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Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill

Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 45 restaurants in Mahahual
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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
Vancleave, Mississippi, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Loved Tropicante!! Took a short taxi ride to Mahahual where we were greeted personally. The beach is beautiful and the food was awesome!!

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Alameda, California, USA
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This was our "excursion" for the Costa Maya stop of our cruise last week. Turns out it was our favorite beach and most affordable beach break we had at any of the four stops we made. The beach was amazing (there was some floating trash, but it didn't ruin the experience) even though we feared that the huge waves rocking... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

great beach great service cold beer and wine great food we spent our time here on a cruise stop and glad we did. although we didnt have a reservation, Steve worked us in. he a great source of information. if your ship stops in Costa Maya, you need to visit the Tropicante

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Kansas City, Kansas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We spent last Friday at Tropicante. Steve was great. He had our loungers ready when we arrived off our ship. We were in a group of eight. We all ate lunch and everyone had drinks. Prices were VERY affordable and the food is wonderful. The water is beautiful. Steve was very accommodating, checking several times to see if we had... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We spent the day at the Tropicante while in port on a cruise. It was a short day as we had to be back on the ship by 2:00. The taxi ride is maybe 10 minutes to the Malecon. This is an open air restaurant and beach club on a gorgeous beach. We had the best ceviche and delicious margaritas.... More

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We had a wonderful visit at Tropicante. Not only does it have a restaurant, the beach is fantastic. Food is great! We ordered a lot! There was 25 of us and we all had a very good meal and drinks! Great place to go!

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

In a word, go! If you're trying to decide what to do in Costa Maya, book loungers with Steve and you're assured of a perfect Caribbean day. Honestly, the best "beach day" we've ever had on any cruise - and the least expensive! We followed Steve's easy instructions and in a very short time we were being led to two... More

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent a few hours at Tropicante. We did not want to pay the high price for a shore excursion through the cruise so we booked with Steve due to the good reviews on this site. When we arrived our loungers with an umbrella were waiting for us. We were greeted by his staff and Steve himself.... More

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Tybee Island, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Tables at the beach under palm trees with clear blue water and cruise ships at the port on one side, and a cute little colorful shanty town on the other. Super friendly staff as are all the people in Mexico. There were ladies giving massages on massage tables right there on the beach for way cheaper than in the spa... More

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Orlando, FL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

"DebraSanford" did a great review yesterday so I don't have much to add since there was so much detail! I ordered the fish ceviche, which was absolutely delicious if you like the strong flavor of lime - I do! Steve was a great host and runs a great staff and business! Recommend to anyone looking for a good place to... More

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