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El Trapiche


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$5 - $10
Mexican, Latin, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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All reviews beans soup pizza tortillas sopa de lima cochinita pibil chicken breast tacos comida corrida close to the main square tasty food local food quick bite great place for lunch main dish huge portions quick service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is so good. The Sopa de Lima is out of this world, i couldn't find a better version than the one at this restaurant. The tacos are delicious and it wasn't that expensive here. Wanted to go back and eat again but sadly...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Alyssa W
Reviewed January 3, 2020

The food was delicious, huge portions and very reasonable prices!! I have recommended this place to friends and family, def coming back! Comida deliciosa, porciones grandes y precios accesibles. Regresaré!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank AGG1113
Reviewed December 21, 2019

We just returned from 2 weeks in the Yucatan the best meal I had was the sopa de lima at El Trapiche!! The first time I have ever eaten it and tried it elsewhere but it wasn't as good. Great little spot right in the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2019 via mobile

We decided to have lunch at El Trapiche in Merida after riding the turibus. It look good at the beginning because it was packed, but it was not the case. Let's start by saying that the female server was rude and hardly said "hi" to...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank araglex
Reviewed November 10, 2019

Been going to this joint for years. Hot, crowded at times and a little grubby and some of the best local food in Mérida. Real food. Have a vampiro! Worth many returns.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Marc B
Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

We visited last year and came back this year to have lunch before going to the airport. Last year it was better. We had "comida corrida" for 70pesos which consists in 1 soup, 1 drink and 1 main course. The food was average. Also, if...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank barbierikab
ElTrapicheMerida, Manager at El Trapiche, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2019

Hello, it Is absolutely not our policy to keep the change our customers leave. Can you please send an email to ingridtineforre@gmail.com with more details? Thank you.

Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

This is a very popular local eatery. Hmm, maybe we ordered the wrong items, but the tacos and burritos were just average. The prices are good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank luke47
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us ny our hostel and I must say it was all average - service and food average. It was not expensive but given the quality of the food I felt ripped off. I had the papadzules. They were cold and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Emmelinem
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Sad to say but the food did not taste much. In all other places I have been to I have been served salsas from start as part of the meal, here I was asked if I even wanted salsa/picante when the dish was served. Not...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ampehr
Reviewed March 2, 2019

We found this open front restaurant while visiting the Sunday market in Plaza Grande. We ordered the day special. It was very good and not expensive. The service was also very good. There were as much locals as travelers at the restaurant. I will go...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Chantal N
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