We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

El Tule Authentic Mexican & Peruvian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
49 N Main St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1724
+1 609-773-0007
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

492 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 489: English reviews
Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
Level Contributor
154 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ever since Da's in Hopewell changed hands, we've been looking for a go to eatery. Well we finally found it at El Tule. A lovely set up, which I can't wait to experience in the warmer weather (they have a lovely outside dining area as well as inside). With multiple delicious ceviche's we chose the Limonho, which was just glorious.... More 

Thank ZenGolfGuy
Lambertville, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent, fresh ingredients, properly prepared and beautifully served in a cheery dinning room, typical of home style Latin American restaurants. Wonderful, friendly service, but be patient, everything is made to order with no obvious short cuts, so showtimes the wait for food can be a bit long. But settle in and enjoy a beverage or your byob and have a... More 

Thank rjbklb1
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a Lambertville gem. Excellent food (their ceviche is among the best I've ever had). Great menu options. The most considerate staff. A wonderful dining experience every time.

Thank Johanna C
Lawrenceville, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really do not like to write reviews like this, but after today's lunch experience I think it necessary. First, they were clearly understaffed when we first arrived even though they were not quite full yet. We ordered soup and an order of guac as an appetizer, but instead of those coming out first, they came out with our entrees. They... More 

Thank Kenneth W
Ringoes, New Jersey
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

What a great restaurant! It's cozy, clean, and bright. The food was excellent, and plentiful. We started with the chorizo fundido,and the complimentary warm chips and 3 salsas. Try the tacu tacu with red snapper,simply delicious. Great wait staff too.

1 Thank ACS716
Level Contributor
25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience! Nice indoor and outdoor spaces. Loved my dish fried pork, plantain, sweet potato and more.

Thank Mary B
Princeton, New Jersey
Level Contributor
28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been to El Tule & it's sister restaurant Quinoa in Doylestown on several occasions. I had the carapulcra and it was phenomenal! It was perfect on a cold, winter's day. The flautas were also quite delicious, but my husband only shared 1 bite!! Fresh tortilla chips made our date night even better. Can't wait to... More 

Thank MissDeb0923
Morgantown, West Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

I visited El Tule May 10, 2016 with my daughter and a friend. My daughter and I are vegans and our friend has a LOT of serious food allergies. Needless to say, the three of us don't usually find a place where we can eat out. We had been wandering around New Hope for a few hours and were starving,... More 

2 Thank Hollhart
Level Contributor
19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

We live in New hope, we visited for the first time last week. We parked and followed our noses to the source of the delicious smell. At first glance , it appears as a pizza style place. Ignore the ambiance and go with your smell and taste senses. The food is fresh and authentic. Great Find

1 Thank Mvsequity
New Jersey
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

We have visited El Tule numerous times and have always had an incredible meal. The freshness, presentation and flavors of the food is a true testament of outstanding and authentic Peruvian cuisine. Service is excellent also. Fausto and his daughter Silvia make you feel as if you are part of the family. Can't wait to return.

1 Thank Joe and Rocio P

Travelers who viewed El Tule Authentic Mexican & Peruvian Restaurant also viewed


Been to El Tule Authentic Mexican & Peruvian Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $22
Mexican, Peruvian, Latin, South American, Central American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 N Main St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1724
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-773-0007
The love of family, friends and great food is a tradition for the Egoavils.Having relocated to the United States from Peru in 1992, they sought the opportunities their new home offered. They have now realized their family dream of owning and operating their own restaurant. El Tule was previously the home of another restaurant offering Mexican fare. The Egoavil Family has infused the eatery with a vibe all its own. El-Tule’s Mexican-Latin fusion includes traditional Mexican offerings as well as the addition of Peruvian menu items. Peruvian food has been gaining momentum among foodies across the nation, and prior to El Tule was extremely hard to find in the Delaware Valley. El Tule offers both indoor and outdoor dining. Guests may bring their own wine or alcohol of choice. Our patio is dog friendly.Subpages

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of El Tule Authentic Mexican & Peruvian Restaurant and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question
Princeton, New Jersey
8 months ago
Morristown, New Jersey
over a year ago
over a year ago

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from El Tule Authentic Mexican & Peruvian Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?