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El Tucho

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Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
(999) 928 28 58
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 33
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great local spot!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2014
Ani0707
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Perth, Australia
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Miami, Florida
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 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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Merida, Mexico
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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Bay City, MI
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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LaIncondicional
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: (999) 928 28 58

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?