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Cafe Peon Contreras

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Calle 60, Merida, Mexico
+52 993 924 7003
07:00 - 00:00
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice coffee shop featuring snacks desserts, and full meals. They set chairs and tables outside, as well as seats. At night, they have live music usually playing boleros and ballads creating a nice environment.

Thank luisalinas
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a Cappuccino and a flan . Coffee was great, flan average. Right beside a quiet plaza or park. This location is In my opinion quintessential mexico!

Thank s r
Merida, Mexico
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254 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was NOT impressed with anything in this restaurant. The service was slow - VERY slow, it did not look clean and the food was average at best. There are many fine places in Merida to eat - this is NOT one of them. I recommend you find another option - any other option - unless you just happen to... More 

Thank L0calO
Surrey, Canada
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The cafe is housed within the walls of the architectural gem of the opera house, Peon Contreras. Ideal for a glass of wine, cafe americano or even lunch. There is seating in the building or outside on Hidalgo square so it is perfect for people watching.

Thank Pazzi3066
Courtenay, Canada
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

My wife and I recently visited this restaurant, hoping to get a light meal after a long day travelling here from Puerto Escondido. Unfortunately, the Sopa de Lima was average and overpriced, however I accepted that due to the great outdoor location of this cafe. What was really disappointing was the rude, slow service we received from our waiter. He... More 

Thank skihockeynut
Denver, Colorado
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nice outdoor dining with powerful fans. Food was tasty and mainly traditional Merida dishes. Worth a visit!

Thank kywood1955
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We went here because it is just outside the Peon Contreras Theatre where we attended a great concert by the Orquesta Sinfonica de Yucatan. We sat down to have drinks and a pizza. We had to return the Margaritas and a Campari and soda because they were awful. The pizza was inedible. The waiter made everything worse. We couldn't wait... More 

Thank Sergio R
Toronto Canada
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had lunch here. I had the taco's with pork. They were fabulous! The atmosphere was great and the service was fast. The beer was really cold!

Thank Rob S
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stopped for a quick drink on the patio one night. The place was empty although as the guitarist tuned up a few more people dropped in. It's a nice patio, I guess people were just elsewhere that evening. The waiter took our drink order and then returned with a free basket of totopos and fiery habanero-laced salsa. On the... More 

Thank MattToronto
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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195 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Bars by parks/piazzas are always a favorite and this cafe serves up food and drinks. We stopped off for a thirst quenching drink and enjoyed the setting.

Thank AjoPirata

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 60, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 993 924 7003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?