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Calle 60 Norte x 25 | Cerca del Fiesta Americana, Merida, Mexico
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Ranked #107 of 404 Restaurants in Merida
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Here you will find Merida’s best traditional food. Our specialties are made as they used to be using original recipes. Ingredients are carefully selected to achieve the authentic flavor we know you want to experience. Come visit us!, and you will know the true taste of Yucatecan cuisine!
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Lago Vista, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

La Tradicion invest in marketing such as billboards, magazines... however their marketing claims fall short of reality. My family and friends decided to visit La Tradicion for the first time, and we were highly disappointed. First and foremost, my son found hair in his food. Also, the service is poor and not attentive. The food is average to good ,... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Upon reading several of the other reviews, after we had gone, I was sure I had been at the wrong place. The restaurant was not tired looking but fresh. We had an early lunch, few people there, and service was wonderful. We tried dishes that were knew to us. Whether or not they were "traditional" I do not know. However,... More 

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Mexico City
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140 reviews 140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Maybe it was the name, I do not know but is not such traditional thing. The place looks a bit battered but not traditional, the food is average with no flavor. I ordered the Friday`s Special (Pig with beans), no taste at all. The real good thing is the ice-cream (specially the cheese flavor), if you go try it.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Loved the Jugo de Chaya - absolutely fantastic and so fresh. Shot of tequila reposado in it was also yummy! Loved the traditional dishes we ordered too - the staff was very kind and attentive. Would definitely return and recommend to others. Also a good price performer amidst some pretty expensive touristy restaurants nearby.

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Food is OK. Several waiters bustling around however not to the point. Also talk loudly among themselves, which makes it quite noisy. Very very slow service.

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Kent, England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

As part of a Yucatan tour we visited this restaurant on the 8th Nov. We were the only customers in at lunch, and no doubt as part of the tour, had a limited choice of menu, fair enough if that's the plan. However, we ordered, and luke warm soup appeared closely followed by cold main course, which could best be... More 

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Culver City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Arriving in Merida this past week and 6th time this year for business, I have to say that again! your service, cuisine and love for the traditional has given me a flash goodness at every visit I took to your restaurant. If you are looking for something new to try, give the new drink they have mixed together, capuccino with... More 

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Westwood Los Angeles County, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Traditional ambiance, exquisite cuisine,in Merida Yucatan, the best poc-chuc ever! Large portions and fantastic service.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Terrible service. They wanted to constrain us to give a tip!!! We had already payed a high extra charge for tax or something like that. Very curious. They do not charge something like that in other restaurants in Merida. We payed with credit card so we hope that they are not manipulate something with our bill after...we will see... Service... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

When you arrive to the restaurant, be sure not to sit near an air conditioned machine. All the machines are set at the maximum so you suffer because of it. On the other hand, food (regional cuisine) is very good. If you are in the neighbourhood you should visit this place.

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Additional Information about La Tradicion

Address: Calle 60 Norte x 25 | Cerca del Fiesta Americana, Merida, Mexico
Phone Number: 9999252526
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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