Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Tulum

Hartwood

Assuming you can get in (and you won't without a reservation), this sweet 'n' simple nouveau cuisine restaurant down on the beach road will definitely impress. Ingredients are fresh and local, flavors and techniques…
Top Choice Italian in Tulum

Posada Margherita

This hotel’s beachside restaurant is candlelit at night, making it a beautiful, romantic place to dine. The fantastic food, including pasta, is made fresh daily and consists mostly of organic ingredients. The wines …
Top Choice Breakfast in Tulum

Azafran

A great little German-owned breakfast spot in a shady rear garden, the favorite dish is the 'hangover breakfast,' a hearty portion of homemade sausage, mashed potatoes, eggs, rye toast and bacon – you might even hav…
Top Choice Steak in Tulum

El Asadero

Pricey but worth it, this spot has grilled arrachera (flank steak) served with sides of potato, nopal (cactus paddle) and sausage, which pairs nicely with the Mexican craft beers on offer. Pescatarians won't be disa…
Mexican in Tulum

Puro Corazón

Reasonably priced (by Zona Hotelera standards), with its nightly live music and excellent house-made cocktails (try the Mayab), Puro Corazón is an inviting spot to spend an evening. Everything on the menu is prepare…
Tapas in Tulum

La Gloria de Don Pepe

With its 'A meal without wine is called breakfast' sign, this spot tickles the taste buds with delicious tapas plates and small bites. And wine – did we mention there's wine? A perfect place to come to talk to a fri…
Tacos in Tulum

Antojitos la Chiapaneca

A good, cheap option to get your late-night taco fix. You'll often have to wait for a table at this popular spot. In addition to al pastor (spit-roasted marinated pork) tacos, the Chiapaneca does tasty Yucatecan sna…
Tacos in Tulum

Taquería Honorio

It began as a street stall and became such a hit that it's now a taco joint with a proper roof overhead. Yucatecan classics like relleno negro (shredded turkey in dark sauce) and cochinita (pulled pork in annatto ma…
French in Tulum

Le Bistro

Simple, elegantly prepared French food at excellent prices. Seafood features heavily on the menu but there are steaks, chicken and tasty baguettes to choose from, too. At night it's one of Centauro's quieter spots f…
Seafood in Tulum

El Camello Jr

Immensely popular with locals, this roadside eatery guarantees fresh fish and seafood. Regulars don't even need to look at the menu – it's all about the ceviche (seafood marinated in lemon or lime juice, garlic and …