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Avenida 49 235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico (Calzada de los Frailes y el Convento de San Bernardino de Siena)
+52 985 856 0689
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13:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Mexico City
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560 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stupendous food. The "Cream of Mayan Greens" is wonderful and the "Maya Pork Filets" too. Great service and very good price.

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Thank kartikmexico
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expect exotic gourmet names on the menu, expensive prices for lame food. Frozen vegetables, deep fried food, no bread or anything while you wait at least 40 min for your food. I returned my food and my son's food . Chicken was raw! My veggies were frozen and plain! I cannot recomend this. That's the risk of trying new places.... More 

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Saskatchewan
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stopped for a vegetarian lunch on our way to tour the nearby convent. The setting was lovely. The service was good, not overly attentive but we didn't need that. :) The food was very good and there were many vegetarian options for a relatively reasonable price. We tried the grilled watermelon, the stuffed squash, and another dish whose name... More 

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Saint Louis, MO
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

It would be a shame to miss eating here if you're in Valladolid. Tentacion de Valladolid is simple, but not like anything i've had. I ate there alone, but would be a nice place for a date. Three courses for $25-$35 usd.

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were lucky enough to eat here while on a culinary and cultural tour. Not only was the food unbelievably delicious but it was by far some of the most exquisitely, beautifully plated food I've ever had the pleasure to encounter! No matter what else you may order, do not miss the grilled watermelon starter--it is truly... More 

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Thank DebbieandFred1959
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Like many of the restaurants in the area, the specialty is Yucatan food, which is pretty good and well prepared. We were particularly impressed with the "grilled watermelon", it was an unusual taste treat. The atmosphere is nice and it is close to the San Bernardino convent. The drinks are good and the staff is very attentive. The outdoor setting... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Service was fine, food was a fail. One dish arrived cold, another missing a key ingredient. Our server was quick to fix these issues, but the kitchen seemed to be having an off night. We won't be returning.

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Thank CarnivoreOnTheRun
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Really had looked forward to this place. Got all dressed up and read tons of good reviews. Unfortunately, nothing like we hoped being Yucatan foodies. Dont know if we were on an off night but I wouldnt come back here again. Service was just OK. Overpriced and overportioned. Both boyfriend and I felt a bit weird afterwards, and kept thinking... More 

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Valladolid, Mexico
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is not the first time that i visit this place, but this time i remember it better, and i will go back, the food is REALLY good! the Tsi`ik which is some pork salad is really good, the arrachera fajitas were unreal, tamales, pipian, everything we all ordered was really really good, special drinks menu, must try the xocolatl... More 

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Oakland, California
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was absolutely a gourmet Mayan restaurant that is both beautiful and unpretentious. It's in a garden setting with both indoor and outdoor (palapa-style) seating. We ended up eating two meals there because we liked it so much. Every dish was delicious, and we loved the cocktails too. The service was friendly and attentive. Definitely a sure bet if you're... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 49 235 | Next to the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
    (Calzada de los Frailes y el Convento de San Bernardino de Siena)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Valladolid
  • Phone Number: +52 985 856 0689
Description
Renown Gourmet Maya Cuisine. Large wine selection. Tequila and Mezcal. Specialty cocktails. Excellent service in a most unique location and ambiance.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?