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“Eh...okay.”
Review of El Mariachi

El Mariachi
Ranked #293 of 389 Restaurants in Tulum
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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241 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Eh...okay.”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Friends recommended this for the drink in the hollowed-out coconut. They took us for the fresh pina colada in the coconut. It was pulpy and just okay. Not memorable in a positive way. Okay place for nachos and fajitas. The pescado was nice and light. Not very busy even on a Friday night. This is downtown Tulum on a main street. And the musicians will come around to ASK for tips. Sitting near the street, locals will offer their wares and their musical talents. This can be a bit annoying while you are eating and conversing.

  • Visited April 2014
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batavia ny
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“do not forget the ice cream”
Reviewed 22 January 2014

This restaurant was within waking distance of our hotel. The food was very good, but the highlight of the meal was the ice cream/ They advertise home made ice cream. We each ordered the pineapple. Imagine our surprise when we each got a hollowed out frozen pineapple filled with the best ice cream I have ever eaten. It was pineapple and very creamy and smooth. If you eat nothing else, order the ice cream.

Visited January 2014
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Bolzano, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good restaurant”
Reviewed 18 December 2013

It is a good restaurant, with a good choice of food and beers. Good location! Recommanded to everyone

Visited November 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“on the sand by the blue, blue water”
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We ate under a white tent (nothing special) at a plastic table (nothing special) beside the most gorgeous water (VERY special). There were lots of pretty young things in small swimsuits, dogs and cats wandering around and the food was delicious. This is NOT a "fine" restaurant, but it was absolutely perfect for enjoying the sand, sun and water.

  • Visited March 2013
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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Ok Tacos”
Reviewed 24 February 2013

I mean, Mariachi is open late and so sometimes its like one of the only options after you're done drinking other than street carts. Therein lies its value. Really not the best tacos, but they're there when you're wasted and you need them.

That is all..

Visited August 2012
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Thank sachsman
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