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Toby's Restaurant

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Downtown | Informez-Vous Aux Locaux C'est Connu !, Xcalak 77900, Mexico
+52 983 107 5426
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Boyd, Montana, United States
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2013

Fish tacos plus we were there for the yearly chicken dinner! What fun with the band and dancing of course enough food to feed both my husband and I

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Thank Kathryn C
Lawrence, Kansas
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

Toby's is totally unpretentious, the kind of place you might not think you should enter. But the service is very friendly and the fish really wonderful. We had fried shrimp with coconut and I wanted a second order, but we also had ordered a grilled whole fish that was delicious. I would go back here again and again if I... More 

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Davis, California
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

A porch over a sleepy dirt street with dogs, kids, and motorcycles. A great place for beer and e-mail but not very good food.

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Thank JerimiahJ223
Peterborough, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

After Diving with XTC dive center we spent our hour and a half surface interval eating lunch at Tobys.......very good food.

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Thank Patrick J
Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

A great local spot where the food is tasty and Toby will make sure you have a great time ... the lion fish ceviche is truly awesome, don't miss it!

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Thank Lila24T
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2012

My friend and I traveled from Tulum to Xcalak we arrived late at night about 9:00 pm. We were in Xcalak to fly fish and for a day snorkeling trip to Bancho Chinchorro. Although Toby's was closing, he and his brother Eric accommodated us, and remained open. That night we had very fresh fish taco platters with beans and rice.... More 

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portland
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

great lion fish ceviche. great place to grab a beer and food and hang out after diving. Orlando's art on the walls is worth stopping for.

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Thank neswstar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

The lunch menu features a fish sandwich that is yummy but don't be afraid to ask for it even if you go for dinner.

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Thank NMP23
Xcalak, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

Toby is a great owner and has just revamped the place. I visit at least once a week and find it hard to go past certain dishes on the menu. Lionfish is practically always available - ask for it. Either as a ceviche or a curry. Also the burgers and criminal they are so good, served with a huge helping... More 

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Thank Jules P
Nokomis, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Toby's is, and there is no doubt, the place to go get some excellent, fresh and surprisingly inventive, good seafood at just about anytime during the day or evening. We just spent a week in Xcalak and five or six times we had a meal at Toby's at any given time of the day. Toby and Eric, his brother, are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Seafood, Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downtown | Informez-Vous Aux Locaux C'est Connu !, Xcalak 77900, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Xcalak
  • Phone Number: +52 983 107 5426

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