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Hemingway Restaurant

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Carretera Boca Paila km 5.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 114 2321
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Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local boutique hotel owner. The place is unique and not crowded at the time we went for dinner. The menu was small and chosen from a chalkboard of specials listed. Our waiter laughed when we placed our order for two entrees for my husband and myself and a cheese plate ordered before... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great dinner, attentive staff, gorgeous beach access and so charming. Only 5 tables and a preset menu. Cocktails are giant as is the wine pour. Easily the best meal we ate in Tulum. Best Tuna Tartare I've ever had/

Thank HotelJM2013
Paris, France
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Nice, romantic restaurant on the beach - slightly different feel than most - maybe the name encourages imagination / poetrybut the cats walking around to too. Owner is italian and cuisine is too; very much a seafood place. No fixed menu - changes everyday. Go if you like pasta with seafood and the likes - if looking for meat, or... More 

Thank Meu C
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The place is very nice, charming, by the ocean, comfortable and cozy. The food is very good, they always have different stuff, made fresh etc...what I don't like about this place is since they do not have a menu because the food is from the day, they will just charge you whatever they want. I know it is kind of... More 

Thank CDM81
Moscow, Russia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were impressed with everything, starting with the design of the restaurant (all blue and white and very stylish), the view and the seafood! The lobster was great, not very cheap, but still worth it!

Thank natsid2015
San Diego, California
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306 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This place not be the new hot spot in town, but it's one of the originals. Cute house in an amazing location on the beach, in an amazing spot, it couldn't be more romantic! Feels like a home in the hamptons full of pillows, cute tables and candlelight. The staff and service is some of the best we've had so... More 

Thank elizacass
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

What a lovely spot for lunch. Low key, small curated menu. We had a fantastic salad and salmon carpaccio.

Thank Jen D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Visited here on a Sunday evening and had an incredible meal. The only other Italian place I've visited here in Tulum is Posada Margherita which is one of my favorites, so was looking for another Italian staple to go to. The reason you visit Hemmingway is for the Mariscada dish. It's a seafood dish filled with lobster, crab, shrimp and... More 

Thank miichaeljames
Tallinn, Estonia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Very nice place next to see, good food, very good service. WE really enjoyed and with really good price. Also serve good white wine.

Thank Katrin471
Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

What a beautiful place to eat REALLY well cooked food. Right on the beach. Beautiful, fun loving everything. The restaurant interior, the deck and even the little bathroom puts a smile on your face. I tipped 20% and my wife got mad at me that I didn't tip 30%. That's how much she loved it!

Thank Aedsge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Seafood, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Boca Paila km 5.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 114 2321
Small and nice restaurant where Hemingway and 'recommended reservation for dinner. The Chef Luke and Nicola, Italian, will present you with love and care with their fish dishes, homemade pasta, seafood, bread, cake and a nice selection of desserts always home-made with fresh ingredients.We use only fresh fish, ripe tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil. For breakfast in the morning, bread, dessert of the day and homemade jam. The restaurant is ocean front and has a nice big terrace on the beach! Only 5 tables.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?