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Charlie's Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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| Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Charlie's for lunch after a visit to the Tulum ruins. It is a unique place, on the main road very close to the ADO bus station. We enjoyed our good food and the atmosphere. The prices were reasonable and the service was good. The actual, real live Charlie is certainly a unique character!

Thank Mila W
Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were early to the bus ride so we stayed here to get something to eat. I ordered their pancakes with syrup and fruit. Delicious!

Thank Samuel D
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A mid-afternoon meal after my visit to the Muyil Ruins. I tried the Chaya Limón "water", though it's more like a juice, upon the recommendation of the friendly waiter. I should not have eaten so many of the tortilla chips they brought out before my meal, as the fish taco plate came with 4 good sized tacos, chili-laden jicama root,... More 

Thank Willowomoon
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Baba-cool, North American ish... But Charlie is so helpful and friendly that it is worth stopping... And the food is quite ok!

Thank Jonathan L
Gainesville, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

On our 5 day trip we ate 3 meals at Charlie's. Back patio is amazingly cute and the fish tacos were incredible!!! Only issue was we went for breakfast one morning at 11 and breakfast was to be served until 11:30am but they told us it was only lunch. So we had quesadillas for our first meal of the day... More 

Thank edlondon11
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nice dinner...nothing unusual....pretty typical. Service was good as was the meal. Wish they offered more vegan options...but we asked for some edits in the menu and they made the changes for us. A nice night out.

Thank KidBF
Coquitlam, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Maybe an off night but the service was a little, which wasn't a real problem as we had no where to go. The food was okay but I don't think we will go back to this one. The courtyard garden is kind of cool!

Thank Jayneekinsd
Atlantis, Florida
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Having been to Charlie's on a number of occasions over the last few years I do enjoy going there when in Tulum. I find the location perfect for watching what is transpiring as the day passes. Both food and beverage are consistently very good and at a reasonable price. Charlie and his staff are very customer focused and display a... More 

Thank Bruce H
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199 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, breakfast and through the day. Reasonable prices. Fantastic service. The decor is lovely, recycled shabby chic

Thank Johanna S
Port Colborne, Canada
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Very authentic and very good food. The service was Speedy Gonzales and the prices were good. We asked around for the best soups in town and they didn't disappoint. They gave us free home made chips and dip....which was 'muy caliente' even though they said it was just mild, still we ate over half of it because it was that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?