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Simple

Carretera a Boca Paila km. 8.3, Tulum, Mexico
+52 55 1204 7777
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Ranked #63 of 206 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: At Simple we know and respect each ingredient we use, that’s why our menu turns out to be original, simple, and unique. In it we gather the taste of the Pacific, preparing grilled and roasted fish, seafood and vegetables; meat and poultry, cooked in their own juices with the preparation of your choice. We offer portions by the weight designed to be shared (we also offer individual portions), as well as natural and buzzing beverages, in the middle of a cozy atmosphere where you will feel treated just like home. Simple is a family-owned and family-operated restaurant where you will find trust, kindness, happiness, party, music and dancing.
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What a great find! Simple was recommended to us by our tour guide earlier in the week, and we ate there our last night in Tulum. My only regret was not trying it sooner so we could have gone more than once. The owner and his son have built a restaurant based on fresh, well prepared seafood, with a unique... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Read reviews on Trip Advisor and would not recommend or return. Menu was Blah, service not good and value not worth it.

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RichyZTulum, Propietario at Simple, responded to this review

dear customer, if you can be more explicit on your review wilol be helpful for us, i don´t know the day that you went. we closed for repairs and maintenance on the 15 of september and perhaps you found the staff a little distracted. please if you lety us next time you are in Tulum i would personally will take... More

Walnut Creek, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This place is great. Juan was our server and he was fantastic. The food was amazing! The seafood was so fresh and delicious. If you are looking for a great meal in Tulum at a fair price this is the place

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Kihei, Hawaii
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Simple is absolutely in incredible! I was there with a close friend a few months ago and I still cannot stop thinking about what a phenomenal time we had there. We dined at Simple twice on our trip to Tulum and would have again if we had stayed any longer. The selection of seafood is expansive and the chef does... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Had been to a Simple last year and had good experience so we decided to go back...had the pargo or northern red snapper and it was sessoned well and cooked to perfection...sides we ordered were grilled vegetables and the black beans( little salty)...had 2 gitano mojitos which have vodka instead of rum and they add ginger...meal with tip which is... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The best meal on my Mexican trip. The whole fish (I purchased half) was prepared simple and tasty. The owner Richie was very attentive and make our stay at this restaurant very pleasant. Highly recommended for those who love sea food.

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Washington DC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is another top notch place for dinner in Tulum. Great menu with many different flavors. They also had a great dessert and wine menu.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ate here 2 weeks ago after our hotel recommended Simple to us. The concept is very 'simple', and is one we know very well. Unfortunately they make it very complicated. You can choose your fish in the counter and they charge it per 100 grams. After asking how much my fish weighed the waiter said it was around 300... More

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RichyZTulum, Propietario at Simple, responded to this review

Dear Customer, please help me to understand why you are so mad at us. we have calot of choices of fish, you can order whole or fillet the price of both is on disply and for your easier understanding is calculated for every 3.5oz or 100g as is displayed. you eat genorosly aand people treat you well , our prices... More

Cancun, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The best Spanish style fish I have ever eaten. Cooked slowly over charcoal. The fish melted in my mouth. The Lime pie was out of the world. The ambiance, decor, music was fantastic.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Awesome seafood / ceviche. Lovely owner and staff. Relaxed vibe. Reasonable prices ( at least compared to Hartwood & casa banana & posada margarita). All of these restaurants were frankly excellent but simple - as the name implies - is no fuss, high quality ingredients show cased in a straight forward manner.

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