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“Amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Altamar Restaurant and Lounge - CLOSED

Altamar Restaurant and Lounge
Carretera Tulum a Boca Paila Km 5.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
52 (1) 984 115 4728
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Price range: $40 - $50
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This was some of the best food we had on our entire trip. We also liked the vibe, which was extremely relaxed but hip. A must for any seafood lover.

Visited February 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
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66 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“A great dinner!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Four of us stopped here for an early dinner on the night of 8 Feb. We had no reservations, but were quickly seated at a large table. The service was great, the staff knew the menu, and the specials of the day were great.
The four of us had: Sea Bass w/ and olive tapanade & Veggi pasta, Steak & Lobster with portobello mashed potato, Grilled mango shrimp, Veggi pasta and a Seafood bisque. The portions were good, and the average cost per person (with beverage) was about 275 pesos ($21 US) ....we did not have room for desert.
The only problem with this restaurant is that it is open, and 20 yards from the Highway 307 (main street through Tulum)......so there was quite a bit of bus/truck and general traffic noise.......but, that will not stop us from eating here again!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Charming”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

All four of us agreed that this was our best meal of the week in the Tulum / Akumal area. The food was great and well presented; the service was helpful and cheerful. Others have noted that Altamar is among the more expensive restaurants (true), but we still think it was good value. We would definitely return.
One thing to note: like many other restaurants we visited, they seem to close early. By 9:45, we were the last patrons there.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
“No more than the best in Tulum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We never imagine that you would fine a place like this in Tulum. The food ,the service and the place are at the highest standar that you can find in the best restaurants around the world. Definitly a Dine that you cant miss. I was there several times An We would back in a heart bit. You can not miss a dinner at Altamat if you are in Tulum. Prices are more than reazonable for the quality that you will get. Thank you John and Eric for the best dinner in our holiday
Rose and Marcelo Millar

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Special meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Dont go here to eat, go here to dine.For the best food in Tulum. Charming hosts who if you ask will guide you through the wonderful Tequila experience. It is pricey but worth every penny.So good we went back.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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