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Tulum Avenue | Six doors down from Scotiabank, Second Floor Above Viva Zapata, Tulum 77760, Mexico
+52 984 804 3836
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pecan pie” (10 reviews)
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Tulum Avenue | Six doors down from Scotiabank, Second Floor Above Viva Zapata, Tulum 77760, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For a higher priced restaurant, with a limited menu, one would expect them to have the entres on the menu. Two items were not available and one was only available to the next person ordering it. A member of our party, hearing this, ordered the...More

Thank mloudermilch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stop in Tulum after we arrived to avoid the rain. Happy hour 2 for 1. Guy that looked 14 was making cocktails, but my they were good! Open air bar upstairs on highway through Tulum. Lots to take in while enjoying a couple...More

Thank Tanya C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a romantic spot for date night and this was the perfect atmosphere! Candles, jazz music, fabulous service and of course, amazing food! Try the delicious guacamole with fresh hot chips to start:) We split two main courses: Seared Tuna with garlic...More

Thank TulumTalk I
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We were really looking forward to Unico. It was a good excuse to leave the beach and explore Tulum Town and the food looked amazing. We arrived around 7:30 on a Saturday night to an empty restaurant. Normally my first rule of eating at a...More

Thank theNJR
Reviewed May 4, 2018

My friend and I went to Unico without expecting anything crazy but the food is soooo good ! The fried goat cheese ball, the tuna, the pecan pie...everything was perfect ! The staff is really nice and the $ are not too high. I will...More

Thank Melissa Gabriel... M
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate at Unico on Tuesday night this week, May 1st. When we arrived at 7:33pm we were the only patrons and were seated with a very nice view of the main highway through Tulum. The wait staff was very attentive and...More

Thank islandgirl1718
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This restaurant is upstairs on the second floor overlooking the main street of Tulum. The people watching is great but the traffic noise can be annoying. The restaurant staff are very welcoming and helpful. The bartender knows how to mix a great drink and has...More

Thank Bnosnews
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We've been to many of the restaurants in Tulum; both in town and on the beach. This is the best we've found. The food is fabulous and the service is impeccable. Our waiter (both times) was Alex and he was very friendly and interesting. We're...More

Thank dosviajeros_11
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Unico is the best restaurant we tried off the beach. It’s located a half a block down from the Nova Scotia bank upstairs with a view of the pedestrians from your dining window. Attentive staff, intriguing inventive menu. We shared the fried goat cheese appetizer...More

Thank Bentleybentleyben
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is so overpriced for the quality of the food that it's an insult. Papardelle was too salty, with very tough mushrooms. Coconut shrimp like something you'd get at a bad buffet in Vegas. Worst octopus of our entire trip. Cocktails middle of the...More

3  Thank Patricia C
UnicoTulum, Owner at Unico, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hello Patricia, Thank you for dining with us at Único. In the five years we have been open in Tulum this is the third one star review we have received. I understand that it can be frustrating when your expectations are not met when dining...More

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Jackie B
December 20, 2015|
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Response from John Z | Reviewed this property |
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April 6, 2015|
Response from UnicoTulum | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your interest in Unico. The restaurant has a capacity of 40 but we can stretch that a little to 50 or 60. Best regards, Chef Brian
April 4, 2015|
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Response from Allan C | Reviewed this property |
They are right on the beach, and they have seafood. Parking is on-street, but very easy. To get to the present location you turn LEFT when the road down from the grocery store stop light takes a sharp RIGHT and proceed 1.2... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $19
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 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
  • E-mail
NO LONGER LOCATED ON THE BEACH. We are now open at our new location on the main Tulum Avenue 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 3:30-6:30. We are currently opening at 3:30 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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