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Loncheria El Pocito

Calle 31 Sm 63 Mz 35 | Between Avenue Lopez Portillo & Avenue Uxmal, Cancun 77513, Mexico
+52 998 252 2654
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (5 reviews)
“cochinita” (2 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Calle 31 Sm 63 Mz 35 | Between Avenue Lopez Portillo & Avenue Uxmal, Cancun 77513, Mexico
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Best flavor and presentation, I ordered 3 panuchos 1 Cochinita 1 Huevo 1 Picadillo and my wife had 2 cochinita salbutes and they were awesome too, I truly recomend this place.

Thank Erick C
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We made the trek from the Westin to El Pocito, absolutely no regrets! Our cab ride there and back cost more than our dinner. Two of us ate for $13 and it was more than enough food! The cab ride was $15 each way. It’s...More

Thank lil_bru5620
Reviewed April 17, 2018

The real deal! If you want to experience genuine Yucatecan cooking, El Pocito is the best in Cancun. I've been going there for 30 years and always enjoyed the al carte menus for lunch and the added antiijos for dinner. Of special interest are the...More

2  Thank Arthur B
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

this place has the most amazing breakfast for guys with hangovers. the staff is excellent at dealing with us and the chef new exactly what o give us to eat after a night of heavy partying. thanks jose.

Thank Kerry R
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

The local flavor of Yucatán cuisine at its most!! This is a small place with tradition of great local food as it was meant to be Try the cochinita pibil and by all means the Frijol con Puerco The menu changes every day and it’s...More

Thank Contreras-C3
Reviewed October 18, 2017

If you happen to be visiting Cancun and have already eaten in all referred well known restaurants, let me tell you that you should not miss out trying El Pocito if you want to savour the authentic Yucatecan dishes done in the traditional way. Do...More

Thank RolandoAlfonso
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This is more of a locals only restaurant. Taxi ride was about 15-20 minutes from main hotel road. You may feel like the neighborhood is a little scetchy but it's all good. This is a small spot but very busy. It's hot, just fans blowing...More

Thank BenZarro
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This small venue is for locals. The occasional table of "in the know foodies" just makes it more authentic. The breadth of menu items that changes daily is truly impressive. This is by far the best (the only) great, restaurant in Cancun. The local Yucatan...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Don't be scared to venture off the beaten path to eat at el pocito! I went twice!!! While you may not know everything on the menu, which is just few items on a chalkboard, the staff is incredible at walking you through what they are....More

1  Thank LMPav
Reviewed February 8, 2017

it`s for shure the best place to go and enjoy real tradicional Yucatan food, besides the great taste, also is the experience of being in a real Yucatan kitchen. You must go. Es sin duda la mejor opción de comida Yucateca no solo por su...More

Thank Alejandra M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $6
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 31 Sm 63 Mz 35 | Between Avenue Lopez Portillo & Avenue Uxmal, Cancun 77513, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 998 252 2654
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