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El Tacoqueto

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Central American, Latin, South American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

We were recommended this place as we were interested in traditional home cooked Mayan food. If you want tourist trimmings it's not for you. Loved the colourful plastic decor. We had a Spanish speaker in our group but you walk in, look at the food....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank fmc334
Reviewed March 15, 2019

There are 3 kinds of restaurants in Tulum- high end, excellent cuisine, both local and from afar (Mediterranean, Japanese, Italian - so much pizza!!) and touristy- also pizza, and places that cater to tourists with the words "authentic Mexican cuisine" with those, I feel like...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank melaniener1
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Worse food ever, just avoid eating at this place. You were WARN. Keep reading if interested. Had the shrimp soup, the soup tasted like water from the faucet and they just added the cooked shrimp with red chili on top of it. The fried chicken...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EdgarG1883
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

As already several times described the owner does only speak a few words english but this creates a very nice charme. Food is excellent and you get a big plate and drink for 90 pesos per persons. They do not serve beer. More authentical mexican...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank yvrhy
Reviewed September 22, 2018

loved this place very casual and very good food at very good prices it is central and easy to get to

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bets007
Reviewed September 3, 2018

A taxi driver recommended this authentic Mexican eatery located on Av. Tulum, Centro. My wife and I were welcomed into the kitchen where there were many pots of homemade entrees to choose from. We chose different combinations, loved all of them and did not pay...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Samuel T
Reviewed August 17, 2018

True Mexican food, kind people and the feeling that you've been welcomed into Elsa's kitchen...simply delicious!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David-Temkin
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I went with my girlfriend, we got the pork adobado, the Mexican ox, the chicken, the chile relleno with rice and beans with the tortillas on the side. Also we had SUPER LARGE pineapple and watermelon juices. We recommend to also try the sopa as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Aurelien V
Reviewed June 21, 2018

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!

Date of visit: May 2018
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.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank therusticwanderer
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