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Lo Que Hay Cafe

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Lo Que Hay Cafe Which means "what there is" is an international vegan restaurant located inside the Hotel MedioMundo in Merida's historical center. We serve a daily special menu of three courses, plus a refillable drink, and a dessert, all inspired by a different ethnic cuisine everyday (such as Lebanese, Indian, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Thai, Japanese, and so on). We also have an a la carte menu with pastas, rice dishes, pizzas, salads, and desserts. If you'd like to see some of our creations and which cuisine we will serve today, check out and like our Facebook page at loquehaycafe. We're open to the public Tuesday through Saturday 8AM-10PM and Sundays 8AM- 3PM. Just ring the bell and you
$2 - $11
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Mexican, Healthy, Lebanese, Pizza, International
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed March 4, 2020 via mobile

Lo Que Hay is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant located inside the Media Mundo Hotel close to the historic centre in Merida. To enter, you have to ring the bell on the door and somebody will let you in and show you to the restaurant....More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Great 100% vegn prix fixe dinners (or a la carte), delicious and inventive, a beautiful poolside dining experience. The food is always excellent and the service likewise. Lovely little gift shop inside the hotel as well. Just a great experience every time I come to...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

LoQueHay was such a breath of fresh air after traveling throughout Mexico for several weeks. They do serve vegan versions of Mexican classics some nights, which was delightful, but they also serve a wide variety of foods and do it well - make sure to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 2, 2020

This is such a fantastic restaurant for so many reasons. First, everything is vegan and on the healthy side of vegan, revolving around wholesome plant foods, as opposed to processed plant foods. Second, the food was delicious, fresh, and very satisfying. They have a-la-carte options...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 17, 2020

This place is just perfect. It's in a hotel but set back in a quiet, leafy courtyard with little pools and lovely bright colours. Very affordable vegan bites (enchiladas, quesadillas, delicious nachos) and kombucha on the menu too. Peaceful.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 29, 2019

We ate here for the Christmas eve dinner and loved it. This is a vegan restaurant and though neither my wife nor I are strictly vegan, she is vegetarian and I tend to eat plant-based so it seemed a perfect choice, and it was. I...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Everything about this cafe is wonderful! From the moment we stepped inside it was like we were in another world. We were seated poolside in a lovely shaded area and had the most patient knowledgeable waiter. We had the Mexican package of appetizer and 4...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 4, 2019

1st visit to this restaurant was June 2018. 2nd visit was August 2019. Both times EXCELLENT. Very tasty vegan food at a reasonable price and large portions. Attentive staff and waiters. The cook is a magician ........ No complaints at all. Good atmosphere...... Will go...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

We returned here, as we had a great previous experience in January. Again, we were not disappointed by all these vegan treats. I could certainly recommend the sesame pizza, a Chilean Merlot, and some pita bread with hummus. Lovely terrace around the lush garden and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Found by accident and enjoyed thoroughly! Very good and interesting food prepared with attention to detail and served in timely manner. Dining by candle lights next to the fountain was a beautiful experience and we would repeat it anytime!

Date of visit: February 2019
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April 18, 2017|
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Response from Yemanja | Property representative |
Yes we do! We serve beer and wine.
Noel V
December 23, 2016|
Response from Yemanja | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for answering so late. We open Tuesday through Saturday form 7 pm to 10 pm.
Carol R
June 8, 2015|
Response from Yemanja | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your interest. Vegan restaurants do not serve any animal products whatsoever including all meat and fish, eggs, cheese, milk, and honey. It is a complete plant based cuisine. I hope you will give us a... More
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