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Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill

Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 984 134 7357
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (37 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
“fish tacos” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

I first reviewed Tropicante in 2013, when we first visited, we've been back probably 6 times since. We quickly hop off the ship, walk just outside the port area, and catch the $2US taxi ride over to the beautiful little slice of paradise (it's cheaper...More

Thank Donna077GA
Reviewed yesterday

I visited Tropicante last week when my cruise ship was in port. I could not have been happier! The water was spectacular, and the service was as well! I emailed Steve about a month in advance and reserved 2 loungers in the shade. He was...More

Thank melcan75
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Tropicante during our cruise. It was the first time to Costa Maya and we decided to reserve a lounger in the shade. It was very easy to get there from the port via shuttle. The beach was very clean and soft sand...More

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good lunch : good food and nice spot on the beach. The waiters were really nice compare to other restaurants in Mahahual you can find.

Thank Clément B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cruised September 3, 2017 and had three extra days tacked onto our cruise due to Hurricane Irma. Royal Caribbean added Costa Maya as a bonus port and I was thrilled to be able to head back to Tropicante as I did in 2011. This...More

1  Thank PStrange
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Steve, Jorge and Cain treated us as family for the day. Every one of them went above and beyond in providing us with information, impeccable service and a safe, comfortable and FUN environment in which to enjoy all of it! We grabbed a cab and...More

2  Thank beerchic
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We went to the Tropicante at Mahahual Beach which offers full service on the beach along with chairs, table, and cover. The location has many palms offering places out of the sun. The beach is BEAUTIFUL! Service is amazing and the Massages are CHEAP and...More

Thank FLGirl32804
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

So we came here on accident while enjoying our day off from our Carnival ship. We didn't want to do the excursions so we took a shuttle about 10 mins to this little bar and are so glad we did! Cain took excellent care of...More

2  Thank Britt C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Great choice if you are stopping for the day in Costa Maya. You can email Steve and reserve some lounge chairs ahead of time. Just pick up a cab right outside the port area for a few dollars (each way). They may try to drop...More

2  Thank knlfaz
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We came onboard the Liberty of the Seas. It was our first time in Costa Maya and after much reading online, we settled on Tropicante. What an amazing day! We took the shuttle from the pier for $3 per person and got off right near...More

3  Thank muscatravelr
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Katherine C
13 November 2017|
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Response from FLGirl32804 | Reviewed this property |
We took a trolley type vehicle with others to the beach and it was only $5. Prices at Tropicante are inexpensive- even cocktails. The massages are also inexpensive- $20 for 30 mins or $30 for 1 hour. Service is exceptional... More
Krista P
20 October 2017|
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Response from AlabamaTeacher | Reviewed this property |
At the end of the day people were offering $10.00 massages on the beach as we walked done the street.
13 October 2017|
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Response from tailsock | Reviewed this property |
when you get there. you can also take in a beachside massage under the palm trees for a reasonable amount.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 984 134 7357
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Mahahual’s premier ocean front dining experience. A unique cultural and culinary blend of the best of Mexico and the US. Our food, music and ambiance combine the tastes and flavors of both of these two wonderful countries. We are located on the Malecon right in the center of the downtown beachfront. We offer comfortable inside dining as well as tables in the sand, just a few steps from the beautiful clear Caribbean waters. Best food and conversation in town!
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