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Boca Paila Tulum Km 7.6, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 1 984 111 5379
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“suckling pig” (54 reviews)
“bone marrow” (30 reviews)
“cornish hen” (9 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Boca Paila Tulum Km 7.6, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Reviewed today via mobile

The food was really really good and of a high standard! Loved the ambiance too! But the portions are too small for the price they are asking. It’s way to pretentious and unnecessary to overcharge in such an extraordinary way. The cocktails were watered down...More

Thank mitchell-from-mokum
Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff, the ambiance, the location, the FOOD! The most amazing food. It was fresh and delicious and really worth every penny.

Thank foreverashleyy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time in the jungle. Comfortable..got there at dusk and enjoyed a lovely dinner. Presentation was noteworthy if the meal itself was just good. Offerings included small and large plates. We shared everything; try the bone marrow. Be advised cash only. They accept US with...More

Thank 346ronp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived a few minutes before our reservation and parked 100m south of Arca (on the same side of the street) in a parking lot which cost 150 pesos. We were seated immediately, right near the open kitchen. Our server was prompt and knowledgeable about...More

Thank claudeb2good
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything we ate was spot on! Loves the Mexican green beans and the vegetable like a zucchini. We had the ribs and the octopus and both were delish. Ended with the avacado cake and we are still taking about that. It was raining and we...More

Thank 70redbird
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is great, the food is great, the waiting & bar staff are great. Why the hard attitude from your front desk? We ate here earlier this week and despite poor attitude from the front desk, we waited for a table, the food was...More

Thank Ramlock29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely amazing. The food is delicious and unique...the flavours incredible. I recommend this restaurant during your stay if you’re a foodie or just simply love fine dinning!!!!!

Thank dannie2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re headed to Tulum, Arca should definitely be on your list. The atmosphere is chic-rustic with trendy yet chill vibes. The service is top-notch with friendly servers that make you feel like the most important customers in the restaurant. The food and cocktails are...More

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a strong recommendation we were bitterly disappointed.. service ordinary and overpriced.. although atmosphere great.. a sad disappointment!! I would strongly recommend Kim toh or rosenegro Instead!

Thank corrinneolsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Arca to celebrate my best friends birthday and everything was just great. The restaurant and the atmosphere gives you a unique experience!! The food was absolutely stunning, the taste, the ingredients everything was just perfect. I’ve never had such a tasty and...More

Thank christina25887
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August 20, 2018|
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Response from Alessandra P | Reviewed this property |
The prices are high comparing to Mexican prices not to London :)
Erika G
May 9, 2017|
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Response from taniazih | Reviewed this property |
Arca is totally child friendly. I went with my grandsons, two and four years old.
March 15, 2017|
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Response from justmyownthoughts | Reviewed this property |
They are open Tuesday through Sunday. Perhaps you stopped by on the 13th which was Monday. Check your dates. Otherwise try calling or asking a neighboring hotel or business. They may have more info. Their web site shows no... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boca Paila Tulum Km 7.6, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 1 984 111 5379
  • E-mail
ARCA is a restaurant and bar located in the tropical jungle of Tulum, Mexico.
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