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El Mariachi

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Avs. Tulum and Orion, Tulum, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Chips, pico and guacamole were good. Fish tacos were average, they were more like grilled fish fajitas on taco shell. Price was average. Service was average.

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Thank Kevin S
Tulum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Wasn't bad for a casual meal. Had Alambre, a traditonal, Yucatecan MX dish. A huge portion and quite tasty.

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Thank Andrew O
Tulum, Mexico
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70 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Really guys if you think this is Mexican pls take a look around...really not tasty,not fresh ingredients and service is just touristic style. The kit he is in the middle of tables so also smell of fish will be with you for all lunch time. Prices are also not economic so I cannot find a point of strength..

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Thank draculina
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We dined here 2x on our vacation. Standouts include: Green Chili Enchiladas, Shrimp Tostadas and their tacos (al pastor and chicken). The portions are generous and the prices reasonable. The tacos come 5 to a plate and the Shrimp Tostadas have 3 large tostada chips covered in guacamole, easily a pound of fresh shrimp and covered with pico de gallo.... More 

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Thank HalvaTrip
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Food was good. We had the grilled Bonita and tacos pastor. both had excellent flavor and the wait staff was friendly

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Thank Donald C
Los Angeles CA
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

So we were skeptical to eat at this place because all we saw in there were tourists and the big hats gave it a "sprint break" feel that made us think the food would suck. But it didn't! It was really good and staff was awesome! Would eat here again!

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Thank Sm27357
Kelowna, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I took my special half to see the ruins in Tulum and then into Tulum Pueblo. We were hungry and where advised by the cab driver that El Mariachi was really goo food. He was right, our waiter, Adrian was happy, met us with a smile, and gave us really good service. We had The fried Grouper and Tacos El... More 

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Thank bsomero
Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is not a place that I would recommend if you want authentic or good Mexican food, food was terrible, bad service, we had to chase the waiter to ask to bring plates and forks, or to ask for water, The do make sure to ask you for the tip regardless of the bad service.

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Thank Rosa-Maria V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Sombreros and beers..food.is.ok.overpriced.the waitstaff and.cooks.are.really sweet though and nice beer selection

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Thank NaughtyKrishnaKyra
Coquitlam, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We dined in this restaurant while in Tulum. We ordered a serving of Shrimp tortillas and Grilled Fish. Food tasted great! For dessert, we decided to share home-made Cacao ice cream. It was served on a Cacao half-shell. Two words: Heavenly and Awesome! It was not sugary sweet like a lot of cheap ice creams in Canada and in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avs. Tulum and Orion, 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?