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El Gran Cafe

Calle 47, Merida, Mexico
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average31%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
Mar 10, 2018
“Just plain awful”
Feb 22, 2018
“Old Merida”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Mexican
$$ - $$$
Calle 47, Merida, Mexico
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

The food was room temperature at best and so bland. Nothing like we have experienced everywhere else in the city. The coffee was not hot or good either. I didn't finish anything except the yogurt and we left and will not go back.

Thank sefrun2thebeach
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Eating here is like going back in time. The food is okay... not great, but if you are looking for a traditional meal, it's good. We love the old photos on the wall, the ancient capuccino machine and NCR cash register. Old fashioned waiters dressed...More

Thank YucatanLiving
Reviewed February 28, 2016

The restaurant is just at the foot of Paseo Montejo. What is great about that on Sunday is that the Paseo is open to Bici, the bikathon that takes over one side of the avenue and several side streets where families, couples and singles rent...More

Thank Lynn U
Reviewed December 27, 2015

Service was excellent. The ambience was very old Mexican style. Menu very assorted. Taco dorados - yummy and not greasy. Fried platanos a bit greasy but good with the rich Mexican cream. Highly recommend a stop and bit to eat. Oh... Bathrooms very clean

Thank Shibs_12
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We don't know what we had offered because there was no menu in english. But we got something ugly-looking. Though the taste was a little better than appearance, we couldn't finish eating. After this dinner I visited WC and was totally discouraged. I don't want...More

Thank Дмитрий Ш
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Small place in the corner of montejo. Very nice stop while walking in Paseo montejo. Bit old but good place anyway.

Thank lforest
Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very good breakfast. I tried "green juice" for the first time because I noticed most of the locals drink it with breakfast. I was pleasantly surprised. Our meals were not large portions but plenty for a light breakfast. The location is perfect.

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed November 23, 2014

This place is a great value for a weekend buffet breakfast Friday-Sunday. It's 109 pesos for all you can eat with fresh fruit, juice, an omelet station, dessert, and a variety of different dishes. It's not the best restaurant in town but if you are...More

Thank framemaker
Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

Weather was scorching hot outside and as we walked from the park to the Paseo de Montejo we stumbled across what we had hoped would have been a nice air-conditioned cafe. We were wrong. Hotter than the outside, this cafe had a very nice man...More

Thank VisitHonduras
Reviewed December 1, 2013

Meh meh meh. Such a great location and building. This should be a total social center, but it insists on being mediocre in every way.

Thank Steeroyo
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Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 47, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
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