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Manjar blanco

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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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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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 59 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
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I went for breakfast and ordered the desayuno Temozón, which consisted of scrambled eggs with smoked meat and sweet onions, beans, fried plantains, and avocado. It was absolutely delicious and the portion was perfectly sized for me. The service was straightforward, but it took a while to get their attention sometimes. I would definitely return. The restaurant is also conveniently... More 

Thank DovPanda
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264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Prompt service, nice space, good a/c. The food was consistently very good and made from fresh ingredients. The first time we had the mixed appetizer plate to share and it was plenty for lunch. Everything was quite tasty. In fact, it was so good that we back on the last day of our trip. The have very traditional but creative... More 

Thank SymnCwl
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Only problem is that place closes at 6 - what's with that? Sopa de Lima (lime soup) was wonderful. Queso relleno negro was unbelievable. I saw the place on a Rick Bayless show and put on my list of places to go. I am delighted I did!

Thank Manothemoment

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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
USD 3 - USD 10
Mexican, Latin
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, 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?