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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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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“six courses” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (12 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 3 days ago via mobile

What an incredible experience we had at the dinning experience. Rios was our host for the evening and literally made everyone’s night. His knowledge, his personality, his sense of humour, he brought it all. Had an incredible night and would highly recommend. Thank you for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 22_CENTS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun! The food was great, very authentic and the atmosphere in the jungle was perfect. But what really made our experience amazing was Rios! He was so knowledgeable and extremely entertaining, I would Go back just to see him dancing around...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MandyV341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this our first night in town, in the hopes that it would orient us to Mexican food in the Yucatan. We didn't learn much. Instead, we got a very long dinner with OK food and the host's patter, meant to be entertaining, felt...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank scuba-diver-ca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We seriously had such a blast with the staff and people we met at The Dining Experience. We booked this for our first night in Tulum and were so happy we did. We made amazing drinks/ had the best tacos I have ever tasted in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ericachristina1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For my wife's birthday I decided to reserve 2 spots for The Dining Experience and it was not a mistake in any way. From the moment we arrived we were treated with great hospitality. We arrived a bit early and Luis, the host/server/guide through the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank RamenPoodle220
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't want to be a total downer so let me just say that I'm sure these dinners are perfect for some people. If you do not know much about food or Mexican cuisine, or if you like sweet and hard cocktails with a bit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank H6975PIdavids
TheDiningE, General Manager at The Dining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your dining experience during your stay in Tulum. Our dinner concept isn't for everyone, we aim to bring people together in a social light hearted environment, and if this isn't for you, not a problem, there...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Dining Experience Peeps ... please let people know in your email follow-ups, etc. exactly the name of the hotel where this amazing experience begins. Our taxi driver, who also stopped and spoke to several others, had no idea and by chance we found you; albeit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We had the best time, loved the food and the interactivity of learning how to mix drinks, make salsa etc... The host was great, the location at Manglex was great. The food and experiecne overall was well worth the money we paid, condsidering the average...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cynthiap123456789
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time. Garby has tons of personality and got a great social vibe going amongst all the guests. I really enjoyed the history and customs of the local Mexican foods.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Eve A
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

This was such a highlight to our trip to Tulum. Our host, Leon, was hilarious right from the start, and the night was filled with great conversation, laughter, and a immersive eating experience... And the food was more than delightful. I'm not one to rave...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Kali P
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5 August 2018|
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Response from Juan R | Reviewed this property |
1 hour approx
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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