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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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Boulder, Colorado
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to grab a couple beers and have a snack, and they have some great guacamole! Service was attentive, and they have a great view of the beach.

Thank mulhollatcha
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Far better cabana style romantic getaway places along this Tulum beach. No a/c or power during the day, no hot water - lousy service and a broken down tractor blocking our beach view. All this for almost $300 a night. Research other hotels before coming here.

Thank Chris L
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there but didn't feel welcome at all, although only 3 tables we're occupied. The waiters we're unfriendly and not attentive at all. They either we're typing on their smartphones or lingering around behind the bar. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the inside is perfectly sheltered from the wind. The menu features delicious seafood dishes written on... More 

Thank zefyrus
Ogden Dunes, IN
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Cool little restaurant in the beach that is part of a hotel. It is easy to miss this place from the road. It is next to Ansalma . We had the the grilled seafood platter for two that was excellent. It included lobsters, red snapper, octopus, shrimp, calamari and grilled vegetables. Great price at $50 USD. The mojito was great.... More 

Thank Bernadettte
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Overall a decent place. Not listing the prices on the menu was irritating. The portions are large and the pricing is average for the hotels in the neighborhood.

Thank David G
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This place is wonderful. You can ask them to do special things like grill your fish with fresh grilled vegetables. Had a lovely birthday dinner for a friend here and we danced salsa after spontaneously to some music on the radio. Very homey, easy, warm feeling.

Thank Shivani Laura G
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We went to Hemingway for a late afternoon lunch and devoured everything they put in front of us. The house bread was fresh and flavorful, perfect with the Salmon Carpaccio. We shared the Mariscala, a platter of fresh shellfish and squid tossed into fresh pasta noodles and tomatoes. The service was relaxed and friendly. Like everything else in Tulum, a... More 

Thank Amanda L
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 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!!!!

Thank Ajsaraf
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 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 

Thank JC1Montreal
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

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 

Thank mdleroy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?