When Mateoâ€™s opened on the beach road opened a while back and I was so excited to see a taco place on the beach road. The food on the beach can get very expensive and this looked like a great options for some good food on Tulum beach. In its original location it closed and I was sorry to see it close. But my unhappiness was short lived as I saw it reopen not far away from its original location- but even better.
The location of Mateoâ€™s is on the jungle side of the beach road about 2 km south of the turn. TheÂ structure of the restaurant is a large open space and has a very comfortable feel. The space is also great for large groups because it is so open.
We ate here for my birthday before heading off to do some dancing and I must say that the food totally lived up to the great thing that I had hear about this place. Everyone in my family is totally obsessed with fajitas. It is one of my momâ€™s favorites so she ordered them at several locations around Tulum and these ones I think were the best ones that we had.
3 of us all ordered fajitas and hubby had fish tacos. The plates of fajitas were massive and so good. Served with rice, wonderful black beans and a killer guacamole. The meat was mixed with perfectly sautÃ©ed peppers and onions and tasted amazing. My mom is already planning her next trip down to come and eat at Mateoâ€™s. My husbandâ€™s fish tacos were also amazing. Served with some great salsas and stuffed with large pieces of avocado- this is another dish we will be ordering again.
The margaritas at Mateoâ€™s were very well made and if there is one thing that always impresses me about a restaurant or barâ€¦ it is a well done margarita. Mateoâ€™s totally passed the test. So the next time you are on the beach road and looking for a great place to eat- check out Mateoâ€™s. If you see a table that just keeps ordering fajitas and margaritas- that will be us- come over and say hi! jajaja