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Taberna de los Frailes

Avenida 49 235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 856 0689
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp” (21 reviews)
“skewers” (6 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida 49 235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

More or less by accident we had lunch at the Taberna. We had a superb lunch and service and used the WIFI in the bar to handle our problem (with a hotelbooking). So the Taberna de los Frailes became our rescuestation and all turned out...More

Thank Henrik_0211-2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there because we wanted to have a nice dinner. Most of the time we felt ignored in favour of some snobby family just because we didn't nag enough. Food was ok but expensive. Go somewhere else.

Thank nko2801
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good - not as spicy or varied as we would have hoped but nice, clean and tasty. Setting is amazing off the street, quiet. Great experience

Thank georgiost202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had read several reviews on Trip Advisor and other sites and were expecting an outstanding experience in authentic Yucatecan food. At best I have to say this place is simply average as is the service. The tequila glasses are about the size of a...More

Thank Edgar S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there last December and again this year. Everything we have ordered has been well prepared and prettily presented. Staff is helpful and courteous and will call you a cab if you need one. The only downside is they allow smoking and the diners...More

Thank Outdoorwoman6382
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We came here for our first meal in town and it was the best we had all week. Great kind staff and incredible food. Get the habanero sauce and splurge for the good wine! Patito artisnal beer is excellent too. I got the pulpo (octopus)...More

Thank Bethany H
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Compared to what is found in Playa del Carmen...reading other reviews it seems that it is still expensive for Valladolid but as we only tried that one in this city, cannot compare pricing. Beautiful decor, for lunch it is perfect (no mosquitoes, nice shady patio)....More

Thank PourJF
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Nice place, great service. The food itself is OK but honestly the Lime soup they served us was really unspectacular and the least tasty compared to 3 or 4 other places in Valladolid. The rest of the meal was also just fine. The ambient music...More

Thank GillesArbour
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place has a beautiful setting but that's the only positive thing. It is a tourist trap where the food quality is not good. The dishes we had were not tasting good and the price/quality was to not good (to expensive). We would not recommend...More

Thank Marcel B
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We wanted to go to the light show on the Convent at 9:20 so thought ,"What a better restaurant to try than one right next door". The setting was beautiful however, if you go at night, make sure and spray down with bug spray. The...More

Thank Dirvin
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12 December 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 49 235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
    (Calzada de los Frailes y el Convento de San Bernardino de Siena)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Valladolid
  • Phone Number: +52 985 856 0689
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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.
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