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Top Choice Mexican in Valladolid

Yerba Buena del Sisal

Wonderfully healthy and delicious dishes are served in a peaceful garden. Tortilla chips and three delectable salsas come to the table while you look over the menu, which offers many great vegetarian and mostly orga…
Top Choice Museum in Valladolid

Casa de los Venados

Featuring over 3000 pieces of museum-quality Mexican folk art, this private collection is interesting in that objects are presented in a house, in the context that they were originally designed for, instead of being…
Top Choice Mexican in Valladolid

La Palapita de los Tamales

You've probably never had tamales like these before. The menu changes daily here. At last visit, which may or may not have been a Friday, the tamal of the day had a pork, egg and bean filling and was lightly fried i…
Top Choice Cafe in Valladolid

Coffee Bike Station

A welcome addition to Valladolid is this funky little coffee and bike-centric cafe. Yes, it really does boast a proper espresso machine and, yes, the owner (Enrique) really does know how to make great coffee. Beware…
Top Choice International in Valladolid

Naino

Located on the outskirts of town, on the premises of the resort Zenti'k, this pleasant open-air restaurant is a wonderful place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It serves good international food; well-to-do locals lo…
Church in Valladolid

Templo de San Bernardino

The Templo de San Bernardino and the adjacent Convento de Sisal are about 700m southwest of the plaza. They were constructed between 1552–60 to serve the dual functions of fortress and church. The church's charming …
Mexican in Valladolid

Conato 1910

A meeting spot for revolutionaries in the early 20th century, this historic building now houses a fun bar-restaurant with Frida Kahlo–themed eclectic decorations (including art by local artists for sale), and occasi…
Yucatecan in Valladolid

Taberna de los Frailes

Mainly visitors seem to head here as it's a pretty, romantic spot with a verdant garden. While the cuisine is good, it's not as 'gourmet' as people say. Try the Yucatecan food over the international dishes, such as …
Mexican in Valladolid

Hostería del Marqués

Dine in a tranquil colonial courtyard with a bubbling fountain, or the air-con salon looking on-to it. The restaurant specializes in Yucatecan fare, such as longaniza Valladolid (Valladolid-style sausage) and cochin…
Cathedral in Valladolid

Catedral de San Servasio

The original edifice was built from the main pyramid in 1545, then it was demolished and rebuilt in the early 1700s. This is the only church with a north-facing entrance in the Yucatán (all the others are east-facin…