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El Merkadito

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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American
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Rafael Melgar lote 8-B | A unas cuadra del faro, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 871 0774
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I had never been to Puerto Morelos in all the years. We decided to break our tradition of going to Cozumel to do a little exploration. We stopped in to have some beers and snacks at El Merkadito. We were seated immediately (it was 11:30) at a table with a great view of the beach. We enjoyed... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

went shopping in the city, bargain for best deals. took a taxi from hotel for 8.00. Locals were friendly.

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Thank Noelle S
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at an all-inclusive, but decided to go into town to try the local food. This is a great place with excellent seafood. Very reasonably priced too!

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Thank Lyn K
Nanaimo, Canada
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first meal in PM. It was ok, for what i got it was overpriced and small, Wife had fish tacos i had some other seafood, it just didn't jump off the plate as fantastic,, beer was 40 peso,, it had a nice view as it is right on the beach, staff is nice, they do let all the beach... More 

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Thank lippyis
Marlton, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous sea bass and salmon. Great place for huge portion of sea food. Delicious. Mojitos were really good. Service a bit slow but not bad.

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Thank coloradosky77
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here. Food is good and ambiance is nice. Musicians stroll through to add to the experience.

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Thank Kris G
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to El Merkadito for years and it's one of our favorites in PM. Great location on the beach, fabulous margaritas and assorted tostados. One of our favorites in the lobster linguine...amazing!

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Thank terrybyford48
Fort McMurray, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, drinks and excellent customer service. The restaurant is a chill place to enjoy a meal with a view of the ocean. Highly recommended!

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I gave this very good instead of excellent for only one reason . Even though there were no smoking signs all over the table next to us smoked the whole time . I asked one of the female staff about the non smoking then pointed out the guy next to us smoking . She did not want to tell him... More 

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Independence, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lobster fettuccini and guacamole and chips were great. The tostado and taco were not that great. Nice views of the ocean on the outdoor deck.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rafael Melgar lote 8-B | A unas cuadra del faro, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: +52 998 871 0774

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?