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Mateo's Mexican Grill

Tulum Beach Road-Boca Paila KM 5.2 | Zona hotelera Tulum, Tulum 77789, Mexico
+52 984 745 4845
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (340 reviews)
“burrito” (69 reviews)
“mango salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tulum Beach Road-Boca Paila KM 5.2 | Zona hotelera Tulum, Tulum 77789, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love the friendly atmosphere and they were great with a large group. The food was delicious and moderate prices!

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mateo's seems to be designed as an American/Mexican eater which is fair enough. The food itself was bland, expensive and the waiting staff tried to upsell everything which for me isn't very Mexican. It had no charm or good vibes which I've seen all over...More

Thank blakeley09
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went for lunch one day and were pleasantly surprised by how good the food was and the margaritas. Had two types of fish tacos which were some of the better ones we had while we were in Tulum.

Thank Walt W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has reasonable pricing, good vegetarian options. Went there with my husband two days in a row! -he’s vegan- and he ended up full and happy with his meal. As for me, ordered grilled fish tacos and loved them! But beware if you’re afraid of...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I strolled into mateos are first night in Tulum walking from our Hotel at Piedra Escondida. The restaurant is open to the outside which was perfect in early May. There was a live band performing which added to the vibe we were looking...More

Thank RayLopez317
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here for drinks and a snack while in Tulum. The beer was moderately priced and the Ceveche we had was wonderful.

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice location amidst a busy street. No beach access but has parking. Incredible fish tacos as everyone else mentioned but I found the rest of the foods to be quite overpriced compared to the town, for the same stuff. Also, they take credit card but...More

Thank Emad N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in after a bike accident. Staff was incredibly attentive and professional in administering first aid (I'm Canadian certified). Delicious smoothies with quick service helped a great deal!

Thank Taryn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a meal away from our resort and this place was able to accommodate our large party. The fish tacos really are amazing. We also had the ceviche and a sampler platter that was delicious. I really enjoyed our dinner here and the fact...More

Thank KittiQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Tulum for the first time and on our first night there we had dinner at Mateos since it was right across the street from our hotel....well we loved it so much we ended up going back 5 or 6...More

2  Thank Becky K
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Questions & Answers
2 December 2017|
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Response from Nina L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not Mateo's but I'm pretty sure you just turn up. Only a few restaurants are so fancy you have to book in advance (read:Hartwood but there are so many other really cool places around)!
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20 January 2017|
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Response from soonerlisa23 | Reviewed this property |
it's a great place to watch sports. I agree with the previous comment, just ask.
Alison D
2 January 2017|
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Response from Margaret M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this question is for me. Please contact Mateo's Grill.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tulum Beach Road-Boca Paila KM 5.2 | Zona hotelera Tulum, Tulum 77789, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 745 4845
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