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Tropicante Ameri-Mex Grill

Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 984 134 7357
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (43 reviews)
“jambalaya” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a cab ride ($2 each) from our cruise port to this beach. You can also take the shuttle, but it costs $3 per person. I had read Steve's website about the Tropicante, and after our cab ride, we stumbled upon one of his...More

1  Thank TravelingJules2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely spot to enjoy the beach and beautiful water with the best staff. Oscar, Rafa and Ruben always go out of their way to make sure I'm taken care of. Muchas gracias!

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a cab ride to this beach , from our cruise ship . Our Waited , Oscar , took us down to the beach and let us pick out where we wanted to sit . We set up under a coconut tree. The beach...More

1  Thank Nolen1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I echo many of the other reviews. Steve reserved seating for our group so we didn't have to worry about available chairs. One the webpage, he provides detailed instructions on how to get to his place, replete with warnings about how the shuttle driver will...More

Thank Clementine52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were coming from a cruise ship and wanted a bit of a beach break. I emailed Steve before our trip and reserved 8 spots in the shade (our group had people ranging in age from 3-70). I was really nervous about finding the place,...More

Thank uandmfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the most fun places I have ever been to. Steve the owner has the BEST employee in Ruben. We were there for a day during our cruise. Ruben went above and beyond, taking care of our every need, bringing us adult...More

Thank lh0bs0n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the shuttle to mahahual from the cruise ship terminal. A representative from the tropicante met us at the stop and led us to the restaurant. We were led to our loungers on the beach and enjoyed a great day relaxing. Everything was reasonably...More

Thank Caj01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place. The service was fantastic. We were seated right away and had chairs right on the beach. We asked for a table in the back for shade (see picture). Massages for all of the ladies right on sight at a very reasonable price for...More

Thank JasonTexas1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great day off the ship, short cab ride to a beautiful “old Mexico” beach location! Good food, drinks & service. Feel comfortable leaving your chairs & enjoy the water..also there’s an exciting reef snorkeling opportunity close by, for a reasonable fee.. swim with the...More

Thank tmpacarol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided here based on the reviews on trip advisor. Could not have been more pleased. Food was great, 1 pound of fried shrimp for $16. Price is very reasonable

Thank Annie G
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27 February 2018|
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Response from Katherine H | Reviewed this property |
When you ask for reservation on website, the email goes to Steve. He will email you back with confirmation.
27 February 2018|
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Response from stephrob53 | Reviewed this property |
Click on the website listed on trip advisor. He has an email address listed on the website. He is pretty quick to respond.
Donna J
3 February 2018|
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Response from acardinrnbsn | Reviewed this property |
We rented goggles and snorkel for $5. I don't know about kayaks, but you can email Steve the owner and ask, if they don't have them he could probably give you an idea of who does.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 984 134 7357
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Mahahual’s premier ocean front dining experience. A unique cultural and culinary blend of the best of Mexico and the US. Our food, music and ambiance combine the tastes and flavors of both of these two wonderful countries. We are located on the Malecon right in the center of the downtown beachfront. We offer comfortable inside dining as well as tables in the sand, just a few steps from the beautiful clear Caribbean waters. Best food and conversation in town!
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