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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
Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 40
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  • 66
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 2
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  • 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
Delicious

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
paulynnita
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Merida, Mexico
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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133 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Merida, Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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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Toa Baja
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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87 reviews 87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Vernon, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Cheap food if you order the "meal of the day" 55 pesos for soup, snacks, main course and a drink. A series of selections are written on a white board by the street. The menu choices include local specialities. We ate here a couple of times and were pleased with the food. Its a busy place with lots of local... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been eating at Trapiche three times a week for years. I always choose one of four or five lunch specials. It's hearty yucatecan food - Occasionally their food is a little bland, but overall they deliver a good meal at a very reasonable price - $50 pesos for a soup, main course and a drink. So it's good... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

First restaurant in Merida after touring Mexico for 1 week. Ate with my partner & daughter. The food was average, something I would rely upon when hungry but not rave to family and friends about.

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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: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?