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Cafe Peon Contreras

) #525 of 682 Restaurants in Merida $$ - $$$ Mexican, Cafe
Calle 60, Merida, Mexico
+52 993 924 7003
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible23%
17 Mar 2017
“Breakfast average”
10 Jan 2017
“Location ! Location! Location!”
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Mexican, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Calle 60, Merida, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe right at the park, on the Peon Contreras Theatre's side. Very nice spot for a cafe, with the shade from the park trees on a pedestrian-only street. Would have expected a really nice breakfast to go with it. Service is lacking having only one...More

Thank Gaston Q
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I was there with my best friend a thursday night and it wasn't busy at all. The service is really bad although they have lots of waiters, the food is simple and horrible for an astronomic price. The waiter that was attending us lied to...More

1  Thank Helena D
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Obviously the best way to see the Peon Contreras theater is to work an event into your travel itinerary. If this isn't possible, a quick visit to the cafe will work. It is reminicent of the "good-times" and makes you feel like you've gone back...More

Thank ModernYucatan
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Don't bother, service is poor, the food is just about edible and they tried to charge us $25 for two slices of tomato, because the sandwich they made did not have enough tomato to start with.

Thank Bryan_Jody
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Didn't read any reviews before eating breakfast here. It was fairly average and what we ordered didn't look like the picture. We both ordered the America breakfast which was suppose to be eggs, bacon and toast. We got the eggs and bacon but it came...More

Thank PocketRocket1975
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Just a block or so from Plaza Grande, Cafe Peon Contreras is delightful. It offers good good food at reasonable prices. Best of all, it has tables outside, perfect for enjoying the world as it passes by. Sopa de lima, quesadillas, and poc chuk were...More

Thank CaFrancophile
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a great place to enjoy a beer, or some local cuisine. I had Brazo de Reina, which is basically a vegetarian tamale. I loved it. The local history surrounding this cafe is just amazing.

Thank Brian664
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

A nice coffee shop featuring snacks desserts, and full meals. They set chairs and tables outside, as well as seats. At night, they have live music usually playing boleros and ballads creating a nice environment.

Thank luisalinas
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had a Cappuccino and a flan . Coffee was great, flan average. Right beside a quiet plaza or park. This location is In my opinion quintessential mexico!

Thank sylviarp
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I was NOT impressed with anything in this restaurant. The service was slow - VERY slow, it did not look clean and the food was average at best. There are many fine places in Merida to eat - this is NOT one of them. I...More

Thank L0calO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 60, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 993 924 7003
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