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All 205 Tulum Restaurants

Mateo's Mexican Grill

Tulum Beach Road-Boca Paila KM 5.2 | Zona hotelera Tulum, Tulum 77789, Mexico
+52 984 179 4160
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Ranked #69 of 205 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Get the fish tacos and watch the sunset from their sunset deck!!! Great service, atmosphere, fresh food and freshly made juices from any tropical fruit you can think of!

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Huntsville, AL
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56 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We walked over from our hotel across the street and were welcomed warmly. We found out it was happy hour so our drinks were BOGO, which was awesome - as were the drinks. The food was great, much better than we expected. Service was typical Mexican, very laid back and relaxed, never rushed. Try the chicken tacos!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We showed up for dinner and to our surprise there was a great live band playing salsa. The place was full to the gills, and the staff was super busy but still made time to find us a table and get our drinks out quickly. The drinks were icy cold a tasty. I ordered the ribs and they were some... More

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Jupiter, NC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Mateo's was right across from our hotel (the Tulumbay inn) and we ate and drank there several times on our trip. The food was always quite good, as was the service. The decor of the outdoot dinningroom was charming. The bar and drinks were also ok, a bit high priced, but over-all a good restaurant.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We rocked up on push bikes totally exhausted from a visit to the ruins down the road. All I wanted was a cold drink and to get into the shade away from the sun. We ended up eating a cheese quesadilla, fish tacos and garlic fries along with beers and the freshest fruit smoothie I have had in a long... More

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Tulum, Mexico
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Didn't smell bad , just a Star Wars joke. The lights and the atmosphere was great the service was a bit slow and the battered fish had no seasoning. Seems like a cool place to throw back some beers with some friends and people watch but it's not my place for food.

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We went to dinner at this place with friends like us very much the place but to order the food we brought a great disappointment, we ate shrimp with bacon not recommended because the bacon was chewy and the shrimp did not know well, the chicken tacos horrible the omelette was too hard too dry roasted chicken. We returned the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went to this place on the recommendation of one of the waiters from the hotel where we stayed, the place is nice but leaves much to be desired the food and service. We arrived for dinner and ordered margaritas which were watery and slightly bitter ask the waiter if it was possible to change and told us not to,... More

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Cancun, Mexico
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was not our first visit here and we liked to visit at least every week we used to travel from Cancun every Tuesday which is my day off because I loved their food and the attention it was receiving, but this week we take a great disappointment which is why not as drastic as the best restaurant in Tulum... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were recommended this place by our hotel concierge after taking a ride down to see the Tulum ruins. Food was great. My boyfriend said they were the 'best chicken tacos he's ever had', and when entering 2 American couples told us the fajitas and chicken tacos were excellent. I got chicken fajitas which were great. They have a parking... More

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Additional Information about Mateo's Mexican Grill

Address: Tulum Beach Road-Boca Paila KM 5.2 | Zona hotelera Tulum, Tulum 77789, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 179 4160
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 35
Cuisine: Mexican

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