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Manjar blanco

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Calle 47 # 496 por 58 y 60 | Centro, Merida, Yucatan. Enfrente del parque y mercado de Santa Ana, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 923 0003
08:00 - 18:00
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Merida, Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My food was good, but not outstanding. The service was excellent. Our servers were very friendly, helpful and efficient. While my friends and I were there a very large group of people were seated in an adjacent room. There was no way to close off the room, and the group, maybe a tour group, were extremely talkative (i.e. noisy). The... More 

Thank Quivira119
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We located this restaurant through Trip Advisor and Condé Nast. It was highly rated. I completely agree on their suggestion. We tried many Yucatán dishes here. The servings are big. The staff were helpful and attentive. We will go back to this wonderful restaurant again and again.

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to try local food. In Santa Ana square and open until 6PM. Will be back to try more local dishes.

Thank J W
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Before we left for Mexico, we had seen a Rick Steves tv show on Yucatan that featured Manjar Blanco in its discussion of the regional--Mayan influenced--specialties like papadzules and cochinita pibil. The place lived up to its reputation! Our foursome had four different dishes, and they were all delicious, and the presentation was beautiful (see photo). I had the "plato... More 

Thank DaveIndy
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We normally walk by here in the evening when they are closed. Today we made a point of going for lunch. It was delicious. We started with the chips and salsa (hot hot hot) and then moved to the sopa di lima. Flavorful and rich. I got the cochinita pibul, and my husband got the poc chuc. The tortillas are... More 

Thank lippincottfarm1
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We both had very tasty breakfasts here. The first time we went we had the "package" which included orange juice, fruit, cafe Americano and the main breakfast and the second time we just had the mail breakfast. Very quick service both times we went though when my partner asked for butter for his pancakes, it took a bit longer than... More 

Thank BlazeVancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We had Manjar blanco plate, Chaya and lime drink, black coffe, queso relleno, and everything was amazing! You must come to visit this place, their food has "Sazón"

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a great place to stop at for lunch. Always consistent in quality and very nice servers. The soupa de Lima is especially tasty.

Thank CanadaShirlery
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great traditional food in a modern setting. I don't know why they are not open for dinner, the atmosphere would be very nice for it. The food was fresh and delicious, service excellent, and prices decent. Can't ask for much more.

Thank Meg0806
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122 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great flavor and authenticity. Off The square near Santana. Some twists of flavor I have not encountered before. It is good prices and fresh food. A go-to spot for great early meals. No dinner service.

Thank HandsawCreek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 47 # 496 por 58 y 60 | Centro, Merida, Yucatan. Enfrente del parque y mercado de Santa Ana, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 923 0003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?