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Cetli

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Polar Norte St | one block north of Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 108 0681
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tervuren, Belgium
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst places in Tulum. The people are totally not sympathetic. It is definitely not suitable to come here with small children. For us, they were unable to make a smaller portion for the kid. Something which was not a problem anywhere in Mexico. The reason probably because the portions are deep freezed. We saw them take it... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed Cetli - delicious, home-cooked food, tasted really special and unlike anything else in Tulum. The complimentary starter was such a treat. Highly recommend visiting - we went twice!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best meal I had during our five day trip to Mexico. We were a group of six and we all ordered different entrees. My meal of six huge shrimp on a bed of black mushroom, corn and epizote was perhaps a bit of an acquired taste. Everyone else's was a bit less to the unusual and very... More 

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Thank Julianne D
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Wonderful food and great atmosphere. We had salads to start followed by fish and chicken respectively, everything was delicious. We were also served with a fantastic assortment of complementary appetisers. Would thouroughly recomend this restaurant in a quiet part of town. Staff incredibly helpful and whole experience was great.

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Thank Paula W
Sydney
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful setting, intimate and cute. Menu is beautifully presented, food is fantastic. The free starter is extraordinary. Staff lovely. All round winner - very handy to the main strip. So much better than the super expensive places on the beach strip.

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Thank r-and-r09
Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant in Tulum, hands down. Basically inside someone's house. Great local & authentic food. Had the stuffed peppers with pork, beef and veggies, and it was amazing. You get a small appetizer plate on the house and it has a nice mix of empanadas, fresh bread, cheese and garlic butter. Great food, service and atmosphere. A must!

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Thank ahughes3466
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

great meal, lovely place in the Tulum pueblo. there you can also buy manufactured local products and homemade sauces and marmelade

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Thank bebipelli
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Happy to discover this place away from the familiar places on the beach road. Atmosphere is charming and cozy, food was creative but not overdone. We'll be back every year!

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Thank 571pfeffers
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to Cetli spontaneously on a Wednesday night fairly early around 7:00. No wait no reservation needed. The decor is awesomely charming and thoughtfully curated. The service is sweet and attentive without being too in the way. The menu is authentic regional fair, approachable, tempting and the FOOD IS DELICIOUS. Numerous unmatchable complex sauces and moles,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful restaurant, the food is very different and is definitely worth a visit, the staff are incredibly friendly and the interiors are stunning. Must try the corn cake!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polar Norte St | one block north of Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 108 0681

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?