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La Gloria de Don Pepe

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Calle Orion sur 57 | Esquina Andromeda Ote, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 152 4471
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 13:00 - 23:00
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Sechelt, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

La Gloria de Don Pepe is a tiny Spanish tapa restaurant tucked away down a side street. It has several vegetarian options: a potato omelette (delicious), 2 eggplant tapas (also delicious), and 2 can order vegetarian paella. Friendly staff. Good wine Bev

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Miami, Florida
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338 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good selection of tapas, and all very tasty. Cosy and cool on the inside, there always seems to be a good crowd here. Portions were decent. Owner was friendly. Service was efficient. A bit pricey, but the quality and vibe more than make up for this.

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small very casual restaurant where you sit out on the sidewalk. It is cooler than inside and only 6 tables out there so don't go during the rush. The paella and the meatballs were excellent. This is cAsh only as is most places in Tulum.

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant that is a true hidden gem. Best paella and tapas served by friendly staff, so good we had to go back to sample more of their delicious food.

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LaGloriaDeDonPepe, Propietario at La Gloria de Don Pepe, responded to this review

Thank you so much Helen! More 

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming here a few times and I really like this small family style restaurant. The food is very typical and genuine Catalan. Of my favorites I would mention the pulpo, papa frita and Paella.

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Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The smell & sight of a mixed paella as I passed a tiny "hole-in-the-wall" restaurant near Mama's Home Hostal on Calle Orion stopped me in my tracks! Unfortunately, the Barcelona Expat owner said a minimum order was 2 portions (2 x Pesos 165 - near US$17). But tbe tapa menu was extensive and reasonable: toasted bread (included), Escalivada (grilled eggplant... More 

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Tulúm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I've been coming to Tulum for over the years and none of these visits can't be completed without having a Paella at La Gloria de Don Pepe. With exquisite Spanish dishes and tapas, along with the warm and friendly staff, having having lunch / dinner here is an incredible experience anytime. The paella is perfectly cooked and yummy, and it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a hidden gem in Tulum, the food its fantastic and the service its like eating with family members.

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this sweet little restaurant last night as it is close to where we were staying and we are SO happy we found it!! The service is excellent and the food is so delicious and beautifully presented. The tapas is easily the best we have tasted and we will definitely be visiting again. They also serve some nice craft... More 

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Thank Nerual84
LaGloriaDeDonPepe, Propietario at La Gloria de Don Pepe, responded to this review

Dear Nerual84, Thank you so much for your visit! We love what we do and our goal is to transmit that to our clients. We appreciate as well your comment, hope to see you soon again in Tulum! Best regards, More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I went here for dinner with some friends. We treated ourselves to several deliciously mouthwatering entres then shared an enormous pan of paella. And to be honest the paella was even better than the entres! All this was brought to us by our lovely waitress Adiee, who seemed to always be smiling and had no problems understanding my terrible spanish.

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Thank Daniel L
LaGloriaDeDonPepe, Propietario at La Gloria de Don Pepe, responded to this review

Dear Daniel L, Thank you for your nice comment! It is always rewarding to know that our food makes our costumers enjoy. That's our goal! Hope to see you soon! Regards, 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Orion sur 57 | Esquina Andromeda Ote, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 152 4471

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