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All 206 Tulum Restaurants

Cetli

Polar Norte St | one block north of Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
984-108-0681
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Ranked #19 of 206 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Thu - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Milan, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

A really amazing experience. Food is really tasteful, drinks perfect, service excellent and the atmosphere has a special magic. Best place at night in Tulum downtown.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went for dinner at the recommendation of Javier from our hotel and it did not disappoint. First off, it's like eating at your grandmother's house. It's an old home converted into a restaurant, complete with dining on the patio. They brought out a complimentary appetizer platter which had several kinds of cheese, some empandas and a couple of other... More

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Oklahoma City, OK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Whatever you do, do not miss Cetli when you come to Tulum. A friend of ours recommended this beautiful little restaurant to us a couple of years ago and we just tried it out last night. We eat in Tulum all the time and have many favorites and this one just got added to the top of our list. It... More

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Little falls
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

While on an Eco-adventure tour with the great people from Casa de las Olas. One of the dinners on the trip was Cetli. I must say after an exciting tour of caves and cenotes and whale watching I was totally blown away by this culinary gem. The food was by far the most tasty,delicious ,and awe inspiring experience I ever... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I'm partial to chef-owned and -managed restaurants; I feel they deserve patronage--not for everyday eating maybe, but for those special occasions or when you're just tired of the crass commercialism around you and the stench of cheap alcohol and mass tourism. We've had our fill of Mexican fare but Cetli dared to push the limits and opened our minds and... More

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Of about 9 restaurants during our two weeks in mexico, this was my absolute favorite. If you appreciate gourmet cooking and authentic mexican cousine this is a fine pick. We had two main dishes and a dessert, it was nice to see hearty vegetarian options on the menue and we loved them. The complementary entree was also delicious. We arrived... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Just gorgeous little restaurant that has the most magnificent homemade food. We all loved it! This place is a home with parts of the home made into a restaurant. ( I think we were sitting in the garage!) just gorgeous and a must to see and eat at whilst visiting Tulum town. Magnificent!!

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The Deep South
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92 reviews 92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I encourage tourists staying in the zona hoteleria in Tulum to venture out and eat at Cetli, located in town. We went on a Sunday evening, when churches nearby were bursting with the sound of worshipers singing and dogs roamed the streets. Cetli was a beautiful oasis of calm, with a lovely interior from which we watched the moon rise... More

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Lakewood, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

had a wonderful meal. The interior is small but rustic and quiet. Had the stuffed pepper and the citrus salad, both very tasty. Certainly worth a visit.

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place was amazing and the owner clearly has passion for the food she cooks and the way she presents it. The sauces here were great, I had the house special which was alittle on the sweet side for me, but very unique. Great aguas frescas and wine selection by waiter as well. Atmosphere is lovely although not too crowded... More

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