Yucatán and Campeche States Restaurants

Expect a superb variety of cuisines—primarily Yucatecan, of course, but also Lebanese, Italian, French, Chinese, vegetarian, and Mexican—at very reasonable prices. Reservations are advised for the pricier restaurants on weekends and in high season. Beach towns, such as Progreso, Río Lagartos, and Celestún, tend to serve fresh, simply prepared seafood. The regional cuisine of Campeche is renowned throughout Mexico. Specialties include fish and shellfish stews, cream soups, shrimp cocktail, squid and octopus, and panuchos (chubby rounds of fried cornmeal covered with refried beans and topped with onion and shredded turkey or chicken).

Mexicans generally eat lunch in the afternoon—certainly not before 2. If you want to eat at noon, call ahead to verify hours. In Mérida the locals make a real event of late dinners, especially in summer. Casual (but neat) dress is acceptable at all restaurants. Avoid wearing shorts or casual sandals in the more expensive places, and anywhere at all—especially in the evening—if you don't want to look like a tourist. Although food servers at most local restaurants are kind and hospitable, they don’t always show it like they do in the States. Be patient and realize that, for many, the language barrier may cause them to be more reserved but not necessarily unfriendly. It's common practice for restaurants to include gratuity and tax in the total bill, so double-check your bill before adding a tip.

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  • 1. Casa Vieja de los Arcos

    $$ | Centro | Mexican

    Whether you're having a meal or an evening cocktail, try to snag a table on this eatery's outdoor balcony for a fabulous view over Campeche...Read More

  • 2. Eladio's

    $ | Centro | Mexican

    An outpost of lively Eladio's in Mérida, this bar and restaurant is extremely popular with cruise-ship passengers who disembark in Progreso...Read More

  • 3. Flamingos

    $$ | Seafood

    This restaurant facing Progreso's long cement promenade is a cut above its neighbors. Service is professional and attentive, and soon after...Read More

  • 4. Mandarina

    $$$ | Eclectic

    On the ground floor of Casa Las Tortugas, Mandarina has indoor and outdoor seating just feet from the sand. Chef Jorge Melul, a master baker...Read More

  • 5. Restaurante Ría Maya

    $ | Seafood

    Grab a seat in this palapa restaurant directly across from the water, and watch the day's catch come straight from the docks. With a seashell...Read More

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