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“Heaven for carnivores!”
Review of El Asadero

El Asadero
Ranked #12 of 421 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Great food (also the vehetarian dishes) in gigantic portions with friendly service for a bargain price. We went there two nights in a row!

Thank Alexandra J
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Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

After a great deal of begging I dragged my vegetarian wife along to get me my meat fix. I well and truely got my fix. Not only this but they also had an extensive veggie section to their menu. We both had a great meal along with great service and atmosphere. Would definatly reccomend to carnivores and herbivores alike

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Thank Rich-Jen2712
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

El Asadero is one of our must stops when we go to Tulum. It is the best spot for beef in town. Arrachera is tender and cooked to your choice. The Special at $190 pesos is a great deal but too much food for one person so what we do is split the special and order and extra side and a taco ala carte. The special has steak, sausage, napolito, onion or potato all grilled.
Marko is always there to make sure everything is perfect and Christia is always a bright smile. You can bring your own wine.
Always good!

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1  Thank Bill78727
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Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

The steak was good (and one of few places where they understand how to cook steak to different temperatures in tulum). The sides were ok, nothing special. They somehow had lost their liquor license (likely didn't want to pay for it or pay taxes - since they were still happy to serve us beer in coffee mugs). There were a lot of Mosquitos and they were not doing anything about them - only place in tulum (either beach or town) out of about 20 that we visited during our stay that didn't seem to care about that.

Thank ny_ten
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

We were staying in Tulum and a lot of the American tourist advice websites warn against going outside the tourist areas but we wanted to experience real Mexico, so we went into town and ate at this restaurant after reading Tripadvisor reviews. The most current reviews stated that they did not have a liquor licence but you could bring your own wine, so we did. They had been certified with a licence the week before but they still let us drink our own wine with no corkage fee! The arrachera speciality steak is divine, actually everything we ordered was fantastic ! We sat at a table on the sidewalk, had fabulous food and watched real life go by. We were befriended by a fabulously charismatic stray street dog that added to our dining experience ! Don`t miss this restaurant in Tulum!!!

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Thank samdesign
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