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Cafeteria Impala

Avenida Paseo de Montejo Centro 497 | At the monumento & Calle 47, Merida 97000, Mexico
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Avenida Paseo de Montejo Centro 497 | At the monumento & Calle 47, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is open all day in the beginning of the Paseo Montejo coming from the old town They have tables outside where you can sit and look the traffic of the city pass by They have breakfaast, lunch and dinner and this is one...More

Thank Juan307
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a disappointment! We have eaten there for years, more or less regularly, and were surprised to see that they had expanded into the former gallery next door, AND they are now open all day, when it used to be evenings only. All the waiting...More

Thank Motovun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have been in Mérida for several days and want a light meal as a break from the local cuisine, Cafetería Impala is a good choice. Their horchata agua fresca drink is great..

Thank CowboyCone
Reviewed 14 April 2017

OK, so it's at the head of the Paseo Montejo - a great view of one of the world's great streets, and it's nice to eat outside. But it always seems to be crowded, and I can't for the life of me understand why! The...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The place is in a great location especially if you plan to go to Noche Mexicana. I never liked the place until someone told me to try the sandwiches. They are excellent.

Thank Pina1945
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Loved this place!!! Super friendly staff and delicious food!! Its a nice and very chill place to hang out.

Thank amadrig1
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a favorite first day/arrival place for us; after a flight and the long drive from Cancun to Merida we really like the Impala. It has a friendly staff, great outdoor seating and an easiness about it that makes for an easy introduction to...More

Thank pablo_a2
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I had a salad that was bland and covered in chewy chicken, I coudl only stomach a few bites. I also ordered a sopa de lima and it was very delicious. The service was the worst however, completely ignored once our food arrived.

Thank Kohn W
Reviewed 28 February 2017

...at one of the sidewalk table at the Cafeteria Impala. Our sandwiches were pretty good, too, and the drinks hit the spot. Combine all of this--especially the great location--and it;s a nice experience.

Thank W K
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This old fashioned Diner/Cafe is a great place to sit and have a sandwich with chips, and a cerveza. There is great people watching, and when we were there at about 8pm with our kids, it was all locals. The Cochinita pibil is always a...More

Thank LKisch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Paseo de Montejo Centro 497 | At the monumento & Calle 47, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52-999-923-8196
  • E-mail
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