It is part of the local tradition to go through Temozón and stop to eat or buy its famous smoked meats. Of those gastronomic stops that are worth doing on your way, pure traditional flavor.

To Temozón his fame precedes him among the locals, in a conversation a couple of weeks ago with Manuel, a taxi driver from the neighborhood, I told him "I went through Temozón and I made a technical stop", "ah, good, we always stopped to buy when we passed by there. " We know what we are talking about, Temozón is famous.

Of the good things of travel for free the Yucatan Peninsula are gastronomic stops on Route. If you are one of those who like to try local food, keep reading that we are going to Temozón, famous for its smoked meats.

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Sausages and black pudding from Temozón Yucatan, Mexico

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More and more tourists are stopping in Temozón I walk other places to visit, such as the popular Hubiku cenote, at the northern exit of the town.

Temozón It's about fifteen minutes by car from Valladolid, road to the archaeological zone of Ek Balam and the fantastic Biosphere Reserve of Ría Lagartos, the most visited places in Yucatan.

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Preparing tamales
Temozón Yucatan, Mexico

Smoked meats in Temozón

Temozón It is famous for its smoked meats and its handmade cedar furniture. It is a town that you pass by if you do not know it, although the furniture and the posters of a score of businesses located on the road that crosses the town announcing smoked meats They call curiosity.

Cars parked in front of the premises is another indicator, as is well known on the road, where you see a lot of parked cars, to eat.

Carnitas in Temozón Yucatan, Mexico
Several premises are announced at the roadside

For a few years they have proliferated premises that offer to buy the special flavors of Temozón. The most characteristic products they are their smoked meats (invented in 1969 by the butcher Gilberto Díaz Aguilar. Source of the data) and the enchiladas, legs, ribs, smoked sausage and sausage, Spanish type sausage, black stuffed sausage.

All products very tasty, with a strong and characteristic touch, not spicy. I admit that I am not very fan of this type of flavors, and still I can not avoid following the tradition and arrive with the purchase made at home.

Sale of the best smoked meats Temozón Yucatán, Mexico
Best smoked meats Temozón Yucatán, Mexico

There restaurants of different styles where they serve the typical dishes of the area along with another variety of Yucatecan food such as lomitos, tamales, poc chuc. In most restaurants you can buy to take away, nobody misses the opportunity to sell, and there are few who also offer furniture. Not without reason, its gastronomic products and furniture are exported to Cancun, Tulum, Playa del Carmen and Mérida.

So you already know traveler, choose a local and taste the stop in Temozón.

Temozón populations

LOCATION: There are several restaurants on the 3 kilometers of road that cross Temozón (to 15 minutes drive north of Valladolidroad road Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve).
HOURS: They open every day from early.
SPECIALTY: Yucatecan food
Prices: the package of kilo and a half of sausage and the normal smoked meat costs 110 pesos, the enchilada costs 120.

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Sandra Salvadó Training photographer, traveler by vocation and certified tourism guide by the Government of Mexico. We promote natural wonders and contemporary Mayan culture. Great fan of pre-Hispanic history. Author of the blog and co-founder of The Shortest Path Travel, agency that guides you through alternative paths in Mayan lands. Social and sustainable tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas.
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