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El Asadero

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Satellite Norte | e/ Sagitario and Oriente, Tulum, Mexico
16:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Third time in Tulum and kept meaning to go, glad I did this time. The arrachara special was tender, juicy, and full of flavour, even without the various sauces that come with the table. The arracharra burrito was good, the wrap was perfectly grilled, but it needed some sauces to kick it up. But I guess the good thing about... More 

Thank Will T
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always good food and service at el asadero. Decent prices and very nice smaller atmosphere. Check it out for a nice dinner If you're in the area

Thank Sean I
Tulum, Mexico
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

El Asadero is one of our favourite restaurants in Tulum town. There are other steak restaurants in Tulum that do have a higher quality of ingredients, but they are notably more expensive. El Asadero combines very reasonable prices with great food so that us locals can afford to eat there on a regular basis and the restaurants ends up being... More 

Thank KathySlater1
Brisbane, Australia
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170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aracherra tasted good, not amazing. The veggie burrito was so plain it was inedible - stuffed to the brim with grilled vegetables and almost nothing else. Was not served with any sauces. Food took quite a while and when it arrived they forgot to bring the tortillas with my partner's steak. Eventually managed to wave a guy down -... More 

Thank Maria N
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very delicious chips and salsa. Came with some very good sauces. Husband ordered steak, it was tasty. I ordered the salmon, it was good, nothing mind blowing. Restaurant was full, so we had to sit inside an inner room which seems like a gift shop turned dining room - it was a bit weird. Cocktails were good. Mojitos and margaritas... More 

Thank patshineon
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't plan on having a steak on my vacation to Tulum but then again I didn't know about Asadero. The steaks here are next level good and just as important, reasonably priced. The lighting is nice and dark and the staff friendly and helpful. If only all steakhouses were this good!

Thank Nagaremono
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I walked past this place a few times to and from our hostel and each night we walked past, it was full and with loads of people waiting... we made a reservation for one night and the food was excellent! The service was great, the free nacho and dip starter is really good and the steak....!! Amazing!!... More 

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138 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to Tulum often and always eat at El Asadero once or twice for dinner. This trip was three times in 10 days. It is that good. Order a house margarita and enjoy the chips and 5 salsas they bring gratis. Choose the House Specialty of Arrachera grilled steak and request the argentinian sausage to go with the potato,... More 

Thank Bill78727
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh man. Our dinner tonight here was the best meal I've had in at least the last 6 months. Best steak I've had since living in Argentina 10 years ago. Get their special- the Arrechera, and get it with Argentine chorizo- you won't regret it! Ordered medium rare and it was melt-in-your mouth delicious. Waaaay cheaper than what this meal... More 

Thank Meagan P
Noblesville, Indiana
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Quality beef at a great price! Mexico seems to struggle with good beef, this restaurant doesn't. After 10 days of rice and beans the baked potato was a welcome treat. You won't be disappointed here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Satellite Norte | e/ Sagitario and Oriente, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 984-1578998

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