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El Meson del Marques

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Calle 39 No 203 x 40 y 42 | Colonial Centro, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
9858562073
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This restaurant is at El Meson del Marques
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 272
    Excellent
  • 171
    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Order the Swiss enchiladas!

On our way to Akumal for our stay we stopped for lunch at this beautiful place. A very good choice. My husband ordered a Mayan dish that looked like a type of stew but he wished he would have ordered what I did after tasting it... the Swiss enchiladas... So good!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
TerraVaughn
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Louisville, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Alexandria, Virginia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped at Meson del Marques for lunch and got a nice table in the courtyard. I asked our server what he recommended and without hesitation he said Cochinita Pibil as it was a specialty of the Yucatan region. He could not have been more right, it was absolutely delicious! The slow cooked, braised and then shredded pork was served... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This restaurant offers some tasty Mayan dishes at an affordable price point, in a central location (right in the central square of Valladolid), and with a pleasant atmosphere in an interior garden. We ordered two entrees off of the "traditional Mayan" menu and two drinks for a total of around $40USD. The portions were very generous. The menu also offers... More 

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Adliswil, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We stay at Meson del Marques and it totally gives you the feeling of Mexico 100 years ago. A very nice colonial place with a pool (for my little son), a patio in the middle (typical) and a great restaurant with candlelight and very good local food well presented. Just don't go during carnival time, the main square is in... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

On our way to Akumal for our stay we stopped for lunch at this beautiful place. A very good choice. My husband ordered a Mayan dish that looked like a type of stew but he wished he would have ordered what I did after tasting it... the Swiss enchiladas... So good!

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel and when we looked at the menu we were happy to see some vegetarian options. Our server spoke english and was able to explain some of the regional dishes and make recommendations. The food was great and reasonably priced. The restaurant is located in an enclosed courtyard and every so often... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Beautiful surroundings with food to match! It maybe be hot in the day in Valladolid...but the the night weather was amazing in the courtyard. And the service...wonderful...and table side preparations....just magical!

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Buffalo, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Our family had a really superb lunch, nice service, and enjoyed watching the tortillas get made (& brought directly to our table!) Beautiful setting. Cochinita Pibil was out of this world!

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had a friend of ours took us to this restaurant and we ate like kings and queen. It's very relaxing, their cheese is out of this world and their beers. It is also a Hotel but we didn't stayed there. Next time we will!

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great patio and interior, unique decorations. Very nice, easy going service. Traditional Mexican food with unexpected combinations of tastes and structures. Very nice experience!

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Rodrigo E, Director General at El Meson del Marques, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your visit and for sharing your experience with all readers of Tripadvisor. Best regards. - Rodrigo Escalante More 

Sammamish, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This wonderful spot was amazing! I was traveling on a budget and my meal was affordable and fantastic. The scenery was beautiful and the staff here was patient with my broken Spanish during my questioning about the building and the history of the restaurant. This is a must when in Valladolid!

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Rodrigo E, Director General at El Meson del Marques, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your visit and your comment. Best regards. - Rodrigo Escalante More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 39 No 203 x 40 y 42 | Colonial Centro, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Valladolid
  • Phone Number: 9858562073

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?