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“Great Food great place” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Simple

Simple
Ranked #47 of 348 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: Mexican, Caribbean, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: At Simple we know and respect each ingredient we use, that’s why our menu turns out to be original, simple, and unique. In it we gather the taste of the Pacific, preparing grilled and roasted fish, seafood and vegetables; meat and poultry, cooked in their own juices with the preparation of your choice. We offer portions by the weight designed to be shared (we also offer individual portions), as well as natural and buzzing beverages, in the middle of a cozy atmosphere where you will feel treated just like home. Simple is a family-owned and family-operated restaurant where you will find trust, kindness, happiness, party, music and dancing.
Mexico City, Mexico
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Food great place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

Simple honors its name with basic and fresh ingredients, grilled by a passionate chef, who shares his love for food with all his costumers. It is definitely one of the most original places in the whole Mayan Riviera.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank IvanMunozLeal
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New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Could be nice if...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

You are not placed in the back of the dinning room by the restroom( odor was what you can expect when you are near by restroom)
The food was not overpriced... You do not have value for money. Ceviche was not good at all and fish overcooked.

The positive comment could be made toward the waiter. He was nice and helpful.
I would not recommend

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1 Thank Nquaist
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SimpleTulum, Owner at Simple, responded to this review, February 24, 2013
Dear customer,
Thank you for your comments. Unfortunately, as in any restaurant, we have good seating tables and not so good ones. In the past days we've been having full nights and when our customers are not willing or not able to wait, we have to use the "not so good" spots. We appreciate your comments and will try to take actions so that the odors do not reach the table you were seated at or relocating it. One thing we do focus on is on offering good value to our customers, and we're sorry you didn't feel that way. Our business is run by humans and because of that we can make mistakes, such as the term of your fish. If you had told us at that moment, we would have made everything to solve it. Our philosophy is and will always be to provide good value and the best experience possible to our customers. Please write us to reservations@simple-tulum.com and we can find ways to work it out.
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“BEST RESTAURANT IN TULUM”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

this restaurant is the best food i ate on this trip. The staff is great and the cook uses his own sauces that he came up with himself. the food is great but the prices are weird because they determine the price by the amount of grams the fish is. If you are hungry i would advise you to watch the amount you eat because its kind of pricey but still delicious!!!! When you get there say hi to the cook and hell take care of you.... have a great trip.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TahoeKristina
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Cancun, Mexico
1 review
“Perfect .”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

Its a experience !
Live your own , go and meet Richie !
Muy bueno ve y vive tu propia experiencia
Conoce a Richie y come muy bien !!
Salud pescado y amor !
Sex fish and rock and roll hahah
Buen provecho !

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sadaeduado
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London
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“White tuna and ceviche”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

I didn't really like ceviche before I went to this restaurant. It totally changed my mind about it. The owner is lovely, the service is just right, the location is great. Unpretentious, delicious, good value. Best place I went to in Tulum by a mile. The fish is so special you buy it by the gram. Try the white Tuna.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank charlieinman
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