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All 35 Palenque Restaurants

Restaurante El Bambu

Canada 6, Palenque 29960, Mexico
+51 916-345-0201
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Ranked #13 of 35 Restaurants in Palenque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $22
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Contemporary, International
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our dishes are renowned for the high quality of their ingredients, hygenic preparation techniques, and, above all, their magnificent flavors.Our menu offers regional and international dishes, being currently one of the preferred restaurants for the local clientele.Offering breakfasts, lunches ans dinners, as well as catering. El Bambu has earned the Distinctive H No. 2335, which certifies us as hygenic food handling establishment. In the Palenque region only two restaurants have it.
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Haifa, Israel
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

we stayed at the Maya hotel, and arriving quite late from villa hermosa we decided to have dinner at this hotel restaurant. the food was below average,not bad but it does not suit a 4 star hotel, not tasty, and luckily portions were small, unlike the bill. skip it there are enough choices in palenque, even in the close neighborhood,... More 

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Valladolid, Mexico
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Most of our group was happy with our four meals in the hotel restaurant... however, I was disappointed with a menu item of an "American-cut Rib-eye steak". There were Mexican cuts on the menu as well so when I ordered an American cut, I unfortunately did not specify on how I wanted it cooked other than medium rare. It looked... More 

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

When we were staying at the Hotel Maya Tulipanes in November 2013, this was one of the top rated restaurants in Palenque. We always had good service and it has all the Mexican classics you would be looking for, made with quality ingredients. It also has a great selection of American-type food if you are travelling with kids or non-adventurous... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Maya Tulipanes from 15 to 19 February 2014 with two other couples. Initially we chose the Bambu because of it’s convience - we kept coming back because of the quality, selection and service. We ate breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks here over this period......although the T/A format forces me to only chose one category.... In... More 

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New York
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114 reviews 114 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We really enjoyed this restaurant. It's a tourist establishment, located in a hotel, but they do some of the best margaritas we had in Mexico, and the service is attentive and kind. The food is also very good: simply Mexican classics, all done with good ingredients. Not too adventurous, but to be recommended! We went twice.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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182 reviews 182 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Good service, great and quite surronundings. Great for breakfasts and a late night snack. Nice mayan reproductions.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We ate all our meals here as we stayed at Maya Tulipanes. Great that we could come after a day of travel, hop in the pool and than dinner.

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San Cristobal De Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

But the time it took to get the dishes after we ordered was slow. We had 11 in our group so that will slow things a little. Overall the experience was good and I would recommend this restaurant to a friend...

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

While visiting Palenque we stayed at Hotel Maya Tulipanes where the restaurant El Bambu is located, we had a very good meal and excvlent service, highly recomended

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Kingston, Ontario
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321 reviews 321 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Who needs to start their day on a holiday with grumpy, scowling staff?! While the prices are fair and the food okay, the service is really bad. There is a nice courtyard to dine in that is very pleasant for breakfast.

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Additional Information about Restaurante El Bambu

Address: Canada 6, Palenque 29960, Mexico
Phone Number: +51 916-345-0201
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque
Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Contemporary, International

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