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El Gourmet

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Av. Tulum esquina Centauro Sur, Tulum 77780, Mexico
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We searched on by car and on foot. We saw this place two days ago and it's gone. I just learned from TA it is moving and won't be open until September. Bummed out....

Thank BrandyRelis
Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love this place. They are moving though, and today I saw some forlorn customers. The landlord painted over all signs of them even while they were moving. They will re-open in a nice spot a few blocks toward the beach, past Ki'bok and Batey. They plan to be up in running in about 3 weeks, putting it in mid-September.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a great sandwich shop. You can order off their menu or build your own. Limited seating but we weren't there at peek time so we got a spot.

Thank Beth G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is just the best sandwich by far I had in Mexico. It was so delicious I nearly ordered a second one. Hope to taste it again very soon !!!!

Thank Minh L
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by El Gourmet for breakfast on our way to PDC from Tulum, and this was by far the best breakfast/sandwich we've had during our Mexico one-week trip. Food was fresh, we liked the nice selection of cheese/ham and loved our meals! The menu had a good number of options to choose from, otherwise you can create your own... More 

Thank Stéphanie N
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Lovely cafe with even lovelier staff. The outdoor seating provides the perfect place to watch the world go by topped off with a beautiful playlist that matched the atmosphere of the cafe perfectly. Both myself and my friend had the salads which were of generous portions and came with free bread, oil and balsamic. A nice touch. Highly recommend

Thank Sophietornto
Mexico City, Mexico
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113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Nice, quaint place on the main avenue in Tulum. Specializes in sandwiches and fruit drinks. We had a Salami, a Serrano ham and a Pastrami sandwiches. The first two were good - nothing to write home about- but the pastrami was amazing! They serve it with a great chimichurri sauce which does the difference. The staff was very friendly and... More 

Thank rortiz5
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Delightful cafe off the main road. Great staff. Good coffee. Lovely desserts. And some excellent deli-style meats and cheeses for the sandwiches.

Thank Dave S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We did a take out during our recent visit. Ordered vegetarian Sandwiches and a dessert. Good selection. Friendly person. Definitely recommended👍🏼

Thank DaalBaati2k
Riverside, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and I were in the pueblo shopping and wanted a quick lunch. El gourmet was perfect. The variety of meats and cheeses were impressive. We each ordered a sandwich and an Aguas Fresca. The bread was fresh, meats and cheeses were savory and delicious and the beverages were refreshing. Service was excellent. We will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Tulum esquina Centauro Sur, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 529841469989
It is an Italian Deli which offers the best panini in town.It has a wide variety of cold meats & imported cheese such as speck, bresaola, prosciutto, gorgonzola, fontina, emmental, parmigiano, romano, etc. Its fresh different types of bread, cookies, croissants and cakes are delicious. Various pastas, ravioli, gnocchi, rice, meat, fish to cook and sauces, pestos, olives, aceto, mustard, artichokes, extra olive oil are excellent!

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