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El Tucho

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Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 928 2858
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Fort Mohave, Arizona
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230 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some friends took us to dinner at this restaurant in Merida. It is one of the eateries in this part of Mexico where the amount of food that is brought to you depends on how much you drink! The more drinks you buy, the more food they bring out, and they don't stop until you tell them to. The food... More 

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Thank Brian S
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for real Yucatan Food Cantina this is the place No fancy ,No elegant but very good place Real Hometown restaurant clean and Friendly and very economic Excellent service food and just asking for Beers the waiter Alberto and Pedro star to bring a lot the food all kind the dishes and Flavored from the locals 100%... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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113 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Went here since close to my hotel and I was hungry, but no botannos were served. I did purchase a couple of drinks but was not happy they chose to only bring me my lunch order. I had the Poc Choc, good but I will not go back. My friend said bad waiter.

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Ottawa, Canada
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271 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Huge place inside what looks like an office building. Excellent service. With our 2 beers got small saucer-size plates of diced cooked beets, cubes of spicy kidneys (we think), 2 meat stuffed empanadas, rolls with yoghurt sauce, taco chips, corn dish stuffed with egg, 2 plates black beans - all for $7 Cdn. We didn't need order anything else. We... More 

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

This place was recommended to us by people at our hotel. We were a group of four and we all agree this was a nice place to go. Our only complaint is that it was too loud. But the drinks were good and the appetizers were tasty and plentiful. Our overall feeling was that it was a great time, a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

The food was ok I thought I ordered marinated chicken and what came out was more like soupo limon, it tasted ok but not what I had in mind on a hot night. They had live music and two singers on stage. A bit noisy for me. Service was ok and prices reasonable

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Thank anodynetr
Merida, Mexico
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

Big cantina with great service and good for the kids too! Near Santa Lucia park with parking. Order a beer and watch the botanas arrive!!!

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Thank Rmur
Bay City, MI
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

Can I just say yes, yes, yes! This is a great local botana, free food with drink purchase, that also provides great entertainment. With each round of drinks you buy you get 5 little plates of local specialties and favorites for your table to eat while you drink. May I suggest the Pina Colada, it was the best I have... More 

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Thank TravelingMartinezes
Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Enjoyed the happy, vibrant atmosphere while having a refreshing drink. The free snacks they bring out are very tasty. Its amusing to watch the entertainment even if you cannot understand Spanish. Great little spot for the local atmosphere and to people watch.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed the bustle and lively vibe. Enjoyed a few beers with my family whilst watching the comedy acts, which the little ones are too young to get the jokes! Free food included spicy cucumbers, pickled beet root, garlic bread, tortilla chips and dips, crisps. We also ordered a dish off the menu which was enormous!!! Loved it. I was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 928 2858

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