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El Asadero

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Satellite Norte | e/ Sagitario and Oriente, Tulum, Mexico
984-128-6258
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
My new favorite south of Akumal

DO NOT MISS the steaks here! Very good food all around. My kids had steak tacos and they were almost as good as my arracherra steak with all the trimmings! Will be back for sure!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

DO NOT MISS the steaks here! Very good food all around. My kids had steak tacos and they were almost as good as my arracherra steak with all the trimmings! Will be back for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We ate here twice, steak and hamburger both delicious! Great service too. Very reasonable prices. Well located in Tulum.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We tried the fajitas and the arranchera. We both find it quite avarge. Good but nothing different from some of the the things offered on the beach huts along the coast. The best dish for us was the queso fundido. Very family friendly and good service.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great steaks, friendly service. The arrachera special was delicious,a nice big portion and very reasonably priced especially after eating at the overpirced restaurants along the beach. The steaks are of good quality. Would definitely eat here mulitple times when in Tulum and craving meat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

If you like steak this is the spot to go, I've been there twice but would have gone more often if my timing was better because if you get there too late you will be waiting in the street for a table since it gets crowded early. The prices are very fair and the portions will satisfy your hunger and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food, great atmosphere, great service, great value. The Arrechera platter special is delicious and the steaks are awesome. El Asadero also have good value wines and craft beers. I cannot recommend this place highly enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Been here on all three of my visits to Tulum and love it!! I've only ever ordered the Arracherra special, which is unbelievable. The steak is melt in your mouth and the chorizo is delicious. The atmosphere is great and the staff are very friendly. Can't beat the value for the quality of the experience of the food or atmosphere!

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Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We had 2 specials and one ribeye. The specials were excellent. Loved the Spanish chorizos like grandma used to make. The ribeye was not the same as we were used to. The sides were very interesting. Service was great when we arrived but slowed as it got busier.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Although the service was very slow both times, the food was great -- reasonably priced for high quality steaks. We will go back!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We only had to wait for a few minutes for a table, we ate kind of late around 8:30. The place gets really busy, so make a reservation if you don't want to wait. We had the queso fundito with steak to start, it was really, really good. Then we had the steak platter for dinner and steak fajitas. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Satellite Norte | e/ Sagitario and Oriente, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 984-128-6258

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  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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