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El Barrio comfort food


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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We are a concept of comfort food, where we serve breakfast & brunch with the worry of preserving the traditional flavors, using products of season and adapting them to the gastronomic trends of nowadays.
$4 - $7
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Mexican, Latin, Cafe, Contemporary
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. We discovered this place on our second morning in Merida, and ate there 3 days in a row. The quality of the food is absolutely outstanding, and the presentation is lovely. Best heuvos rancheros I've ever had. We were a group of 4, tried...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LSKD60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool and easygoing place close to Paseo Montejo. The menu shows different options than in other coffee bars in Merida, which is great. It‘s creative and the food is served attractive. Good and friendly service, could be a bit quicker. Will come here again, but...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 786katrinc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not our first time, found this place a couple years ago, while racing a Triathlon in Merida. Well all I can say is what a find, glad to see it is just as good as first visit. Food is fresh , delicious & the blend...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HotelCielo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is delicious at a reasonable price. Close to the Paseo Montejo but away from the crowds. Service is excellent. Try the café americano with pan dulces. Everything was fresh and high-quality. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nicstarling80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been planning to go to Barrio for a few days and weren't disappointed. Great quality and value.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

El Barrio is now on the very top of my list for breakfast. Our waiter, Fabion was friendly and professional. First came a very good americano followed by a breakfast I will never forget. Clearly chefs Pablo and Andrea are passionate about food and no...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GerryP1633
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast. It was just ok. Good presentation, actually high end presentation. It had good taste. I think it took longer to get the check and pay them it did to order and eat.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kcbrookside
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We lucked out when we found this place right on the corner of where we were staying. We went for breakfast and had the most delicious flavors in our meal. All homemade ingredients right down to the tacos! You could miss it if you weren't...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank patandcolin1
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

One can only wonder what concept of time the owners of this dump have.... If you literally do not know what to do and waiting two hours for a simple breakfast is your thing... Look no further!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Juan G, Propietario at El Barrio comfort food, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2018
Google Translation

Hola Manuel, lamentamos que tú experiencia no allá sido de tu agrado. Saludos

Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We discovered El Barrio on our last trip to Merida and we enjoyed it so much that we made a point of going back on the first morning of our most recent trip. The food is not only delicious but beautifully prepared. Each dish comes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kdsafford
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