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Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill

Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 984 134 7357
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (44 reviews)
“ceviche” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved chairs a head of time and when we arrived, our names were on a list. Plenty of chairs to choose from, either sun or shade. The wait staff was very friendly and eager to make sure we were enjoying ourselves. When it came...More

Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped and visited this lovely restaurant in Costa Maya while on a cruise. Fantastic food! The nachos are huge! Everything that all 6 of us ordered was so good!! The owner (who is from Texas) came by and talked to us. The waiters were very...More

1  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

made reservations ahead of time and when we arrived they had two chairs waiting for us. Drinks were served and we also had some wonderful food to eat. These guys are the best and we wanted for nothing!

Thank suzie j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Day on the beach from a cruise ship. Steve the owner will come by and talk with you to make sure everything is ok. George , Steves right hand man, over sees the other workers will make sure you chairs are what you want...More

Thank Jimmy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GREAT place for the day from a Cruise Ship. Steve the owner is from Texas is a very nice guy. He will come by and talk to you making sure everything is OK. George (Steves main man) runs the show and over sees the other...More

Thank jtdeese
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found a few posts on the internet and even a video that Steve had done. My girlfriend and I decided we had to go find the Tropicante. I didn't know you needed reservations, I assume for the beach chairs but the guys gave us...More

Thank bdbrash
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you Steve and "Papacita" (Oscar)for an awesome day! Personal service, shade for those that needed it, a clean beach,beautiful water, fantastic food! Including our $8 taxi, $34 well spent! I will come back to you and our very own, " cabana boys". Loved Tropicante!...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 16 April 2018

From the moment we emailed Steve until the moment we left the beach it was a wonderful experience. He promised to save us four seats and he did! Food, drink, lunch and surroundings were fabulous. The wait staff was more than helpful and made us...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This was our third time to Costa Maya - we did not want to do the ruins this time, just something laid back and relaxing. We had a friend recommend to send a Facebook message asking if they would reserve loungers for us - glad...More

2  Thank LostClaws
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This place is awesome from the atmosphere to the food to the bar... it was all enjoyed. My husband and I spent several days in Mahahual and spent a good bit of time at the Tropicante. Every drink we ordered was prepared perfectly - not...More

Thank kristenp920
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19 April 2018|
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Response from Nancy S | Reviewed this property |
Email Steve. He’s a great guy and will get right back to you. He will give you the best info.
27 February 2018|
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Response from Katherine H | Reviewed this property |
When you ask for reservation on website, the email goes to Steve. He will email you back with confirmation.
27 February 2018|
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Response from stephrob53 | Reviewed this property |
Click on the website listed on trip advisor. He has an email address listed on the website. He is pretty quick to respond.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 984 134 7357
  • E-mail
Mahahual’s premier ocean front dining experience. A unique cultural and culinary blend of the best of Mexico and the US. Our food, music and ambiance combine the tastes and flavors of both of these two wonderful countries. We are located on the Malecon right in the center of the downtown beachfront. We offer comfortable inside dining as well as tables in the sand, just a few steps from the beautiful clear Caribbean waters. Best food and conversation in town!
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