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Le Bistro

calle centauro | plaza los arcos, Tulum 77780, Mexico
05219841334507
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Ranked #46 of 204 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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English first
Montreal
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Very good foods for price The owners (2 french man) are great hosts! Croissants, café au lait and pain au chocolat are amazing (and the price for Tulum is great) Try this little place Martin

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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

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

Dear venedude We appreciate your valuable opinion about us and we are happy for being your favorite breakfast place during your hollydays. We invite you and your whole family to pass by during the night, for a relaxed dinner in our back patio, nice temperature, smooth air, a delicious red wine with a concert of flavors! Regards! Gilles et Laurent... More

Bahia Kino, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 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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Ripclaw94, Co-Propietario at Le Bistro, responded to this review

Dear MexicoPhil It's very important for us to have such a great opinions like yours. We appreciate your time and words shared in this forum. We hope to see you and your family soon around here in Tulum. Regards Gilles et Laurent Co-propietarios Le Bistro, Tulum More

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

Dear Quentin-Tulum: We could not have say it better ... it's very important for us to transmit the essence of french cuisine. We're glad you feel it. Thanks so much for such a positive opinion. Regards Gilles et Laurent Co-propietarios Le Bistro, Tulum More

Glen, NH
Senior Contributor
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
183 helpful votes 183 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
Senior Reviewer
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
107 reviews 107 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

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