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El Nicho

Avenida Tulum | Rojo Gomez, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 253 2667
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (117 reviews)
“sushi” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Avenida Tulum | Rojo Gomez, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 514 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for breakfast and it was, in his words "the best breakfast I've ever had!" I had the chilequiles in green sauce with chicken and he had the huevos divorciados. Everything was fresh and delicious with very generous servings!

1  Thank Cyndi B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The guava azul beverage is fresh and delicious. The veggie sandwich with sharp cheddar cheese and peanut slaw salad is prepared with fresh veggies and bread. Add salmon and it makes a great sandwich. A must lunch spot.

1  Thank VanillaAce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little cafe right on the square. We’d just driven from Akumal and we’re staying over in Puerto Morales, but fancied some lunch and a cold drink before checking in. Found this place right in the main square. Does great breakfast dishes and lovely chilled...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For our first breakfast in Puerto Morelos, we headed to El Nicho on the square, having heard so many good things about it. It did not disappoint. My wife ordered a tea while I enjoyed a delicious latte. She opted for a basic egg and...More

Thank DMartin216
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Always great food and talk with the owner, Gloria! This time I had the waffle with berries and cream and maple syrup! Delicious!! My daughter (2,5 yrs) loved her little stuffed tiger friend company for the meal. Thank you for the hospitality! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Thank Rita B
Manny y Astrid F, Owner at El Nicho, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Rita, we are thrilled you and your family enjoyed your meal at El Nicho. Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. I will make sure and share it with the team. Look forward to your next visit. 🙂👏

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had a vegan breakfast and one with egg, both really good, and the French toast was amazing, I'm always disappointed when ordering it due to it beeing dry, but this one was perfect! Also really attentive staff! I wanted to visit again next morning,...More

1  Thank mathildesophie
Reviewed 4 September 2017

After a four-hour drive to the airport, a 4-hour flight, another two hours at the arrival airport and picking up a rental car, to say our group was ready for a meal is an understatement. Well, this was the BEST first meal we could have...More

Thank wher2next
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Just ate breakfast here, the huevos rancheros were TO DIE FOR, excellent portion and wonderful service! Blown away by how good everything tasted !

Thank Xiooooooo
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I love it when servers say "YES!" It's amazing how rare this can be, but El Nicho had no problem at all with me basically inventing my meal. The vegan options were very limited, (even if this place comes up when one does a search...More

Thank UpgradeMeNow
Manny y Astrid F, Owner at El Nicho, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

So happy you stopped by El Nicho and you and our team were able to "design" a meal you enjoyed. We have a great staff and I believe that shows both in the food and service. When you came back for lunch it was probably...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

My daughter and I are staying near the square so this was our first choice for Sunday brunch. Luckily, we got there before the 10 am crowd so we could find an outdoor table. The menu seemed quite extensive with a range of prices. My...More

Thank Carol L
Manny y Astrid F, Owner at El Nicho, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Carol, thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on El Nicho. We know there are many eating options in this wonderful town and are grateful that you chose to eat here and more so that you enjoyed it. I...More

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orthoB
1 February 2015|
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Response from Cynthia M | Reviewed this property |
Don't be afraid of having enough choices for great food, there are more choices and going back to your favorites is great to get to know the owner and staff. Unless you have medical reasons let go of having to see a... More
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7 January 2015|
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Response from Koogs | Reviewed this property |
This is a great breakfast place. La Sirena is better for a bar/dinner scene. It is located across the square from El Nicho.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 7
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tulum | Rojo Gomez, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: +52 998 253 2667
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Description
el Nicho is a beautiful place to spend a leasurely brunch. It is across from the park and has a peak-a-boo view of the ocean. The room is full of lovely sites and sounds from beautifully presented food, to great music. The walls feature artwork from local artists and the service is top notch.
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