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El Mariachi Loco

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Av. Tulum 61 | Esq. Calle Orion Norte, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped by for a quick lunch and had some delicious chicken tacos. service was fast and friendly. i would return.

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Thank serrano930
Canada
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiance and I took a cab to Tulum and Luis our driver recommended this place for cheap but delicious lunch. We were not disappointed! I ordered steak tacos and my fiance ordered enchiladas with green sauce. We were both satisfied with our meals. We even got a good portion of complementary nachos as an app. Our server was friendly... More 

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Thank Jennifer A
Calgary, Canada
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This place looked pretty good. Not cheap, but decent. The wait staff was quick to get our drinks to us, but after we ordered our food it was a good 25 min before we receive our tacos. Tacos! The place was maybe 1/3 full so not busy at all, so not sure what happened. Not a huge deal as we... More 

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Thank ToyotaAdventureros
Wisconsin
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329 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Happened upon this a place while walking along the main drag, Hwy 307, in Tulum. Friendly staff, quick service and awesome taco sa & margaritas!! I will definitely come back the this place! Meal for 2 & drinks about $30.

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Thank GBCheesehead
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Took a break from our all inclusive and came here for lunch. We love the tacos and appreciated that out of this tiny bare bones kitchen they produced a good meal for a family of 11.

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Thank Marthe L
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice, relaxed restaurant in Tulum. Food was great and the prices where cheap as well. The only issue we had was the exchange rate they offered, 13:1 on US dollars when everywhere else was at 18:1. If you are eating at El Mariachi Loco, make sure you have pesos. Saying that, we still really enjoyed the food.

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Thank Alistair T
Viareggio, Italy
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We went there for our first dinner in Tulum. We had some excellent tacos with camarones accompanied by the traditional rice, black beans and veggies and... margarita! Our waiter was vey nice and layback. We sat on the first row of their rather large dining room so that we could enjoy the passers by. I like that! But we especially... More 

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Thank Brunella W
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

went there while driving by, good tacos, not fancy, just good food..sometimes you miss that in Tulum

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Thank AndrewBernards
Vancouver, Canada
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Stopped in here on the recommendation of a staff member from our resort who lives in Tulum pueblo. It was quiet as it was a weekday just before noon. The meal was tasty and economical. We shared a plate of 5 shrimp tacos which was plenty for both of us. The shrimp was deep fried which was a surprise but... More 

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Thank chromedragon
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stopped off in the town between ruins and wanted to find somewhere to eat that would be genuinely good Mexican food. We chose this place as it looked very chilled our, comfy and cool in the midday heat. The server (who we think was the owner) was so friendly and helpful and not pushy at all! We both had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Tulum 61 | Esq. Calle Orion Norte, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum

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