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Charlie's Restaurant & Bar

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| Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
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Kansas City, Missouri
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped in for a drink and an appetizer. I ordered a pink colada which wasn't bad but they didn't have a straw. Odd? She says they don't offer straws?? The chips were good but the sauce was extremely hot and no pico de gallo. Bummer. It was ok, but I definitely would not go back.

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Thank sammy17
Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch one day . It's really more of a bar than a restaurant in my opinion as the menu was somewhat limited. It seems very popular especially with tourists. I had a quesadilla and it was fine but nothing special.

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Thank PicMorDaisies
Vancouver Island, Canada
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182 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Charlie's for lunch after a visit to the Tulum ruins. It is a unique place, on the main road very close to the ADO bus station. We enjoyed our good food and the atmosphere. The prices were reasonable and the service was good. The actual, real live Charlie is certainly a unique character!

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Thank Mila W
Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were early to the bus ride so we stayed here to get something to eat. I ordered their pancakes with syrup and fruit. Delicious!

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Thank Samuel D
Boulder
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A mid-afternoon meal after my visit to the Muyil Ruins. I tried the Chaya Limón "water", though it's more like a juice, upon the recommendation of the friendly waiter. I should not have eaten so many of the tortilla chips they brought out before my meal, as the fish taco plate came with 4 good sized tacos, chili-laden jicama root,... More 

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Thank Willowomoon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Baba-cool, North American ish... But Charlie is so helpful and friendly that it is worth stopping... And the food is quite ok!

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Thank Jonathan L
Gainesville, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

On our 5 day trip we ate 3 meals at Charlie's. Back patio is amazingly cute and the fish tacos were incredible!!! Only issue was we went for breakfast one morning at 11 and breakfast was to be served until 11:30am but they told us it was only lunch. So we had quesadillas for our first meal of the day... More 

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Thank edlondon11
Fenton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nice dinner...nothing unusual....pretty typical. Service was good as was the meal. Wish they offered more vegan options...but we asked for some edits in the menu and they made the changes for us. A nice night out.

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Thank KidBF
Coquitlam, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Maybe an off night but the service was a little, which wasn't a real problem as we had no where to go. The food was okay but I don't think we will go back to this one. The courtyard garden is kind of cool!

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Thank Jayneekinsd
Atlantis, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Having been to Charlie's on a number of occasions over the last few years I do enjoy going there when in Tulum. I find the location perfect for watching what is transpiring as the day passes. Both food and beverage are consistently very good and at a reasonable price. Charlie and his staff are very customer focused and display a... More 

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Thank Bruce H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Tulum Village, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum

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