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Tulum Trattoria Romana

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$$ - $$$
As featured in Best Food in Tulum
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Av. Tulum s/n, Tulum 77760, Mexico
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San Antonio, Texas
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to eat with hopes of having an amazing Italian dinner because of the photos and the reviews. However the photos are misleading. The food looks great the but flavors are far from it, and the service was not good. The waiter literally came took our order and brought the food/drinks. That was it. The best part of eating... More 

Thank Vicki M
Tenerife, Spain
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So as we all know kids says the true. We mostly eat at home, I love to eat good and cooking is one of my passions, all my friends love come over for dinner. My best dishes are pastas, because of that in most places that my kids eat past they really don't like it.. Expect Trattoria Romana that is... More 

Thank balinese73
Tulum, Mexico
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95 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I was in the mood for pasta, so stopped here for dinner. They have an extensive menu of pastas, meat, chicken, & seafood dishes at reasonable prices. The server brought some fairly good bread with olive oil & balsamic for dipping. I had the gnocchi with meat sauce which was a bit salty for my taste. My friend had the... More 

3 Thank Tony A
Chiang Rai, Thailand
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I asked if it was possible to have the fish in wine sauce with mushrooms because it appeared separate on the menu. The very Itailian cook said he could do that. $140 pesos (no extra charges). My delisous fish was served covered with mushrooms, so good. My wife had the shrimp in brandy sauce. We explained to the waiter and... More 

3 Thank BrandyRelis
Merida, Mexico
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

I had gnocci with gorgonzola and they were awesome; margaritas and cuba libres were on offer (2 for 1 = 65 Pesos); Alex, the owner, was very attentive and made sure his customers were happy at all times; we got a shot of tequila on the house

1 Thank cr0senberger
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Some people recommended this place and raved about the fresh pasta, and they weren't wrong! I came here twice. Only the fettuccini, ravioli and gnocchi is handmade. Note; the spaghetti isnt. First time I had the ravioli and second time I had the crab pasta special. The cran special was supposed to come with spaghetti, but I asked if i... More 

Thank Philippa M
San Antonio, Texas
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We went to trattoria Romana because of the good ratings in tripadvisor, only to find out the the gnocchi were poorly cooked, the risotto didn't have the right consistency and the sauce and cheese tasted like the canned kind that is sold in the supermarket. Wouldn't recommend this place to my worst enemy.

1 Thank YupiYey
Paris, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We went twice because an Italian friend recommended it. I am from Rome and I couldn't believe my mouth. The real Spaghetti alla carbonara with the real homemade "guanciale". And good Parmigiano. Huge plate (250 grams of pasta) it was a full meal. Time and space just disappeared. I was 7.000 km away in my hometown again. The second night... More 

Thank Armydreamer
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Best Penne vodka. Not a huge selection but very authentic. Alex is from Rome Italy and much of these sauces are his Grandmothers recipes. If you want Italian this is a very good choice. La posada on the beach had tons of reviews, my opinion is it was very overrated.

Thank Kim S
Greater London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

We tried this restaurant after having visiting the much hyped Posada Margherita on the beach and hands down this place beats the latter for food, service and value for money. Homemade pasta, abundant choices, Alessio is very attentive - would defo recommend if you're looking for a break from local cuisine!

Thank Ruanaru

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
Italian, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Tulum s/n, Tulum 77760, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 9841191414

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