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Toby's Restaurant

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Downtown | Informez-Vous Aux Locaux C'est Connu !, Xcalak 77900, Mexico
+52 983 107 5426
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Fredon, New Jersey, United States
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on Tuesday and were warmly greeted by Toby himself, who led us over to a table under the mangrove trees to hand pick our fresh fish. There were six of us and we shared two rather large fish, one fried and the other steamed. They were both super delicious and more than enough food for... More 

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Thank Constance S
British Columbia, Canada
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly. Great service. Prices are reasonable and food came quickly and was fresh and tasty. Not many options in Xcalak but would definitely recommend Toby's.

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Thank maurelleisland
Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food here is delicious. Everything is made to order. The ceviche is one of my favorites and the lobster is fabulous! Great local restaurant, child friendly too! Make sure you stop at Toby's for lunch and dinner when you're in Xcalak!

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Thank 1Coastalfoodie
Regina, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Typical restaurant for this region. Bare bones and simple fare focused on seafood. Cheaper than most of the other places in the village.

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Thank Rimdark
Princeton, New Jersey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Toby's in our view has the best food in town (note: we could not go to the Leaky Palapa, it wasn't open) and is a fun, relaxed dinner.

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1 Thank Robert B
Merida, Mexico
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Laid back, funky. Good service. Be advised, most places in Xcalak are on a U.S. $ economy. We didn't have $$, they couldn't take our credit card due to the manager being gone, and they give you an exchange rate for pesos that is less than daily rate. Have some $$ if possible or just relax into the slight pesos... More 

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Thank Brigida72x
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great lionfish ceviche! The seafood soup was amazing too! Service was great. Will definitely go back the next time we are in Xcalak

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1 Thank Melissa B
Plains, Montana
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Toby's is a fun relaxing place to eat! Because of Xcalak being so small the main options for dinning are at your hotel or venturing to another hotels restaurant. I always felt like I need to shower and change before I ate when I dined at our hotel. Toby's is a place where you can go after having spent all... More 

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Thank Cassie C
Toronto, Canada
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95 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Toby's is an expat/tourist restaurant with a local's feel. The front wall of the restaurant is open to the air, and across the street is a sand volleyball field which allows the restaurant a nice beach view. Opening times for Toby's is unmarked, we arrived at 11:30am and asked if they were open and was told yes. At noon they... More 

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Thank Tim H
bighorn river montana
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

I love this place. Toby is fantastic. The food is good. Toby will go out of your way for anything. He even went and purchased me wine! During football season he's closed on Sunday, but opens up for us Gringos and we can watch the games in English. I absolutely recommend to everyone! Such a great place. And don't forget... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Seafood, Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downtown | Informez-Vous Aux Locaux C'est Connu !, Xcalak 77900, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Xcalak
  • Phone Number: +52 983 107 5426

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