Tex-Mex Cuisine in Tulum

If you're a big fan of Tex-Mex food, you might have a chance to treat yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a couple of locations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offering this type of food.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the very casual atmosphere beloved by diners at Gary’s at Casa Cenote to the neighborhood eateries whose specialties are worth daydreaming about, you are sure to find something you absolutely love.

The following list allows you to peek at the few Tex-Mex restaurants you could try during your vacation. Click each option to see more important info about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Gary’s at Casa Cenote

The Riviera Maya | (361) 993-2462

Gary’s at Casa Cenote is on the premises of Casa Cenote. It's 5.9 miles northeast of Tulum. In the mood for tacos? Actually, either way make this restaurant the easiest decision you'll make all day.

The cuisine presented on the menu at Gary's is Mexican made simple, with fresh ingredients and authentic preparation styles really allowing each dish to pop. For those who don't want to go too far out of their comfort zones, TexMex is also available. Don't forget to try the house specialty, the Pink Margarita.



Acabar is located in the heart of Tulum. On top of Tex-Mex cuisine, this establishment features a selection of Middle Eastern inspired cuisine, so it's a excellent choice for visitors who look forward to both of these styles.

This blend of cultures results a diverse selection of food from sandwiches to kebabs.

Similar Food

Casa Banana

For something different in the same ballpark, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
La Akumalito -- Mexican 15.9 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Charlies -- Mexican 0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum
Fredy's Fajitas -- Mexican Central Tulum
Seaside Grill (984) 875-7600 American 15.8 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
La Zebra (984) 115-4726 Mexican 4.6 mi. South of Central Tulum
Fantasias -- Mexican 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Tulum
El Mariachi (984) 875-1010 Mexican Central Tulum
Oscar & Lalo (984) 115-9965 Mexican 7.5 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Diaz Grill -- Mexican Central Tulum
Senor Frosty's -- Mexican Central Tulum

Or let your appetite persuade you to sample a specialty like the tacos, which is on the menu both at La Lunita and King Kebab.

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best cuisines in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are the ones that you find suddenly while trekking the town of your choice. But, having the addresses of a few different restaurants on your schedule, will keep your mind at ease. To find out even more regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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