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Don Cafeto Mar Caribe

#100 of 312 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Mar Caribe, Tulum, Mexico
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe it was the time of day we were there or the band that played - but this was totally my favorite place we ate while in Tulum. The food was great and the employees really seemed to enjoy the place too. They give you a bowl of pickled vegetables when they bring the chips and salsa. Seriously it was... More 

Thank Mario D
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on the recommendation of one of our favorite taxi drivers. It seems like locals and tourists both love this place! There was always a good mix of people in the restaurant. We actually went back for dinner again another night because I had to get the mole. The first time I got the chile relleno, which was... More 

Thank moonpietravels
Coquitlam, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This was the only restaurant we ate at more than once. We love trying new places to eat, but we enjoyed the food and staff so much we went back a few time. The unique (to us) free and generous appetizer was a highlight. Our entrées were really good, loved the authenticity. We will definitely be back on our next... More 

Thank Jayneekinsd
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The two musicians pulled us in. Friendly staff and fun atmosphere. We grabbed a light dinner and were happy!

Thank tbirdmanager
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great place. Recommended by our cab driver. Two meals 4 drinks and guacamole for under $40! Can't beat that. Food is delicious!

Thank Sheila D
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast there two mornings. Food was great eggs, potatoes, toast, juice and coffee. Would recommend it to anyone. Very reasonable. No air conditioning but most places don't. Very convenient. Every one was very hospitable.

Thank Tawnya W
Sonoma, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Best lunch after a day at the denotes...fresh food, kind waiters, and delicious drinks. This is the restaurant we continue to talk about when we get home-easy, tasty, and real Mexico. Don Cafeto is the best!

Thank Elisabeth B
Warren, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

My wife and I stopped here for lunch with our tour guide. The food was amazing and we left the place stuffed! Would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting that authentic mexican cuisine and experience!

Thank Bryan C
Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The people were great - nice, friendly, helpful. Good service. Great food! Great fish tacos (dinner) and chilaquiles con arrachera (breakfast/brunch). Really really hot salsa! Great music all day long. Great people watching. Friday night we even saw a parade.

Thank Happy-Honeymooners11
Boulder, Colorado
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92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

How could you walk by this restaurant and not stop in to experience the picked veges you saw on all the tables and one of those tall green juice drinks? The location is right on the main street, easy parking, and pretty big. The veges and juices were as good as they looked. The entrees were okay. We had a... More 

Thank Arlene H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mar Caribe, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
On the main street going through the town of Tulum.

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