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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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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (38 reviews)
“ceviche” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lote 8 Ave Mahahual | Oceanfront Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great choice if you are stopping for the day in Costa Maya. You can email Steve and reserve some lounge chairs ahead of time. Just pick up a cab right outside the port area for a few dollars (each way). They may try to drop...More

Thank knlfaz
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came onboard the Liberty of the Seas. It was our first time in Costa Maya and after much reading online, we settled on Tropicante. What an amazing day! We took the shuttle from the pier for $3 per person and got off right near...More

2  Thank muscatravelr
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my husband's 81st birthday, and although they did nothing special to really recognize that, this was the type of day that he enjoyed for his birthday. We were given a table in the shade for the day as requested which was just perfect...More

Thank GrandmaP2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to spend the day in Costa Maya. Couldn't have picked a better excursion to do...not to mention it is free! I e-mailed Steve, the owner, a week before we went and they were waiting on us when we got there with...More

1  Thank hphillips1978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to spend a day. On the beach only $2 cab from cruise pier each way. No cover charge for day at beach food very good and reasonable prices. As well as great drinks. The staff and owner Steve are very friendly.

Thank BillFIII
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Read about Tropicante on cruise critic and tripadvisor. Could not have been happier. Staff could not have been more helpful and friendlier. They were always there when needed even for some good conversation. The owner came out and talked to all of the families too....More

1  Thank Greg O
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in Costa Maya! You HAVE to stop here. Such a great establishment! The owner, Steve and his staff are so friendly and helpful. Due to the franklin storm, we arrived at the island a day late and lost our reservation for loungers...More

Thank Tasha W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

this was our third trip to Mahahaul, we love it here. And we always spend an enjoyable afternoon, snaking and eating with Steve Uhl . The Owner is friend of ours from Texas. He is always willing to give excellent knowledge and advise on our...More

Thank joncharly583
Reviewed 7 August 2017

To be honest I was a bit apprehensive about going to the Beach in Costa Maya. Well let me tell you what a GREAT day my wife,daughter and I had at the Tropicante. We followed the map and instructions provided by the website. We were...More

3  Thank 25dbb
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We went here while staying in Mahahual. If you are coming in off of a cruise, please hear me....There is absolutely NO reason to be worried or afraid!! Mahahual is awesome. We weren't just there a few hours, we stayed there 8 days and never...More

3  Thank arkansasargabright
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27 August 2017|
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Response from nola1961 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the owner can arrange all of the above. Take a look at my pics so you can get an idea of what he can provide. Excellent snorkeling is a short boat ride away. Will see beautiful coral formations and sea turtles, too.
8 July 2017|
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Response from landstev | Reviewed this property |
Try again, I just did and it seems to be working fine.
Deborah S
20 May 2017|
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Response from nochattyb4coffee | Reviewed this property |
It is wise to get a reservation so you will have enough chairs together in either in the sun or shade. We made them about a month in advance just because we didn't want to forget.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
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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