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El Pez Nativo


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


$6 - $18
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

Went here to this very small restaurant. The drinks were great. Everything was so fresh and wonderful. Had the bruschetta was so fresh tasting. The fresh fish of the day was the grouper which I had grilled with vegetables and it was wonderful. My daughter...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank debmolly
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

My mother and I ate here this evening. We started with drinks and bruschetta which was hands down the best I’ve ever had. You could taste how fresh the ingredients were and as if they picked the tomatoes right off the vine prior to serving....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mmontague430
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

This place is really small, but it packs a big punch when it comes to delivering great food. The presentation of just the bruschetta was beautiful. We both got pasta dishes, one tomato and one fresh vegetables. Both were excellent.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank therealalmo
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Found this little gem from Tripadvisor. Granted it was a bit more expensive than most spots around. But oh it was so worth it. I had the pasta with lobster and it was divine. Every mouthful was as good as the first. I also had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank alexandragoff
Reviewed February 3, 2019

My wife and I were staying north or Tulum in Akumal and decide to drive to Tulum to have dinner so we checked TripAdvisor and selected El Pez Nativo. The restaurant is small, but that makes for friendliness. Our server Emilo was very nice and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Richard A
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

We liked the atmosphere there and the food was good too. The portions aren’t too big and it’s not really cheap, but if you are okay with spending some extra dollar compared to some restaurants around you will definitely like this place.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank afggh
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Everyone in the restaurant except for us spoke Italian. The menu is small, but typical of what you might get in a seafood joint in Tuscany. Simple, straight forward pastas and simply prepared fresh fish. He ordered the small lobster grilled (they were out of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Foodtwosome
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Italian owned and run, this seafood place offers great food, from starters to the sweets. Portions are European size (small) and prices are also European (big). But that is the case for most of the places here in this meanwhile very touristic Tulum.

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

A cute couple from Toscana own this place. One of the local fisherman showed up to deliver some freshly caught seafood just as we sat down. Some delicious flavoured olive oils to dip bread in. Real Burrata cheese was outstanding. Ripe tomatoes with the good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mattandkiml
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Small restaurant here they cook whatever was in the ocean that day. They even show you the fish, just in case you do not know the name. Great service, wine and desserts. In front of the municipio.

Date of visit: September 2018
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