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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: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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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
Most recent review
Excellent Steak!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This place is awesome. Simple grilled chicken and so so tasty. There's one in Playa Del Carmen too. Some of the best grilled chicken I have ever tasted.

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New York CIty, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Great Place to eat in the Pueblo. Its nice to get away from the beach and come hang with the locals! Amazing food.

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Redding, California, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The food choices were excellent and well cooked. The place gets crowded an inside is better than the street side tables. I stopped by early and got reservations.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Unlike most of the restaurants in the main dining area in Tulum (and I feel like we sampled them all), the food was very high quality. It is simply prepared to let you savor the quality of the ingredients. I had the house special steak and wine. My boyfriend ordered the cheese and chorizo appetizer and a margarita. All were... More 

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Tulum, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I've been here many times but more recently - 2 out of the past 2 days. Marcopolo does a fantastic job running the place and the staff is skillfully flying around from open to close - it is impressive to see how busy they have become and it is well earned. I normally go with the arrachera special, however, last... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

El Asadero is a more upscale Tulum town establishment, so it is not among one of the cheapest restaurants in town. However, for the amount of variety in the food, the prices are good. We ordered the arrachera special. The chips and variety of salsas the are brought out before the meal arrives are really good. The special comes with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Simply my favourite place in Tulum, I`ve eaten there at least 8 times and nothing ever went wrong.A simple formula of grilling fresh meat and presenting a mexican selection turns up to be a winner.The house wine is good,they serve free snacks as soon as you get seated the`re all very professional.The price is also good, the house speciality (steak,chorizo,veggies,... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is our favorite restaurant in Tulum. The food is excellent, the service is the best and the ambiance is exceptional. We especially like the tacos either steak or chicken on flour OR corn tortillas. The churro beans are really good. As much as we like the food here we love the service. Friendly, happy, helpful and efficient service. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I had the arrachera steak. It was absolutely amazing, the quality/price ratio is excellent. I recommend this restaurant and will go back if I'll come back to Tulum!

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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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