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El Camello

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American
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Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I could have eaten here all week but there are so many places to try. We ate here twice and where pleased both times. Now if you are looking for fine dining this not the place to go if you want a great meal at a great price her is your place. If you like Lobster you will have to... More 

Thank Jamaciamike
Bethesda, MD
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is on the main drag in the pueblo and frequented by locals. The ceviche is outstanding. A medium portion is huge and will feed two people easily. We ordered entrees and ceviche and ended up with tons of leftovers. I am still dreaming about the ceviche a week later, honestly.

Thank MDMomof3
Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place in town where the locals go for seafood. It is fresh and cheap. Portions are large and tasty. This place is not fancy and they take cash only! It is nothing like the restaurants along the beach, but good in its own right. I thought it was okay but my husband LOVED it and went back a second... More 

Thank mchllsur
Rochester, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone we talked to recommended this place. Delicious, local seafood. We had planned on ordering a medium ceviche and seafood soup, which was the order that came most highly recommended, but we couldn't get past the ceviche. The medium portion was SO MUCH FOOD. And so cheap! I would eat here everyday. Perfect blend of seafood and comfort food. When... More 

Thank corinnesahopkins
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic meal and this parrilla that started with great margaritas, and I am very fussy about my margaritas. Dinner started was a very tasty guacamole followed by a mixed grill and a side order of grilled vegetables. That was more than enough for two of us.An absolutely delicious meal, served in a friendly and welcoming manner. One... More 

Thank Murray B
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nothing to say, cheap and tasty local restaurant, recomended for those who want to taste a bit of mexico

Thank Lukas G
Portland, Oregon
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice alternative to pricey restaurants on the beach. Nothing fancy here -- just casual, hearty good food. Not much for ambiance (not what this place is about). Loads of people crammed in to eat authentic Mexican food. Try the whole fried fish. It's awesome!

Thank soste2
New York City, New York
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119 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a local seafood restaurant that 90% customers are locals. Their ceviche and tacos are absolutley one of the best in the world! You might have to wait for a long time but how long ever you need to wait, believe me, it's all worth it!

Thank Blueskylover2014
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at this restaurant through a recommendation. We ordered a large order of Ceviche Mixto with shrimp, fish, and octopus. The food was delicious and very fresh an it was a very generous amount for 4 people. The restaurant was very clean and the service was excellent. The server took our order promptly and we were greeted with chips,... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This seafood restaurant was a great, casual spot on the main street in Tulum and was full of locals and in-the-know tourists. Do not expect anything fancy - addictive tortilla chips and ceviche accompanied by cold beer. Massive portions, low prices, great flavor. Perfect for a relaxed meal, after a long day at the beach.

Thank NikkiB406

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American
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
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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?