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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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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 492
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  • 165
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Tacos in Tulum

I take all my friends who come to Tulum here for the best tacos in Tulum (town or beach) and am a regular with other friends who live in Tulum. The meat is simply delicious but have vegetarian friends who also love this place. For me the Tacos Combo is the winner, 3 tacos and a drink for under... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jamie G
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Tulum, Mexico
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was suggested by the hotel manager I was staying, as one of the best meat place in Tulum. I've travelled to several places in Mexico and I am a bit disappointed. I guess if it's your first time in Mexico then you'll like it, but personally I had way better meat. I had 1/2kg arrachero (flank steak) and... More 

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Thank Pasquale_uk
Tulum, Mexico
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I take all my friends who come to Tulum here for the best tacos in Tulum (town or beach) and am a regular with other friends who live in Tulum. The meat is simply delicious but have vegetarian friends who also love this place. For me the Tacos Combo is the winner, 3 tacos and a drink for under $100mx... More 

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Thank Jamie G
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing restaurant!!! Id come here again any day. 8 adults 4 kids. Great food! Atmosphere and music fun! Easy to get to. Staff very friendly and dealt with our minimal spanish speaking ability!

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Thank Flyfisher1234
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, good food. Some may find pricy, but the value is superb! Reservations are required.

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Thank Deborah C
Lima, Peru
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been travelling in Central America for several weeks I'd already selected this restaurant as the place to enjoy a nice steak with a bottle of wine before we ended the trip. Unfortunately, the place failed to live up to the expectations I had based on other reviews. As we were ordering the head waiter moved our table outside so... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So good..just everything is perfect. Staff, food, prices. Coming back very soon for another wonderful meal..

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Thank Peter6006
Halifax, Canada
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used trip advisor reviews to find this spot and were pleased with it. It was more upscale, with a nice change from the typico Mexican food we have been eating lately. We got there about 7 on a weeknight and were seated quickly. We both ordered the arrachara platters - very tasty Argentinian style steak cooked just as we... More 

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Thank svMadcap
Stowe, Vermont, United States
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, the food here is wonderful. My wife and I had dinner here the first evening in town and we kept going back to only find it closed for two nights in a row (due to a birth in the family). Last evening, I arrived by myself and was willing to wait for an outside table. I sat, had a... More 

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Thank Gregory D
Adelaide, Australia
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food average, not cheap. Luckily we out outside, inside was a like a London fog from the smoke from the open kitchen. The worst part about it is when eating outside near the footpath, that is where people congregrate to wait for a table. Groups standing, drinking eyeing you as you eat to determine when you are about to finish..with... More 

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2 Thank cdmm58
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their arrachera is the best steak i ever had. A small minus is that they only accept cash and no credit cards. But the good make up for that!

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?