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“Scam artists! ”
Review of El Faro

El Faro
Ranked #66 of 98 Restaurants in Mahahual
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Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Thought we were going to the fabulous restaurant Tropicante. The restaurant was closed but they said that the beach service was open from the Tropicante kitchen. after queries, found out that it was actually El Faro. We were overcharged for everything +25% tax. They ripped us off for over $50 with inflated prices. Horrible food and hundreds of flies.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

I ordered quesadillas and in the menu they were 9 us, they charged me 18 and she said that each quesadill is 9, when in the menu there were a picture of 3, the beer was 5 and everywhere is 3 , they change the prices according to the customer...

Stay away from this tourist trap

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 655cesari
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

These guys meet you at the taxi drop off and hustle you over to their little beach front-spot. Do yourself a favor and just keep walking. This place is a complete rip off and a scam. You’ll pay US prices for everything and then they’ll double charge you, validated by asking them to bring me a menu, where none of the prices Matched. Added a 30% tax to the bill, which is complete BS, btw, and then tell you their credit card machine doesn’t work so you have to walk to the ATM, only to get hit with a $24 ATM fee. The food is terrible. The guacamole is good but it only comes with 4 chips. LMAO.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank joshrot
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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Kyle the owner was fantastic and friendly. Everyone at El faro treated us with excellent service. The snorkel tour we did was absolutely incredible. Ceviche and guacamole are a must here! Food was delicious and beers ice cold. Would highly recommend coming here to enjoy a nice day at the beach!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ellgee21
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

Keep walking when you reach El Faro don't even bother. All prices are in US dollars and aren't upfront with what you are ordering Guacamole is 6.00 usd for a few tablespoons and if you want chips its another 4.00.... Tip automatically added in. A place like this gives Mexico a bad name. Run by a man from Michigan.

Date of visit: March 2019
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