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Carretera a Boca Paila km. 8.3, Tulum, Mexico
+52 55 1204 7777
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Ranked #66 of 211 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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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We went for dinner, found it to be overpriced, small portions. We put in our order of drinks, wine and beer, waited 10minutes for them to return to take our food order. Food was brought with only 4 tortillas, this for 3 people. We were never asked if we would like a refill on our drinks, the staff walked past... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We spent 6 days in Tulum (staying at the Luv Tulum) and ended up having three of our meals on this trip at Simple. Fresh catch of the day, tasty habanero grilled pineapple, grilled vegetables and so much more....Inside is simple and that's we love about this restaurant. Tulum has not shortage of fantastic restaurant with amazing food and service.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Simple has a delicious menu, lovely staff and a great atmosphere. They have a "catch of the day" board and you can mix up your order with several of the options to try a few things out. We ordered from the menu and had the chícharon de marisco (highly recommended), the "simple sampler" and the octopus and calamari rice in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

You like high check, small plates, rats between the roof and your plate, only in this case in suggest You to go there. Yesterday the prices esposed outside were interesting so we ordered octopus and mais equisito. we received two tentacles of octopus, mais almost raw while rats were passing under the roof and check done with different prices (... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I'm not a huge fish fan, but this place really impressed me with their service and quality of food. The owner personally came to our table to discuss what fish they had caught today, and which dishes would best match our tastes and adventure level. We tried 200g of robala (?) which was a little oily, but delicious. We also... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Although on the main road in Tulum, there were not too many reviews online about Simple. Recommended by both the concierge at BE Tulum, Ahau Tulum, and Yaan Energy Spa, we knew we had to check this place out. The ambience was fantastic and the staff was great. The fish was fresh caught (as it is every day) and allowed... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
45 helpful votes 45 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
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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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Additional Information about Simple

Address: Carretera a Boca Paila km. 8.3, Tulum, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 55 1204 7777
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40

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