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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 47 Restaurants in Valladolid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $16
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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Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We enjoyed the setting, the staff and the food. We liked this place so much that we returned a second day on our way back from Chichen Itza for more empanadas. The first day they had been baked, however the second day they were fried. Still good, but not totally off the charts. Delightful setting. I would recommend to all.

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Leuven, Belgium
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Went here for dinner based on the good reviews. The setting is beautiful. We started with cocktails which were a bit tasteless, we've had much better in Mexico. We wanted to try the typical local food. My girlfriend had the Pavo en relleno negro, which consisted of an egg surrounded by dry meat, bathing in a black (pepper) sauce. I... More

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Carlsbad, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We went here so I could try to watermelon appetizer.. (which we did).. The service was very poor and did tarnish our whole experience... It was quiet and early in the evening.. we went out to the patio which is pretty and is right next to Convent of San Bernardino De Siena.. We went to sit down and we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had a pre lunch drink here after visiting the monastery and liked it so much we went back in the evening. Highly recommended

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Savannah, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed at the charming Casa Quetzel for one night in Valladolid they recommended to eat dinner here - so glad they did, as we loved it! The food was delicious and the portions were huge! We had the red snapper, which was incredible and the turkey with egg, a very old dish from the Yucatan region which was interesting... 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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 16
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian

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