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Tulum Avenue | Six doors down from Scotiabank, Second Floor Above Viva Zapata, Tulum 77760, Mexico
+52 984 804 3836
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is incredibly good in this place. As is the friendly staff and terrific atmosphere. Must visit! Crab dip, tuna and cheesecake were my favourites!

Thank Gunther V
Vernon, Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unico was recommended to us by a family friend so our party of six made reservations and we were not disappointed. Our table was right by the front balcony so we had a bird's eye view of the lively street below and felt the cool, Mexican breeze. We started with the Drunken Chicken and Coconut Shrimp and both were a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crab dip (served in an avocado) is outrageously good. Also great were the empanadas, the seared tuna entree, and the strip steak.

Thank Alex K
Hausjarvi, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great well made food we ended up eating almost everything from the menu with several visits. Friendly staff, good mojitos. Reasonable pricing.

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Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rarely give a 5! Sensational food and service. We started with white truffle soufflé which we shared; then seared tuna for my partner and lobster tortellini for me and then I had the most wonderful chocolate lava cake for dessert with vanilla icecream. It is a bit hard to find this place - it is above a shop. We... More 

Thank PamAlbury
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imaginative cuisine, decent wine list for this part of Mexico, friendly and attentive service and entertaining streetscape if you have a table on the "railing". Well done cozy restaurant in a curiously enjoyable but hardscrabble little town in the south of QR.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last year this restaurant was at the Miamor hotel down by the beach,but now has moved into the main drag of the town of Tulum. This is am amazing restaurant with to die for food...especially the desserts. The chocolate baked cake and homemade cheesecake were the best we have ever had and sought out the new location of the place... More 

Thank Marion V
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had read reviews of Unico and decided to visit for our first night in Tulum. It's not obvious to spot at first, and is located at the top of a flight of stairs. We arrived fairly early in the evening and so were lucky to get a table overlooking the road outside - it was lovely to watch the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were headed to another restaurant we'd loved on past trips (Ginger) only to find they'd switched to only breakfast and lunch. We were bummed but their hotel concierge recommended Único and she certainly steered us in the right direction! There were six of us and the largest table was reserved in an hour- we promised to be quick and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had purple basil pappardelle with schrimps, grilled chicken breast and burgers for the kids. Really tasteful and a good balance between the ingredients. The prices are very fair and the wine was delicious. If you get tired of mexican food or pizza and want some gourmet food, you should definetely visit Unico! Don't forget to book a table by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $19
International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tulum Avenue | Six doors down from Scotiabank, Second Floor Above Viva Zapata, Tulum 77760, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 804 3836
NO LONGER LOCATED ON THE BEACH. We are now open at our new location in Tulum Town. We continue to offer the best dining experience in Tulum. We make everything possible from scratch using the best local ingredients available. Join us for Happy Hour daily from 3-6. We are currently opening at 3:00 until 11:00. Come try our exclusive eight course tasting menu featuring local flavors and ingredients. Stop by and give our delicious food a try, you won't be disappointed!

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