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El Merkadito

Rafael Melgar lote 8-B | A unas cuadra del faro, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
+52 998 871 0774
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (49 reviews)
“ceviche” (79 reviews)
“fish” (59 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Rafael Melgar lote 8-B | A unas cuadra del faro, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 748 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the Beach. Friendly Folks, Fast Service and Fresh Seafood. Don't forget the Guacamole. This will be our first stop next time for sure. Thanks to Prax from Secrets Silversands for the suggestion. Watch out for the Hot Sauce. Makes you drink more Margaritas.

Thank Judy P
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Judy, we are so glad that you visited our restaurant and you had a great experience. Thank you for taking your time to let us know how we did. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go there. Great food, strong drinks. Ordered the Baja burrito which was a chimichanga stuffed with shrimp and cheese with a chipotle sauce. Amazing. Hubby got pulpo tacos (octopus), they were really well seasoned and tender meat. Also ordered the mojito which was served...More

Thank Linda B
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Linda. Thank you for your lovely review. It's very kind of you to take the time to post it. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will be able to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and the place in general is ok, but the service is so bad, our food took more than 50 minutes to arrived, and they even make feel that are giving you a favor, is a shame coz where is located it, is nice...More

Thank Walter T
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We’re sorry to hear you had a bad experience. We always aim to offer the best customer service and we take into consideration all your comments, so we can continue to improve our service for our customer’s needs and expectations.

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We never miss a chance to eat at El Merkadito when in Puerto Morelos. The ocean view cannot be beat. Add great food, margaritas and a relaxed pace ... winner! Don't let the entrance from the street turn you off ... yes, you have to...More

Thank 1TNtraveler
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this excellent review. We really appreciate you being a loyal customer and helping to share the word about us. We hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Perched next to the beach, overlooking Puerto Morelos’ Caribbean Sea is this rustic, shack-like restaurant that specializes in fresh seafood. Expect a relaxed atmosphere, cool ocean breeze, unhurried service, cold beer and delicious food. So many choices. Try to order small so that you can...More

Thank AllMexico365
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you very much for this comment! This kind of message is our greatest reward. We try every day to please all its visitors, and to make them discover the diversity of local cuisine, among others! We hope to see you again as soon as...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Arrived late evening at the restaurant and had a fantastic dinner. Lovely fresh fish and tacos. Loved the pancakes!

Thank nixstix
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and for sharing your lovely experience. We hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very good food. Good service. The place is nice with a small beachfront. Beer could be colder and prices could be lower, but still very recomendable.

Thank elJoemama
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thank you for your valued comment. We are happy to hear you had a good experience. We will take your point into consideration about the beer. We hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We liked a lot the food, more the view ( location ) and the service, It’s a cozy local restaurante, you should go with time because they take so long to deliver the food and you should taste several plates because are some small but...More

Thank ej0nss0n
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. It's very kind of you to take the time to post it. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will be able to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This place really hit the mark. We had been searching for fish tacos that matched some we had in Bucerias and this place nailed it. The margs (served in camping like mugs) were delicious. The tacos come two to a plate and they have two...More

Thank Stegos306
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Luckily we were recommended to go here from our taxi driver (Big thanks!). El Merkadito was great! Service was top notch and the food was delicious. Great selection of beer and a fabulous margarita! Tuna tartare was among the best I’ve eaten. And the view...relaxed...More

Thank Josey311
Manager M, Depto. Marketing at El Merkadito, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your review! We are very happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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traveljunkigurl
28 January 2017|
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Response from Juan M | Reviewed this property |
We are not 100% sure but we saw people bringing their own catch I see no reason what they wouldn't
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12 October 2016|
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Response from Rather_B_Cycling | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to put out a public question so that someone there can ask for contact info for you. Or try contacting the hotel you'll be at to help you arrange. Sorry I don't have more for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rafael Melgar lote 8-B | A unas cuadra del faro, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: +52 998 871 0774
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