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Cafe la Merced

Rayon 609 | Centro, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
+52 229 932 0701
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Jun 28, 2016
“Love traditional breakfast in Veracruz”
Apr 25, 2016
“Good traditional food, service,”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Rayon 609 | Centro, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

Everyone wants to go to La Parroquia for breakfast, which is very good but here you taste tradition in all senses. The staff has been here forever and knows the moves. They are like dancing through the place. The coffee called here "Lechero" is wonderful....More

Thank adriochoa
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Enjoyed a great meal in the outside seating area here one evening. I ordered several small traditional items, empanada, soft taco, salad, and quesadilla. It was way too much food, was all really good, and by US standards quite inexpensive. We dropped in here while...More

Thank marcia_marcia
Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Great breakfast spot right next to the historical center. Also serves lunch and dinner, typical Mexican cuisine. Popular with locals, open 7am - 10pm.

Thank Sebastian W
Reviewed July 3, 2015

La Merced is right next to Parque Zamora. This is the style of Veracruz cafe's and sort of diners like La Parroquia but with a very local taste. Here you will see family gatherings, old friends reading the paper and commenting current news. Food is...More

Thank NinaMonsivais
Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good spot for your breakfast "lechero." (coffee and warmed milk - very popular in Vera Cruz). Breakfast was good and the service was attentive. La Merced is in the style of "La Parroquia" but seems less expensive and has a little less tourists and the...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed March 12, 2014

If you are looking for cafe lechero, in the style of Gran Cafe de La Paroquia, but with no lines, better breakfast, and lower cost. This is the spot. The locals love it too.

Thank Isaac O
Reviewed January 16, 2014

Café la Merced gives an authentic taste of Old Veracruz, which is sort of like Havanna. It is, in my opinion, close to the real thing, and not at all like Disneyland or other corporate this-or-that's. It's wonderful.

Thank Lalo_de_Mexico
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The coffe is good and when in need the bathrooms are clean. It is always a good thing to surch out usuable bathrooms.

Thank Buck_Soul
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rayon 609 | Centro, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Veracruz
  • Phone Number: +52 229 932 0701
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