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I surprised my boyfriend with a cooking class at Rivera's Kitchen Tulum for his 30th birthday, and... read more

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Christmas vacation cooking class

Wishing we were back here this Christmas! We ended up having a small group of 3 total in the class... read more

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Get off the tourist track! enjoy an authentic Mexican Culinary adventure and take the passion of Mexican Traditional Cuisine into your kitchen!.Mexican Cooking lessons in Tulum start with a Cultural introduction to the broad Mexican Culinary...more
Calle 13, Tulum 77764, Mexico
+52 984 129 2690
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Lily is a fantastic woman. So hospitable and patient with our novice cooking skills. She made us feel like part if the family from the minute we stepped in the door of her house. After many hours of talking and cooking, we left with full...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

I've done several cooking classes in the past, all over the world and our experience with Lily can be described as very pleasant. If you're looking for a bit of background on Mexico's culinary history, with a gregarious lady & not too much hands-on work...More

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Lily E, Owner at Rivera's Kitchen Tulum, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Hola Ebony, your visit was a pleasure! Thank you for taking the time to share your comments, they always help us to see other points of view when planning of a class. Gracias! Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I surprised my boyfriend with a cooking class at Rivera's Kitchen Tulum for his 30th birthday, and he LOVED it! He loves to cook, but we both really enjoyed the class and the whole experience. Lily is just the nicest and most interesting person! We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wishing we were back here this Christmas! We ended up having a small group of 3 total in the class, so Lily was able to spend a lot of time with us and explain everything thoroughly. She gave us a quick introduction to the region...More

Thank Julianne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found info about Lily’s cooking lessons online a few months before our trip, contacted her and got booked in for a morning/early afternoon class. We went as a couple and were joined by a lovely American couple who happened to be on honeymoon (shout...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful evening we had at Lily’s cooking class. It was so lovely to have the cooking class at Lily’s home with her beautiful family and animals. Great food, fun and laughter. We are hoping to visit Lily when she attends an international food...More

Thank jlgjaimeuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This class was really good fun. Lily is really friendly and shared lots of knowledge about Mexican cuisine. We made a good variety of dishes and then got to enjoy the fruits of our labour (along with some mezcal!) The pace was just right and...More

1  Thank Jasmine J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously the best cooking class I have taken. Lily was funny and so knowledable about the dishes we prepared!

Thank Taniarene
Lily E, Owner at Rivera's Kitchen Tulum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, dear! Gracias for your kind words! YOU are awesome! Please come back any time you are in town! Mi casa es tu casa always ! 💖

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great time cooking with Lily and the other travelers. She is a wealth of knowledge and incredibly welcoming. We would definitely recommend!

Thank Mallory A
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience! We learned so much about Mexican food, culture and history while cooking and eating a delicious meal. Lily and Alex were so friendly and made us feel right at home. A really magical evening! Meg and Steve

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Lily E, Owner at Rivera's Kitchen Tulum, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

My dear chicos! You are awesome! Anytime you want to come visit again, please let us know, happy to show you around town! The best for you!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Our experience at Lily’s home was, without exaggerating, the best part of our trip throughout the Yucatan peninsula. Her home is lovely and very brightly decorated, and the cooking experience was very well organized. We received a very warm welcome and felt at home from...More

Thank TalataSL
Lily E, Owner at Rivera's Kitchen Tulum, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Gracias for your visit, dear Talata, it was a real pleasure! Please feel welcome to stop by anytime you are in town, mi casa es tu casa, always!

Reviewed September 25, 2018

I attended the class with my two children 12 and 10. We are taking cooking courses in each country as we travel the world. We started our Adventures into Mexican cooking with the fabulous Lily, and have continued making tacos and salsas ever since. Highly...More

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David J
February 2, 2017|
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Response from Garrett P | Reviewed this property |
Hey! The cooking class lasts about three hours and most days she has two going. One in the morning at 10:30am and one in the afternoon at 5:30 pm I think. It is in Tulum villas which are central Tulum. When I took the class... More
January 29, 2017|
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Response from Lily E | Property representative |
Hola! Thank you for your interest. Yes, you need to reserve in advance. Please send us an email to riverakitchentulum at gmail, to send you detailed info. Greetings!