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Cafeteria Impala

) #75 of 664 Restaurants in Merida $, Cafe
Avenida Paseo de Montejo Centro 497 | At the monumento & Calle 47, Merida 97000, Mexico
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Avenida Paseo de Montejo Centro 497 | At the monumento & Calle 47, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

OK, so it's at the head of the Paseo Montejo - a great view of one of the world's great streets, and it's nice to eat outside. But it always seems to be crowded, and I can't for the life of me understand why! The...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The place is in a great location especially if you plan to go to Noche Mexicana. I never liked the place until someone told me to try the sandwiches. They are excellent.

Thank Pina1945
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Loved this place!!! Super friendly staff and delicious food!! Its a nice and very chill place to hang out.

Thank amadrig1
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a favorite first day/arrival place for us; after a flight and the long drive from Cancun to Merida we really like the Impala. It has a friendly staff, great outdoor seating and an easiness about it that makes for an easy introduction to...More

Thank pablo_a2
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had a salad that was bland and covered in chewy chicken, I coudl only stomach a few bites. I also ordered a sopa de lima and it was very delicious. The service was the worst however, completely ignored once our food arrived.

Thank Kohn W
Reviewed 28 February 2017

...at one of the sidewalk table at the Cafeteria Impala. Our sandwiches were pretty good, too, and the drinks hit the spot. Combine all of this--especially the great location--and it;s a nice experience.

Thank W K
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This old fashioned Diner/Cafe is a great place to sit and have a sandwich with chips, and a cerveza. There is great people watching, and when we were there at about 8pm with our kids, it was all locals. The Cochinita pibil is always a...More

Thank LKisch
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Made the mistake of ordering Serrano ham and cheese sandwich. So chewy we could hardly eat it. There were a ton of flies buzzing around so you had to eat with one had and swat with the other. Server seemed totally...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This an institution opened since 1958, and for the longest time the only place where you could have a bite to eat after 10 PM in Merida. It is located at the beginning of "Paseo de Montejo" with our outdoor seating, and serves cafeteria like...More

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This place is an institution in Merida that's been around since 1958. The location is cool, right at the start of Paseo de Montejo, with (only) outdoor seating. The food is simple but tasty: sandwiches, burgers, fries etc. They serve beer and wine, too. But...More

Thank YOY1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Paseo de Montejo Centro 497 | At the monumento & Calle 47, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
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