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Hechizo

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Km. 10 Carretera Tulum-Punta Allen | Inside Rancho San Eric, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 879 5020
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18:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 18:30 - 20:30
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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

we heard all around this place was great. Sadly its closed for the time being. its on the south end so check before you go and don't waste your time driving.

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1 Thank Brightline
Boulder
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I'm a huge Rancho San Eric fan: so, expect nothing but superlatives for this chef, their tables, the cuisine and total experience. I've been eating here for 5 years -- it's the best Manhattan or LA or Chicago has to offer -- the very best -- aside the Caribbean in Tulum at the hands of an exceptional food artist. Don't... More 

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Thank LFSolis
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We went to Hechizo for our final meal after 7 nights in Tulum. The meal was great. The chef personally came to our table to take our order. We explained that we would be sharing everything and asked him to course the meal appropriately. He did a wonderful job. The restuarant is slightly "old school" compared to some of the... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our last night of our 25th anniversary at this restaurant. Reservations are recommended but they will seat you if they are able. We sat outside among candles and strung lights and listened to the waves. It was windy, to be expected in Tulum, but it was beautiful. The service is impeccable. The staff are very... More 

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Thank Lisa F
Dorset
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Exceptional service & attention to explaining the composition of the menu. Food well presented & beautifully cooked. Paired with good [& good value] Mexican wine. All this whilst sitting outside on a warm evening under the stars - shame we were travelling back to the UK next day!

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Thank tardiswho
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We happened upon Hechizo during one of our beach walks while staying in Tulum and decided to visit the next evening. I was blown away by the high quality of the food, wine and service. On our first visit we began with a white truffle pasta prepared by the very talented Chef Stefan. Intensely flavoured it left us wanting much... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We saw Hechizo's menu as we were walking on the beach. In Tulum, it's better to have low expectations for the cuisine but in this case, we were stunned by the high quality and beautiful atmosphere. Chef Stefan clearly puts artistry, care, and imagination into each dish. We began with a white truffle tagliatelli that smelled almost too intoxicating to... More 

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Canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Why would you line up on your vacation to get a maybe reservation at a hipster joint, full of posers trying to get on the latest bandwagon? This place takes reservations, and the food, ocean views, service, table settings, drinks and experience are in another class than the "hot" places to go in Tulum. The food is much better than... More 

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1 Thank MrsJamjar
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

What a great restaurant. It was recommend by some fellow traveler's and am I ever glad we took the opportunity. Been in Tulum for 7 days and this was by far the best meal. We had Al a carte, started with Sangria drinks, I had beats salad topped with a hefty piece of blue cheese, scallops served with prosciutto as... More 

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Thank brad g
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Stefan, thank you for one of the best meals we have ever had! Gloria's lobster, gnocchi was absolutely out of this world and my braised lamb shank was amazing: fall off the bone, melt I your mouth amazing! And as I told you in person, scallops were best I've had anywhere and the fettuccini in truffle sauce was indescribably good!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 20:30
Thursday
18:30 - 20:30
Friday
18:30 - 20:30
Saturday
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km. 10 Carretera Tulum-Punta Allen | Inside Rancho San Eric, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 879 5020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?