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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” (32 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (29 reviews)
“mojo pork” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
225 N Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-3428
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Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Service was ok. I like refills on my water and had to wait quite a while for that, however, they are very busy on week ends. I was not overly impressed with the house Marquita but for the price not bad at all. This is...More

Thank Sandy N
Reviewed May 24, 2016

My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for over 10 years. We have always been satisfied with the food, the quantity and the quality. But today what happened changed our whole perspective. It makes me question how sanitary the place is, it...More

1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed May 24, 2016

I first went to this restaurant when it was located in a strip mall, many years ago. I was taken aback by the authentic taste and amount of food I received at the time. That was almost 20 years ago. El Tucan moved to where...More

Thank blueox2016
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

True statement! Have never had a bad dish there. You definitely get your bang for your buck and then some. Pulled pork fajitas are awesome, chimichanga is great, quesadillas are sooo good and margaritas the best! A must visit. They get very busy so you...More

Thank Spiffycat17
Reviewed May 5, 2016

My family and I been here several times, and each time we leave, we cant wait to come back! The food is great, all the time. I cant remember a time that I drive by and it is filled with patrons....Bad for someone in a...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

At El Tucan's, the bar probably holds 7-9 people but it is open to the whole restaurant and has a lot of light. The staff is on top of everything and drinks, chips & salsa, meal are served efficiently. The food is excellent and always...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food, Great margaritas (happy hour 5-7). Get there early as a line starts forming about 30 minutes before opening. Another great thing they do.......they are closed on Sunday.

Thank Hollywoodeast
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Got there early so didn't have to wait for a table. Dinner was excellent....full on Tex Mex or not, food was tasty and well served. Pitcher of sangria went down very well. Enchiladas verde were delicious. My husband had polo picante and thought it was...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

The Margarita will knock your socks off. Why???? Because it's darn good. It's easy to sip it right down especially when your snacking on the unlimited chips and salsa while your huge platter of hot food is being prepared. But! Be prepared for a little...More

Thank 123blu
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I'm a local and love it and it is always packed.be prepared to wait,lunch wait not so bad.You get plenty of good and the cost is very reasonable.

Thank waverider158
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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
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, 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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