Tulum has become a mecca for foodies. Here are some of our favorites:
For the best breakfast in Tulum as well as a great happy hour and delicious Thai inspired dishes. Located on the north end of the Tulum beach road, Mezzanine is perched high on a cliff overlooking the sea with a stone stairway leading down to the beach. Mezzanine
La Zebra $$
Same owner as Mezzanine, this beach club restaurant serves great Mexican food and light fare for lunch and dinner with a cool vibe, beds and lounges on the beach. Sunday nights the deck is open for salsa dancing with live music and fabulous dancers that will teach you if you like. La Zebra
El Asadero $$
For the best authentic Mexican steakhouse visit this little casual spot just off the main drag in Tulum town. It’s a BYOB and they have the best steak, potatoes and sausage around. El Asadero
This restaurant has received tremendous notoriety as the first Farm-to-table in our area. Located in the jungle along the Tulum beach road they have delicious specialty drinks, cool vibe and great fare. They have been written about in The New York Times several times. They do not take reservations so arrive early. Hartwood
Kitchen Table $$$$
Quickly becoming one of the most popular restaurants in Tulum, Kitchen Table, built entirely of reused and natural native materials, creates fresh, delicious food and cocktails using just a wooden grill and ice boxes full of local fresh produce.
Kitchen Table is located on the jungle side of the Tulum – Boca Paila beach road at the Tulum National Park. Kitchen Table
El Camello $
Right along the road as you are leaving Tulum sits this mainstay of Tulum life. El Camello serves down home Mexican food and fantastic seafood and lobster in a very casual atmosphere – nothing fancy here just great food and cold beer.
La Nave $$
Best pizza and authentic Italian food in Tulum. The owners are from Italy and they bake super thin-crust pizza in a brick oven and serve it piping hot with fresh pasta, spinach, delicious grilled fish. La Nave
Posada Margarita $$$$
Along the beach road in Tulum, this is a more high-end Italian restaurant. The owners are also from Italy and they serve a limited menu of freshly caught fish and seafood as well as home made pasta. Set right on the beach this has become the place to be seen in Tulum. Posada Margarita
Located right on Soliman Bay, Pandano is a terrific restaurant in a sublime setting right on our beautiful beach. Mexican. European, and Italian dishes served exquisitely – open for lunch and dinner. Pandano
Casa Banana $$$$
Located in the jungle on the south end of the Tulum beach road, this is an authentic Argentine steakhouse. The owners are from Argentina and they prepare fabulous grilled dishes over an open fire that is a truly beautiful spectacle. Delicious cocktails and great open-air atmosphere. Casa Banana
If you’re in Tulum, and find yourself hungry for first class dining, Unico is the answer. Unico offers an eclectic menu, serving up everything from tuna burgers to chicken empanadas and pasta. Start your meal off with fried goat cheese, which begins with a spicy kick before melting away into sweet cheesy goodness. Unico
Make a reservation.