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El Tucan Restaurant

225 N Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-3428
+1 321-453-7501
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (32 reviews)
“mojo pork” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
225 N Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-3428
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place always seems to be crowded... and for good reason. The food is always great and the locals know it. Went on a Saturday late afternoon and had a 45 minute wait for indoors, so I decided to take a "porch" table outside and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is good, the guacamole delicious, fresh made chips and the grilled onions with the fajitas are delicious!!

Thank Karla-8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food, great drinks, Joshua was a wonderful bartender and Ileana was a fabulous server. Defiantly coming back.

Thank CruiseElisa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had inconsistent experiences every time i have gone here. I used to go because I would get get service from one server in particular. Once she was no longer there I was no longer enticed to visit. Especially after having back to back...More

Thank Glennferron
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been here for about a decade, El Tucan remains one of Merritt Island's best secret drink and dining spot for the locals. The Margarita's are" to die for" and so is their varied, generous food offerings. The serving staff is friendly in spite of...More

Thank TravelingPhil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here several times. The atmosphere is cute but the music is often too loud making dinner less enjoyable. Also it is a very open restaurant so the din of the crowd is sometimes too much. There is almost always a wait which...More

Thank sueshop4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 26, with a reservation for 5pm on Monday. They open at 5pm, so we were there when they opened the doors. They were ready for us. The restaurant is somewhat small and within about 15 minutes, it was packed. We...More

Thank Sam G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat here often. I love the chips and salsa, which the keep refilling. The chips are usually fresh and hot. Chicken picante is one of our favorite dishes. I also enjoy the cheese enchiladas. They service is usually very good. It has nice Mexican...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is by far my favorite restaurant for Mexican food. The food, service, the price and atmosphere can't be beat. You won't be disappointed. The margaritas are great too!

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Everything about our meal was awesome. The food was great and so were the drinks! Portions were generous. Our waitress was sweet and did a good job. We'll be back!

Thank fashionrachel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 N Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953-3428
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Merritt Island
  • Phone Number: +1 321-453-7501
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