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Puro Corazon

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Km 5.5 Carretera Punta Alen, Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 115 1197
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 129
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    Very good
  • 19
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  • 8
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem

Food here is outstanding - the best we had on our 4 day trip. The seafood is very fresh, with large portions (shrimp are huge) and plenty of choices of chicken or beef as well. Drinks are delicious and strong with over 50 tequilas behind the bar. Owner is French, so I imagine those influences... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
tecorwin
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New York City, New York
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  • Special occasions
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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Food here is outstanding - the best we had on our 4 day trip. The seafood is very fresh, with large portions (shrimp are huge) and plenty of choices of chicken or beef as well. Drinks are delicious and strong with over 50 tequilas behind the bar. Owner is French, so I imagine those influences have made their way into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

We had a tasty lunch here. What makes their food are the unique sauces or relishes, made from fresh fruits or chiles. Try the agua chile with shrimp, which is the house specialty. It was excellent!

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Puro Corazon T, Gerente at Puro Corazon, responded to this review

Hola, Thank you very much for your comments, nothing make us happier than a satisfied visitor. We hope to see you again, may be to try our dinner menu and to enjoy the live music. Thanks again, hope to see soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

They could not have been more accomodating - we were 10 people and we sat at a lovely table away from the music. They were having a particular band for the first time and the music was LOUD, unfortunately. That was the only down side. It was great music, but it was LOUD. Food was great - they provided a... More 

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Puro Corazon T, Gerente at Puro Corazon, responded to this review

Hola. Thank you very much for your comments, i´m happy that you enjoyed the experience, i´m sorry about the loud music, and yes, we are fixing it now. Thanks again, and we hope to see you soon. More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

food was good not great. live entertainment was fun with a performance by dancers in traditional Mayan costume . also salsa dancing

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Puro Corazon T, Gerente at Puro Corazon, responded to this review

Hola: It´s a shame that you couldn´t enjoy the food as much as we wish you to enjoy it, i hope you can give us another chance to to delight your palate. More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We enjoyed dinner and music here during our recent vacation to Tulum. The fish tacos were extremely good. The night we were there, they also featured a duo of Frenchmen who played swing music. A delightful evening.

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Puro Corazon T, Gerente at Puro Corazon, responded to this review

Hola Carolyn, We´re happy to know that you enjoy the food and music, thank you for givin us the chance to give you a nice experience at Puro Corazón. I hope we can have you again. More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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83 reviews 83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a small gem of a restaurant in a beautiful area of Tulum. We enjoyed the open air location that was full of palm trees and warm breezes. The empanadas and fish tacos are the best we had on our trip. The atmosphere is great, the service was friendly, and there was a live band playing like Carlos Santana.... More 

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Puro Corazon T, Gerente at Puro Corazon, responded to this review

Hola Thank you very much for your comments, we are happy to know taht you had a great time at Puro Corazón. Would be great to have you again. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Service was top-notch, music was invigorating, food was fresh and selection good. The atmosphere was fun and friendly...delightful evening!!!

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Puro Corazon T, Gerente at Puro Corazon, responded to this review

Hola Thank you very much fro your words. We are happy to know taht you had a nice time with us. We will be happy to serve you again. More 

South Pasadena, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This was a fun outdoor casual restaurant to eat at. It had a decent pescatarian selection for our daughter. Appetizer and all 3 meals were great. There was a fun live preformer who made the evening entertaining. Service for the check was a bit slow, but hey you are on Mexico vacation time so who cares?

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Puro Corazon T, Gerente at Puro Corazon, responded to this review

Hola Liz Thank you for the comments, it was a pleasure to have you. You are very welcome any time. More 

Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

some food was overcooked, but most was VERY excellent. Was located close to my hotel and we ate here for dinner twice.

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Puro Corazon T, Gerente at Puro Corazon, responded to this review

Hola Amanda We appreciate your comments, that´s the best way we can improve. We´ll be happy to have you again. More 

Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My daughter and I visited Tulum and stayed about 7 minutes away from this wonderful restaurant. We hopped in a taxi and told the driver what restaurant we were headed to (one I had read about on TripAdvisor) and then asked if he knew something even better. He said that the restaurant we were thinking of was very touristy and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Km 5.5 Carretera Punta Alen, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 115 1197

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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