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El Tábano

El Tábano Review

This jungle-side hangout founded in 2008 by Barcelona chef Laura Brea brings imaginative cuisine to a rustic, candlelit garden. You could spend the day here at a country-kitchen table: farm eggs and homemade bread with mango honey jam for breakfast; papaya tomato gazpacho for lunch; and fresh grouper in a pipian pumpkin-seed sauce or chile ancho stuffed with shrimp and nuts, served in a steaming clay pot, for dinner. Paying tribute to local blends is the wine list, on which 80% of the bottles are from Mexico. An international crowd of locals, expat residents, and in-the-know vacationers makes for a lively scene, especially at night. For large parties, book ahead.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Km 7, Tulum, Quintana Roo
  • Phone: 984/134–3725 cell; 984/134–2706
  • Website:
  • Location: Tulum

    Restaurant Details

  • No credit cards.
Updated: 03-07-2013

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