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El Tacoqueto

Main Road, Tulum, Mexico
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“meatballs” (6 reviews)
“tortillas” (8 reviews)
“rice beans” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
Main Road, Tulum, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Eat here! This is the place you need to be when you feel as if you need a good, comfortable, home-cooked meal. Point to what you want, sit and get an agua fresca and enjoy!

Thank saladbits
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Loved it here. We found the caldos (Mexican soup) to be as good as my wifes mothers, that is saying something. It is super cheap, but locals here, maybe some tourists might be nervous to enter as it is simple.. wow theyre missing out.

Thank therusticwanderer
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Delicious Chile relleno. No menu, just point and choose. Awesome pina y cheya drink also. Homey atmosphere. Perfect if you want laid back real authentic Mexican food that is not tacos

Thank Linn L
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We go here regularly for great food menu changes daily as there is no menu only 5-7 choices you pick out what’s cooking in the kitchen and they add rice beans and tortillas also don’t pass on the fresh juices and prices are phenomenal never...More

Thank sheila d
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

The place is really mexican! The food is super delicious and the price is very cheap! Real mexican food in a familiar restaurant! Cash only

Thank steffi-b-92
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Eating at El Tacoqueto is like being invited to a local family's warm home and being welcomed with a delicious, authentic Mexican meal. To say this family of chefs deeply understands flavors is a gross understatement. Simple and complex at the same time, the driving...More

Thank Lee J
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We asked our taxi driver where we could eat some local food and he brought us here. So happy he did! Everything in here is made locally, from the wooden furniture of the table and chairs (and baby highchair) The decor is a mashup of...More

Thank juliecharbonneau2
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Lovely family run place. There's no menu you just pick from what's made. Enjoyable experience, very casual but a good meal and fairly cheap. Perfect if you were alone or with a few friends. The freshly made juices are a nice addition too.

Thank Rosie K
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

When you come in, there's no menu, you choose directly in the kitchen. It can be difficult to understand what it is if you don't speak Spanish but you can look at the food! We took albondigas (meatballs) with rice and black beans puree, pepper...More

Thank Jade V
Reviewed March 29, 2017

El Tacoqueto is a great little place in the middle of Tulum town. It has a selection of about 8 dishes to choose from. Seems quite authentic. Good for lunch or a very casual dinner.

Thank Ilana S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
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