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Don Cafeto Mar Caribe

#100 of 309 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Mar Caribe, Tulum, Mexico
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Coquitlam, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This was the only restaurant we ate at more than once. We love trying new places to eat, but we enjoyed the food and staff so much we went back a few time. The unique (to us) free and generous appetizer was a highlight. Our entrées were really good, loved the authenticity. We will definitely be back on our next... More 

Thank Jayneekinsd
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The two musicians pulled us in. Friendly staff and fun atmosphere. We grabbed a light dinner and were happy!

Thank tbirdmanager
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Great place. Recommended by our cab driver. Two meals 4 drinks and guacamole for under $40! Can't beat that. Food is delicious!

Thank Sheila D
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast there two mornings. Food was great eggs, potatoes, toast, juice and coffee. Would recommend it to anyone. Very reasonable. No air conditioning but most places don't. Very convenient. Every one was very hospitable.

Thank Tawnya W
Sonoma, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Best lunch after a day at the denotes...fresh food, kind waiters, and delicious drinks. This is the restaurant we continue to talk about when we get home-easy, tasty, and real Mexico. Don Cafeto is the best!

Thank Elisabeth B
Warren, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

My wife and I stopped here for lunch with our tour guide. The food was amazing and we left the place stuffed! Would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting that authentic mexican cuisine and experience!

Thank Bryan C
Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

The people were great - nice, friendly, helpful. Good service. Great food! Great fish tacos (dinner) and chilaquiles con arrachera (breakfast/brunch). Really really hot salsa! Great music all day long. Great people watching. Friday night we even saw a parade.

Thank Happy-Honeymooners11
Boulder, Colorado
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92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

How could you walk by this restaurant and not stop in to experience the picked veges you saw on all the tables and one of those tall green juice drinks? The location is right on the main street, easy parking, and pretty big. The veges and juices were as good as they looked. The entrees were okay. We had a... More 

Thank Arlene H
Incline Village, Nevada
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111 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

We've eaten here often over the years. It is always good and fun to watch the people walking by. Their lemonade is especially delicious as is their enchiladas verde. Grilled items like garlic shrimp or arrachera are also tasty

Thank Karen L
Saint l
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We loved this place for breakfast better than all other restaurants. Great people watching- drive behind the restaurant to see more local views. Easy parking and right near the marketplace for easy shopping. Suggest having breakfast then strolling down both sides of the street to grab gifts or local shopping. Delicious coffee and chilaquiles!

Thank roadwarriher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mar Caribe, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
On the main street going through the town of Tulum.

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