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Taberna de los Frailes

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Calle 49 235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico (Calzada de los Frailes y el Convento de San Bernardino de Siena)
+52 985 856 0689
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Albany, Georgia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful lunch in a magical garden! We had everything from guacamole to the pork to tamales. It was all delicious. The monastery next door made it perfect. The piña coladas were the best in Mexico!

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Odense, Denmark
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129 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in front on the church and next to a Cenote. Which means that the bats are flying around you when leaving the cenote. There was completely empty when we went there, but even then the service was quite slow. Their special dish was not available so we choosed some other traditionel dishes from the region. Fair... More 

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Thank MichaelBNielsen
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to love comming to this place, since we like to come often to Valladolid, I found it to be our little scape place for good food. I love the garden and the place used to be cozier, I do not know if the owner, or cheff changed, first they took away the nice and comfortable living room bya... More 

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sydneye13
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely garden spot, there was only four other diners here... not sure why because it's got the most beautiful view of the convent, the food it really fresh and delicious (skewers - beef chicken and shrimp) and the wait staff were so happy to serve us and our six year old daughter. Definitely a great spot if you visit the... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed eating here. My meal was good but I was still hungry afterwards. Great service. They even have a few veggie dishes.

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Thank Travlin_boy
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Stopped in here for cocktails followed by dinner. Had the pook chook, which was pretty good, but my friend had the pulled pork and that was even better. Service was great and the place is a gorgeous oasis of calm.

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Thank Renee H
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The food here was really good. We had the Pook Chook, which are Mayan pork chops, the Xec salad made of orange, grapefruit, jicama and mint, and the ceviche. Everything was good. The Pook Chook was very good. We found the portions to be very satisfying and would have done well with two out of the three honestly. The service... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We got there at 7 PM because we had read well on the site. It was completely empty, so we chose only to take a beer and find another place. Maybe it's the time of year? Or maybe there are many visitors in connection with lunch and bus tours. It looks like this in several reviews.

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Vermont
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Great food and good service—we enjoyed our lunch at Taverna de los Frailes. My ceviche was outstanding. If you visit, be ready for large servings.

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Thank JamesEVermont
Valladolid, Mexico
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This is a very nice restaurant. More pricy than what we usually do, but it was our anniversary and we splurged a little. As always, I asked the waiter which items he likes best and if it sounds like something I would like, I go for it. I can remember the name (Mayan words) but it was the first item... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $16
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 49 235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
    (Calzada de los Frailes y el Convento de San Bernardino de Siena)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Valladolid
  • Phone Number: +52 985 856 0689
Description
Renown Gourmet Maya Cuisine. Large wine selection. Tequila and Mezcal. Specialty cocktails. Excellent service in a most unique location and ambiance.

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