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La Tradicion

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Calle 60 Norte x 25 | Cerca del Fiesta Americana, Merida, Mexico
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Celestun, Yucatan, mexico
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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 

Thank VeroPSuarez
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

we try la chaya maya and it was disguting, la tradicion is completly different , not a tourist trap, real yucatecan food , full of taste an colors , our best food experience in merida

Thank ferdinand c
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342 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

We were taken here by our guide, it was lunch time and only a couple of tables in occupation. It is a lovely little place, clean and has nice décor. We chose from the lunch menu, the mixed starter and tacos were delicious, we enjoyed ice cold coke and wine and the waiter was very friendly.

Thank Jacqueline C
Mahahual, Mexico
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2015

It was lunchtime on a Sunday and I was the only patron. Food and service were good, but I had to wonder why no one else was there. I got the queso relleno - delicious.

1 Thank CostaMayaPaddler
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015

A friend of my girlfriend who lives in Merida brought us here, and I can say I'm very happy she did. The place was crowded, we had to wait a little, but that's OK, this place is well worth the wait. The service was good, and the food really shined, I came away quite pleased. If I go through Merida... More 

Thank RusinChris
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

WOW we were really impressed by this huge restaurant. The place its not nice but the food its AMAZING and really really inexpensive and fast. I think they can fit up to 400 guests there. Try the quest reyeno OMG OMG OMG

1 Thank Jerry R
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015

GREAT YUCATAN place. crowded but the service was really fast. The flavors are strong and spicy, but I think that the way they cook in yucatan. The chef was always near the tables. Very good food for locals and tourists.

1 Thank Hadid N
Milan, Italy
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110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

good place to taste yucatecan food in a nice enviroment. Food is fresh and tasteful. Service not very fast even though restaurant was not full.

Thank Carcentina

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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
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 60 Norte x 25 | Cerca del Fiesta Americana, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: 9999252526
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?