Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Tulum

Hartwood

Assuming you can get in (accepts walk-ins and online reservations made one month in advance), this sweet 'n' simple nouveau cuisine restaurant down on the beach road will definitely impress. Ingredients are fresh an…
Top Choice Tacos in Tulum

Taquería Honorio

It began as a street stall and became such a hit that it's now a taco place with a proper roof overhead. Most folks go here for the cochinita (pulled pork in annatto marinade), served on handmade tortillas or tortas…
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…
Mexican in Tulum

Puro Corazón

Reasonably priced (by Zona Hotelera standards), this inviting spot serves excellent house-made cocktails that can be enjoyed immensely at sunset on the property's rear observation deck. Everything on the menu is pre…
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 …
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 fine seafood paella. And wine – did we mention there's wine? A perfect place to come to talk …
Steak in Tulum

El Asadero

Somewhat 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 and …
Tacos in Tulum

Antojitos la Chiapaneca

A good, cheap option to get your taco fix. You'll often have to wait for a table at this popular spot, or simply belly up to the counter. In addition to al pastor (spit-roasted marinated pork) tacos, the Chiapaneca …
Seafood in Tulum

Sabor de Mar

This unassuming Sinaloa-style seafood joint gets praise for its torres (seafood tostada 'towers' piled high with tuna, shrimp or fish) and house specialties such as seafood soup and seared tuna with yam purée. An as…
Seafood in Tulum

Los Aguachiles

If you skipped this outfit while in Playa del Carmen or Cancún, here's another chance. Fish tacos and tuna tostadas go down oh-so-nicely with a michelada (beer, lime and Clamato juice) in this airy cantina-style res…