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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, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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 place.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2015
margarita2009
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 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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Thank margarita2009
Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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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Thank anodynetr
Merida, Mexico
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 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 14 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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Thank TravelingMartinezes
Perth, Australia
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 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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1 Thank Ani0707
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 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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1 Thank Michael J
LaIncondicional
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 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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Thank LaIncondicional
El Paso, Texas
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Thank BlueAnaLaura
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 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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Thank Rosacgvb
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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?