjoyed refreshing banana and mango licuados (20 pesos each), perfectly cooked Huevos Divorciados (35 pesos) and heavenly Huevos Motulenos (50 pesos). You would be hard pressed to find such a satisfying breakfast for only 125 pesos (about $10 US) for two.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We went there for lunch. I asked for shrimp tacos but I asked if they would bread and fry them for me. They were the bomb! Each taco had four shrimp. Hot fresh like a cross between a fish taco and a shrimp poor boy. My wife had Chicken mole. 3 waters and a cantaloupe juice. All this for under... More 

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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49 reviews 49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I really enjoy eating at this place, had to make another trip just to see it the food chsnged. They have the best ever tacos on the isla i have ever ate. Anytime i want a taco, i know where i am going back to.

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White Lake, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Excellent food, great prices, wide variety, simple and go to this loncheria at least three times every visit. The last loncheria at the market by Playa Norte, you often have to grab a seat/table when one becomes available. The menu is in Spanish on the left and English on the right. There is NOT a bad item on the menu.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenue Guerrero, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Off of Guerrero, between Avenue Lopez Mateos and Avenue Matamoros, next to the public market. The easternmost of four adjoining restaurants with outdoor seating.

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