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“Best meal we had in Tulum”
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Ranked #35 of 495 Restaurants in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: ARCA is a restaurant and bar located in the tropical jungle of Tulum, Mexico.
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Description: ARCA is a restaurant and bar located in the tropical jungle of Tulum, Mexico.
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Again this was a recommendation which is always nerve racking to see if it holds up.
Certainly Arca delivered on all fronts.
From the greeting to the service we got from start to finish, the people there are excellent.
My wife loved the ambience which is modern but at the same time 'jungle mystic'
So it stands to reason the food should be good...and it was !
The whole fish is woodfire grilled and cooked perfectly and its big so you big eaters, this is food you. Suckling Pig was my daughter and wifes selection and was gone very quickly so that says it all.
Starters and deserts are both excellent. The octopus was a real treat.
Truely the best meal we ate while in Tulum for 8 nights and reasonably priced, highly recommend !

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

If you re looking for an amazing flavor experience - it is the place to go, to be and to enjoy without moderation !
The perfect association a savourous dishes and cocktails.
A special thanks to the prefect bar tenders team - Charlie, Paco y Toto - they make you discover their cocktail art and local alcohol knowledge.

Advice : I recommend to have diner at the bar ... the best place to enjoy the bar team !!

Thanks for all, the best place for cocktail in Tulum

Thank -MelleAlex-Paris
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Not being able to bare the lines at hartwood we're so glad we came next door to Arca instead. It is a much better environment to dine in, less chaotic and noisy.

The cocktails were strong (they tend to be watered down in tulum) and the dishes had good flavors and were very fresh.

The service was attentive yet discreet we thoroughly enjoyed our 2 dinners there.

Thank Marlene D
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Second time we visit ARCA, and it was just as amazing this time. Great dishes with local ingredients and delicious cocktails. Definitely worth trying!

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Thank Emilie S
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food was beyond expectations - I had grilled spicy octopus with grilled asparagus and it was so fresh and unbelievably tasty it was a wonderful experience. We all loved our food and they had great cocktails too! I always thought that Hartwood is the place to be in Tulum, but I learned that Arca is a fantastic alternative!

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Thank Energyseeker
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