Places to Eat in Tulum, Mexico

Tulum is a perfect off-the-grid vacation where it’s just you, the ocean and some amazing Mexican food. Tulum has been deemed one of Mexico’s first sustainable tourism zones. Most of the town’s eco-friendly values are manifested through the dining scene’s fire-to-table menus, curated items based on the daily catch at sea, and little to no architecture with most of restaurants being completely outside, exposing you to the enchanting tropical forest. Here’s a comprehensive list of the best restaurants in Tulum, and frankly, you should try them all:

De Cielo | Tulum, Mexico

De Cielo | Tulum, Mexico

De Cielo | Breakfast

Get a taste of dining like a local and head into town for a beautiful breakfast spread.

La Arca  | Dinner

Enjoy a dimmed, upscale dinner with Mexican cocktails and wine underneath the open sky.

La Zebra Hotel | Tulum, Mexico

La Zebra Hotel | Tulum, Mexico

La Zebra | Lunch

Some of the best fish tacos, ever. This is the place to visit for an authentic Mexican cuisine experience, what more could you ask for?

Ziggy Beach | Dinner

Relish in the moment and enjoy dinner with a beachfront view underneath the palm trees.

Posada Margherita | Tulum, Mexico

Posada Margherita | Tulum, Mexico

Posada Margherita | Lunch

A cute, quirky boutique hotel & restaurant with an original take on Italian food with remarkable cocktails.

Hartwood Tulum | Dinner

A world famous restaurant, where sustainability meets luxury. Experience Tulum’s finest dining in the jungle, be sure to make a reservation.

Nomadé Tulum | Tulum, Mexico

Nomadé Tulum | Tulum, Mexico

Nomade Tulum | Breakfast

Just a short strut from the beach, stop at this boutique hotel at dawn for breakfast and relax in its bohemian ambience.

Mateo’s | Live Music & Cocktails

Don’t leave Tulum without a visit to Mateo’s. Get a peek of Tulum nightlife and enjoy live music and cocktails on the strip.

The Real Coconut | Tulum, Mexico

The Real Coconut | Tulum, Mexico

Gitano | Live Music & Cocktails

This is THE mezcal bar to visit in town; ingredients are locally sourced & fresh. The open concept is impressive and modern touches can be best described as jungle chic.

The Real Coconut | Occasion: Lunch

A fitting health-conscious option and the perfect lounging spot to people watch while overlooking the oceanside. Take a load off at the sun-beds on the beach or head up to the beautiful bright and airy space at the Real Coconut.

Gems by Dai