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Charlie's Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
| Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (21 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Central American, Latin, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
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121 - 130 of 242 reviews

Reviewed January 14, 2014

We had to wait for our ADO bus and had lunch at Charlies. Nice atmosfere, good nachnos, but wouldn't go there for dinner I think.

Thank Luz M
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Good food, very comfortable, nice service. Not a lot exceptional but a good solid meal and experience. And they have wifi!

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed January 2, 2014

Charlie's served the best guacamole we ate in Tulum. Tasty pollo borracho. Relaxed yet attentive table service, good atmosphere.

Thank CynthiaShimer
Reviewed December 31, 2013

We visited Charlie's the other night and had just an OK experience. First and for most the drinks were very good. I had a fruit lasse with raspberries and it was actually pretty good. Then the food came........... I had a a great big lunch...More

Thank Liam M
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Great food. Good location. Nice ambience. Slightly pricier side for Tulum, but felt it was worth it. Loved the fish tacos and Empanadas (we got the chorizo/cheese). Fresh and flavorful food. Yummy/spicy salsa. Try the mango laasi. Very helpful and friendly staff. We realized after...More

Thank mogo12
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Charlie's was very nice, well decorated, clean, and comfortable. I prefer a hole-in-the-wall dining experience, but if you are looking for a nicer sit-down meal, this is a great place. The service was excellent, and my octopus dish was as good as I've ever had....More

Thank abbyall
Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

Tulum in general rates very average for food. The "strip" is full of street side restaurants selling all the usual suspects that you would expect and that you can get the same if not better in the US. Charlie's stands out from the crowd with...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Probably the best Mexican food in town - and we've tried a fair share if them (their mole is great, chile relleno fantastic). Better atmosphere than most of the tulum centro places (it has a garden in the back). Staff is very friendly.

Thank ny_ten
Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stopped in to meet Charlie (we have mutual friends), not necessarily to eat. We had a chat and at the end, asked him where this vegan resto was located. He actually walked us there, did not try to lure us to eat at his...More

Thank Tara M
Reviewed August 8, 2013

Creative decor, not very jazzy but in keeping with the local ethnic theme. Lots of different seating options. Back area has ourdoor seating. Very relaxing! with tables set amidst beautiful trees and plants. One out of three entrees was very tasty, the other two were...More

Thank Desifoodee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Central American, Latin, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
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