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Casa Banana

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Carretera Tulum Boca Paila, Km. 8.5. | Hotel Nueva Vida de Ramiro, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 01 984 879 6600
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed across the street at Nueva Vida de Ramiro, which includes a breakfast from Casa Banana for hotel guests. The breakfast included your choice of scrambled eggs, beans, a huge fruit plate, a loaf of bread with butter and apricot jam, banana bread, orange juice, and coffee or tea. Everything was delicious but the bread and jam was the... More 

Thank jessiestep
Monterrey, Mexico
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170 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Drinks are super delicious and the food should not be missed. We had a couple of entrees and a pizza with drinks in the afternoon.

Thank Cyngtz
Seattle, Washington
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in on our first night after zero research just needing somewhere to eat fast. Turned out to be a pretty lucky stop. Had some tasty appetizers on a tasting plate. The fried cheese was awesome! My husband ended up with a steak which was quite good but my arrougala salad was a little peppery. I guess I've always eaten... More 

Thank Linz0405
New York
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Casa Banana first time in 2013. We went back twice this year during our yearly vacation in Tulum and we were VERY happy! The place is in the "jungle" side of the road and it is very charming. Service was GREAT the first time, our waiter Alessandro was charming and very helpful. The second time we had... More 

Thank xafnndapp
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Casa Banana for an early dinner, whole fish and skewers between us really tasty, odd accompaniment of cauliflower cheese, but it was good. Cooking mainly on an open fire. Cash restaurant and no reservations so get there early to avoid disappointment/queuing.

Thank Yasmin S
Monterrey, Mexico
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is worth standing in line or having a pre-dinner drink (they don't take reservations) for the excellent food and service. Our whole family has been at this restaurant three times and we have never been disappointed. Every entrée, main course and dessert we have tried has been a treat. Prices are not cheap but you get what you... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch after reading several positive reviews about this restaurant. At first the waiter was really friendly, but then he wrote down our order wrong. When he brought the food to the table, the children pointed out his mistake. He tried repeatedly to get them to eat what he brought instead of what they ordered. Finally after... More 

Thank airpixie
Irvine, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price. The service was excellent and responsive. My daughter had a steak (their specialty) but they had plenty of non-beef options for me. However, bring cash (they don't take cards) and wear plenty of bug spray.

Thank leighirvine
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has great reviews. My friend was allergic to something which is ironic as I'm usually the weakest link. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal, and hers. Great place if you are sick of the traditional Mexican delicacies... e.g. More refried beans....

Thank CFTphonehome
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and ambiance is wonderful here. Our steak dinner was perfection. Seasoned and cooked perfectly. The drinks were delicious and the staff wonderful.

Thank chanelreneegreen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila, Km. 8.5. | Hotel Nueva Vida de Ramiro, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 01 984 879 6600
Located across the beach road from Nueva Vida is Casa Banana Steakhouse, a Tulum dining hot spot. Serving up classic Argentinian style cuisine, the food here is simple, fresh and delicious. For breakfast each morning enjoy made to order coffee, homemade banana bread, and pineapple coconut jam. At night the restraurant gets busy and comes alive with it’s outdoor grill, known as “parilla,” and dishes are cooked over the open fire for all to see. The menu favorites include grilled to perfection steak, fresh caught fish, impressive salads, and a thoughtfully selected wine list. Don’t forget to try the handshaken icy margaritas, too.Open daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide beach service for all guests of the hotel.

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