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“Excellent steak house!”
Review of Casa Banana

Casa Banana
Ranked #41 of 389 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located across the beach road from Nueva Vida is Casa Banana Steakhouse, a Tulum dining hot spot. Serving up classic Argentinian style cuisine, the food here is simple, fresh and delicious. For breakfast each morning enjoy made to order coffee, homemade banana bread, and pineapple coconut jam. At night the restraurant gets busy and comes alive with it’s outdoor grill, known as “parilla,” and dishes are cooked over the open fire for all to see. The menu favorites include grilled to perfection steak, fresh caught fish, impressive salads, and a thoughtfully selected wine list. Don’t forget to try the handshaken icy margaritas, too.Open daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide beach service for all guests of the hotel.
Philadelphia, PA usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Excellent steak house!”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

The name is a bit cheesy but do not let it deter you! There are many pretentious dining options on Tulum beach, this is not one of them.
Great steak, great service, beautiful setting. Had dinner and lunch here recently and had great meals. The service was friendly and professional. Am looking forward to coming back and would highly recommend to anyone who wants a fine and memorable steak. Great place!

  • Visited December 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Good food bad service”
Reviewed December 3, 2012

Highly recommended we tried Casa Banana on our last night in Tulum.
Great atmosphere , romantic, well decorated. Dinner was good but I cannot tell the same thing about the service.

  • Visited November 2012
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Toronto
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“#1 Restaurant in Tulum”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

Every time we come to Tulum we can't help but eat here almost every night. Each dish we have tried has been abundant and absolutely delicious! The steaks and chorizo are better than most steak houses we have dined at around the world. The seafood, including the whole fish, is incredible!
The managers are always eager to please the customers. They are passionate about every plate they serve.
The prices are comparable to the other restaurants in Tulum, but the difference with Casa Banana is that you never leave hungry!
The fact that this is not one of the top rated restaurants is a crime!!

  • Visited November 2012
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South Jersey, NJ
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“Excellent”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

This ws our hotel restaurant, nueva vid I'd Ramiro-- I highly recommend. Their standard breakfast is delicious, as is pancakes, eggs and my all time favorite granola!! They deliver to your room or the beach! It is amazing atmosphere, great wine selections and awesome meals.

I already miss chino!! Gracias for everything!!

Visited November 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Maybe a one off but herendous service.”
Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

Went here after reading reviews. Great concept of restaurant and nice food. Bit over priced but looked nice so didn't mind.
Service was the worst iv ever seen. Waiter ignored us for ages. Then finally asked for out drinks order. Bought bread to table. When asked for butter - didn't arrive until after main course. Then when wanting another drink he walke past us without omit back. Had to complain to manager. It's the service you expect when paying more than the going rate.

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