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El Tucan Restaurant

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Mexican
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225 North Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-4384
(321) 453-7501
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 114
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food- Great Service - Great Location..........

If you like Mexican food then you gotta be sure to eat here. We were met by Simone who had a bright cheerful personality making us feel like we were old friends. The place is clean with comfortable uncrowded seating in booths and tables. As first timers Simone took time to answer all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Downeastme
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Downeast Maine
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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201 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Downeast Maine
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

If you like Mexican food then you gotta be sure to eat here. We were met by Simone who had a bright cheerful personality making us feel like we were old friends. The place is clean with comfortable uncrowded seating in booths and tables. As first timers Simone took time to answer all the questions we had and offered some... More 

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White Plains, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My first visit to El Tucan was so good , I had to go back a few days later. I was lucky enough to get the same server(Simone)again. The portions and selections are more than enough .

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Cicero,New York
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Today we went for lunch with our son and granddaughter. They were really busy but we were greeted and seated promptly. We ordered soft drinks and water and then our meals. The menu had something for everyone and we made our choices. The food arrived and looked and tasted really good. Their complimentary chips and tasty salsa was a good... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food is always delicious, very genuine and priced right. We eat here often and know you are doing something right by the crowds waiting.

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Merritt Island,Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Been there many times and been satisfied every time......Great food.....Service is good prices a little high but quality and amount make it worthwhile........

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Valentines dinner was great and only a short wait time. The waiter was fast and efficient. Enjoyed our dinner.

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Merritt Island, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You can always count on a good meal. They are often very busy; wait could be long. Recommend calling ahead. The wait staff is very attentive.

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Merritt Island, Florida, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Treat yourself to cocKtails. They are stellar. There is usually a wait time as this is a very successful restaurant but their time-estimates are always accurate and the drinks and hot chips so tasty that you dont mind. last time in, I ordered the pulled pork tacos and the meat was succulent and hot and I asked for FRESH jalapenos...no... More 

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Cape Canaveral
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Margaritas - top notch. Chips & salsa - delicious. Cuban style, homemade everything. Service is great. Family-friendly. Everything on the menu rocks. I love the spinach enchiladas and HAMBURGER - yes - El Tucan has the best hamburger in town. Get the fried egg on top & avocado slices, too. ;) My hubby loves the fish tacos - empanada style.... More 

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Merritt Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You will not be disappointed.The fajitas are always excellent. The margarita of the day is my favorite. The wait staff is the best. Everyone is working to make your visit a great one.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 North Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-4384
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Merritt Island
  • Phone Number: (321) 453-7501

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 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?