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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.

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  • #1
    Taboo Tulum
    #1 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 364 reviewsTripAdvisor (364)
    $$ | Mediterranean
    Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Punta Piedra Zona Hotelera KM 7, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #2
    La Malinche Art And Food
    #2 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 63 reviewsTripAdvisor (63)
    $ | Mexican
    Carretera Tulum Boca Paila km 7.5 Local 6, Tulum 77580 Mexico
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  • #3
    Mulberry Project Tulum
    #3 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 199 reviewsTripAdvisor (199)
    $ - $$ | Seafood, Mexican, Bar
    Carretera Tulum A Boca Paila La Zebra Hotel, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #4
    Horno 7 Tulum
    #4 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 83 reviewsTripAdvisor (83)
    $ | Italian, Pizza, International, Healthy
    Polar Poniente S/N, Tulum Centro Ente Orion Nte y Centauro Nte, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #5
    Taqueria Honorio
    #5 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 498 reviewsTripAdvisor (498)
    $ | Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American
    Andromeda y Satelite Sur, Tulum Mexico
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  • #6
    ZINE Food & Films
    #6 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 309 reviewsTripAdvisor (309)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, International, Fusion
    Calle Palenque Lote 1, Región 15, colonia La Veleta, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #7
    Pasha Tulum Down Town
    #7 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 189 reviewsTripAdvisor (189)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, International, Healthy
    Calle Saturno Norte Corner Av Tulum, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #8
    Rosa Negra
    #8 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1469 reviewsTripAdvisor (1469)
    $$ | Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International
    Carretera Tulum-Punta Allen Km 7.5, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #9
    El Gourmet
    #9 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 322 reviewsTripAdvisor (322)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Cafe, International, Healthy
    Calle Centauro Between Andromeda & Sol Oriente, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #10
    Fresco's
    #10 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 150 reviewsTripAdvisor (150)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Healthy, Seafood
    Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km 7 Zona Hotelera, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #11
    The Mexican Experience Tulum
    #11 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 206 reviewsTripAdvisor (206)
    $$ | Mexican, Latin
    Carretera Tulum _ Boca Paila Kilometro 10,5 Hotel Manglex, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #12
    Sabor De Mar
    #12 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 376 reviewsTripAdvisor (376)
    $ | Mexican, Latin, Seafood
    Calle Jupiter Mz 05 Lote 17 Local 4, Colonia Centro, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #13
    El Pez Nativo
    #13 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 145 reviewsTripAdvisor (145)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Healthy
    Avenida Tulum Entre Jupiter Norte y Acuario Norte, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #14
    NU Tulum
    #14 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 181 reviewsTripAdvisor (181)
    $$ | Mexican
    Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km. 8.7, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #15
    Mi Amor Restaurant
    #15 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 276 reviewsTripAdvisor (276)
    $$ | Contemporary, International
    Boca Paila, km 4.1, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #16
    Loco Tulum
    #16 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 176 reviewsTripAdvisor (176)
    $ - $$ | Seafood, Mediterranean, Mexican, Pizza, Grill, Middle Eastern
    Carretera Boca Paila KM 9.3, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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  • #17
    Farm To Table
    #17 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 171 reviewsTripAdvisor (171)
    $ - $$ | Mexican
    Av. Tulum In front of the ADO bus station, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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  • #18
    Beso Tulum
    #18 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 223 reviewsTripAdvisor (223)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Mediterranean, Spanish
    Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km 6, Tulum 77766 Mexico
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  • #19
    Panna e Cioccolato
    #19 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 391 reviewsTripAdvisor (391)
    $ |
    Av. Tulum 72, Tulum 77400 Mexico
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  • #20
    Raw Love Cafe
    #20 of 556 Places to Eat in Tulum
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 435 reviewsTripAdvisor (435)
    $ - $$ | International, Healthy
    Carr. Tulum-Boca Paila Km 7. 5 Hotel Ahau Tulum, Tulum 77760 Mexico
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