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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (32 reviews)
“guacamole” (33 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

I don't think I've ever been here and not seen it filled to capacity, which to me is a very good sign! I've been dining here for many years, and it's consistently a great experience. Great food, great service and the wait time is really...More

Thank SewManyDolls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a number of times. Chips and guacamole are freshly made and very good. They were the best part of our visit. Our server was OK - she was rather low energy, but our order was accurate and she followed...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the place is clean and the staff is friendly with a smile. Menu is limited to Cuban dishes and chips and dip. Parking is difficult for later arrivals. I will be there for another visit soon.

Thank cheers4usd
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Order the same every time chicken with fresh garlic awesome best Mexican food around and the happy hour specials are excellent

Thank buttermilkash
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The food is always outstanding and everything is made fresh in house. One of our favorite restaurants of all times. The staff is the friendliest and efficient. We love them.

Thank wtsn0920
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The service was great. Everything is made fresh. Wide variety of things on the menu. Go early the wait can get long. Only open for Lunch and dinner. closed from 3-5pm

Thank clplusch
Reviewed 31 August 2017

After our other two 'favorite' Mexican restaurants became less desirable, we have been looking for a new favorite. This is it for now. We went there with a group for lunch and got very good service...even with a trainee doing the serving. Food was good...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

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 9 August 2017

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

Thank Karla-8
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank CruiseElisa
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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