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El Camello

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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American
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Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
529848712036
Wednesday
Closed
Hours:
Thu - Tue 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best seafood I have had in Tulum, this place is incredible, arrive early to avoid queues, the seafood platter was outstanding.

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Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been here mulitple times on multiple visits and we still love the place. Very simpel spot know for the fish and seafood. You cant go wrong here!

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very full, had to wait in line for a table, food was good, but I recommend El Capitan over this place

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Stamford, Connecticut
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not one of the trendy new tourist spots, which makes it even better. We had an insanely good meal here. I had the whole fried fish and my companion had a fish dish with a mayan name I can't recall, but it was insanely delicious. The chips and salsas they started us out with were so good we... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was really nice, the totopos are served with black beans, the sea food is amazing, i would come back fore sure.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Budget friendly restaurant with big portions. The seafood cebiche was delicious here! It is a bit displaced from the center of the city but within walking distance.

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Quebec City, Canada
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to experience authentic tulum. Always full of locals offering tasty fish dishes. Service is good and my shrimp tacos were good and at around 80 pesos a decent price. They only accept cash.

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Thank Andy B
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered one of their specialty: lobster. It was sadly over cooked and chewy. So what is the point when it is cheaper and than you have the disappointment of a not good prepared meal :-/ Also the ceviche was boring in taste and the shrimps looked like farmed/not fresh.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard that this was a must-do when in Tulum so we jumped into a cab as soon as we arrived. The cab driver told us that they are closed on Wednesday so we ended up going here the next day. The ceviche was very good and also the whole fried fish. The service was excellent and very attentive.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the locals seemed to also eat here and you can tell why, great tacos and cheviche and super cheap too

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Thank Jamie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 529848712036

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