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Top Choice Yucatecan in Ticul

El Mirador

El Mirador means lookout in Spanish and, yes, you get an awesome view of Ticul and beyond from this large palapa restaurant. But it's the wonderful Yucatecan comfort food that makes this place truly special. Try the…
Church in Ticul

Iglesia de San Antonio de Padua

Because of the number of Maya ruins in the vicinity, from which building blocks could be acquired, and the number of Maya in the area 'needing' conversion to Christianity, Franciscan friars built many churches in th…
Market in Ticul


Ticul’s lively Mercado provides all the ingredients for picnics and snacks, and offers nice photo ops, too. It also has lots of those wonderful eateries where the food is good, the portions generous and the prices l…
Plaza in Ticul

Plaza de la Cultura

It's all cement and stone but nevertheless the Plaza de la Cultura is an agreeable place to take in the evening breeze, enjoy the view of the church and greet passing townspeople.
Pizza in Ticul

Pizzería La Gondola

Open late, this clean place has sandwiches and pizzas with the usual toppings. ‘Order by number’ options make it easy for non-Spanish speakers to get exactly what they want.
Mexican in Ticul

Bazar de Comidas

The friendly stalls here serve inexpensive regional food such as poc-chuc (grilled pork) and queso relleno (stuffed cheese).
Supermarket in Ticul

Super Willy’s

Across from the mercado, Super Willy’s is a small supermarket with a big variety of groceries and household items.