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Don Cafeto Mar Caribe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Mar Caribe, Tulum, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The two musicians pulled us in. Friendly staff and fun atmosphere. We grabbed a light dinner and were happy!

Thank tbirdmanager
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Great place. Recommended by our cab driver. Two meals 4 drinks and guacamole for under $40! Can't beat that. Food is delicious!

Thank Sheila D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast there two mornings. Food was great eggs, potatoes, toast, juice and coffee. Would recommend it to anyone. Very reasonable. No air conditioning but most places don't. Very convenient. Every one was very hospitable.

Thank Tawnya W
Sonoma, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

Best lunch after a day at the denotes...fresh food, kind waiters, and delicious drinks. This is the restaurant we continue to talk about when we get home-easy, tasty, and real Mexico. Don Cafeto is the best!

Thank Elisabeth B
Warren, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

My wife and I stopped here for lunch with our tour guide. The food was amazing and we left the place stuffed! Would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting that authentic mexican cuisine and experience!

Thank Bryan C
Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

The people were great - nice, friendly, helpful. Good service. Great food! Great fish tacos (dinner) and chilaquiles con arrachera (breakfast/brunch). Really really hot salsa! Great music all day long. Great people watching. Friday night we even saw a parade.

Thank Happy-Honeymooners11
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015

How could you walk by this restaurant and not stop in to experience the picked veges you saw on all the tables and one of those tall green juice drinks? The location is right on the main street, easy parking, and pretty big. The veges and juices were as good as they looked. The entrees were okay. We had a... More 

Thank Arlene H
Incline Village, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015

We've eaten here often over the years. It is always good and fun to watch the people walking by. Their lemonade is especially delicious as is their enchiladas verde. Grilled items like garlic shrimp or arrachera are also tasty

Thank Karen L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We loved this place for breakfast better than all other restaurants. Great people watching- drive behind the restaurant to see more local views. Easy parking and right near the marketplace for easy shopping. Suggest having breakfast then strolling down both sides of the street to grab gifts or local shopping. Delicious coffee and chilaquiles!

Thank roadwarriher
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Food was good, service was good, bathrooms very clean. The sauce that is brought to the table was different from anything I've ever seen or tasted. I couldn't get enough of the garlic, potatoes, peppers, and carrots and cinnamon. My husband said I shouldn't worry about any vampires because of all the garlic I ate. Caramel frappuchino was good too!

Thank Cynthia C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mar Caribe, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
On the main street going through the town of Tulum.

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