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All about Cafeteria Pop in Mérida, Mexico

Updated: April 6, 2024

Main Category: Culinary Delights

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Author: Tobias

The long-standing establishment Cafeteria Pop is two blocks north of Plaza Grande - a local favorite since 1971. Cafeteria Pop in Mérida, Mexico is about 1.7km away from Casa Loltún. It is located in the city center of Mérida. You walk a bit longer, but you can easily get there on foot.

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Address:

Calle 57 501x 62-y 60, Parque Santa Lucia, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., México

Website:

Category:

Restaurants

Phone:

+52 999 928 6163

Distance:

1.7km from Casa Loltún

Travel Time:

Within the city

Admission:

No entry fee

Price Level:

Inexpensive

Since:

1971

Google Rating:

average rating is 4.4 out of 5, based on 1914 votes, Ratings

Opening Hours:

• Monday: 7:00 AM – 10:30 PM
• Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 10:30 PM
• Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 10:30 PM
• Thursday: 7:00 AM – 10:30 PM
• Friday: 7:00 AM – 10:30 PM
• Saturday: 7:00 AM – 10:30 PM
• Sunday: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM

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Cafeteria Pop

The long-standing establishment Cafeteria Pop (with Restaurante Pórtico del Peregrino) is two blocks north of Plaza Grande and has been a local favorite since 1971.


Eat where the locals eat: It's not super cozy or particularly fancy, but tasty, cheap, prompt and consistent. Both American style and Mexican options. And so Cafeteria Pop is considered by many locals as one of the best places in town for breakfast. Between 9:00 am and 10:00 am it is most crowded.


The decor of Cafeteria Pop is accentuated by murals but the interior is quit simple and perhaps also a bit old fashion. There is an open air courtyard with lots of greenery. In addition to the large cafe and garden area there is also a lovely lounge area.


Check out their breakfast combi meals which includes coffee or tea such as Mexican eggs, toasted bread with butter, a fruit cup and coffee or tea. Or try dishes like Huevos Motuleños, Enchiladas de pollo and Molletes.


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Preparing a cappuccino

Cafeteria Pop is very centrally located, roughly between the Parque de Santa Lucía and the Plaza Grande. As the café is located diagonally opposite the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán.


So it is naturally also a meeting place for students. In addition, it is open quite late every day, until 10:30 in the evening. Cafe Márago is located a few meters to the right.

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