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Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill

Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 46 Restaurants in Mahahual
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Description: Mahahual’s premier ocean front dining experience. A unique cultural and culinary blend of the best of Mexico and the US. Our food, music and ambiance combine the tastes and flavors of both of these two wonderful countries. We are located on the Malecon right in the center of the downtown beachfront. We offer comfortable inside dining as well as tables in the sand, just a few steps from the beautiful clear Caribbean waters. Best food and conversation in town!
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97% Recommend
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English first
Windsor, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Our Group of 8 were on the Carnival Glory on August 21st, I have emailed and reserved chairs with Steve, we followed the dirctions we were given and were greeted by someone when the cab arrived, we were taken to our chairs, minutes later a storm blew up, the sky was dark and the winds were crazy then the rain... More

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

What a nice place to relax and chill out! Steve is a wonderful host and the food and drinks were very good.. reserve your chairs and enjoy your day.. wish our day was longer there as I really enjoyed it. I am sure I will be returning there on my next stop in Mahahual. Thanks Steve!

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Batesburg, South Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a must stop in Costa Maya, the locals will tell you they don't know where it is, but if you go on back side of town beach side you will find them along the beach. This is the only restaurant on this beach I would do business with, very honest owner Mr. Steve he was wonderful along with... More

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Land O' Lakes, Florida, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the "restaurant" label, this is a great place to chill-ax with your favorite somebody or family members. Steve, George, and team did a great job taking care of us and making us feel welcome. Reasonable prices for everything. Definitely connect with Tropicante about a day on the beach!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The restaurant was right in the middle of the downtown area on the beach. They offer free beach recliners that can be reserved online at no cost so that if you arrive on a cruise ship day there is no question of whether or not you will have beach access with service for food and drink. A used bookstore and... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
17 reviews 17 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

First let me apologize for not sharing this earlier but I went here in May 2011, while on Carnival Dream. I did not want to do a formal excursion so I decided to email the American Proprietor before setting sail in order to reserve lounge chairs (paid for them we we got there...I think it was 7 pp). When we... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
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187 reviews 187 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
304 helpful votes 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We did not get to spend too much time here, but we wanted to stop and check it out before heading back to the port because we had read so many good reviews on TA about this place. Everything was pretty much as most of the other reviews had stated before we left. The food was delicious and reasonably priced... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Definitely find this restaurant when in Mahahual (Costa Maya, Mexico). Steve the owner is fabulous! His directions were right on target. We arrived on our cruise ship, left the port and found a cab right where he said they would be. The cab drive was 5 minutes to the Tropicante at $2 per person - again, just as Steve said.... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This restaurant should not be missed if traveling to Costa Maya. Steve is a wonderful asset to this city. The food was fresh & excellent. Service is exceptional, the staff could not be more helpful.

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Top Contributor
230 reviews 230 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We took the quick, two dollar cab ride to Mahahual where we went to Tropicante. We enjoyed our beach time in the sun and the faux Mexican food. We truly enjoyed just relaxing on the beach, and I enjoyed a massage. This is truly a great place to spend your day in Mahahual if you dock at Costa Maya.

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