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All 48 Mahahual Restaurants

Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill

Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
984-134-7357
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Ranked #1 of 48 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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English first
Lexington, Kentucky
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Read great reviews, so we tried it. Out of five in our group, zero liked their meals. Food was cold and tasteless. Not many options. If you want fresh seafood steer clear of this place. It cost $15.00 a person and not worth a penny of it. Very disappointing.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We did some research on trip advisor and found this gem! Steve the ownerve was one of the nicest guys you can meet! Sat with us and visited and had a shot of tequila. We ate, drank and had a great massage! If you are stopping in for a day on the cruise don't book a excursion and go here!... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We showed up to Tropicante without a reservation, but they gave us a table with not fuss. The staff was really friendly and accommodating. We ordered a couple of beers, mini burritos, fish tacos and iguana eggs. The portions were plentiful and the food was delicious. My boyfriend claimed that these were the best mini-burritos he ever had. The fish... More 

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Falling Waters, West Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Our time with Steve and his team at the Tropicante was, by far, the best part of our recent cruise. By arranging things ahead of time, Steve had everything reserved including having one of his staff meet us at the shuttle ($3 per person) to escort us to the lounge chairs right on the water. The staff was attentive but... More 

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Milton, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you are cruising into Costa Maya this is the place to stop. Top Notch team from the minute you exit your cab or if you take the shuttle. Located halfway down the malecón your oasis waits. There is no charge to use the loungers or chairs located on the waters edge. Service is outstanding and so are their prices.... More 

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Orange City, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Loved this place! Beautiful beach, relaxing atmosphere, reasonably priced delicious food & beverages, free wi-fi & phone calls home, super friendly people, both staff & fellow customers. Can't think of anything more you'd want. I was going to stay for a bit and have a margarita... which turned into lunch and several more! I called my family, chatted with other... More 

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Kintnersville, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Great staff who treat you right because the owner pays them well and expects them to treat you the same way. Food is good, portions generous, beach nice. If it's raining, the upstairs is a nice place to watch the sea and the tops of the coconut palms.

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Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We took a little open shuttle/trolley from the port in Costa Maya to the small village of Mahahual (a few kms) where the Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill is located ($3.00 for the trolley ride from the port). We had made reservations to the restaurant a week prior to our visit. Steve, the restaurant owner, greeted us and escorted us to the... More 

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Manchester, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Big thank you to the owner Steve! I heard about this place through tripadvisor and other searches on the web while searching Costa Maya for things I may want to do there. I reserved two beach chairs a couple of weeks ahead. As soon as I got there I was greeted by the staff and they set me up with... More 

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Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

As per the owner (Steve Uhl)'s advice, we took a taxi from Costa Maya to Tropicante in the nearby town of Mahahual. His staff met us and escorted us to the beach where they had lounge chairs waiting for us and set up umbrellas for us. We spend the rest of the day enjoying the delightful beach, taking a banana... More 

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Additional Information about Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill

Address: Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
Phone Number: 984-134-7357
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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