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Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Takeout
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 459
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  • 252
    Very good
  • 63
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent ceviche

Fresh and delicious ceviche. Huge portions. That and a michelada and you are set! Mix of locals and tourists. Good service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Neena_Karm
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Fresh and delicious ceviche. Huge portions. That and a michelada and you are set! Mix of locals and tourists. Good service.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

A certain planet that is very lonesome highly recommends this place. Perhaps I'm spoilt having grown up on an infamously rich and bountiful coast, but the seafood here was OK. Nothing to write home about. Then again it's not expensive, it's pretty cheap and the locals love it, just don't expect to be blown away and you'll be alright.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This place is so good! The fish and shrimp tacos are amazing! The fresh guacamole is delicious. Make sure you hit this place up!

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Went here for lunch and was not dissapointed. The fish is literally right off the boat. I had the fish tacos and others in my party got whole fish plates that were great. I only wished I could have gone twice.

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

There were three in our party and we ended up having to take home most of the wonderful ceviche, and I don't even like ceviche too much! The food is good and priced reasonably for fish. Remember that Tulum is basically American prices. This restaurant is very plain, it has outside and inside eating areas. Mainly lit by fluorescent lighting.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My husband was diving the cenotes , so I decided to go to a seafood restaurant. Asked one of the Tulum residents where he recommended. I had the best Fried Snapper. The serving was huge and it cost only pesos 105 ( around USD 7) . they also had a unique fish based salsa that came with the usual corn... More 

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nyc
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was our first and last meal in Tulum. We kept on returning to this restaurant for the best seafood in town. Great prices, amazing portions, and friendly staff that spoke better English than our Spanish. Everything we tried was great as we returned to this restaurant constantly and talk about it when we ate somewhere else. I'm sure it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We wanted a change rom the touristy restaurants in the beach area this was recommended to us by the owner of our cabana..very local atmosphere and located in the town down on the main road, Seafood was very fresh plentiful with simple presentation and the price was right. Menus in English and Spanish same price for tourists.We didn't try the... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

HUGE portions of delicious seafood. Affordable too. We got a small order of ceviche to share between four people and still couldn't finish it. There were a lot of locals eating here which is always a good sign, it's located on the Main Street in Tulum as you start heading out of town. It's a good spot for fresh and... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

a place full of people at all time, locals and turists. They serves lovely starters while you wait for you food. And the food are tasteful and well made. The prices are good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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