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“Just awesome” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Tabano

El Tabano
Beach Road Tulum, Boca Paila Km.7, Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 134 2706
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Ranked #105 of 257 Restaurants in Tulum
Price range: $15 - $50
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Inmersed in a lushious garden in the jungle side, El Tábano is a favorite amongst neighbors and visitors alike. Serving homemade flavor infused with regional character, and a touch of the chefs personality into each dish- it is a true experience of all senses.Family warmth, exquisite taste, fresh and creative food prepared right in front of you . And if you like to take the recepies, just come into our kitchen and live the joy of cooking with us.The staff is always happy to share the secrets in exchange of a smile.
South Jersey, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Just awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Fantastic!! Wished had gone hungrier! There are so many places to stop in for a drink or food, we kinda food/ margarita hopped! This is a must do in tulum. If you are walking there via the beach cut through Hemingway.

Excellent everything!!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic food and atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Simply had a great night here. Brilliant service from the word off, coupled with delicious, freshly prepared local food and a wonderful, mellow atmosphere. Some of the best food we had in Tulum.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Arch Cape, Oregon
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Canelo, we miss you”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Sit in the garden and have a spicy margarita, a good bottle of wine, or both. Pet Canelo and have some fantastic food while looking at the beautiful staff. It doesn't get much better than this.

Visited November 2012
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Providence
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Perfection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

The food was amazing. The staff was fantastic. Had I learned of this place sooner in my vacation, I would've eaten there every single night. There was absolutely nothing to NOT like there.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wish we had dinner here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

This place was recommended to us by a couple of people, but we just never made it for dinner. We ended up having a cocktail on our last night in Tulum, and boy we wish we had dinner there instead. The place is magical at night, beautiful lights, trees all around and the staff was so friendly. We had two margaritas at the bar and the bartenders were very nice as well. Their cucumber margarita is to die for. If you are staying in Tulum, make sure to stop by!

Visited November 2012
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