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“Cheap, excellent food, true Mexican experience. ”
Review of El Camello

El Camello
Ranked #24 of 396 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Takeout
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Cheap, excellent food, true Mexican experience. ”
Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Remember to be there early as the kitchen shuts down at 9pm. Apart for that, the restaurant is strongly suggested: the fish is fresh and tasty, the atmosphere is everything you can expect from a true Mexican restaurant, the prices are overall cheap.

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Seafood, but only seafood”
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Loved the food! I got the fish filet with garlic. It was the most delicious fish and the veggies that came on the plate were amazing! My fiancé got the whole fried fish and that was also so flavorful. Word of caution - they stop serving tacos at 5pm so if you come after then there is nothing but seafood on the menu. My aunt does not eat seafood so she was not able to order anything.

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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Does not disappoint! ”
Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This is the place to go to in Tulum. Good seafood that is reasonably priced. The only drawback is you need to get there early as it is very popular and there seems to always be tons of people waiting. I got the seafood soup that was DIVINE. highly recommend! !

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delicious and cheap option!”
Reviewed August 13, 2014

Our amazing Taxi driver Martin recommended this place when we told him we wanted lobster without paying through the nose! We had the shrimp tacos (eh..they were ok) and the lobster which was great! The place was totally packed at 2pm, and I can understand why. Locals and tourists alike love this place.

Visited August 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Best Value and Where Real Mexicans Eat”
Reviewed August 8, 2014

AMAZING ceviche! My son and I ordered the small ceviche and a plate of fried fish to share. We ended up asking to have our fish packaged to go since we were so full from just eating the ceviche and chips! He had a yummy horchata and I had a real Mexican Coca Cola. Highly recommend!

Visited August 2014
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