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Kantun

) #380 of 665 Restaurants in Merida €€ - €€€ Mexican, Seafood
Calle 45 No. 525 Santa Ana, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 923 4493
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
14 Aug 2016
“Another Average (yawn) Example of Yucatan Food”
7 Jun 2015
“Quaint”
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Mexican, Seafood
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€€ - €€€
DETAILS
Calle 45 No. 525 Santa Ana, Merida, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

With some visiting friends in tow who wanted to try "Yucatan" food, Kantun was convenient and easy to get to. Nothing really wrong with the food or service. the fact is that you can try 5 or 6 places in Merida offering the same stuff,...More

Thank veteranworldtraveler
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We came on a recommendation from our hotel staff. It was a short walk around the corner. We did not experience any of the slow service or other complaints noted in the other reviews, and were quite happy with our dinner. The only possible downside...More

Thank diver94523
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Small, cozy but modern place. Excellent service, friendly and expert. Their advise and knowledge of the menu is really good. But the food, wow !. Original local and family recipes. You have to eat from the dried pumpkin seed paste they serve you at the...More

Thank azb61
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Went here due to a recommendation from Frommers. It is on on 45 St. between 64 and 66. Food was very fresh and tasty. They give you complimentary appetizers and then you wait a lot. We were the only ones in the restaurant which made...More

Thank TravelNowSwUsa
Reviewed 9 January 2014

This is supposed to be a Yucatecan food restaurant, but the chef does not seem to know how to cook it. I had arrachera (marinated slim steak) that was too tough to cut! I don't recommend you try it.

Thank Carocarm
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Although when I walked in the place realizing I was the only person in the restaurant I took a table trusting other people's recommendation. The fish filet was excellent and the food was very colorful and a beautiful salad that all made up for the...More

Thank ChewelahBer
Reviewed 30 March 2010

There are a lot of charming hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Merida where the food is delicious... but this isn't one of them. The meal we had was uninteresting, it took forever and the ambiance was akin to someone's dining room. And not in a good way.

Thank YucatanLiving
Reviewed 8 January 2010

This modest restaurant is between calles 64 and 66, on a quiet street. It is worth finding because the food is amazing, inexpensive and very fresh. We had fresh fish and pulpo with garlic that was so tender it melted in your mouth-- we were...More

2  Thank ronzobaroni
Reviewed 22 February 2009

This restaurant was rated well so we thought we would give it a try. The restaurant was pleasant, air-conditioned and clean. We ordered the stuffed filet as recommended in some reviews or blogs. When the food came my order was correct, baked, but my wife’s...More

Thank jprem295
Reviewed 30 December 2008

Excellent fish. Fresh and flavorful. We had two entrees, three beers, one bottle of water and paid $230 (pesos, not dollars). Charming, English-speaking service. Preparation time is about 30 minutes. There were a couple of ants on our table, waiting for the food. Other than...More

Thank fndoLosAngeles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 45 No. 525 Santa Ana, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 923 4493
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