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Mateo's Mexican Grill

Tulum Beach Road-Boca Paila KM 5.2 | Zona hotelera Tulum, Tulum 77505, Mexico
+52 984 179 4160
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Ranked #61 of 204 restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $35
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This place is one of the best restaurants in Tulum ,we went two times and definitely love it. The food is really good specially the chicken kebab and the burguer ,they also have diferent kind of drinks and a nice live band at night. We have the oportunity to meet the cheff Armando and he was very nice to us... More

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Connecticut
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

I went to Mateo's last week with some friends for dinner ,the place is nice specially the terrace.We order some tacos ,and burgers also the shrimp with bacon everything was delicious ,actually the best food in Tulum.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I came every year for vacation to Playa and Cancun, this was my first time in Tulum and i have to say that i love this place. The food is great and is good that you can have breakfast,lunch and dinner ,they have good drinks ,and live band at nigth with great music and.the staff was very nice .I went... More

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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great food and great atmosphere. Live music which seems to always have people enjoying themselves. This place seemed to have attracted the most people which I recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My friends and i went to Mateo´s last week ,first of all the place is so big and pretty with an amazing terrace where you can see the jungle .The food was great i have the flank steak with shrimp and my friends try the burguer we share and it was delicious specially the steak. we like the drinks too... More

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Playa Del Carmen
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My favorite about Mateo's is the variety of natural juices, smoothies, and fruit waters. The Chaya with Pina and lemon is a great refresher for a hot summer day in Tulum! Service is very good. Food is always very good. Today, in-between business meetings, we ate the fish tacos and ceviche. Both were very good. Tacos excellent! Ceviche was very... More

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Florida City, Florida
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This restaurant is definitely one of the best places to eat in Tulum, i went with my husband and we love the view is gorgeous at sunset very romantic , the fish tacos are very good and my husband try the shrimp with bacon he said was delicious. They also have live band with good music and the staff is... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We ate at Mateo's twice while in Tulum...it was nice to have a low key, reasonably priced meal on the beach strip - most restaurants are pretty pricey. This quaint outdoor restaurant served awesome food, and fantastic drinks. The 2 for 1 specials in the afternoon (drinks) are so good and worthwhile. It's also got a nice covered patio, so... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Got the place recommended by friends, and it fully lived up to it. The best burger I have ever had. Good service and nice staff. Have relayed my experiences to others who also have visited this amazing place - and they had the same great experience. A "must see" when in Tulum.

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Pasadena,California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

It was an amazing experience we went to the restaurant a few days ago and the food was delicious you have to try the burrito it was my favorite ,they also have a beautiful view specially at sunsets.My husband and I absolutely recommended.

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