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DK Puerto Morelos

Calle Rafael Melgar | SM1, Manzana 06 Lote 6-03, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 192 4307
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“coconut rice” (46 reviews)
“lion fish” (52 reviews)
“pork belly” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Rafael Melgar | SM1, Manzana 06 Lote 6-03, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure why this place is rated so highly. It was ok. My wife had the pork tacos which were better than my lion fish tacos. The environment is kind of neat but we have been to better. The host/owner was nice but honestly I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of twelve descended on DK for lunch and they did not disappoint. We had read other reviews and were hopeful for a fun lunch. We started with some mezcal cocktails that were fantastic! Our group had lionfish tacos, the thai fish, pulled pork...More

Thank KMac158
Reviewed July 9, 2018

a random container turned into the best gourmet lunch of the week! Friendly staff, fresh ingredients. eco-savvy. worth stopping for!

Thank Kaia F
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This place has yummy food. Just know the portion sizes are not very big. But food is delicious! Love the fresh Cole Slaw.

Thank islandra
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the ambiance of this restaurant. It's basically a hole in wall or what we might call a dive in the U.S. but with great food. It is literally housed in a shipping container and has a real 60's hippy vibe. We had the...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed June 22, 2018

"Nice to see you again" and "Welcome back" was the greeting I received from the Luises the moment I stepped out of the taxi though this was only my second visit and Luis was correct when he said, "It's been about a year, right?" I...More

Thank jquixote
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

No wonder locals recommend, incredible food and funky wonderful atmosphere. Owner prides himself on absolutely no plastic, uses real silverware! Lion fish tacos are amazing, prices so reasonable it’s crazy. Recycled old tires as part of walkway and the place is a converted corrugated shipping...More

Thank Equineannie
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in while on a bicycle ride touring Puerto Morelos. Amazing tacos. The hot sauces were just that. HOT!!!

Thank Troy P
Reviewed June 8, 2018

We arrived during the off hours of lunch and to the former converted Box Crate painted with a big lion fish that had been gutted and turned into a restaurant/kitchen. The tables and bar seating were rustic, and the ambiance casual... The service was very...More

Thank kahoru w
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

A very unique place to eat. We were looking for something different while on vacation and this one of the types of places that were had come to our attention from recommendation. Fantastic food delivered from a trendy environment. It reminded me of the London...More

Thank Philip H
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Shawna B
March 15, 2018|
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Response from Bluegreenseas | Reviewed this property |
DK does take credit cards, but will pass back to you the 3%-of-cost payment that credit card companies take from the business. His prices are low and you can imagine that 3% off every meal would add up fast. Pay cash and... More
December 17, 2017|
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Response from DK P | Property representative |
It's never cold in Puerto Morelos!
September 11, 2016|
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Response from Andres B | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for your interest. DK has indoor bar seating and our tables outside have umbrellas. Also, being right by the beach, we have a sweet ocean breeze even under hotter weather. We look forward to seeing you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Rafael Melgar | SM1, Manzana 06 Lote 6-03, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: +52 998 192 4307
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A reclaimed shipping container serving a globally-inspired menu of delicious, well-made, simple food and a tequila, mezcal and signature cocktail bar with ocean views.
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