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El Camello

Avenida Tulum & Luna Sur, Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 871 2036
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (207 reviews)
“shrimp” (116 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

If you like seafood that is fresh and plentiful and at a great price, you will love El Camello! This used to be a real "local secret" but the word spread, because the prices are as excellent as the food. There is plenty of space...More

Thank Moira H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfectly fine fried fish, with really big portions. We shared one portion of fried fish and one of guacamole and it was more than enough for the two of us. They also have live music at the weekends which means it's even busier then.

Thank Lizi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a local, and it truly impressed us. The quality of the fish & sea-food was high and the prices were low. It is a simple restaurant, plastic chairs and a really Mexican feeling, so if you want a romantic...More

Thank Ruxandra_MI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here my last night in Tulum at the recommendation of the hotel owner where I was staying. The place was so full I had to wait 15 minutes for a table. Totally worth it. I had the octopus and it was totally delicious. The...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night. It got very busy quickly (7.30pm) but the free chips and quick service on the food meant we didn't go hungry. Make sure you try the orden el camarón en salsa de diabla.

Thank TKandJT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing and delicious place, a great option if you come to tulum, the service is great and the prices real nice

Thank Maite M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is real Mexican seafood. Generous portions and decent prices. The crowds are understandable. The shrimp cocktail, and the shrimp skewers are really, really good. It is a very casual place, with casual Mexican service (aiming for efficiency and not necessarily terribly friendly). In general,...More

Thank rortiz5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on a sunday, the place was packed. We had to wait in line to get a seat but we were impressed with the food choices and service. We had fish ceviche and shrimp ceviche, portions are large and the flavor was good. Prices...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their fish is always fresh and cheap! If you are in the city I would recommend this spot, get the whole fried fish!

Thank Leigha M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Como un local / viajero me encanta cenar en nuevos lugares o descubrir joyas escondidas dentro de mi ciudad! Recomiendo encarecidamente este restaurante en su camino a Tulum, México. La comida es fresca, deliciosa y económica! Tiene un gran ambiente para amigos o familia. Los...More

Thank Lenin Alexi P
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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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14 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
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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