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Los Dos cooking experience with Chef Mario Canul... was fantastic!!! I highly recommend this as a... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2019
V2563FWtonym
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Columbus, Ohio
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Surpassed my expectation

While my husband and I are enjoying an extended stay in Merida, my friend who came for a short... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
LynnkLockard
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Los Dos is the only school in Mexico devoted exclusively to the regional cuisine of Yucatán. Whether you are an avid cook, an eager eater, or a professional chef, you will find enrichment in the Los Dos experience. Los Dos has been featured on the...more
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Los Dos cooking experience with Chef Mario Canul... was fantastic!!! I highly recommend this as a highlight to visiting Mérida. His knowledge and cultural expertise gave such a better insight into the Mayan lifestyle of the past. Chef Mario breaks it down. I walked away...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Keith H, Owner at Los Dos Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words, we love it when people thoroughly enjoy the classes and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed April 24, 2019

While my husband and I are enjoying an extended stay in Merida, my friend who came for a short visit accompanied me to the Los Dos cooking class "A Taste of the Yucatan" conducted by Chef Mario Canul. We had been planning this for a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Keith H, Owner at Los Dos Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

Thanks so much for your review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the class and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

Pricey but very enjoyable class. Mario has taken over for David, who has passed away. Mario began with a breakfast lecture, then we walked to the Merida market where we ate a mid morning snack to illustrate what he had been talking about. We then...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Keith H, Owner at Los Dos Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

Thanks so much for your review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Los Dos!

Reviewed March 17, 2019

Over-priced and under-delivered in the extreme. Perfunctory lecture. A walk through the local market which was underwhelming. Followed by a mediocre lunch. Final straw was the failure to provide the promised gifts/souvenirs, despite numerous follow up requests. Website still featuring "chef David Sterling", who died...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Keith H, Owner at Los Dos Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

We are so sorry that the class was not what you expected, we are now managing our expectations and re-writing our descriptions and price-points... and, importantly, thoroughly updating our website to let everyone know exactly what they'll experience with us. We have had a very...More

Reviewed March 15, 2019

We booked the deluxe Yucatan cooking class and tour, last year ( April '18 ) which sounded wonderful but was very expensive and were sorrily disappointed by most of it. The education/lecture component at the house was interesting and Sr. Mario was very knowledgeable. Everything...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Keith H, Owner at Los Dos Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

Our sincere apologies for the disappointment you experienced with us. We're are now managing our expectations and re-writing our descriptions, and indeed updating our website to let everyone know exactly what they'll experience with us. As you can see from all of the positive reviews,...More

Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Last year we took the deluxe Yucatán cooking class and tour with Mario Canul based on the fact that it was purported by Sr. Canul to be a significantly better experience than the lower priced option. Several of the things we were to receive including...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We were really disappointed by our Taste of Yucatán class at Los Dos Cooking School. It was more of a cooking display - watching someone else cook ingredients which had all already been prepared. We left without learning much about Yucatecan or Mexican cooking or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Keith H, Owner at Los Dos Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

We're extremely sorry that the class was not what you expected. This is not at all how we normally conduct our classes which so many people have loved through the last 16 years. We are now managing our expectations and re-writing our descriptions, and indeed...More

Reviewed January 24, 2019

My girlfriend and I, who both love to cook, took the Taste of the Yucatan experience with Chef Mario, in the beautiful home of Keith Heitke . From the continental breakfast, to a thorough explanation of the uniqueness of Yucatan cooking and ingredients, shopping for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Keith H, Owner at Los Dos Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so happy that you enjoyed the class and Chef Mario. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed February 27, 2018

Taking a food tour and cooking class was one of the highlights of our trip to Merida. Mario is extremely knowledgeable about the area and the food. Everything was wonderful except he promised to send me recipes of what we cooked, and even after an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I along with our two daughters and their boyfriends spent a week in Merida, Yucatan for Christmas. We attended the Los Dos cooking school on Christmas Eve. It was everything we expected and more. Mario & his wife, Rosalie were wonderful hosts....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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