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Huatulco Salvaje #308 | cerca del parque de Santa Cruz, Huatulco 70986, Mexico
+52 958 587 0623
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beet salad” (13 reviews)
“pad thai” (27 reviews)
“lava cake” (11 reviews)
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Huatulco Salvaje #308 | cerca del parque de Santa Cruz, Huatulco 70986, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I heard about this little restaurant on my last trip but was unable to get a reservation-it was January and fully booked. So on my return trip in August I just had to go and try it out. The Three Mixed Pad Thai was delicious!...More

Thank Marcia R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mercader is a small restaurant about 100 yds. from the kiosko in Sta. Cruz Huatulco. They feature mostly Thai food though steaks are also available at a good price. I can't comment on the beef but the half dozen dishes I've tried were delicious and...More

Thank artreddin
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Drove down from escondido for my birthday meal. Never disappoints. Its slow season and the owners are travelling to asia to hike and eat... And bring back new flavors to share with us. Safe travels amigos!

Thank Tom G
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The waitress and the chef both took time out to travel around Asia and brought these influences to their restaurant. The empanadas de camarón were beautiful and the pesca del día was most beautifully cooked and presented. Definitely make a booking as it can get...More

Thank Adán C
Reviewed July 28, 2018

So far one visit of 4 people. We each had different dishes & each were very impressed. Definitely a MUST try. Definitely will be revisited.

1  Thank Tarasden
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We have been traveling to Huatulco over 26 years and the Mercader by far has been one of our favorite go to restaurants. Excellent food, service and atmosphere. You won’t regret making a reservation for this fabulous intimate restaurant! Enjoy!

Thank Marlinking
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Loved the empanadas de camerones y Pad Thai de verduras. Margarita was not overly sweet so loved that too. Lava cake worth the wait. Wished I had ordered the beet salad, table next to us did and I was jealous! Highly recommend.

Thank heathersears22
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

2 years later and this restaurant is still the best in Santa Cruz Huatulco. Great service, fresh sea food.

Thank WaguinhoAraujo
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We enjoyed this restaurant, but it was sold out of a few dishes by the time we got there, which made the already small menu even smaller. Service was excellent, but food came out very slowly for the size of this restaurant (at the time-...More

Thank Maya V
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Visting Huatulco includes its little towns nearby, like Santa Cruz, where a few steps aways from the docks you can find this little restaurant called Mercader, with a slogan that defines its concept as Market Food, serving international cuisine with accents from Asia. Everything we...More

Thank SonoraMiller
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January 24, 2018|
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Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
Hello Barry and Jo-Anne We walked down to the restaurant to make our reservations. We are staying at a hotel in town so it’s only a one kilometer walk to get to the restaurant. My wife and I enjoy the walk to and from... More
December 20, 2017|
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Response from MercaderHuatulco | Property representative |
Thank you very much, hope to see you soon!"!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huatulco Salvaje #308 | cerca del parque de Santa Cruz, Huatulco 70986, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: +52 958 587 0623
  • E-mail
Mercader is a cozy little restaurant, only 7 tables, close to the Bay of Santa Cruz. In our menu you will find International dishes and Thai food, prepared at the moment with fresh and local ingredients. On the winter season we suggest to make your reservation in advance so we can provide you with a better service.
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