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Ginger

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Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
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Polar street between Avenidas Satelite and Centauro | next to Hotel Addy; one street west of main avenue, Tulum 77780, Mexico
984-116-4033
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Ginger has moved closer to the center of town, one street from the main...
Ginger has moved closer to the center of town, one street from the main avenue of Tulum and is on the same block as Hotel Addy. The fish is fresh, the pasta is homemade, and the service is personal. Ginger has received the Fodor's Choice Award for the best restaurant in Tulum every year since 2010! Join us for live music every Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm.
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Wedding Rehearsal Catering

Ginger catered our wedding rehearsal dinner at our hotel (Nueva Vida de Ramiro) on the beach in Tulum (November 2014). It was maybe the best food we had during our 2 week stay! They grilled the meal on the premises. We had ceviche, grilled meats, grilled vegetables (including carrots and potatoes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ginger catered our wedding rehearsal dinner at our hotel (Nueva Vida de Ramiro) on the beach in Tulum (November 2014). It was maybe the best food we had during our 2 week stay! They grilled the meal on the premises. We had ceviche, grilled meats, grilled vegetables (including carrots and potatoes along with traditional peppers and onions), guacamole, traditional fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

If you find yourself in town, away from the beach, you will be pleasantly surprised with Ginger. The owner/chef is a wonderful host and the food/dishes he creates are excellent. We have dined at Ginger 4 times and this is a consistent and reliable restaurant. The atmosphere is modern and comfortable and you are assured a great meal.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

On March 1, I was told by guide in Tulum that Ginger had closed. According to the guide,the chef at Ginger is now working in personal catering and chef work. I've checked the Ginger website and Facebook page but see nothing about it. I hope that what the guide told me is not true, but he seemed quite sure about... More 

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Esher, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

There’s not a large choice on the menu but what they do do they do extremely well. The Bananas Foster was superb but be careful if you’re driving home!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Ginger is not reviewed in all the travel guides, but definitely worth a visit. The restaurant is tucked away on a side street of the main Tulum drag (Hwy 307), but not too hard to find. The space is small and basic, but when filled with people feels intimate. My family of 6 adults and a 2 year old had... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

There were four in our party, and we each thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The fried camembert and house guacamole were excellent starters. We each had different entrees, and all were outstanding. The service was very good; staff was attentive to our needs. I would make this a definite stop when in Tulum.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This one is a must! Theres plenty of good food in tulum, but you have to squeeze this one in your vacation schedule... the spinach saled is sooo good and try the shrimp pasta! Well, if you can, try everything :) we loved it.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

pretty hard to find. no one was there during our meal which is not a bad thing but just not a popular place (taxi didnt even know where it was). food was reasonably priced and not bad but nothing to write home about

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This restaurant is a must!!! The food was delicious. We ordered the two different types of ceviche which were exceptional. The meat was cooked to perfection, I have had meat cooked to the right temperature in restaurants very infrequently. They excelled with food and ambience. The decor was bright and refined. The live music was so much fun and added... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

What a great place for dinner! Friendly owners, staff, and fellow clientele. Only one block off the main drag--and worth it.

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Additional Information about Ginger

Address: Polar street between Avenidas Satelite and Centauro | next to Hotel Addy; one street west of main avenue, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: 984-116-4033
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Polar street between Avenidas Satelite and Centauro | next to Hotel Addy; one street west of main avenue, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 984-116-4033

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups

Description

Ginger has moved closer to the center of town, one street from the main avenue of Tulum and is on the same block as Hotel Addy. The fish is fresh, the pasta is homemade, and the service is personal. Ginger has received the Fodor's Choice Award for the best restaurant in Tulum every year since 2010! Join us for live music every Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm.
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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