10 RESTAURANTS YOU MUST TRY ON YOUR TRIP TO TULUM


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Tulum is one of the most beautiful and best preserved cities in the Yucatan Peninsula, considered a jewel of the Mexican Caribbean for the exuberant natural mix created between the white sands of the Caribbean Sea and the colossal Mayan jungle.


In Tulum, nature is present in all its splendor through its lagoons, cenotes and beaches, next to the biosphere reserve of Sian Ka'an we have the opportunity for infinite exploration in this "magical town". The coastal area bordered by mangroves and crystal clear waters attracts people from all over the world. With unique gastronomy and ethereal beauty everywhere, its natural limestone pools and historical sites make Tulum a tropical paradise.

Here are some of the most popular restaurants in Tulum for their delicious food and as exotic and original as the city itself.

Eat, enjoy and share!



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1. GITANO
Gitano is inspired by the colonial architecture of the Yucatan Peninsula, with local seasonal ingredients cooked in a wood-fired oven and open grill will awaken all your senses. It has more than 50 Oaxacan mezcals and hand-pressed juices with local seasonal fruits and herbs. The Friday party at Gitano is something you should experience at least once in your life and enjoy it with your friends. Don't forget to try the most popular signature cocktails: Jungle Fever, Kisses in the Car and the Gitano Margarita. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)


2. ARCA
The food you will find in this place is micro-seasonal and is a current representation of the flora and fauna that surrounds Tulum. The menu creations at Arca are designed to be in tune with the roots, traditions and flavors of the place. Bold and explosive flavors that are created in the open fire kitchen and create small dishes meant to be shared, a way of eating inherent to the Mexican culture.


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3. RAW LOVE
Indulge in acai bowls, healing elixirs and a host of gourmet raw superfoods while enjoying an incredible beachfront view. The entire Raw menu is gluten-free, sugar-free and vegan. Before you go...be sure to visit and get your photo taken at the sculpture come to the light!


4. DE CIELO
Tropical and healthy are the terms that define this restaurant. Among its homemade granola, tartines, fresh sandwiches, raw vegan cakes, juices and organic coffee you can enjoy a huge range of gluten-free products to ensure the happiness of all without exception. It is the ideal place to work while having a coffee.


5. CHECKPOINT
The best pizza in Tulum can be found here. In this pizzeria you can enjoy a super classic and beautiful Neapolitan style pizza cooked by the talented chef Alexandros Gkousi. All his creations are made with love, for a better experience accompany them with an Italian wine or a cocktail of your choice. Live music mixed in vinillo and sourdough pizzas roasted in an authentic Italian oven combine for a simple and appetizing dish.


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6. MEZE
Located inside a beautiful white hacienda and inspired by the serenity of Hydra, Mykonos and the Aegean islands, it aims to make you feel its essence as you enter. Enjoy a simple meal cooked over an open fire in a spectacular open kitchen. Passing through a majestic bougainvillea-filled archway, past the whitewashed front courtyard and fountain, you arrive at an elegant, oversized stone bar where you can enjoy a signature cocktail such as the Nopal Margarita, Elderflower Spritz or Lemonade II. Share this experience with your family and friends.


7. ASIAN BODEGA
A fusion menu inspired by exceptionally fresh Thai cuisine. Enjoy these explosive Asian flavors in a relaxed and warm atmosphere. Here you can have fun with your friends or family. Fun is guaranteed.


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8. HARTWOOD
One of the most characteristic things about this place is its menu, each visit will be unique because it changes daily based on the collection of local harvests from the land and sea. You will discover in each dish a new and exciting flavor accompanied by fresh ingredients combined with a private and entertaining atmosphere. Hartwood prides itself on being vegetarian/vegan, using solar energy and using sustainable fishing methods so as not to aggressively impact marine life. All waste created in this space is composted into organic fertilizer that reactivates local mangroves and inland agriculture.


9. KITCHEN TABLE
If you want to try 100% local food this is the place. After its creation in 2015, this locally sourced restaurant quickly achieved fame for its authentic character. Its natural charm makes it the perfect place for those looking for an intimate experience and for food lovers looking for creativity in every dish. Choose from a wide range of contemporary Mexican dishes with a touch of Portuguese influences with vegan and gluten-free options.


10. TAQUERÍA HONORIO
What makes this place so popular and what is its secret? This coveted but simplified breakfast spot offers an incredible variety of pork and beef tacos. Their origin and authentic taste are considered the best tacos in Tulum. Don't miss the opportunity to try them....

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