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Hemingway Restaurant

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Carretera Boca Paila km 5.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 114 2321
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An awesome find situated right on the beach. It is a small place that packs a lot of taste. The grilled seafood platter was off the charts and the lobster tagliatelle was not far behind. The staff were fantastic, the food right on point, and you will be blown away by the value. Must try!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For an unknown reason this little restaurant, directly on the beach is not recommended among the best ones. Wrong classification because thanks to its very friendly service and exquisite food at a very reasonable price it should be on the top of the list. We stopped the first time for a margarita and bruschetta, there were made with rosted tomatos... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Hemingway three days and loved this little restaurant right in the center of the resort. Breakfast is simple but well done - same for lunch. Where this place shines is dinner. While the menu is selective it is exceptional, because they only serve what is fresh that day (maybe 10 options). The seafood is some of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a fantastic lunch here, and came back right away for dinner. owned by a lovely Italian woman the limited menu provides beautiful food and a lovely simple ambiance. not as crowded or hectic as posada margherita, and maybe not as organized, it's simple in it's offerings but everything we tasted was delicious. Service is good (for Tulum)....and if... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local boutique hotel owner. The place is unique and not crowded at the time we went for dinner. The menu was small and chosen from a chalkboard of specials listed. Our waiter laughed when we placed our order for two entrees for my husband and myself and a cheese plate ordered before... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great dinner, attentive staff, gorgeous beach access and so charming. Only 5 tables and a preset menu. Cocktails are giant as is the wine pour. Easily the best meal we ate in Tulum. Best Tuna Tartare I've ever had/

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Nice, romantic restaurant on the beach - slightly different feel than most - maybe the name encourages imagination / poetrybut the cats walking around to too. Owner is italian and cuisine is too; very much a seafood place. No fixed menu - changes everyday. Go if you like pasta with seafood and the likes - if looking for meat, or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The place is very nice, charming, by the ocean, comfortable and cozy. The food is very good, they always have different stuff, made fresh etc...what I don't like about this place is since they do not have a menu because the food is from the day, they will just charge you whatever they want. I know it is kind of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were impressed with everything, starting with the design of the restaurant (all blue and white and very stylish), the view and the seafood! The lobster was great, not very cheap, but still worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This place not be the new hot spot in town, but it's one of the originals. Cute house in an amazing location on the beach, in an amazing spot, it couldn't be more romantic! Feels like a home in the hamptons full of pillows, cute tables and candlelight. The staff and service is some of the best we've had so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Boca Paila km 5.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 114 2321
Description
Small and nice restaurant where Hemingway and 'recommended reservation for dinner. The Chef Luke and Nicola, Italian, will present you with love and care with their fish dishes, homemade pasta, seafood, bread, cake and a nice selection of desserts always home-made with fresh ingredients.We use only fresh fish, ripe tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil. For breakfast in the morning, bread, dessert of the day and homemade jam. The restaurant is ocean front and has a nice big terrace on the beach! Only 5 tables.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?