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“Nice upscale restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Oscar & Lalo

Oscar & Lalo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, International
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Wonderful Palapa Restaurant since 1982 with a pebble floor, mayan sculptures, waterfalls, hammocks, exotic birds, a peaceful garden with a fantastic jungle setting. Excellent Seafood, Authentic Mexican and Yucatecan Cuisine. World Famous "Lalo's Special", a dish made with fresh shrimp, lobster, calmer, fish and chicken fajitas is Superb. The ceviche made of fresh fish, shrimp, lobster, octopuss and lemon is also exceptional. The most relaxing place to laze in a hammock after a delicious feast.
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice upscale restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

Good food
Good service
family owned
they even have lots for sale north of soliman bay!
Restaurant located ten minutes north of Tulum on highway 307
on the west side of the road.

Visited December 2013
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San Diego, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Outdoor Dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2014

Located about six miles north of Tulum on Highway 307, Oscar & Lalo is a real treat. We were staying nearby, so it was easy for us to dine there once for dinner and once for lunch.

The outdoor seating, alongside and behind the restaurant, is great in that you are under large thatched roofs in alongside a heavily grown setting of local plants and trees.

There is a quite extensive menu running the gamut from starters to full dinners. One day I had a starter - quesadillas - and they were excellent. Just the right portion, hot, and served on a "plate" that was once part of a tree.

Chips that come with the meal are a little tasteless (about par for my experience in this part of the world), but the salsa is special.

For the dinner visit, I had the enchilada and chicken fajita combo. Both were very, very good with a special nod to the chicken fajitas.

A much quieter setting than anything you'll find in Tulum, good service, fine food and the Coronas are cold.

  • Visited December 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Authentic!!!!!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2013

Very good food! Great service and atmosphere was perfect. Owner was on site and she was great and was just an awesome person to be around.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food, great atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

Probably one of the friendliest restaurants we visited while staying in Soliman Bay. Really good food and drinks and we were made to feel right at home.

Visited March 2013
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Portland, OR USA
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Quality on the roadside, between Akumal & Tulum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2013

All good here. Delicious Yucatan style chicken. Tacos,,taquitos, guacamole. We arrived late just before closing. The last customers in the restaurant. The staff gave us every attention. The exterior view from the highway is totally non description. Once inside you've entered a giant palapa. Out door kitchen is visible when walking through the restaurant. Good food. Good people.

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