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Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill

Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 984 134 7357
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (44 reviews)
“ceviche” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thank you Steve and "Papacita" (Oscar)for an awesome day! Personal service, shade for those that needed it, a clean beach,beautiful water, fantastic food! Including our $8 taxi, $34 well spent! I will come back to you and our very own, " cabana boys". Loved Tropicante!...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we emailed Steve until the moment we left the beach it was a wonderful experience. He promised to save us four seats and he did! Food, drink, lunch and surroundings were fabulous. The wait staff was more than helpful and made us...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third time to Costa Maya - we did not want to do the ruins this time, just something laid back and relaxing. We had a friend recommend to send a Facebook message asking if they would reserve loungers for us - glad...More

2  Thank LostClaws
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome from the atmosphere to the food to the bar... it was all enjoyed. My husband and I spent several days in Mahahual and spent a good bit of time at the Tropicante. Every drink we ordered was prepared perfectly - not...More

Thank kristenp920
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reserved loungers by email a few weeks ahead of time. Steve sent a very welcoming email and detailed directions. Followed to the letter, and it went perfectly. We were met at our taxi by Blondie who escorted us to the Tropicante. We were treated...More

1  Thank RobinInNC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on this place from reading options on Trip Advisor app. We opted for lounge chairs in the shade. Steps from ocean. Drank margaritas and had some snacks. Breeze was nice and kept heat down. Swam and walked the beaches. Waters were crystal clear and...More

Thank Ronda T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This casual beachfront cafe and beach club is most definitely local and away from the diamond and watch retailers at the cruise port. The food was excellent, the staff responsive and friendly, and the lounge chairs under the palms were only a few feet from...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped by after a scuba dive down the beach a bit. We had made reservations in advance via email, but at 1:30 in the afternoon, there wasn't a large crowd left. We were quickly seated and ordered our lunch. When it...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We emailed Steve ahead of time to reserve lounge chairs for the adults, as well as a table and 4 chairs for kids. So glad we did as there were lots of ships in port that day. Be sure to walk out of the gates...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We took a cab ride ($2 each) from our cruise port to this beach. You can also take the shuttle, but it costs $3 per person. I had read Steve's website about the Tropicante, and after our cab ride, we stumbled upon one of his...More

2  Thank TravelingJules2014
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19 April 2018|
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Response from Nancy S | Reviewed this property |
Email Steve. He’s a great guy and will get right back to you. He will give you the best info.
27 February 2018|
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Response from Katherine H | Reviewed this property |
When you ask for reservation on website, the email goes to Steve. He will email you back with confirmation.
27 February 2018|
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Response from stephrob53 | Reviewed this property |
Click on the website listed on trip advisor. He has an email address listed on the website. He is pretty quick to respond.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 984 134 7357
  • E-mail
Mahahual’s premier ocean front dining experience. A unique cultural and culinary blend of the best of Mexico and the US. Our food, music and ambiance combine the tastes and flavors of both of these two wonderful countries. We are located on the Malecon right in the center of the downtown beachfront. We offer comfortable inside dining as well as tables in the sand, just a few steps from the beautiful clear Caribbean waters. Best food and conversation in town!
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