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Zamas

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Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila | Km 5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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09:00 - 22:00
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Lux
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent one week, everything is perfect, cabanas bigger than normally at Tulum. The beach is just few steps from restaurant and cabanas

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nyc
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Zamas for 4 nights and loved the atmosphere and food at the restaurant so much that we hesitated going anywhere else for a meal. ( we did venture out one eve and while the food was good it was no where near the same vibe! Our waiters at Zamas definitely added to our positive experience and kept... More 

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Thank allison s
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zamas was the perfect spot for our bachelorette/girls trip getaway. We were a group of 6 sharing one of the cabanas and found it to be very spacious and comfortable. Honestly, all of the hotels on the beach side of Tulum are pretty incredible. Zamas is one of the first that you reach when coming from the town of Tulum... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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77 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beachfront setting could not be more beautiful. Bar was good, and the food, though simple, was very nicely prepared. Only the dessert--an American-style key lime pie--failed to live up to the standard set by everything else. Service was efficient, if not overly friendly. Still in all, a very enjoyable visit.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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185 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have only dined for lunch there, having found this little gem 2 years ago. Go to the Tulum ruins in the morning and end here for lunch. It is about 4 km south of the ruins on the beach road that leads to Sian Kian. Colorful and in a very picturesque setting, the food here is "fun Mexican" and... More 

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Thank Dave S
Bloomington, Illinois
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry its taken so long to write this review. A group of us rented a private driver for a tour of Tulum and stopped here along the way. The place was fairly empty but took a bit to get seated then even longer to get drink service. Many people employed but nobody working is the best summary. Once we got... More 

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ZAMASHotel, Manager at Zamas, responded to this review

Hola! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at ZAMAS. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us but certainly sorry to hear the service was not to your liking. At ZAMAS our client happiness is of utmost importance and I see your experience did not reflect that philosophy. As to the glitch with the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here one day and whilst the gambas pil pil were delicious the other food wasn't as impressive, and it isn't particularly cheap. However the location is second to none, right on the beach, and the place is beautifully furnished with its colourful chairs. We came back one night for cocktails and listened to the live band, which... More 

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Thank laura v
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

On New Year's Day in Tulum there aren't a ton of restaurants up and running for breakfast, but thankfully Zamas is one that is raring to go. We went on a recommendation from our Airbnb host and were so glad we took his advice. The first awesome thing about Zamas is that there is parking right out front and a... More 

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Thank Christina B
New Delhi, India
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We went here thinking there will be live music but I guess there is none on Monday. Even then the staff and the place didn't leave us disappointed. The food was brilliant and so were the drinks. We got a table for two facing the sea and loved the moon and the view. Must visit place!

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Thank ayemate
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It wasn't so, so many years ago that Zamas was, if not the only game in town in Tulum, pretty close to it. With explosion of growth here, that's obviously no longer the case. But Zamas still deserves special note; because of its longevity, its special location, its fun atmosphere, and last but not least some darn good margaritas. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila | Km 5, Tulum 77780, 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?