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La Recova, Parrilla Argentina & Contemporanea

Prol. Paseo de Montejo No. 382, Merida, Mexico
+52 9440215
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Ranked #80 of 405 Restaurants in Merida
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Argentinean, Steakhouse, Winery
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We were celebrating a special occasion and wanted to go to the weekly Serenata Yucateca at Parque St. Lucia in El Centro. La Recova is a well known Merida steakhouse with several locations including a seasonal restaurant in Chicxulub near Progreso. We had eaten at La Recova several years ago. The Santa Lucia location opened about three months ago. The... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant when the reservations we made nearby almost put us on the street or inside. So, this brings up a point. Just because you have made a reservation does not mean you have to stay there. This especially holds true when you are eating within a park where you are expecting music to be played....like on... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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252 reviews 252 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our birding guide selected this place because he wanted to eat outdoors for a Sunday lunch, and this was the only place he found that didn't have plastic tables. It was a very nice choice for us. Most places on the street this Sunday holiday (Jan. is Merida's anniversary month -- 420 plus years -- and the whole month is... More 

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Sussex
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107 reviews 107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We ate here by mistake; we thought we were in the restaurant next door where we had been recommended, but realised, after ordering, that we had sat at a table outside on the margin between where we had intended to be and La Recova. The service was good, the choice of food was wide but it was not special. I... More 

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England
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We were in Merida for New Year and wanted to celebrate it in style, so picked on La Recova, which is in a nice square in the middle of town. This specialises in wood-grilled food and looked very good. Unfortunately, that’s where it stopped from our experience. La Recova’s New Year’s Eve bash illustrates perfectly why good restaurants tend to... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This place wasn't here at my last annual visit to Merida. Service was excellent. Huge portions. Steak cooked exactly the way I wanted it. Great wine. Beautiful outdoor court. A little pricey, but worth it. Would definitely go there on my next visit.

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Victoria, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Accidently went here after a long flight, and thought we were going to the next door apoala. Food was better than I expected it to be after discovering my mistake, but not great either

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Obliging staff, good location, decent sized portions, not necessarily that traditional, had better but also a lot worse. Irritatingly, 15% service charge was added automatically.

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Richmond, Indiana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We ordered the wrong thing. Apparently La Recova does not know how to make Carbonara. My mate had lasagna, which was OK. My carbonara was a tough super al dente fettuccine with chicken strips - - - no pancetta, no discernible eggs, but lots and lots of cream, more like an Alfredo. I could not eat it. Sent it back... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Salmon tartare and tuna had too much lemon juice, it's absolutely impossible to get a taste of fish. Ribeye steak was the worst we have tried in Europe and Moscow ... meats like veal... light pink meat with lots of wires. I don't know if it's really problem to get good meat from Argentina or USA? Filet mignon was a... More 

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Additional Information about La Recova, Parrilla Argentina & Contemporanea

Address: Prol. Paseo de Montejo No. 382, Merida, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 9440215
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Argentinean, Steakhouse, Winery

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