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“Cute small and good European food place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Element Fusion Restaurant

Element Fusion Restaurant
Centauro Sur Entre | Avenida Tulum y Andromeda Oriente, Tulum 77780, Mexico
9841656747
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Ranked #23 of 215 Restaurants in Tulum
Price range: $12 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Fusion, Soups
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: locale curato nei minimi particolari, accogliente e con cucina semplice ma raffinata, servizio a disponibilità del cliente e un occhio di riguardo alle esigenze di coloro che amano i piatti vegetariani! Acque di frutta e succhi freschi preparati al momento per palati che hanno voglia di assaggiare gusti caraibici...Naturalmente un'accoglienza italiana!!!
London, United Kingdom
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“Cute small and good European food place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

Best fresh juices, super nice service and surprisingly god food. I would definitely go back!

I would love to see more Mexican influence but its great food as it is now :)

    • 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
1 review
“best chef in town a real gem of a place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

we stayed in tulum for a 2 week break and come across elements. which was by far the best food in town and also the beach fronts. its a real friendly place run by Max who is an amazing chef and had a great atmosphere. the breakfasts were amazing and great value for what you get, wholesome good food with some of the best fresh fruit juices we have had.
at night the menu is simple and so very tasty the fish dishes were outstanding. i cannot recommend this place enough the service was always quick and friendly did i mention that its the best food around????

  • 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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Portland, Oregon
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“Juice was fantastic and fairly priced”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The juice (carrot/apple/ginger) was fantastic and fairly priced. Dinner was wonderful, as was the CHOCOLATE CAKE. Wow! Everyone there was friendly and I left happy. What more do you need? It seems to be a happy environment, kid friendly, and healthy for you as well. I'll be back in the morning to get another juice and try out breakfast! It took a couple days but I found a great place to get delicious healthy food.

  • 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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West Jordan, Utah, United States
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“Do not miss Element Fusion !!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

It is really nice when you can find a place during your travels that feels like home. My wife and I were in Tulum for 9 days and were so glad we found this hidden gem early in our stay in tulum.
We went to Element almost every night and loved the layed back and friendly service of owners Max and Vero.
The food is always fresh and healthy and no matter what we ordered we were always plesantly surprised.
One thing I really enjoyed was that you could tell that Max always puts alot into every dish he prepares. The presentation and quality of the food was great even if you order a healthy sandwich.
Our favorites were their freshly made juices, sandwiches, their pasta....and you cannot leave without having their crepes.....honestly the best I have ever had!!!
Max and Vero told us they became owners 4 months ago and are working very hard to build something special. You can tell they really put alot of their heart into the business and really are happy when we would tell them how good their service and food were.
We became friends with Max and Vero and enjoyed their company and hospitality. We wish them succcess in their new business.
My wife and I are originally from Brazil, and live in Salt Lake city, Utah.

  • Visited July 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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Kula, Hawaii
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“Elemental Fusion was sooooo good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We enjoyed Elemental so much we had dinner twice in our 3 nights in Tulum.
The sign reading Vegetarian Fusion caught our eye, and thinking this would lead to menu choices that were both fresh and healthy got us to give them a try.
The very capable and friendly couple of young Italians, Max and Vero.... who just took the place over less than 4 months ago, set a very relaxed atmosphere. Fun, slightly upbeat music is played, but not overly loud like in some of the restaurants in Tulum. This place shares street side seating with 2 other cafes, and a shady back courtyard as well. The bathrooms were very nice, and that's a big plus when traveling.
With our smoothies and fresh juices as our introduction to their fare, we were hooked. The food all tastes very fresh, the place is very cool, the choices are plentiful, and the hosts were kind with their time. Visiting in June, which is slow season, was a plus for us as we were able to really talk with the locals and ex pats who make Tulum their home. And to see the enthusiasm that these two have for their new experience of owning and running a cafe, was uplifting.
The decor of this place caught my eye after sitting there a while.....almost everything is built out of repurposed wood pallets. Tables, chairs, cabinets, planter boxes, everything....Max said there is a local company who produce whatever you want, ingenious!
The salads were fantastic, fresh and flavorful. The fish was done just right, the pasta bowl was plentiful, the panini's very tasty, and the eggplant capponata divine. Nutella crepes as dessert with our espresso was the perfect finishing touch, and we left both nights feeling satisfied, but not stuffed like when you eat all fried foods.
There are a lot of choices when you walk up and down Tulum Av, and this is situated just down a side street...Centauro Sur (the side streets are all names of celestial origin, both Norte and Sur to the sides of the main avenue)....and there are probably less expensive options, but in this instance the little bit more in expense is more than made up for in taste and freshness.
Absolutely, I would eat here again!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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, Proprietario at Element Fusion Restaurant, responded to this review, June 28, 2012
thank you so much, I expect soon!!!!!
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