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Polar Norte St | one block north of Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
984-108-0681
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Ranked #11 of 221 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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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Until we were suduced by the exceptional culinary delights prepared by our chef whose name eludes me. My apologies to the beautiful woman in the cocina for not remembering. Quietly spaced tables provided an intimate atmosphere. Reserving a table reduced the volume of diners who may encroach upon the experience. We were three, ordering three entres, making certain we covered... More 

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Syracuse, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Awesome food, cool atmosphere, (even the tiny gecko that visited our table after the pouring rainstorm), service was fine, food was amazing, and beautiful. You can see Claudia, the chef at work, and she does it all herself! We had an opportunity to visit with her on our way out, and a more warm and gracious individual you will not... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Me and my partner had a great night here - I had one of the mole courses and my partner had chile en nogado. I won't give it five stars because it was overpriced...

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Davis, California, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It was not clear when we looked at the menu that appetizers came with the meal, so we were pleasantly surprised when the waiter brought them. It was a plateful of two kinds of cheeses, a salsa, an empanada each, some orange slices with fried grasshoppers which were spicy and a nice compliment to the sweet and juicy orange slices,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This place was amazing! You feel like you are in someone's home - it is cozy and lit completely with candles. The server was knowledgable about the menu and offered us a complimentary appetizer - it was delicious! The ambience was extremely romantic. It was an ideal spot to celebrate my birthday. Two pieces of advice - the restaurant is... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a little hard to find on a side street off the main drag but amazing food, including a surprise appetizer that included grasshoppers. They have three different kinds of Mole and we loved the family atmosphere of it. I feel like the mom was in the kitchen cooking while her son waited on us! Great tamarind margaritas as... More 

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Get the specialty of the house - amazing. Romantic setting. Great service. Very unusual dishes. One of the best restaurants in Tulum. A bit hard to find, but worth the search.

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Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Cetli is a quirky place. It took us four tries to get in on a reservation even though every time we went the restaurant was empty. But we sat happily confused as the only diners for almost two hours of our blissful dinner as we watched others turned away. The food was unique and complexly flavored with excellent service and... More 

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Bath, Ohio
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Everything was authentic here and superb. They service was excellent at this home turned restaurant and the menu was pleasantly short and directed. If you want a true Mexican dining experience, this is the place to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our dinner at Cetli. It is off the main street and worth a visit. The atmosphere was romantic with interesting spanish style decor. The staff was nice and attentive. We were able to have authentic Mexican food by choosing different flavoured mole dishes. The food was delicious!! The meal even came with an appetizer plate.... More 

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Additional Information about Cetli

Address: Polar Norte St | one block north of Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
Phone Number: 984-108-0681
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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