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Carr. Valladolid-Merida, Valladolid, Mexico
09:00 - 18:00
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Carmel, Indiana
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

You can order anything you want - as long as it's poc chuc! Choices are beef, pork or chicken. Get the meal which includes black bean colado, grilled onions and tortillas. Speaking of tortillas, order the 'manteca' (doesn't that sound better than 'lard'?). They are worth the calories! Don't be put off by the appearance of the restaurant or you'll... More 

1 Thank auntbudde
Bethesda, Maryland
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2014

As other reviewers said this is a slightly seedy hole-in-the-wall inside and out with a limited menu. The food was pretty tasty, but there were no prices on the menu. I think the owner looks at you and decides what to charge. As tourists, the prices were much too high for what we got.

1 Thank zippy9631
Valladolid, Mexico
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2013

This is not a place a casual tourist would stop. It looks kind of seedy from the road. Actually it looks pretty seedy when you are inside as well. This is NOT fine dining. But it is great food!. Few choices: grilled pork, chicken or beef (or any combination); whole black beans or pureed into a soup (colado); hand-made tortillas... More 

1 Thank DenisLarsen
Valladolid, Mexico
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2012

This is the best restaurant serves the pork chop in this area. foods prepared in traditional Mayan style. I worked in town for 4 years and this small tiny restaurant has the best pork chop.

3 Thank sd300bn
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2012

We had just left Chichen Itza and were dying to get some decent food. As we came into a small town Ebtun(Where the prison is) we came across Tio Chif and dove off the highway. It is a small restaurant with plastic chairs. They still serve Coke in the tall glass bottles. We had a group of five and were... More 

1 Thank Badb88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr. Valladolid-Merida, Valladolid, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Valladolid

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?