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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” (203 reviews)
“shrimp” (115 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 yesterday

For years going past Tulum, we noticed this restaurant is always packed. A few years ago, we decided to stop and check them out. El Camello is both a seafood market and restaurant. We've eaten there numerous times and seen trucks of fresh fish and...More

Thank jay c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an awesome night here. Great seafood in a typically mex setting. Waiters were very friendly and the food was excellent and reasonably priced.

Thank chris8886
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family visit - we had steak, chicken and a whole grilled fish. Simple and tasty. Frquented by a mix of locals and tourists. Good value.

Thank intrepid-almost
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at El Camello Jr simply isn't very good. It may well be fresh and the plates may be piled high and the prices very reasonable but that doesn't alter the fact that it isn't cooked well. It's as if the people cooking it...More

Thank paul m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been several times. Service is always good and so is the food. The specialize in seafood and both the grilled fillet and the fillet with garlic are very good. So are the ceviche dishes.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our early dinner in this restaurant and worth the wait for a table. The staff are very attentive and friendly.

Thank Fervic M S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's nearly always a line at El Camello restaurante seafood in Tulum. Other restaurants sit idle. What Morenita I say? I will only add the food is very fresh, very authentic, and consistently well prepared.

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the small band that was playing when we arrived! Pro tip: Grab one of the tables outside if you can! As other diners have said the ceviche portions are huge. I ordered the medium plate for my entree and took half home (yum,...More

Thank BorneAppetit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying nearby and this place was recommended by several websites. The place is a mix of tourists and locals. My wife had the small mixed ceviche it was enough for two meals. I had the fried fish and it was delicious. We will...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Tulum June 6-13. Based on the reviews from tripadvisor plus the recommendation from our hotel manager we paid a visit to El Camello and we were glad we did. The reviews were right. If you like great seafood at a very reasonable...More

Thank topdriver1947
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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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