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Carretera Tulum - Coba km 2.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 108 0681
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“mole” (64 reviews)
“chilli” (40 reviews)
“chicken” (44 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Carretera Tulum - Coba km 2.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought this place was in downtown but it was actually on the way there from our place on the beach. My husband really wanted molé so we came here based on the reviews. The decor was to die for. My daughter loves the movie...More

Thank Jennifer Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was absolutely amazing. Claudia's CHILE RELLENO EN NOGADA is absolutely one of the best dishes I have ever had. The experience was magical..

Thank heatherthirteen2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is far and away the best we had this entire trip. We scoured Trip Advisor for local taco joints, cevicheria’s, etc. This food is definitely considered gourmet, but the lady who runs the kitchen is masterful. The menu is incredibly small, something that...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed May 7, 2018

After our initial dinner experience at Cetli, we came back a second time to finish our vacation at this magical place. The restaurant location is about 2.5km outside of Tulum on the way to Coba and you don't want to miss that place. It looks...More

Thank Henning F
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This is the place to experience wonderful traditional Mexican mole dishes. Quaint restaurant 2.5km along the Coba road. Take your bike, call a cab , drive on over. The food was superb , the new location is airy ,nicely decorated and comfortable. The service is...More

Thank gmcc55
Reviewed April 5, 2018

An amazing restaurant in Tulum, Mexico. Traditional Mexican mole, definitely the best I've ever tasted. All our dinners were simply outstanding. The service was excellent and relaxed. The atmosphere was quiet and relaxing. DO NOT MISS AN OPPORTUNITY TO DINE HERE. We will definitely return...More

1  Thank Larry Y
Reviewed April 4, 2018

My husband and I have visited Cetli many times in the past years and it continues to be my favorite. I think the Margaritas are the best of any I have had in Tulum and I always look forward to having one or two. The...More

1  Thank Bnosnews
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Four of us had a delightful meal in this authentic yet refined low-key restaurant. The menu is simple, and we shared a selection of 6 appetizers and main dishes. For me, their moles were the centerpiece of the meal; we had a black mole w...More

1  Thank GCarver2
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Read all the positive reviews and we were really looking forward to dinner here. We arrived without a reservation and after the server checked with the kitchen we were seated at a nice table for two near the kitchen window area. Our drinks took a...More

Thank Guru57
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Located just outside of Tulum, on the road to Cobá, Cetli is a Mexican foodie's dream. It's a beautiful space filled with artwork - a location to linger and truly enjoy the authentic ambience. The "house" starter was fantastic, a very generous sampling of pre-dinner...More

Thank lizlubee
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Bonnie B
April 18, 2018|
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Response from Gudula M | Reviewed this property |
Either phone or show up early
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May 9, 2017|
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Response from HayloKay1 | Reviewed this property |
Only cash and its not cheap compared to most places in Tulum, take enough cash to eat all the courses, food is amazing and you will be disappointed if your money restricts your choices.
Amy R
April 10, 2017|
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Response from ahughes3466 | Reviewed this property |
We had a lovely bottle of local white wine and we were there in October '16.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$180 - US$400
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Tulum - Coba km 2.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 108 0681
Our dishes are prepares meticulusly as our grandma used to make it. We choose the best ingredients to prepare genuine "mole" sauce in a metate stone (like from prehispanic times), to make sure get to the traditional recipes. Making our mermelade, bread, butter and many more. The best culinary experience in the autentic traditional mexican cuisine.
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