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Charlie's Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Bar, Central American
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| Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Cool restaurant, unique decor ....right in the middle of Tulum. Lunch was very good and loads of healthy juice smoothies to try. We also had the British health juice - beer ! Staff were nice and we would recommend if passing or shopping in Tulum city centre

Thank Suzie w
Dallas, Texas
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We enjoyed lunch at this place. Very cozy with unique open interior. Menu is very good. Affordable prices and relaxed time while waiting for our return to Cancun.

Thank Arvind A
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

visited this place twice.. Loved food and drinks. Both times water mixed up our orders, but we were OK with it - we were on vacation..

Thank kripinda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We got to meet Charlie! This is one of those restaurants in Tulum that is authentic Mexican food, with jamica served on the side. Nice fruit drinks as well. Fast service too. My husband had the chicken and it had an incredible original smoky flavor, finished in tequila. I had the filet fish with a cilantro sauce, it was delicious!... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This road side bar and restaurant is just so groovy. Loved the wall made of bottles and all the art everywhere. Relaxed vibe. Spotless loos.

Thank murray_towers
Alexandria, Virginia
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Throughout my month in mexico I found that many margaritas were too sweet. Not here! I stopped in just off the bus from Chichen Itza and was at first hesitant given its location right next to the bus station (ever had good food at a small bus or train station?). After a stroll up and down the street, this restaurant... More 

Thank PrincipessaDC
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

The guacemole (75 pesos) tasted very bad, was not made fresh and the nachos were oldish. The place itself looks OK, and the beers are cold.

Thank ThijsfromHolland
Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Great ambience, live music sometimes for dinner, and one of the few places serving flan in Tulum town. We visited Charlie's thrice during our trip to Tulum and it did not disappoint. Be sure to try the Mojitos, great even without alcohol.

Thank Burhan T
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

The drinks here were not very good. There is ice is not well blended and gets caught in the straw so not worth ordering. The food is just ok.

Thank Heather B
Kingston, New York
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We saw Charlie's and it's a lovely spot and atmosphere is important to me . So we stopped for a wonderful light dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Bar, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum

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