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El Quinto Sol Tulum

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Healthy, South American, Central American
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Calle Centauro Local 3 | Esquina con avenida principal, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 114 0486
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived at El Quinto Sol, late on Saturday night after travelling for almost 20 hours. We couldn't have stumbled upon a more welcoming host than Francisco. He made sure that we had everything we needed, made great conversation and made sure we were well fed even though the kitchens were closed at most of the other places we tried.... More 

Thank Ben H
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

El quinto came recommended by the people we were staying with. We were not disappointed! Beautifully cooked local Mexican cuisine at its best! the proprietor was very hospitable and friendly. Very good food and excellent value for money! thank you for making our meal with you such a great Mexican experience...including offering the giant sombreros and guns (not real) for... More 

Thank Kenni M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We just came back from a week in Tulum and had the chance to try a lot of different spots both in the town side and the beach side. The Garden an Quinto sol was our first attraction, the back area is very pleasant and relaxing. The friendly service, and late hours is what brought us back for more. We... More 

Thank Tim C
Lethbridge, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We live in Tulum, and do know a lot of good places here. But this El Quinto Sol came recommended by a family member and I am glad I tried it out. We now regularly come here for the Chai tea. Their cheese cake is fresh and has this home made taste which makes it hard to say "no" to.... More 

1 Thank idti
Sundre, AB
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

I come to El Quinto Sol whenever I am in Tulum. Everything I have eaten here is delicious and tastes fresh and homemade. The owner is very kind and always makes sure we have everything we need. I try to come here everyday even if its just for desert. It's also the only place I know in Tulum with authentic... More 

1 Thank Elena D
Hamburg, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Food is amazing. We ate burritos, guacamole (best in Mexico), wings and nachos. Just wonderful. Go there! You will not regret.

Thank Julius T
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Just ate here last night, I visit every time I'm in Tulum. It's relaxed, delicious and very inexpensive for the quality and size of the dishes. The owners and genuine and fun to talk to. I love how Karol makes everything from scratch when you order, right in front of you. You can taste the difference!

1 Thank eurojill
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Love this place. Love the owners. Love the food. The Margaritas are honestly the best I've tried anywhere in Mexico. If you're looking for a chilled atmosphere and nice place to enjoy the most charming street in the town of Tulum, get seated out front. For more of a romantic private setting, their back patio is very charming. Highly recommended... More 

2 Thank mzaps
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

We stopped in here twice while roaming Tulum. The food looked awesome although we did not eat. The cocktails were great and the atmosphere very cool! The couple who owned and operated the spot were very friendly and had a good vibe. DO stop in when you have a chance!!!

Lorain, Ohio
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2013

We have been living in Tulum for 4 months now. We go El Quinto Sol all the time, the owners are awesome and so is their food!

2 Thank Dailliott

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Healthy, South American, Central American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Centauro Local 3 | Esquina con avenida principal, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 114 0486
El Quinto Sol is located in the hearth of Tulum town. Own by two young Mexican sisters, offers a great ambience to spend a relaxing and fun evening enjoying some of the most authentic Mexican drinks and snacks, free wireless internet connection and delicious coffee shop. Prices are very accessible, has a beautiful open area in the back garden where live music, movie nights and special event takes place. Hope to se you soon.

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