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La Pigua

Cupules at Calle 62, Merida, Mexico
(999) 920 11 26
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Ranked #17 of 320 restaurants in Merida
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Amazing food...we went here twice on our 5 days stay in Merida. Excellant menu and very good service. I havnt tried too many seafood places in Merida but I am sure this is one of the best places there is. The staff were very friendly but they do press a bit on tips and didnt want to return changes. Only... More

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Merida, Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

For weeks I was looking for a good seafood restaurant in the city and, despite being in most of them, decided to go back to La Pigua. It was a special ocassion so we asked for king praws over a coconut and a big Francis Drake´s salad (the best seafood salad I´ve ever tried). Service was really fast and friendly.... More

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Antioch, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This was some of the best seafood we have ever had. The coconut large shrimp was awesome! The waiters were very nice & very accomadating. We ask them to help pick something for us and what they chose couldn't have been any better. When we move there we will be eating there more often:) Tim & Shelby Taylor

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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103 reviews 103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This is the Merida branch of Campeche’s best restaurant. Excellent seafood with in walking distance of hotel zone.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Yes I believe this is the best place in Merida for seafood. After a long day touring a number of art studios this was our reward. We all (5 of us) had a separate item on the menu and we were all very happy with our meal. I had chosen the blue crab claw (stone crab) and was really happy.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My fiancé and I went here four times during our week-long stay in Merida. Need I say more?! My aunt and uncle recommended this place, and I'm so glad they did, because we easily could have missed it. It was a good 20 minute walk from our hotel (Hotel Julamis), but very close to Fiesta Americana and hotels in that... More

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Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Once again went to La Pigua while in Merida. The original place is in Campeche and seafood is their speciality. Always love to have some good "tostadas de jaiba" (crab tostadas), "camarones al coco" (shrimps with coconut) and "pulpo a las brasas" o "en su tinta" (octopus) as entrees. A "filete relleno" (stuffed fish) plus a wide array of desserts,... More

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Merida, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I had tried to go to La Pigua once earlier, but they close early on some days (early in the week, as I recall), so check their hours schedule - some nights they close at 6pm and others at 10pm. The menu is extensive and creative with almost every kind of seafood prepared virtually any way anyone would like it.... More

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This was one of the better meals I had in Mérida. It was a little hard for us to find La Pigua, but once we did, it was refreshing to walk into the cool blue, breezy atmosphere of the dining room. This is a pretty large restaurant, but it was fairly quiet when we went for lunch. Our waiter was... More

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denver colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I just came back from three weeks in Merida and this restaurant remains one of our favorites. The seafood is always delicious and the service wonderful. I have no problem recommending this place. We took all our out of town guests and everyone had a great meal

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