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El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar

) #2 of 14 Restaurants in Chelem $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
Calle 19, Chelem 97326, Mexico
+52 999 114 9595
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (6 reviews)
“meatloaf” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Calle 19, Chelem 97326, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Each experience I've has with the Bull Pen has always been a great one. I always try something new when I go in, and the meal seems to be even better than before. Wether you are a new customer or a regular, the staff provides...More

Thank Riennehartman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to El Bull Pen on several occasions and have never been disappointed. The food is amazing! Especially the Friday night Lobster dinner! It is the most delicious I've ever had ... and we've traveled extensively. Highly recommended!

Thank Kay F
MexicoTraveller1, Owner at El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kay for your review! So glad to hear Chef Martin's Lobster special was a hit. Glad to have you as customers and appreciate the kind feedback. Happy future travels. :)

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

What a great find for Thursday night comfort food!! Jill and her family roll out the red carpet for foreigners visiting that area of Mexico. Wednesday night art and wine was a total surprise and Thursday meat loaf and comfort food on the beach was...More

Thank Prince_CharmRTR
MexicoTraveller1, Owner at El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Wonderful to hear! Thanks for taking the time to share...we love being part of the community and glad you enjoyed the art/wine and meatloaf. Happy future travels!

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The bullpen was recommended To Us by our bed and breakfast. It was a great experience the food was delicious the fish and chips.. To Die For! If you visit have the Pina Colada you won't regret it!More

Thank TuereT
MexicoTraveller1, Owner at El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Mil gracias! Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your enjoyment of our restaurant. The fish and chips, with homemade tarter sauce, is one of our most popular and requested dishes. Glad to hear you enjoyed it as well! Hopefully we...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Unlike many restaurants here, the Bull Pen offers consistently good food and service and the hosts are welcoming. Great atmosphere!More

Thank telchacsusan
MexicoTraveller1, Owner at El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you! Your review means alot. We have put in a lot of effort to ensuring that we have the tools to create a successful experience for our customers. There are a lot of variables to running a business and some real challenges in terms...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had heard some mixed reviews but still went on some solid recommendations and we are so glad we did. Lots of tables were playing cards and having fun! We felt welcome right away. The owner pulled out a delish surprise of lobster for us...More

Thank Korlorr
MexicoTraveller1, Owner at El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you! We appreciate you giving our restaurant a try, but more so, that it met and hopefully exceeded your expectations. Picking restaurants on vacation can be challenging but we are happy this experience was a good one AND that we could add lobster to...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stopped in during our stay in Chelem. Good food and great service. Mostly ex-pats, American and Canadians. Met folks that know how to play Euchre (yankee card game). They had music the night we were there.

Thank Oh2Bretired
MexicoTraveller1, Owner at El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for making us a part of your trip to Chelem. Yes, during winter season, we love hosting Euchre games and live music...always so much fun and smiles. We are glad you had an enjoyable visit and we appreciate your patronage. Happy travels!

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in this first time and recommended the fish & chips. They were very yummy and loved the tartar sauce. The wait staff was super friendly and loved the vibe. Will definitely come again.More

Thank gargoylelair
MexicoTraveller1, Owner at El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for taking a moment to send in a review. We always appreciate the feedback. The fish & chips....with homemade tarter sauce...one of, if not, our most popular dishes. We are so glad you enjoyed this dish as well. Thank you, and we appreciate...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great meal with generous portions. This is a favorite of Rob and Roy who own Bears en la Playa bed and breakfast.

Thank Jessica A
MexicoTraveller1, Owner at El Bull Pen Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear your experience was an enjoyable one and we love our new neighbors down the road...two great reasons to visit Chelem. :) Cheers and happy travels!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went to the Bull Pen with some friends. Our meal was amazing and the prices were ridiclously low! Fresh Grouper and a Rib Eye steak and both were fantanstic! Will try again on my return trip.

Thank BLAPPY57
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Nancy S
13 February 2017|
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Response from MexicoTraveller1 | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry. We are open Tuesday-Friday. Check our facebook page as we post everyday!
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NinaSana
6 February 2015|
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Response from MexicoTraveller1 | Property representative |
Hi! You can contact us at 999 114 9595. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 19, Chelem 97326, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Chelem
  • Phone Number: +52 999 114 9595
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