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Av. Tulum esquina Centauro Sur, Tulum 77780, Mexico
984 1469989,
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Ranked #2 of 229 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $9
Cuisines: Italian, Tapas, Vegetarian, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: It is an Italian Deli which offers the best panini in town.It has a wide variety of cold meats & imported cheese such as speck, bresaola, prosciutto, gorgonzola, fontina, emmental, parmigiano, romano, etc. Its fresh different types of bread, cookies, croissants and cakes are delicious. Various pastas, ravioli, gnocchi, rice, meat, fish to cook and sauces, pestos, olives, aceto, mustard, artichokes, extra olive oil are excellent!
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Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

I know, you're reading all these reviews, thinking "what's the big deal about a damn sandwich?" Trust me, just go. You'll understand. From now on, I will eat here at least once every time I am in Tulum. If you try it, you will, too.

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Tulum, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This was the only spot in town with braseola, coppa, prosciutto, and aged and fresh cheeses from across the ocean. lots of jars of local products and other fancy delights that might be up your alley if that is your bag!

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Delicious sandwiches, great for lunch, quaint patio out back, friendly staff, but NY prices (~10USD for a sandwich)

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stumbled across this beauty of a place. Had lunch which was as everyone is saying on here, fantastic. However our favourite part was the take away platter of cheeses, meats, olives, sundried tomato etc.. The lovely couple who served us told us where we could pick up a bottle of wine & were very helpful giving advice on local... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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24 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Reviewers are spot on- the paninis are quite delicious. Is it the bread? The top notch ingredients? Who knows. Either way we loved our lunch and would return. Staff was friendly and helpful. My husband loved the coffee too.

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Riviera Maya, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This tiny place on the main street offers big flavor. The panini with Parma ham and artichoke hearts was very good. Only four small tables out front and stools inside but quality cheese and cured meats served graciously on wonderful bread.

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seattle
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

El Gourmet is a cafe in Tulum, Mexico. run by a young Argentine couple and is a perfect place to stop for paninies, good espresso, and salads made to order. The deli case is abundant with interesting cheeses, meats and the varied and well- sourced condiments on the shelves are a delight to try to figure out which ones to... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

By starting with olive,whole wheat or blanka ciabatta you have a delicious base for whatever you order next. I had the vegan sand which and it was delicious. Both owners checked on us and made sure we had all we needed.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My husband and are are Fitness Professionals as well as foodies, and finding a great place to eat a post-workout meal is one of the great joys of our day! When I first tried the Manakin Panini at El Gourmet, and the rich espresso, I was in heaven. The olive bread is fresh baked, has a great chew to it,... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Called in for lunch today and had the "Tulum" panini - oh my god yummm! By far the nicest I've ever had in my life!!! Everything about it was just to die for! Add to that the extremely friendly owners and you can't go wrong!

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Additional Information about El Gourmet

Address: Av. Tulum esquina Centauro Sur, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: 984 1469989,
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Average Prices: USD 5 - 9
Cuisine: Italian, Tapas, Vegetarian, Café

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