The 10 best restaurants in Tulum

Traveling to Tulum is a multi-sensory experience. Its nightlife and gastronomic offerings add an incomparable appeal to its tropical magic. You have a variety of choices for any dietary needs and preference, Tulum Restaurants are not only about the food but also about the place, the ambiance, and the popularity, besides the creativity in the presentation of the delicious dishes and the vintage-chic decorations and the general vibes.

Here are some of the most beautiful and spectacular restaurants in the Tulum Beach Zone, as original and exotic as this place.

Rosa Negra

This exotic restaurant is full of flavors you must try, and is ideal for a night out with your loved ones.

The place offers a great gastronomic variety, with Latin American-style fusion food, such as dishes from Mexico to Argentina. Rosa Negra is not afraid to take risks with authentic and bold dishes. If you’re looking for quality cuts of meat, this place is part of the Kobe Beef Federation.

Not sure what to order? You can start with the Japanese Wagyu, a dish not to be missed. Wagyu cattle are known around the world for their interesting and exquisite taste and texture.

At Rosa Negra, the ingredients are of the highest quality and they offer 5-star service, as well as one of the best bars with a varied mixology of craft cocktails.

For those with a sweet tooth, they offer exquisite desserts that you absolutely must try.

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Taboo is located directly on the beach, exactly at kilometer 7 of the Tulum hotel zone.

This sophisticated restaurant has a wide white sandy beach and terraces on several levels where you can choose the ideal place to enjoy the views and sunsets.

Chef Juan Pablo Arana will treat you to a variety of exquisite flavors. Whether you like seafood, Italian or Mediterranean cuisine, the combinations offered by Taboo are the best option.

In the evening, Taboo offers an exclusive bar with an artisanal mixology, accompanied by the best music with a resident DJ who will make you enjoy an excellent atmosphere. Without a doubt, Taboo is a restaurant not to be missed on your next visit to Tulum.

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Kin Toh

Kin Toh is a restaurant with a very innovative concept, elevated to 12 meters high, like a giant hut that is always waiting for you with a glass of champagne when you arrive.

This place has been called a must for lovers of the best gastronomy and ecological architecture. The main attraction of the restaurant is a special table called “the nest”, made of wood and held outside the building, above the jungle.

To get to Kin Toh, you will have to cross a suspension bridge, and you will witness a spectacular view of the sunset and the night sky. If the gastronomic experience with a unique view is not enough, Chef Jorge Ildelfonso will give your palate the best night of its life with the exotic dishes he prepares.

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Gitano Beach

The Gitano offers its guests a choice of three restaurants. The Gitano Jungle is a modern restaurant located in the Mayan jungle, in front of Tulum beach. Gitano Beach is a restaurant and beach club located in the Tulum National Park. 

Finally, there is Meze Tulum, an Aegean-themed tavern located next to Gitano Jungle. 

The food is a mix of Mediterranean, Mexican and American cuisine, so there is something for everyone. If you want to try some inventive cocktails, the Gitano is the place to be. 

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Hartwood restaurant is one of the most popular and considered among the best restaurant in Tulum. 

And you can see it from the huge line waiting outside, as they don’t take reservations. But, when you finally sit, they make sure it was worth the wait.

Hartwood focuses its culinary offerings on sustainable, organic and natural.

The restaurant, whose cuisine is based on sustainable fishing methods, works to generate the smallest possible carbon footprint. Their menu changes daily based on the availability of produce, and they are constantly traveling around the Yucatan to find new ingredients and offer an ever-changing culinary experience.

Delight in their snake ceviche with coconut water and fresh serrano chiles, octopus tostadas, or charcoal grilled lobster with yucca cream.

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Ilios Greek

Ilios Greek pays tribute to the breadth of Greek cuisine by taking traditional gastronomy to a new level of elegance and sophistication amidst exceptional design, eco-integrating architecture and visual harmony in every corner.

An oasis of Mediterranean cuisine, influenced by the food and cultures of Greece, a place where Mediterranean gastronomy converges with good taste, representing the best that its culture has to offer.

Nestled in both Tulum and Cancun, Ilios offers a unique experience where all your senses converge, creating the perfect combination for an unforgettable memory.

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Bak’ By Harry’s

BAK’ by Harry’s serves delicious steaks made to order from the world’s finest cuts of Japanese Kobe, Australian Black Onyx, Akaushi Red Wagyu, and more.

Located on the main strip of Tulum, this restaurant is perfect for those looking for an upscale dining experience.

The ambiance is elegant, the food is delicious and the service is impeccable.

If you are looking for a good steak in Tulum, this is the place to go.

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Funky Geisha Tulum

Funky Geisha is a lively Japanese restaurant located in Tulum’s hottest neighborhood, serving some of the freshest sushi in town.

The menu is extensive and includes many traditional Japanese dishes, as well as Asian fusion options.

All the dishes on the menu are delicious, so you can’t go wrong.

The restaurant is great for small and large groups and has a funky atmosphere.

With plenty of options for seafood lovers, this place is sure to have something to please everyone.

It’s a great place to dine with friends or even lovers!

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One of the best Thai restaurants in Riviera Maya, with artfully decorated and tasty dishes and an outstanding setting right by the sea.

Mezzanine Hotel is home to a surprisingly authentic Thai restaurant. Run by 2 Thai chefs and incorporating local ingredients, the restaurant offers subtle twists on classic dishes and pairs them with Asian-inspired cocktails. Elegant yet casual atmosphere, perfect for a date night.

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One of the most popular restaurants. Chef Jose Luis Hinostroza offers a micro-seasonal menu based on local plants, in keeping with the “jungle” spirit of the place. Arca is characterized by its wood-fired cuisine, with bold and explosive flavors, composed of small plates intended to be shared: A way of eating inherent to Mexican culture. A must order: the marrow bone filled with tamarind and cebettes served with toasted bread and the cacao seeds with chocolate mousse and toasted sesame milk for dessert.

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