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Unico

Avenida Coba esquina Polar | Across from Supermarket San Francisco de Asis, to the Right of the Oxxo, heading towards Coba, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 160 5485
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Ranked #5 of 206 Restaurants in Tulum
Hours:
Wed - Mon 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Unico is an international restaurant set in the magical paradise of Tulum. The inviting minimalist decor will put a smile on your face as soon as you arrive. Choose a table on the patio or inside the airy dinning room and enjoy a margarita or a glass of our delicious sangria. Our chef, Brian Sernatinger has years of experience cooking in some of the best restaurants in NYC and abroad. Now Brian has settled in paradise and has decided to use all his knowledge and vast cooking experience in international cuisine to open his own restaurant in Tulum. Designing a menu with a variety of dishes, which is the perfect portrait of Brians talent for unlocking the most amazing flavors using only the best quality produce. The stylized and contemporary cooking, attention to detail, fresh decoration as well as the cosmopolitan and innovative touch of our chef are our best ingredients to make your experience with us Unique. Open daily 4:00-10:30 pm. Closed Tuesdays
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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Using Google translate I now know why this retaurant is Unico! It's not often a restaurant's name indicates the dining experience one will have. We were warmly greeted by Antonio upon arrival at the restaurant; he was also our server for the evening. Antonio was attentive and had a knack for checking on us at just the right time to... More

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Sacramento
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Enjoyed a very delicous dinner there in early October. Nice to have a change from the beach road restaurants in Tulum. This quant restaurant in right on the edge of town in a charming space. Very friendly service! The owner is a New Yorker who moved to Tulum, a very genuine and friendly man. Amazing goat cheese with honey and... More

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Bergen, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had the red snapper and the rib-eye steak. It tasted great! The best thing about the meal I think was the entrees. We had the focaccia with hummus and the goat cheese with honey. Delicious!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This restaurant is nice and pleasant. The service was pretty good. The food was nice but not as good as we expected according to the reviews here.

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Holon, Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were two couples sitting for a nice dinner. 2 of our starter dishes were terrible, the stuffed avocado is just meaningless as also the house salad both with bad dressing. The main courses were ok but way too expensive. The service was good and the place looks very nice. Food wise it's just not so so. If you're looking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is definitely one of the best "food" experiences I have had in Mexico., Including Café de Artist, PV.,Remember.."experience". It is always great when the chef owner of a restaurant comes to your table, not only bringing your meal but taking the time to talk. While in Tulum we enjoyed Unico twice. Would go back again if more time allowed.... More

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Orange Beach
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

All I can say is I was down there for a week and this place was by far the best. He is a former New York chef and provides unique dishes with incredible presentation and most delicious food I have experienced in years. We ate at some of the boutique hotel restaurants but this place blows them away. Place is... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We just returned from spending a week in Tulum and the meal we had at Unico is one of the best of the week. We ate at several higher end restaurants along the beach and none were better than the food at Unico. Although it isn't located on the beach, the room is pleasantly decorated and the food was absolutely... More

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Bundeena, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We found this restaurant through trip advisor and we were not disappointed one bit! Our waiter Antonio was very knowledgable about the menu, to the point that he could recommend dishes which were gluten free ( as I have a high gluten intolerance) as well as matching wines to our dishes. I just can't compliment the chef and the service... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Thank you Brian for opening a really good restaurant in Tulum. Your dishes are succulent. You perfectly use the wonderful local ingredients and take time to get out of your kitchen to have special attention to your guests. I'm looking forward to visiting again to try some new things.

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