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Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
(999) 928 28 58
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Bay City, MI
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 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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Perth, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 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
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135 reviews 135 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
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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Additional Information about El Tucho

Address: Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
Phone Number: (999) 928 28 58
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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