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All 205 Tulum Restaurants

Casa Banana

Carretera Tulum Boca Paila, Km. 8.5. | Hotel Nueva Vida de Ramiro, Tulum 77780, Mexico
9848062871
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Ranked #60 of 205 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Argentinean, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located across the beach road from Nueva Vida is Casa Banana Steakhouse, a Tulum dining hot spot. Serving up classic Argentinian style cuisine, the food here is simple, fresh and delicious. For breakfast each morning enjoy made to order coffee, homemade banana bread, and pineapple coconut jam. At night the restraurant gets busy and comes alive with it’s outdoor grill, known as “parilla,” and dishes are cooked over the open fire for all to see. The menu favorites include grilled to perfection steak, fresh caught fish, impressive salads, and a thoughtfully selected wine list. Don’t forget to try the handshaken icy margaritas, too.Open daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide beach service for all guests of the hotel.
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Yes it's not the most amazing atmosphere being on the non-beach side of the street BUT the food makes up for it. We did lunch several times. The Argentinian filet sandwich- we came back for it again and again. Served with yummy garlicky buttery papas. Guacamole is so good- ask for pico de gallo with it. To die for. We... More

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

everything was just excellent, food, drinks, place and service. Try the duck! bring cash, no cards accepted

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

One of the more refined dining experiences in the area. Beautiful outdoor kitchen and exceptional food and service.

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Thornton, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had the rybeye wich was delicius !!!! but the mosquitos !!!! is impossible have dinner here !!!! and also the noise of the cars !!! because the restaurant is just next to the road !!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Casa Banana is ridiculously overpriced. The service was not good either. In Tulum, servers tend to get out of their way to make the costumer happy. This was not the case in Casa Banana. The food is nothing special and I felt robbed when I realized I was paying 35 dollars for a standard piece of meat. It is insane... More

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New York, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Food + ambiance. This place was fantastic, and the perfect way to kick off our Tulum dining. I read a complaint about bugs because this is jungle-side, but we dined late-night in May and didn't see any bugs at all.

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Tel Aviv
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14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We came here after the hotel recommended the place and found that the ATM at the entrance was there for a reason. Food was reasonable but nothing more then the usual meats and salads and the prices were insanely high... Sorry guys even though it's a tourist area you should try harder.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Casa banana is a tourist trap. The service is good, the food standard, more of the same nothing good nothing bad. But the price is way too high for what you get! It was our most expensive dinner in our 3 week tour of the Yucatan but defiantly not our best one...

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snake valley
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My brother and his partner and my partner and I went here on our 1st night in Tulum. everything was amazing! my brother had the lamb risotto and it was incredible! my partner and I both had a different cut of steak both melted in our mouth! we were so impressed my partner and I went back there on our... More

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New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went back to Casa Banana after 3 years with the hope of finding the same gem. It changed owners. Diff menu, prizes, all. Now it's just another restaurant. Nothing special. Too bad.

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Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila, Km. 8.5. | Hotel Nueva Vida de Ramiro, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: 9848062871
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Cuisine: Argentinean, Steakhouse

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