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Le Bistro

calle centauro | plaza los arcos, Tulum 77780, Mexico
05219841334507
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Ranked #48 of 202 restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $10
Cuisines: French
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Houston, TX
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

Le bistro became "the" breakfast spot for my family during our latest visit to Tulum. Their breakfast deals include the best coffee in Tulum, fresh squeezed orange juice, together with French baguette and eggs. All of this for a very reasonable price of around 55 to 70 pesos. Breakfast for my family is half the cost of what we paid... More

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Bahia Kino, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Our extended family discover the Bistro in Tulum and we were so please we ate there 5 times in 3 days. The owners are great people and found a niche in this very poular tourist destination. The food is not only excellent but the prices are moderate and the outside patio make the whole experience a must go . They... More

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Tulum, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Real French food in the center of Tulum, excellent drinks and wines, fantastic dishes and sandwiches, and impeccable service, all reasonably priced for the quality! Highly recommended.

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Glen, NH
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We love this beach club. Excellent food, beautiful beach, nice shady spots with lounges, and killer fish tacos.

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Quick stop in Tulum for a late lunch, located on a side street .Well worth the detour if you have simple French food craving. Typical French Bistro menu with plenty of choices plus "plat du jour" at very reasonable price. Good service even in absence of the French owner. Great croissant, crepes are not buck weed but still tasty. Open... More

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Ripclaw94, Co-Propietario at Le Bistro, responded to this review

Hello 150810Frank Thank you so much for your opinions and your time, we took note about the backyard terrace. Hope to see you soon here in Le Bistro! Regards Gilles et Laurent Co-propietarios Le Bistro, Tulum More

Longueuil, Canada
Top Contributor
205 reviews 205 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Le Bistro specializes in French-style food and for breakfast, they feature a long list of omelettes, which come with coffee, juice and slices of fresh-baked French bread at half the price you'd pay at Tulum beach restaurants. I forget the particular omelette I ordered that morning, but I do remember it was great! Service was rapid and friendly. They even... More

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Ripclaw94, Co-Propietario at Le Bistro, responded to this review

Hello RAPLongueuil! Thanks so much for your words, we appreciate your opinion about us. We hope the rest of your trip were great too! Regards Gilles et Laurent Co-propietarios Le Bistro, Tulum More

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Sad to tell that what I used to love from this place, is not good anymore. We just had crêpes nd are bad, hard, thin nd not special. Please bring the good crêpes back.

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Ripclaw94, Co-Propietario at Le Bistro, responded to this review

Dear mexbr Thanks for your observation … we have took note. Regards! Gilles et Laurent Co-propietarios Le Bistro, Tulum More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

High quality and low cost cafe Americanos. The breakfast was delicious - many egg options, crepes, sandwiches and croissants. Great morning place!

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Ripclaw94, Co-Propietario at Le Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Matthew .W We really appreciate your words for our bistro! We’re also glad to invite you to our dinners in garden, surrounded by nature with a soft ilumination, night becomes special! Pass by next time you’ll be at Tulum. We will be glad to welcome you! Kind regards! Gilles et Laurent Co-propriétaires Le Bistro, Tulum More

Moultrie, GA
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We walked over to El Bistro after a few mojitos at Bateys. We both had a filet which was cooked more medium than the medium rare we ordered. That said, the filet and potatoes were good. Also, the waiter brought us a peanut appetizer which is one of the best I have ever tasted (and I live in the peanut... More

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Ripclaw94, Co-Propietare at Le Bistro, responded to this review

Dear robinsoniv: Thanks so much for taking your time to share your review with the T.A. community. Your observation about the filet’s cooking term has been shared with our chef. We will be happy to receive you and your companion again in our bistro in order to share our improvements. Kind regards! Gilles et Laurent Co-propietares Le Bistro, Tulum More

Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We went there every morning driving in from the beach where we were staying for the best crepes we have had outside of France. We were genuinely surprised by the food quality of this place. Definitely our favorite place in Tulum.

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Management response:

Dear CEOCAN: We really apreciate your time for writting your opinión about Le Bistro. We are glad to know that our crêpes made you remind those of France, with no doubt our source of inspiration. We would like to keep surprising you in our bistro next time you travel to Tulum. Kind regards! Gilles et Laurent Co-propietares Le Bistro, Tulum More

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