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Reviewed 3 February 2021

It s a small restaurant that has a lot of traffic because the local folks go there often to taste their traditional dishes.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

Excellent option for breakfast! The food from Yucatan is the specialty. I would strongly recommend the "huevos motuleños con queso de bola" and "panuchos" paired with "agua de horchata".

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

The good was a great value, delicious tacos, and yummy tamales. The refrescos (agua de piña etc.) were also delicious. Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 27 May 2019

This restaurant is in downtown Cancun in a humble neighborhood. We went here because a local said that the food was the same as the restaurant Laban; but way cheaper. Actually is very cheap; but the place looks cheap too, the menu is basic and...the food is basic too. I guess this is where locals eat, not where they want to eat.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 2 April 2019

If you are craving authentic Yucatecan food at a good price this it the place to go. This is a small not fancy restaurant in the middle of a Cancun neighborhood, most likely were locals eat, but trust me it is well worth the visit....We were there for breakfast and everything was very good so I imaging the dinner menu is as well. Trust me leave the expensive hotel zone and go to this place you will not regret it.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 15 March 2019 via mobile

If you like authentic Yucatecan cuisine and ambience, there is nothing better in Cancún than the traditional and renowned El Pocito. I have been a customer for about 20 years and I’ve never been disappointed. So happy to see the TripAdvisor accolade on the wall....We were so hungry we forgot to take shots of the other plates we shared.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 11 March 2019

This is by far the best food in town! Service is outstanding too. And, by the way, you don't have to ride a cab to get there. From the Hotel Zone take a R-1 (Ruta Uno) bus towards downtown Cancun; get off at Avenida Tulum...and Lopez Portillo, and then walk 5-6 blocks towards Avenida Uxmal.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Best flavor and presentation, I ordered 3 panuchos 1 Cochinita 1 Huevo 1 Picadillo and my wife had 2 cochinita salbutes and they were awesome too, I truly recomend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We made the trek from the Westin to El Pocito, absolutely no regrets! Our cab ride there and back cost more than our dinner. Two of us ate for $13 and it was more than enough food! The cab ride was $15 each way. It’s...authentic food cooked in a home style setting. Service was very good, although they don’t speak English but that makes for an adventure. Would def recommend and go back!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The real deal! If you want to experience genuine Yucatecan cooking, El Pocito is the best in Cancun. I've been going there for 30 years and always enjoyed the al carte menus for lunch and the added antiijos for dinner. Of special interest are the...tamales and Cochnita Pibil. Very clean, cheap, and sanitary, take a cab from the first bus stop in centro(40 pesos).More

Date of visit: March 2018
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