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Kinich El Sabor de Izamal

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Calle 27 No. 299 X28 y 30, Izamal, Mexico
01 988 954 0489
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Cancun, Mexico
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the second time I've eaten here and I confirmed why I loved it so much the first time I was here. Everything we ordered was delicious and the portions are very generous. The staff is so welcoming and efficient. Everything about the place is great.

Thank IndraRojo
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was recommended but I found the service quite lax and the food when served was barely lukewarm. I would not go there again.

Thank lizzgraham2016
Merida, Mexico
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I often travel to Izamal and finally had a chance to visit Kinich. The restaurant has a colonial style front which gives way to shady palapas in the back where diners are seated. The servers are all attired in brightly colored huipiles. The setting just couldn't be nicer. Then it all unraveled. The first tip off was the commercial tortilla... More 

Thank fred t
Merida, Mexico
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the dishes was alright (queso relleno) but the chicken in white sauce was not good. The white sauce tasted very strongly of maize. The food was not brought out together but rather ten minutes apart. Waiters did not understand English - minimum Spanish is advised.

Thank cr0senberger
Cancun, Mexico
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

It was my first time at this restaurant and loved it! Great food, original Yucatán style and flavors. The ambience is excellent, spacious and charming. People treated us like if we went there everyday. Highly recommended for those who want to experience local cuisine.

Thank JMiguelPasos
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Reputed to be one of the best restaurants in a town that doesn't have all that many. I certainly enjoyed it. The food was good, the service friendly and good, and the prices were perfectly reasonable, especially for a place that works to maintain an upscale ambience. Chicken and pork dishes are particularly good. After a hot day wandering about... More 

Thank desire_leblanc
Milford, Nj
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99 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Went to Izamal to visit the town and had lunch at the restaurant. Food was ok, but service was indifferent. The food was tasty but was served in a manner indicating that the waitress let it sit before getting it to the table.

Thank fossil1
Mexico City, Mexico
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Two years ago we ate here; in this new trip we decided to go back because of this flavour. All the food is from Yucatan (regional style). besides, the place was built in a regional way, so everybody can spend a good eating time.

Thank leoreynosoe
Monterrey, Mexico
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121 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We drove to Izamal because someone suggested us to visit. We saved our lunch time yo east Kinich, since they told us it was the best place to eat in this town. Apparently, it effectively is the best, however, it doesn't mean it's gonna be the best food ever. It was good, but that's it. Great service, friendly cozy place.... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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202 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Had lunch while touring Izamal...well worth it. Just a couple blocks off of one of the two main plazas. The beautiful facade leads to a very local interior, and wood fired kitchen. We had two local chicken dishes and they were both very good. Great service, and prices you would expect.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 27 No. 299 X28 y 30, Izamal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Izamal
  • Phone Number: 01 988 954 0489

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