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El Tucan Restaurant

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225 N Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-3428
+1 321-453-7501
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (35 reviews)
“guacamole” (38 reviews)
“refried beans” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
225 N Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-3428
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I always eat at El Tucan when visiting family here in Merritt Island. At the beginning of the summer, the food was not good. I was surprised as we have been loving this restaurant for years. Well, we at there last week and the food...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Tucan has great Tex-Mex-style Mexican food and quaint Merritt Island favorite near the Banana River.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a reason why there is always a line to get in. The food is great the service also. If you like Mexican food check it out.

Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited with my two 20-something kids and my mother in law. First and foremost our service was friendly and exceptional. Restaurant was busy (lunch time Saturday), and our waitress kept us well stocked with chips, salsa and drink refills. Food was delivered timely....More

Thank EmptyNesterJanet
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The best part of our lunch dining experience was our server Gabi. The following issues were not her fault yet she made every attempt to address them. First, the booth had bugs crawling on the table then fruit flies and regular house flies in our...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Probably the best Mexican food this side of San Diego. Great service and moderately priced. Great deal on Margarita pitchers.

Thank John U
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Went to El Tucan about a week ago and was treated to the best guacamole I have ever eaten in my life. I could not stop eating it. I also got their chicken chimiguga with blanco queso sauce and that was outstanding too. Our waitress...More

Thank Kupuanani
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a favorite of myself, my friends and my family. We love the food. We wish they were open 7 days a week! If you’re going for lunch or dinner get there early because how good it is is no secret! Yum!

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Cannot say enough about Suzanne! Great lady and just awesome overall!!! Food was amazing and the price was so worth it! Would have cost us so much more back in Michigan! We would definitely come back!

Thank darbyrussell18
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Just got home from dinner. El Ricans, what more can I say. Absolutely awesome food, best Mexican style around. I'd you want great food at a great price you don't want to miss this one. That and our server Shila, she too was awesome, tentative...More

Thank Stephan/ Mar Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 N Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-3428
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Merritt Island
  • Phone Number: +1 321-453-7501
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