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El Tucho

Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 928 2858
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“free snacks” (2 reviews)
“the real deal” (2 reviews)
“botana” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar
$$ - $$$
Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a joke, avoid it, go to Eladio's on Calle 59 instead. The idea is that waiters bring you a selection of snacks with each round of drinks. We were asked where we're from as we sat down, and seemingly as they found...More

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

this place was neat and the food was interesting at least the mayan sampler was. the shrimp cocktail was very good but the sampler was different very glad we tried it and ate here mixed on a recommendation

Thank Lawrence D
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a big restaurant/bar with live music. The music is O.K and if you are a Spanish speaker the music is probably better. When I visited I was attracted to the sound of music inside this restaurant and thought it would be a great...More

1  Thank Indera N
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of friends. There were lots of appies. Beer was OK, Entertainment we soon realized was a drag act. All in all, the experience was so so. Lots of complementary appetizers brought to us of average quality. And another sidebar...More

Thank Estragon2001
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Love going to El Tucho. This is the spot the locals go after work for free snacks with your drinks, or a authentic meal while being entertained on stage by singers, bands and comics. El Tucho is the real deal if you want to party...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I ended up here for lunch because it was around the corner from my hotel. But I thought it was good! Started with a drink and a nice variety of botanas, and then had the queso relleno. It was the only time time I got...More

Thank kksd
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Some friends took us to dinner at this restaurant in Merida. It is one of the eateries in this part of Mexico where the amount of food that is brought to you depends on how much you drink! The more drinks you buy, the more...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for real Yucatan Food Cantina this is the place No fancy ,No elegant but very good place Real Hometown restaurant clean and Friendly and very economic Excellent service food and just asking for Beers the waiter Alberto and Pedro star to...More

Thank Her H
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Went here since close to my hotel and I was hungry, but no botannos were served. I did purchase a couple of drinks but was not happy they chose to only bring me my lunch order. I had the Poc Choc, good but I will...More

Thank docsla
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Huge place inside what looks like an office building. Excellent service. With our 2 beers got small saucer-size plates of diced cooked beets, cubes of spicy kidneys (we think), 2 meat stuffed empanadas, rolls with yoghurt sauce, taco chips, corn dish stuffed with egg, 2...More

Thank Masca
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19 February 2017|
Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for certain. You might check their website, if they have one, and search for a menu to see if they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Bar
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 60 No. 482, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 928 2858
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