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El Tacoqueto

Main Road, Tulum, Mexico
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English first
San Francisco, CA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

There's no menu, so hopefully you can speak some spanish! Very cheap, very delicious, very nice staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

cheap and VERY Mexican, some Spanish(albeit very limited like mine)) would be definitely a plus - as their english is kinda patchy ))) NO Menu - but feel free to come up to the counter and have a look and just show what would you like to have. Food is very simple and tasty, place is super simple - thats... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

El Tacoqueto was the high point of our trip to Tulum. Authentic, cheap, and delicious, the mole we got here was absolutely amazing. Perfect blending of spices and great quantities. We had fresh fruit juice as well which was in a huge quantity and so delicious. There is no menu as the items change on a daily basis and essentially... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you're looking for a cheap spot that locals eat at then El Tacoqueto is perfect. We showed up a little later at night and were shown several different pots of food as a menu which is always a good sign. I pointed to what I thought looked the most delicious and was not disappointed. There was chicken mole, pork... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed everything we tried at the Tacoqueto, but the highlight was the seafood soup. Massive, fresh shrimp with a wonderful, robust consistency and flavor stood out, though the other fare in the soup was also good. The other dishes we sampled, including beef and chicken, were very tasty. Even the rice stands out as high quality.... More 

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Richmond, VA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband and I seek out opportunities for genuine interactions with the people and culture when we travel, and visiting El Tacoqueto was a highlight of our most recent trip to Tulum. I loved that they have no menu and you can see what they have to order, and the food was really good. My husband likes to try different... More 

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It's true that the place and the people are charming, with no menu, just giant vats of albondigas and chicken soup. Yes, cheap- but the flavors left something to be desired. I probably would have skipped this in favor of a more expensive chile relleno at rincon poblano, and some tacos al pastor.

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New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The best chicken mole in Tulum and if you don't eat meat they'll make you really whatever you prefer (in this case a quesadilla). That plus chips/salsa and two fresh juices for $10 is a steal.

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Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We decided to give El Tacoqueto a try for dinner one night. They have a sign board out front with their menu items, but didn't have a menu when we went inside to eat. They took us over to the serving window and showed us the different dishes, and with my poor Spanish, we figured out what to order. We... More 

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New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Just got off the bus, and wanted to get something to eat. We saw this place first and decided to give it a try. This is a small, authentic, local place. Barely anyone speaks English, so just look at the things being cooked. You go over to the back where they cook, and you can see the food in their... More 

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Address: Main Road, Tulum, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum

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