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El Trapiche

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Mexican, International, Vegetarian
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Calle 62 no 491, Merida m1e4t7, Mexico
999-9281231
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A Long Time Local Favorite

I have been eating breakfast and lunch here for many years and always a good , economical meal with friendly service. While the building is old and not air conditioned the place is reliable and always clean . No problems with trusting any of the food and drink served here. The same owner has a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
RobertSDF
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Cozumel, Mexico
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Cozumel, Mexico
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have been eating breakfast and lunch here for many years and always a good , economical meal with friendly service. While the building is old and not air conditioned the place is reliable and always clean . No problems with trusting any of the food and drink served here. The same owner has a slightly more upscale, air conditioned... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This restaurant is at the corner a busy dusty street. And cleanliness may not be their strong points, but the food and "cantina" atmosphere is muy Bueno! I would strongly recommend drinking bottled water here and avoid any drinks with ice. The food though is super awesome! I would recommend the Puerco Pibil - which is a Yucatan dish made... More 

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Valladolid, Mexico
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

El Trapiche does typical Mexican fare and local specialties at decent prices with great home made taste. You will notice that most tourists and tour groups go to the more expensive place just a block away while most locals will come here.

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Merida, Mexico
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Not the fanciest nor the most modern place to eat in town yet the taste of their food is delicious and the prices are very reasonable!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is something I would write Guy Fieri from the Food Network to go visit and film a Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives. Small quaint local, friendly staff, good food and extremely cheap prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This place offers taste full food, i highly recommend the lime soup, very good and price is very cheap, you get high quality food and service

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Helsinki, Finland
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had comida del dia for a lunch here during our stay in Merida. It was reasonably priced and good. OK place for a quick lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Really enjoyed our meal here. We had beef fajitas and cochinita pibil. Both delicious. Friendly staff, good price. We'll probably be back to try more of the menu!

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key west
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

enjoyed this home cooked meal feeling and the friendly staff. I just had chicken soup due to an upset stomach, but my husband ate a traditional meal and enjoyed it a lot. According to other patrons and travelers. A great place for lunch with a set menu but different choices for only 50 pesos!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The good was super tasty and good value. The staff were friendly and answered our questions about the Mexican cuisine. Word of warning: try to avoid using the loos!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 62 no 491, Merida m1e4t7, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: 999-9281231

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican, International, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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