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El Tucho

Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
(999) 928 28 58
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Ranked #64 of 345 restaurants in Merida
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 24, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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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LaIncondicional
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

My family is from Merida and they love this place. They brought me here a couple of years ago and now I love it. A local hangout with a fun energetic vibe. A good place to sample traditional Yucatecan food with affordable prices. Will be in Merida in a few weeks and I will definitely be making a stop at... More

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El Paso, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This place has great service. They bring free food to you as long as you are drinking something. Through out the day there is different live music to enjoy. Some of the food is better than other just try it all. I recommend Montejo beer with ceviche and betabel (beets).

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This is a happy, noisy place, were the young crowd meets. With each drink you get free "Botanas", the music is loud, and the price is very affordable. You will not leave hungry from this place.

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I walked in after finding this place on tripadvisor. Today is Wednesday, 230pm. Who would have thought there would be a down to earth place for the locals in the middle of the tourist center. Live mexican music with 5 members made you want to get up and start dancing but alas, no dance floor. Go figure. They bring free... More

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Vancouver Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

You will never guess what's up the stairs and down the hall. I would have never entered except that I heard the fun through a back door in a parking lot. Hokey, campy Ranchero bands playing rock? The audience participates, sings along, hoots and hollers. It's a big open room and on the weekend is full of Mexican families, not... More

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Playa del Carmen
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

best fun spot downtown, this afternoon cantina has been a staple for years and has good drinks and non stop food with great music, comedy and entertainment all day into the evening

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Columbia, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

El Tucho is an experience to remember!!! The first thing I asked my hotel was 'where is a good place for some beer & botanas?', I was told to walk down the street a few blocks and look for the little monkey sign over the door. When I arrived the live music was BLARING (as I find in just about... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Loud, crowded, noisy and everyone was having a great time. The entertainment was surprisingly good -- we stopped here twice for a drink. We enjoyed the atmosphere -- we had stopped by a similar place a couple blocks away, and the whole room stared at us when we opened the door. At El tucho, we didn't get that vibe. Service,... More

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White Rock, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Really Mexican middle class bar and restaurant with vaudeville entertainment and a sing and dance act like out of Vegas. Actually when we were in Merida Dec 24-Dec 31st this was the best music and entertainment we could fall into off the street. Prices and food very good. Entertainment hilarious even if you don't speak Spanish. Very friendly and safe.... More

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