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La Pigua

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Cupules at Calle 62, Merida, Mexico
(999) 920 11 26
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 129
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best fish restaurant in Mexico

We ate several times in this restaurant always fish dishes, my favourite was the octopus in black ink really delicious with an excellent white wine, it is cheap but you definitely get what you paid for, or even better.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
harm_rotermund
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Halifax, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We ate several times in this restaurant always fish dishes, my favourite was the octopus in black ink really delicious with an excellent white wine, it is cheap but you definitely get what you paid for, or even better.

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Second time in one month! Needless to say that I like eating at la Pigua. The restaurant deco is not great but the service is very attentive and professional and the food very good. Not for the tourist trade but very well known and supported by locals.

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Service and food were great.  I recommend the Pigua, house style. A pigua is a giant langostino which is already a giant shrimp.  So, this is a lobster-sized shrimp.  You can get one large one or 3 "small" ones.  I suggest the one large one because the 3 small ones are more than a person can eat.  I also suggest... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of my Favorite Restaurants for a special occasion! The seafood is fresh and Ohhh so delicious. The Seafood Salad, as an entrée is spectacular! I always mean to order one Just for myself but am always tempted to order other dishes as well. EVERYTHING on the menu is delicious. You will not be disappointed. Try the Octupus... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was a wonderful restaurant. Food was delicious, wonderful house white wine and service was excellent. High marks!

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

First rate fish. La Pigua was recommended by our host Alex at Hotel Jumalais. It was a perfect fish restaurant by any standards - a clean white space - few concessions to carnivores _ first rate fish including my octopus which was outstanding - good and reasonable wine list to match. We looked forward to the mother restaurant in Campeche... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We enjoyed excellent, friendly service and delicious crab tostada with fried chaya, the boquinte especial (amazing!) shrimp with white wine sauce and fried shrimp and guayabera sorbet and coconut cake. We will definitely be back!

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Miami, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Saw this place while walking near where we are staying in Merida. Checked it out and made a beeline for Valentine's Day dinner. Isaias and Oliver provided excellent table service, right down to keeping our wine glasses full. We had 1/2 portion of the amazing Sir Francis Drake Seafood Salad (175 MEX), and it was plenty and delicious. We also... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Absolutely nothing to fault on this restaurant. Warm welcome at the door. Impeccable service. And the food is delicious and abundant. We had shrimp cocktail and the Francis Drake salad to start. The salad was out of this world, so good. Certainly plenty for three to share, and it could have easily been an entree for one. Then we had... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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183 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were part of a group of twelve who came for lunch. This place didn't miss a beat. Terrific food. Impeccable, prompt service. Excellent value. There must be a waitstaff of ten or more. Men over 40 predominantly, like good restaurants in Italy, who are professional and take great pride in their work while seeming to have a good time.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cupules at Calle 62, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: (999) 920 11 26

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?