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Taberna de los Frailes


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner

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Renown Gourmet Maya Cuisine. Large wine selection. Tequila and Mezcal. Specialty cocktails. Excellent service in a most unique location and ambiance.
$7 - $16
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for dinner as just next door to the light show at the convent. The light show is amazing btw. I ordered chiquinita pibil and it came just 5 minutes after ordering it and it was just warm. I had this dish before and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dianal881
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this restaurant. Set in a quiet courtyard in Valladoilid, the food was excellent and the setting was tranquil and picturesque. We sat under a thatched roof within a lush green garden courtyard. The margaritas were delicious, followed by authentic Mayan dinners. Service was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

Its a nice location .... food , service and everything is not good, their prices absolutely do not match their quality in anything

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Playalinda23
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Went to this place due to the reviews and the location. It is set in a nice garden next to the convent. I ordered the Conchinita Pibil and was really excited to eat it for the first time in the Yucatan. Unfortunately it was overcooked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bhtpa
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Great restaurant serving traditional Mayan food - try the fish in achiote sauce and the pork dishes. Staff were friendly and helpful. The surroundings were lovely, quite a secial place

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cate H
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

After strolling down the Calle de los Frailes and admiring the high end art and clothing stores, this is an elegant destination for dinner (and won’t cost nearly as much as it would in similar trendy neighbourhoods in the Americas to the north). We enjoyed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

You can sit in a really nice garden and enjoy delicious food. The fresh juices are great and they have a variety of different (craft)beers too. Service is really good (at least when not too crowded) for mexican standard and also speaks English

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank afggh
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Setting is pretty in a garden facing a convent, the menu is quite ambitious, but the execution is a bit bland in terms of flavors (we had a rather dry and unassuming pok chuk), and staff are uninterested. Definitely falls short of the self-proclaimed gourmet...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hijazzsp
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Stopped here with a party of ten after a day trip to Chichen Itza & Ik Kil cenote. Super cool ambiance, excellent service and a nice meal. I personally had the Póok Chúuk (Traditional Maya Pork Fillet), which our driver had noted was a very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MGoBlue100
Tabernad18, Gerente at Taberna de los Frailes, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019
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MGoBlue100 , Taberna de los Frailes espera tener el placer de atenderles de nuevo. Muchas gracias por sus comentarios.

Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

We went here for some food and drinks on a friends birthday, sadly a lot of the dishes in the menu they did not have (inevitably the ones we would have rather liked), when the food came it was average at best, the atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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December 12, 2015|
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Response from MarujaValladolid | Property representative |
We offer 2 vegetarian appetizers, 1 soup, 3 salads, 2 main dishes and 3 snacks. We are happy to take special orders if we have the ingredients. Thank you for your interest
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