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Polar Norte St | one block north of Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 108 0681
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17:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 17:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hidden Gem should be on the Strange Goods show especially with the Oranges and Grasshoppers Appetizer with a shot of Mezcal to wash it down. I had the Grouper Fish in coconut sauce which was delicious. The Tamarind Mojitos are to die for. Excellent service but please be patient. Cash only Guys and Prices are reasonable.

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Kemah, Texas
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We are three chefs from Houston. We came for Noma Mexico and our hotel recommended Cetli. It was a great recommendation. The food is outstanding. Be sure to order the poblano with corn fungus.

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Thank worldfoodie64
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Surely, I must have ended up at a completely different restaurant than my dear friend recommended and all these other reviewers are raving about. We had such a poor experience here last night. We arrived to our 9pm reservation at 8:50pm. There was no host/hostess to greet us at the door. Instead, we waited for about 5 minutes before who... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very nice, it looks like a Mexican house. The service is very good and the food is all homemade. Nice location in Tulum, you can have a walk before or after dinner and have a drink around.

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Thank Sarahlnduk
Canberra, Australia
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

These guys nailed it, everything about the food was delicious, amazing on the house selection of starters, great food with perfect flavor combinations. Great traditional decor and museum art/traditional art from art from Oaxaca none of the cheap reproduced a million times souvenir decor all around Tulum which is a great relief and instant winner. Romantic setting, not over crowded,... More 

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Thank HayloKay1
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

All around delicious good and experience. As our waiter told me upon arrival when I asked whether we could have one chicken and one cheese enchilada, "In Mexico, anything is possible!" :) Enjoy.

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Thank Henry B
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The biggest minus for this place - poor service, they don't have enough people for it, then you should wait so loooooooong time At the entry restaurant doesn't have any hostess, then you should stay and wait when somebody mentioned you - not good for cozy and good restaurant in Tulum, especially if you have reservation. We've ordered just 1... More 

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Thank Дмитрий Б
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food was awesome even for not big fans of Mexican cuisine, but we waited almost 1,5 hours for our main dish and the coffee arrived only 15 mins after desert. Oh, and forgot to mention that the staff pays absolutely no attention to coming guests. We also really loved the desserts.

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Thank Mikhail S
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by the owner of Tulum Bike rentals as one of the best restaurants in Tulum. Celti is located one block off the main street. It opened at 5 p.m. and reservations were recommended, but we arrived early enough to get a table for 4 without a problem. The food was excellent and the waiter... More 

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Thank lohrstor
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Charm and intimacy invade your senses the moment you enter this unpretentious restaurant. The small kitchen has a large window looking into one of the two dining rooms. The chef and staff quietly prepare your courses as they keep tabs on the guests in their view. Our waiter brought us tamarind margaritas garnished with Tahín then took our orders before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polar Norte St | one block north of Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 108 0681

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