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El Camello

Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 871 2036
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (211 reviews)
“shrimp” (117 reviews)
“mixed ceviche” (46 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The best fried fish in the town, highly recommended it's at the far end of the main street, i was in the mood for fried fish and this place came highly recommended and I'm glad we went

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're looking for a place with really local food and huge portions - El Camello is for you! A portion of Ceviche is really big - enough for two as a starter. We had a dish with octopus and also fish. Both authentic flavours,...More

Thank Marta S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very local, very local food, very good food. The waiter understand you and will give you the dish you will love. Super generous portions, the ceviche is a must and the chilean pulpo is incredible too. Super friendly staff and truly amazing food.

Thank londondb9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of the main strip in Tulum but well worth the walk. Greta fresh seafood and margaritas! Highly recommend

Thank Ally T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great outside place that was recommended to us by our Airbnb host. She did not steer us wrong. Sat on the patio and listened to various people playing guitar. Chips and salsa are fresh. Watch out because if your starving and start wolfing down food...More

Thank justme_51570
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

maybe not the most cosy or romantic setting but food is honest, fantastic tasting, quick service and great prices

Thank hedwigevandewyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just completed our 5th trip to Tulum, and, as always, kicked off our stay by dining at El Camello! Despite coming here for nearly a decade, little has changed (though prices have increased, slightly), and that is a very good thing. So, here's the...More

Thank Medic_334
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meal here was exceptional. We visited on the day after Franklin so it was pouring with rain and quite chilly. I thought that everyone had the same idea about going out for lunch to fill some time as it was heaving....however I discovered afterwards...More

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The enthusiastic reviews by fellow travellers I suppose are prompted by the "local feeling" of the restaurant. If it looks like a real Mexican it must be utterly good....well, not really. It looks and is an average Mexican restaurant for seafood. Noisy, basic old looking...More

Thank KITER57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

loved the ceviche and the fish tacos.. very nice staff although kind of shy.. but great meal and a killer price!!! thank you el camello! Luis

Thank lgonzalez82mex
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24 February 2017|
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Response from Hugo L | Reviewed this property |
Hello, to be honest I don't really remember because we speak Spanish also, but I guess they have it . But don't worry the people are very friendly and helpful .
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15 October 2016|
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Response from AlthaMcD | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations. We called twice and they hung up on us. 😳😂🙄
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 871 2036
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