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The Dining Experience

Boca Paila Km 10, 5 | Carretera Tulum at Hotel Manglex, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 211 4877
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
“mole” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Boca Paila Km 10, 5 | Carretera Tulum at Hotel Manglex, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

I attended the amazing The Dining Experience like a professional dinner party with some hands on elements. Throughout the evening we learned about the cuisine, made our own salsas but that is all in terms of cooking and even make out own cocktails. The event...More

Thank kidurham
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I randomly came across THE DINING EXPERIENCE on TA while looking for places to dine in Tulum. I had zero idea what I had gotten myself and my husband into, but I always like an adventure, and the reviews we wonderful. So glad I did!...More

Thank choreogold
Reviewed 4 August 2018

After experiencing The Dining Experience, I totally understand why it is one of the top ranked dining experiences in Tulum. All the diners met as strangers, and left getting to know someone new! We made fun cocktails, enjoyed authentic eats, listened to Leon's engaging story...More

Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The food was delicious and plentiful. My husband and I both left stuffed! It was fun to meet other travelers and get everyone's take of Tulum. The staff was very entertaining and passionate about what they do, and gave us background/history on what we were...More

Thank asorgi
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We had an awesome experience! The hosts taught us about Mexico overall and Tulum specifically. The food and drinks were delicious and very fresh. The host could be a little over the top excited at times, but he made the experience really fun and memorable...More

Thank AD813
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The video they promote is totally deceiving as they moved to other location which is rather like a cheap cafeteria. Even though food is not bad does not reflects anything the price you pay and the drinks that are served are low cost and quality...More

Thank gerard0fz
TheDining E, Owner at The Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi there, I’m very sorry you felt this way leaving our experience. As you can see, your group was the first people to leave feeling so negative about what we do. To address the location being changed, we had to due to the season, as...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

A welcome difference to the standard Mexican food on offer in playa. The menu is fixed, but very varied and high quality. Loved sitting with other travelers, makes for great conversations (and debates about where the best food comes from) The chef Leon has a...More

1  Thank Cara M
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We booked this based on the TripAdvisor reviews, we wanted to go to Tulum but they weren't running that day, so we ended up going to Playa instead. The whole stick is that you are sat on a big communal table and then are served...More

Thank MrInternational02
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This has been one of my favorite experiences so far! It was fun, entertaining and we had a delicious meal. Without saying I met amazing people. I’ve always said food is the best way to meet other travelers and to get to know a country’s...More

Thank chris d
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This was a fun and tasty surprise for me. Between the group activities, tasty food tour, hilarious guiding and meeting other travelers, I loved every second of the evening. I’ve not done anything like it before, and would totally recommend it to everyone!

Thank Josh B
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5 August 2018|
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Response from Juan R | Reviewed this property |
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28 January 2018|
Response from Janae T | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Thank you! I wrote it before. It was actually my experience in doing it that made me want to join the team. I think Luis has written one as well, based on his experience as a guest. It's my goal that everyone leaves... More
10 January 2018|
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Response from Ma M | Reviewed this property |
You can book the dinner here: thediningexperience.rocks/mobile-the-dining-experience/
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boca Paila Km 10, 5 | Carretera Tulum at Hotel Manglex, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 211 4877
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Tulums latest sit down professional dinner party, a tasting menu of Mexico's amazing cuisine from pre columbian settlers to modern fusion. Join us for a night of great food, delicious cocktails, mescal tasting and a chance to meet other travelers!
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