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Mateo's Mexican Grill

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Mexican, Barbecue
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Tulum Beach Road-Boca Paila KM 5.2 | Zona hotelera Tulum, Tulum 77789, Mexico
+52 984 179 4160
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 71
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  • 31
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food

This restaurant and bar is great. The food was the best in town and Charlie the waiter was very friendly and pleasant. There is live entertainment on Saturday nights which is lots of fun. The cocktails are very good and we would recommend this place to people visiting Tulum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This restaurant and bar is great. The food was the best in town and Charlie the waiter was very friendly and pleasant. There is live entertainment on Saturday nights which is lots of fun. The cocktails are very good and we would recommend this place to people visiting Tulum.

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We were in Tulum for a week and we ate here three times. The tacos are great. I had different ones each time (shrimp, fish and chicken). Lots of chips and the pico and salsa are really tasty. We stopped a couple of other times just to get some refreshing smoothies. Service was great too.

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Santiago, Chile
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food, and ambient was awesome. We love the organic way that the restaurant was built. Mateo its an awesome person, thak u from chile!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Mateos has pretty much everything that I want in a bar, especially when on holiday. The selection of Mexican beer, which I quickly proceeded to make my way through, was second to none during my stay and they even had a huge glass of around 2 pints for when I was drinking draught beer. The food, which is essentially classic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great place for fish tacos + smoothies\juices. Really cute roof bar with a few levels to hang out on. Great for lunch + sunset!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Mateos is awesome. The portions are enormous, and everything is great. I really enjoy their salsa. I also had one of their steak burritos after a particularly rough night out and it was a lifesaver! Their little breakfast bar is also great for a quick smoothie or breakfast in the morning. I stopped here a couple times for a quick... More 

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new york
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

very friendly staff, good food. We were lucky to be there for the live music. Conveniently located and easy to find.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went to Mateo's one night in search of burritos and burgers and were pleasantly surprised to also find craft beer! Mateo's is kind of like a sports-type-bar only outdoors near the beach and that's pretty awesome. The burgers were good (not great but quite good), but the burritos were the star. They were massive (think Chipotle size), stuffed with... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Fun place with good food and lots of character. The live music is great. Good coffee and smoothies. Awesome fish tacos. Nice place to watch the town go by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A great spot to watch the sunset over the jungle. A collection of rooms and tree houses. Hammocks and skulls abound. Loved it. Reasonably priced for Tulum, which is pretty pricey. But worth it for great food, good music, attentive staff and quirky decorations.

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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 to 35
Cuisine: Mexican, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tulum Beach Road-Boca Paila KM 5.2 | Zona hotelera Tulum, Tulum 77789, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 179 4160

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 to 35
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups
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

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