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El Trapiche

Calle 62 no 491, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 1231
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (11 reviews)
“pollo” (5 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle 62 no 491, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All the reviews spoke of large portions however I would say they were average size. The pulled pork was tasty. But the other things were just ok. I would say it is no more a local restaurant than all the others in the area. I...More

Thank mcscotslady
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good traditional Yucatecan food in a simple setting that seemed popular with locals. It's in a good location just off the Plaza Grande. The food was very reasonably priced and there were a number of options for vegetarians. I recommend the papadzules a traditional dish...More

1  Thank Jeffdee
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We also ate here twice. The first time was a blind enter off the street! It paid off as we returned again. Fresh juices with fruit and veg = so tasty Banana leaf chicken and beans = yummy Even the simple chicken sopa was delicious...More

Thank LoubLou21
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by various Mexicans who consider this an authentic, go to place. The food was fantastic, very generous portions and the staff were very friendly. We enjoyed the food so much we came back the very next day, definitely strongly...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Favourite restaurant in Merida. Food is local, delicious and portions are huge. We tried the Combinedo Yucateco and couldn't finish half of it because we were already full. The service is great and smiling, which adds up. Definitely recommended!

Thank Ondra S
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my partner and had the cochinita pibil with beans, onions and tortillas. Absolutely delicious! Great location one block from the main square. Doesn't look like much from the outside but don't let that put you off!

Thank freddanz
Reviewed 14 March 2017

For a good and fairly cheap restaurant, this couldn't have a better location: a block or two from the plaza. The food was tasty and the service was friendly... though my friend got her soup maybe ten minutes before my dish arrived; she had finished...More

Thank An0nyMs
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have been travelling to Mérida for many years and when I am there this place is always my favorite standby. If you are looking for a touristy experience then El Trapiche is NOT it. However, if you are looking for good tacos, panuchos, enchiladas...More

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We ate twice at the El Trapiche....the food was good and the service excellent. The exterior appearance may appear a bit questionable for a tourist, but we had a good time there. Lots of local eat there, and we did not get sick eating there.

Thank asteca
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Despite being in the heart of the tourist area of Merida, my friend and I were the only two gringas in the restaurant. The waiter explained the daily special in Spanish and it sounded good, so that’s what we ordered. A delicious soup with a...More

Thank Yvette D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 62 no 491, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 928 1231
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