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Hemingway Restaurant

Carretera Boca Paila km 5.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 114 2321
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mariscada” (10 reviews)
“clams” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Carretera Boca Paila km 5.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stopped in to grab a couple beers and have a snack, and they have some great guacamole! Service was attentive, and they have a great view of the beach.

Thank mulhollatcha
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Far better cabana style romantic getaway places along this Tulum beach. No a/c or power during the day, no hot water - lousy service and a broken down tractor blocking our beach view. All this for almost $300 a night. Research other hotels before coming...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there but didn't feel welcome at all, although only 3 tables we're occupied. The waiters we're unfriendly and not attentive at all. They either we're typing on their smartphones or lingering around behind the bar. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the...More

Thank zefyrus
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Cool little restaurant in the beach that is part of a hotel. It is easy to miss this place from the road. It is next to Ansalma . We had the the grilled seafood platter for two that was excellent. It included lobsters, red snapper,...More

Thank Bernadettte
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Overall a decent place. Not listing the prices on the menu was irritating. The portions are large and the pricing is average for the hotels in the neighborhood.

Thank David G
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This place is wonderful. You can ask them to do special things like grill your fish with fresh grilled vegetables. Had a lovely birthday dinner for a friend here and we danced salsa after spontaneously to some music on the radio. Very homey, easy, warm...More

Thank Shivani Laura G
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We went to Hemingway for a late afternoon lunch and devoured everything they put in front of us. The house bread was fresh and flavorful, perfect with the Salmon Carpaccio. We shared the Mariscala, a platter of fresh shellfish and squid tossed into fresh pasta...More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

An awesome find situated right on the beach. It is a small place that packs a lot of taste. The grilled seafood platter was off the charts and the lobster tagliatelle was not far behind. The staff were fantastic, the food right on point, and...More

Thank Ajsaraf
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

For an unknown reason this little restaurant, directly on the beach is not recommended among the best ones. Wrong classification because thanks to its very friendly service and exquisite food at a very reasonable price it should be on the top of the list. We...More

Thank JC1Montreal
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We stayed at Hemingway three days and loved this little restaurant right in the center of the resort. Breakfast is simple but well done - same for lunch. Where this place shines is dinner. While the menu is selective it is exceptional, because they only...More

Thank mdleroy
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Tae K
We have a party of 16, that we would like to make a reservation for May 6. could we get seating for us at 8pm?
20 April 2017|
Response from paola56 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your request. We have a table for 16 people for you for May 6. Please let me know if you like to confirm the reservation. Thanks PaolaSbrizzi HemingwayTulum
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Hi we visited two years ago and had a great meal but it seemed at the time not be serving drinks as in wine beers etc - could some one confirm this has changed so that we can visit on our trip in September we loved the food but glass of wine would have been ideal
22 June 2016|
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Response from Jen D | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I were there in April and had beer with our lunch. I believe they had wine and cocktails as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Boca Paila km 5.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 114 2321
  • E-mail
Small and nice restaurant where Hemingway and 'recommended reservation for dinner. The Chef Luke and Nicola, Italian, will present you with love and care with their fish dishes, homemade pasta, seafood, bread, cake and a nice selection of desserts always home-made with fresh ingredients.We use only fresh fish, ripe tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil. For breakfast in the morning, bread, dessert of the day and homemade jam. The restaurant is ocean front and has a nice big terrace on the beach! Only 5 tables.
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