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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were there a couple of times for dinner. Had an awesome experience there every time. Food takes minutes to get and the waiters have absolute control. It's very busy at nights though since herds of americans flood the place and because of this the service can be quite stressed. They also take reservations which is ridiculous for a place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Highly recommended for everything coming off the grill. The cactus was also delicious and perfectly cooked.

Thank Magda W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I really didn't know what to expect from this place, but it had positive reviews so we decided to give it a shot. Given its popularity, and lineup out front, we surprisingly only waited about 10mins for a table. I recommend getting a reservation though. I would say the crowd was an even split of locals and tourists. The format... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The special provides a very healthy meal and nopal aside, very reminiscent of dinner in Buenos Aires. The steak was perfectly grilled. My wife's meat-stuffed potato was a meal for her and not an appetizer and the tacos met my daughter's desires. All for a very reasonably sum.

Thank Robert C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, authentic mexican steakhouse in Tulum centro. A local recommended to us when we asked where he would go for a special dinner and we were so happy we went. There was a small line outside when we arrived at 8PM and we were seated within 20 minutes. Some people had reservations (assuming they called ahead or stopped by and... More 

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Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived with my boyfriend after reading some reviews of this restaurant, we went with the idea of having good meat dinner and a glass of wine, upon arriving the place full, but we were willing to wait for a table to be cleared but, the attendant told us that alone they received reservations. What I notice when I get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Asadero is a great dine-in spot, very cute interior and amazing $1 USD tacos! Love how spicy their salsa is and they are very generous with the sauce portions. Great spot if you want to get away from the pricey restaurants near the beach.

Thank Michelle R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was fantastic, the owner Marco runs the ship and remembers everything and treats you great with a huge smile. No reservation needed but there may be a line (run across the street to Hostel Shack for a cheap beer while waiting. We will absolutely go back. Had grilled shrimp with onions/peppers to start along with chips and guac.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I gave it a 4 because the portion that they gave my husband for our sirloin tacos didn't look equal. My plate has more meat then his. Tacos were good but nor amazing, guess we we're comparing it to the amazing chicken tacos that we had at Pollo Bronco this afternoon. Price was great ..4 steak, 1 Children, 2 beers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The steak and tacos were amazing! Ok wine selection. Great service! We waited over 30 minutes for a table to accommodate our party of 6. The host reserved a nice table in the rear of the restaurant so that our 2 children could sleep comfortably as we ate.

Thank Julie D

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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, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
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?