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What to Eat in Tulum

Over the years, Tulum has cultivated an impressive parade of local and international chefs who have opened trendy, yet rustic restaurants that put the spotlight on some of the region's most celebrated ingredients, including huitlacoche (Mexican truffle) and cochinita pibil (slow-roasted pork). These new eateries blend seamlessly with the casual dives locals love. Though traditional Mexican flavors are the focus of many of Tulum's menus, there are a variety of other cuisines represented here, including Italian at Posada Margherita and Casa Violeta, and Thai at Mezzanine. But if it's the traditional flavors of Mexico that your palette seeks, head to Safari (famous for its Airstream trailer turned kitchen), El Tábano or Antojitos La Chiapaneca (for its spit-roasted meat).

For more upscale meals, consider Kitchen Table, Gitano (well-known for its mezcal cocktails) and Hartwood (though you should be prepared for a wait at this extremely popular eatery).

True to Tulum's bohemian ethos, this beach town is also chock full of vegetarian- and vegan-friendly restaurants, including Arca, Ziggy's and Raw Love, which earns praise from guests for its collection of healthy smoothies and bowls.

Find the Best Restaurants in Tulum

  • #1
    Pasha Tulum Down Town
    #1 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 170 reviewsTripAdvisor (170)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, International, Healthy
    Calle Saturno Norte Corner Av Tulum, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #2
    PaQuino Coffee Shop
    #2 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 113 reviewsTripAdvisor (113)
    $ | Italian, Mediterranean, Cafe, Deli
    Avenida Tulum en frente de Piola, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #3
    ZINE Food & Films
    #3 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 301 reviewsTripAdvisor (301)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, International, Fusion
    Calle Palenque Lote 1, Región 15, colonia La Veleta, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #4
    Mulberry Project Tulum
    #4 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 184 reviewsTripAdvisor (184)
    $ - $$ | Seafood, Mexican, Bar
    Carretera Tulum A Boca Paila La Zebra Hotel, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #5
    Taqueria Honorio
    #5 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 465 reviewsTripAdvisor (465)
    $ | Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American
    Andromeda y Satelite Sur, Tulum Mexico
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  • #6
    The Mexican Dining Experience
    #6 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 190 reviewsTripAdvisor (190)
    $$ | Mexican, Latin
    Carretera Tulum _ Boca Paila Kilometro 10,5 Hotel Manglex, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #7
    El Gourmet
    #7 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 306 reviewsTripAdvisor (306)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Cafe, International, Healthy
    Calle Centauro Between Andromeda & Sol Oriente, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #8
    Sabor De Mar
    #8 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 341 reviewsTripAdvisor (341)
    $ | Mexican, Latin, Seafood
    Calle Jupiter Mz 05 Lote 17 Local 4, Colonia Centro, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #9
    Mia Restaurant & Beach Club
    #9 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 196 reviewsTripAdvisor (196)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary, Wine Bar
    Carretera Tulum - Boca Paila Km 7.5, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #10
    Fresco's
    #10 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 133 reviewsTripAdvisor (133)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Healthy, Seafood
    Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km 7 Zona Hotelera, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #11
    NU Tulum
    #11 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 153 reviewsTripAdvisor (153)
    $$ | Mexican
    Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km. 8.7, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #12
    Rosa Negra
    #12 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1149 reviewsTripAdvisor (1149)
    $$ | Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International
    Carretera Tulum-Punta Allen Km 7.5, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #13
    El Pez Nativo
    #13 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 143 reviewsTripAdvisor (143)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Healthy
    Avenida Tulum Entre Jupiter Norte y Acuario Norte, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #14
    Mi Amor Restaurant
    #14 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 269 reviewsTripAdvisor (269)
    $$ | Contemporary, International
    Boca Paila, km 4.1, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #15
    La Parrillada Tulum
    #15 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 327 reviewsTripAdvisor (327)
    $ - $$ | Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean, Grill
    Calle Orion Sur Between Venus Street and Neptuno Street, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #16
    Panna e Cioccolato
    #16 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 387 reviewsTripAdvisor (387)
    $ |
    Av. Tulum 72, Tulum 77400 Mexico
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  • #17
    Raw Love Cafe
    #17 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 424 reviewsTripAdvisor (424)
    $ - $$ | International, Healthy
    Carr. Tulum-Boca Paila Km 7. 5 Hotel Ahau Tulum, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #18
    Azafran Restaurant
    #18 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 303 reviewsTripAdvisor (303)
    $ - $$ | German, Cafe, European
    Ave. Satelite norte, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #19
    Horno 7 Tulum
    #19 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 69 reviewsTripAdvisor (69)
    $ | Italian, Pizza, International, Healthy
    Polar Poniente S/N, Tulum Centro Ente Orion Nte y Centauro Nte, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #20
    Pizzeria Manglar
    #20 of 540 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 756 reviewsTripAdvisor (756)
    $ | Italian, Pizza
    Calle Asuncion, Manzana 38, Lote 2. No. 6 A 300 Mts de la Av. Tulum, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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