Best options to eat in Tulum

Best Restaurants in Tulum

Looking for where to eat in Tulum? Discover the best restaurants to enjoy the rich gastronomy of the region.

Currently, Tulum is one of the biggest paradises in the Mexican Caribbean thanks to its excellent location and crystal clear waters. Undoubtedly, this magical town is full of natural and gastronomic wonders that every tourist should enjoy, from flavors and textures of the region to the most exotic. 

Here are the best restaurants in Tulum that you must visit: 

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Restaurant El loco Tulum.  

An explosion of Mediterranean food flavors! Considered one of the best restaurants in Tulum, El Loco offers a wide range of authentic Mediterranean cuisine at a fair price.

Restaurant El loco tulum 

This restaurant is run by chef Idan Lifshitz, known in the region for his incredible way of combining flavors, textures and aromas, as well as for his excellent dishes: grilled tuna, lamb chops and his very special fish tacos. Are you vegan or vegetarian? Don’t worry! El Loco Tulum Mediterranean Chef Kitchen offers a wide variety of dishes for all tastes and food preferences. 

At night the atmosphere is great, ideal to enjoy with your partner or friends a wonderful glass of wine or an incredible tequila.  Besides, the decoration and service make this dining experience unique and unforgettable. 

It is worth a stop at km 9.3 of the Hotel Zone, where El Loco Tulum Restaurant is located, and enjoy some culinary and visual delights. 

Santo Mercado Tulum. 

Every day from 2:00 to 11:00 pm is open one of the best places to eat in Tulum, Santo Mercado, a restaurant bar located in the heart of Tulum’s Hotel Zone, at km 6.5, offering a complete experience: Eat, drink and buy different handicrafts, all in one place!

Santo Mercado Restaurante en Tulum

Its specialty is Mexican food, prepared with exotic and unique ingredients from the traditional regional cuisine. Some of their most famous dishes are: Fish Wings, Kampachi Shrimp, Angus Skewers and an incredible variety of tacos with handmade tortillas. 

Santo Mercado has an attractive bar and cafeteria to make your breakfast, lunch and dinner a gourmet experience you won’t forget. In addition, you can find various items made by local artisans and clothing from 17 designers, to look like a Tuluminati. 

Also, don’t miss the Happy hour, where every tequila, mezcal and wine you drink will contribute monetarily to social projects.  

Taboo Tulum. 

Located in the amazing magical town of Tulum and only 11 minutes away from the famous Hotel Casa Coyote, Taboo Restaurant is located at km 7 of Tulum’s Hotel Zone.

Taboo Restaurante en Tulum

This place, like El Loco and Santo Mercado, is one of the best restaurants in Tulum and is characterized by its Mediterranean and Italian food, prepared with fresh and original ingredients. It has a great variety of dishes, where fish and seafood – Their specialty – stand out and are very popular with tourists. Its most famous dishes are: Mediterranean Lobster and Salmon Trout Sashimi, both with an incredible flavor. 

Taboo Tulum has a rustic and fun atmosphere, with live music, ideal to enjoy with family and friends, a sensational culinary experience awaits you at this place!