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Restaurant Don Cafeto

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
Av. Tulum No. 64 Lote 12, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 800 505 1713
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Tulum No. 64 Lote 12, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on an all-day excursion with a private driver and had already tackled the Coba Ruins, a Cenote, and just finished up touring the Tulum ruins. Our awesome driver, Ariel, recommended stopping at Don Cafeto for lunch. I was a bit skeptical since it...More

Thank kbdelapaz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had lunch here a couple of times. Was very good and very popular obviously for a reason. The pickle they serve with each meal was a party in my mouth I will never forget!

Thank Tanya C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was excellent for lunch. I had the steak burritos and they bring out a big bowl of vegetables cut up with little potatoes in a oil that is kind of spicy but very good. They bring tortilla chips and peco sauce that...More

Thank mikepenrod
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course Tulum is a new foodie paradise for creative fusion etc etc. But there are a few long time authentic regional restaurants that still hold their torches high and Don Cofeto's is one of them. Sure it has a sidewalk cafe feel now (outside...More

Thank atomterp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i saw this place recommended in a tulum foodie guide, and i'm confused at the allure. we had the ceviche as a starter which was tasty, but then things went downhill - overly sweet chicken mole -although the plaintains and rice were tasty enough -...More

Thank beckywecky
Reviewed June 6, 2018

It was so refreshing to see this restaurant packed with locals!!! Our hotel (Maria Del Mar) recommended this place and I'm so glad they did! I'm bummed that we filled up on their table side pickled (spicy) vegetables that were ahhh-mazing if you like spicy...More

Thank 2Hicks
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We just got back from 1 month in Mexico. We were in the Yucatán. We always eat at Don Cafeto. This time we ate there 4 times. Every thing you order is excellent-the prices are reasonable. The margaritas are great! We always sit outside-great people...More

Thank mexico25
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We went into town one evening looking for more traditional Mexican food than we could find on the beach strip and we ended up at Don Cafeto. We found what we were looking for! We had a great dinner here and saved some money -...More

Thank DeanaR
Reviewed June 2, 2018

A great place to brunch or have dinner in downtown Tulum. Don Cafeto is one of Tulum’s oldest restaurants. The open air restaurant offers a quintessential Mexican dining experience: large portions of good quesadillas, fajitas, tacos, and other Mexican staples at low prices. The Mayan...More

Thank ckgurl
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Live music on the evening, friendly staff that explained several thing to us on the menu and amazing food. This place was one of my favorite in Tulum. The portion were really big for the price and it was so tasty. They have a speciality...More

Thank Valerie D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Tulum No. 64 Lote 12, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 800 505 1713
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