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La Tradicion

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$$ - $$$
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Calle 60 Norte x 25 | Cerca del Fiesta Americana, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 925 2526
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Merida, Mexico
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254 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

OK. Today I tried thievery traditional Yucatan restaurant. The service was excellent, it was clean, wait people were all very friendly, food was "OK" but not what I would call excellent or outstanding. My main problem was that it was over priced for what you get. Not eating meant, I know it would be difficult in a Yucatan traditional restaurant... More 

Thank L0calO
Barcelona, Spain
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101 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

It just seems that every plate is a speciality in La Tradición. Warm welcome prompt service and the coldest beers ever. We go every time we visit Merida.

Thank MarianaMyT
Springfield, Illinois
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922 reviews
588 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

This is in my opinion one of the best traditional restaurants that specialize in cusine from the Yucatán peninsula. The service is always very attentive, and it's unusual to find a table so it's important to make reservations ahead of time. We really love coming here and we have had meals several times and are always excellent. Our favorite dishes... More 

Thank Clevlander
Newport Beach, Ca.
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

The chef, a local celebrity who has taken local cuisine internationally, has rescued his grandmothers Yucatecan recipes. True, vibrant flavors.

Thank cblabaker
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We arrived to America at 3:30 today and was craving for some real Yucateca cuisine, we were referred by our concierge at Fiesta Americana, we absolutely love everything from ambience, service and most of all, their food. They offered us their local drink which is the Chaya, then next comes the panucho (freshly prepared tostada, layered with refríes black beans,... More 

Thank Dorothy Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Beautiful place with delicious food and ambience. The soap the lima its just wonderful. We recommmend it a lot.

Thank William V
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We try to get lunch here but the place was full and the waiter was pretty rude when ask for a table, of course we didn't stay.

Celestun, Yucatan, mexico
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

restaurant was not busy when we were there service was slower than we expected, my wife is from Mexico and liked her meal and mine was well below expectations.

Thank Gary D
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

We love going there for traditional yucatecan food... the chef is a cool guy... we ordered the food for our wedding at La Tradicion... need I say more...

Thank Francesca S
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I have been there before, so it was not a first time visit this one... Both times i have found the food delicious and very tasty, first time ordered papadzules and pavo a la sookol or something like that, i must say that those were one of the best papadzules i have ever tried, the other dish quite good but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 60 Norte x 25 | Cerca del Fiesta Americana, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 925 2526
Here you will find Merida’s best traditional food. Our specialties are made as they used to be using original recipes. Ingredients are carefully selected to achieve the authentic flavor we know you want to experience. Come visit us!, and you will know the true taste of Yucatecan cuisine!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?