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All 48 Valladolid Restaurants

Taberna de los Frailes

Calle 49 #235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 0689
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Ranked #10 of 48 Restaurants in Valladolid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $16
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Calzada de los Frailes y el Convento de San Bernardino de Siena
Description: Renown Gourmet Maya Cuisine. Large wine selection. Tequila and Mezcal. Specialty cocktails. Excellent service in a most unique location and ambiance.
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219 reviews 219 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Dirested by reviews on TA, we went to this restaurant and we enjoyed it. The scenery was perfect and the service very good. A wide choise of food and all we took was good. Only the typical dish with the melted cheese (forgot the name) was a bit disappointing. The cocktails we took were very good. The icecream we took... More 

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Los Gatos, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I echo what another reviewer said - I can't believe this restaurant is not #1. It was truly one of the best meals I have had in my life. I got the Tikin Xic (snapper) and it was one of the most succulent and perfectly-prepared fish dishes I have had in my life. The service was excellent and so were... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

After visiting the convent next door, we stopped at this taberna/restaurant for a drink. What a lovely setting to enjoy drinks with friends. The staff were very friendly and happy to share a laugh. Very clean washroom facilities. Cute restaurant. Definitely will be going back to enjoy a meal.

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Paris, France
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Best meal we had in the Yucatan. Beautiful garden setting, even though it looks out on the street in front of the monastery. The Mayan cuisine is updated to be elegant while keeping its authenticity. Even the desserts- I had coconut crema with mango and my husband had lime pie- were wonderful and I almost never eat dessert in Mexico.... More 

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Berkshire, UK
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274 reviews 274 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Possibly not the best night to visit since we were both a bit under the weather, but nevertheless enjoyed our time in this restaurant in the redeveloped part of town near the convent. Nice people, and decent if not outstanding food. A good area for an evening walk too.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited Taberna De Los Frailes in Nov '14, and it was a fantastic experience. The food was delicious, the service was impeccable and the general ambience of the restaurant was great. The staff were very friendly and explained each course well. As an appetizer we had delicious pieces of chicken fried in Mayan spices. Can't remember the name, but they... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Taberna de los Frailes is a beautiful venue immediately adjacent to the convent of San Bernardino. Dining is outdoors in a large palapa, which creates a nice ambiance. My husband had the octopus when we went there, which he immediately proclaimed the best octopus he'd had in years; when I told the waiter this, he got very excited and brought... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

After the very positive reviews we were disappointed in the food. Turkey was almost without much flavor, and shrimp with three different sauces ended up overcooked and tasting about the same. The lime soup was good, but served luke-warm despite our request that it be hot. Drinks were weak. I suspect that other patrons are aware of these problems, in... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Lovely little place with friendly staff, tasty Mayan dishes and great value ... The starter portions are rather large so would suggest x2 starters or X1 main go oral folks. All in all worth while checking out if wanting somewhere to chill and eat a relaxing lunch / dinner.

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Mountain View, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stopped by here for lunch on the way back to Cancun from Chichen Itza in the hope of finding some "gourmet" traditional Yucatan specialties. While the food was good, it did not quite meet our expectations. Loved the grilled watermelon appetizer, but both the special sausage and the poc choc were a little dry and not that flavorful. Still, sitting... More 

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Additional Information about Taberna de los Frailes

Address: Calle 49 #235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 985 856 0689
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Valladolid
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 16
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian

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