La Casona de Valladolid

La Casona de Valladolid is a well-known restaurant that blends the rich culinary traditions of Yucatan with a warm and authentic atmosphere. Situated in the heart of Valladolid, this spot transports you back in time with its historic architecture and genuine cuisine.

They serve mouthwatering local specialties like cochinita pibil and lime soup delivering those classic flavors that capture the region's essence. You can choose to go for the buffet or order a la carte, with more than 70 dishes from the famous Yucatecan culinary heritage, along with some great vegetarian options.

The Historical Significance of La Casona de Valladolid

La Casona de Valladolid won't just win you over with its delicious flavors but also with its stunning architecture. This enchanting place was once owned by General José Iturralde y Traconis, who served as the governor of the State of Yucatán, back in the 18th century. Later on, it became the property of the Alcocer-Arceo family, who used La Casona as the ultimate spot for hosting gatherings during their era.

Grupo Xcaret has restored this historical gem, and today, you can admire its exquisite French-style floors, a grand central arch, and a charming backyard complete with a fountain and a beautiful altarpiece made from Talavera tiles. When you visit, take in every little detail – it's a real treat for history and architecture enthusiasts.

Yucatan Peninsula Food: A Rich Culinary Tradition

The Yucatan Peninsula is renowned for its culinary heritage. It blends ancient indigenous flavors like corn, achiote, pumpkin seeds, and fiery habanero peppers with ingredients from distant lands, including garlic, pork, chicken, and almonds.,

For those curious about Yucatan gastronomy, we highly recommend savoring a lime soup or the classic Poc Chuc, which features succulent roasted pork marinated in zesty sour orange. Take advantage of the must-try cochinita pibil, the iconic dish of Yucatan. You can indulge in these mouthwatering dishes at La Casona de Valladolid.

Where is La Casona de Valladolid?

La Casona de Valladolid is right in the heart of Valladolid town, just a few blocks from the main square and the San Gervasio Church. This charming spot is one of the designated Magical Towns in the Yucatan State, approximately an hour and a half drive from Cancun. You'll be pleasantly surprised by the town's colonial charm and laid-back ambiance.

For a taste of the finest Yucatecan cuisine, head over to La Casona, located at 214 Calle 41, at the intersection of Calle 44 in the Colonia Centro of Valladolid, Yucatán. They're open for business from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Experience the Xichén Deluxe Tour and explore La Casona!

Embark on the Xichén Deluxe Tour and immerse yourself in the charm of La Casona de Valladolid. Indulge in an unforgettable culinary journey with a delicious buffet featuring various regional dishes.

While you're here, take the chance to marvel at the exquisite architecture of La Casona. And for those looking for a piece of Mexico to take home, the 'El Corazón de Zoila Rosa' store offers a treasure trove of original souvenirs. Discover traditional handicrafts, beautifully embroidered folk blouses, and Mexican-inspired home décor.