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La Gloria de Don Pepe

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Calle Orion sur 57 | Esquina Andromeda Ote, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by our hotel and it didn't disappoint. It's own by a guy from Barcelona so you can expect the tapa's and paella to be great...and they were. We opted for a couple of tapa's and then a shared mixed paella. Was superb. Would recommend!

Thank Lawsonio1
Tulum, Mexico
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95 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting great things from this place due to all of the positive reviews that I’ve read and was a bit underwhelmed. We ordered several tapas to satisfy our appetite and enjoy with our glasses of wine. I have found tapas to be an excellent way to sample a restaurants cuisine. Our selections arrived in a timely manner but... More 

6 Thank Tony A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We have eaten here the last 3 nights in Tulum and plan to go back again tomorrow! We've tried several of their tapas and their paella and all were delicious. We tried their garlic chicken wings, their pinchos, their papas bravas, the queso fundido with sausage, and their paella mixta. All were served hot and fresh and delicious! All food... More 

Thank Nick F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We went there twice had tapas both times, eight referent things all were very good.Food come in no time service is friendly , I wish they were down the street.

Thank redsox7447
Mexico City, Mexico
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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Non pretentious, great tapas and great service by the owner. Try the Jamon Serrano and accompany it with a glass wine. Everything we have tried is great.

1 Thank rortiz5
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant on trip advisor and fancied a break from Mexican / Italian. It is a real treat, tasty fresh dishes and great service. An earlier review that we read mentioned the waitress and how welcoming she is, we can only echo this - she is fantastic and so friendly. The food is authenticity Spanish and as good... More 

1 Thank TravelBuddies2011
Barnet, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We have been twice on our trip and may even go back for paella. Our favourites were the meat balls in a delicious tomato sauce, the garlic chicken, the pork sticks and the chorizo. But we ate much much more! The waitress is extremely smiley and friendly! Great restaurant.

Thank 482_Anita1
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

I went there with my family (4 year old kid).. I fell like I was eating at home.... Try the shrimps...👍

Thank Diego Fernando P
Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Had to go back to my favourite restaurant in Tulum again this year, and visited 4 times, each visit was excellent. The staff are all so friendly and the service and food is superb. We always order the patas bravas as they are so delicious. Husband always opts for the meat dishes and seafood and I always choose the vegetarian... More 

1 Thank Mulzy
Lawrence, Kansas
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Just finished my delicious vegetable paella for breakfast, the morning after a great meal at Don Pepe's. Located right downtown in Tulum, the outdoor tables provide a great venue for people watching, but we chose to sit at a booth inside, under the corrugated steel roof, beneath a Picasso style soccer poster. We chose two tapas and shared a paella,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Orion sur 57 | Esquina Andromeda Ote, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 9841524471

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