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La Vita e Bella

Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Sandwiches
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Km 1 Carretera, Tulum, Mexico
305-831-4970
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
friendly staff. great beach view.

a couple pesky bugs aside, the large sand filled dining room with brisk sea breeze was a nice accompaniment to our infamous seafood platter and pizza. (you're better off waiting until the lobsters are in season). good food, friendly staff. great beach views.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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New Haven, Connecticut
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  • Romantic
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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The quality of the food here is really bad and the internet WiFi is non-functional. There are many other restaurant choices in Tulum and many are less expensive with higher quality. I recommend eating next door at the Mezzanine Hotel that has much better food and is a much nicer restaurant.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Cold beers with grille lobster, mojo the ajo shrimp, guacamole and the spiciest habanero salsa by the beach. Pure bliss!!!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

a couple pesky bugs aside, the large sand filled dining room with brisk sea breeze was a nice accompaniment to our infamous seafood platter and pizza. (you're better off waiting until the lobsters are in season). good food, friendly staff. great beach views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We stopped on a quick recommendation from our hotel as the best place to get an enormous plate of grilled lobster, tuna, grouper, scrimp, and calamari. You are sitting on a most pristine white powder beach, looking at a very blue sea. The food was great, the beer cold.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We spent the day on the beach, had drinks and great food with great service. A must visit when you are in Tulum.

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Very romantic little boutique hotel in Tulum. literally steps from the ocean, we ordered from an eclectic menu of mexican and italian dishes, and we were all impressed with our dishes. Tulum is a magical place, and this little hotel/restaurant added wonderful memories to our mexican visit. I ordered a pizza and it was simply delicious. Order a beer and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We were strolling along the gorgeous strip of public beach in Tulum and saw this place, which looked fun and busy, so we stopped. Great vibe, music playing, friendly service, delicious pizza...we had a lovely time sipping margaritas, enjoying the chips and fresh salsa that was offered to us, and devouring our Hawaiian pizza. Oh and people watching! I loved... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I used love this spot. When u get the right waiter it can be a good time if you don't mind paying for super over-priced average food. The portions are very small and of poor quality. They have also started charging 30 pesos per lounger rental which isn't too bad if you get some decent service. Good luck! I recommend... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is one of my favourite places! I discovered them in 2011, when I stayed 3 days in one of their Ocean Cabanas. I visit this restaurant every time I am in Playa. It sits on the Tulum beach one of the most beautiful beaches in the area. Their pizzas, Italian-style, are delicious. And frankly, sitting at one of their... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

La Vita e Bella gets better every time I visit! This is the most beautiful stretch of beach in Tulum. This is where you want to go your first day, and stay all day. Find your beach chair and umbrella, order drinks, lunch, dinner and watch the sun go down. The food is wonderful, and being an Italian American, I... More 

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Address: Km 1 Carretera, Tulum, Mexico
Phone Number: 305-831-4970
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Km 1 Carretera, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 305-831-4970

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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