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Rafaello's Pizza

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Calle 60 Between Calle 49 and Calle 47, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 9249943
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: Small Pizza and Pasta restaurant run by Italian Owner

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great pizza....ill mannered chef/owner

The pizza at Rafaello's is as authentic as it gets. I must admit, I am partial to thin crust pizza and Rafaello certainly knows how to make it thin without being dry, my favorite is the arugula pizza. That being said, the atmosphere is non existent and the owner/chef doesn't seem to understand he... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
panicale63
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Houston, Texas
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Absolutely the Best Authentic Italian Pizza One night in March 2015, I was lucky and stumbled across Pizzeria Raffaello in Merida. Before this evening, I had given up on finding a good pizza in the Yucatan. I had officially sworn off one my favorite foods. Raffaello's changed this. My first experience at Pizzeria Raffello's was outstanding. As I walked in... More 

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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The pizza at Rafaello's is as authentic as it gets. I must admit, I am partial to thin crust pizza and Rafaello certainly knows how to make it thin without being dry, my favorite is the arugula pizza. That being said, the atmosphere is non existent and the owner/chef doesn't seem to understand he is in a customer service business.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Such a shame - this is, by all accounts, the best pizza in central Merida. And the pizza is good - I finally was able to get some my second time there! The first night, despite signs saying they open at 6, myself and two random backpackers were told to leave at 6:50 as they weren't open yet. We chose... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went early at 6pm the place was totally EMPTY- we were 3 and sat at a table for 4- the owner came out and started yelling at us- literally. We told him we would move to a smaller table if he needed the table. He was so rude- yelling that we got up and left- he ran to the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I was on my own just wanted a quick bite to eat, and ordered a pepperoni pizza. It was a great pizza, crust was perfect, lots of toppings but not so many the pizza sags and gets soggy. Traditional brick pizza oven. The service was great and the waiter spoke english. I had a watermelon drink and it was delicious.... More 

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Ireland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is really good true Italian-style pizza. We live nearby and regularly order it for delivery. The Coloniale and the 4 cheese are favorites. The calzones are good too, though it's too bad they don't let you choose your own ingredients ( they have 3 options and no substitutions). All of the ingredients are very high quality. People seem to... More 

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Chicago
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106 reviews 106 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

"This is the best pizza I have ever had." We started with The Rafaello salad, beautiful mixed greens with avocado, tomato and fresh shaved parmesan. The salad was huge, big enough for two to split. Dressing is make your own, with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. The salad comes with yummy bread fresh out of the stone oven. We followed... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My mom and I stopped in here late one night after a long day of visiting ruins. It was in our neighborhood and we were just craving something simple. We stopped in around 10 - the adorable patio seating was already taken and highly coveted (everyone who came in the door eyed those spots), so we settled for a table... More 

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London, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I used to praise this establishment until they brought in two terrible waiters. They are now gone and the frustration to eat there has gone away... Food hasn't change tastes just as good as it did a year ago when I stopped going.

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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Raffallo's makes some of the best pizza in Mérida. Not too much cheese, thin crust, good ingredients, good oven... all the basic elements in place with a little TLC!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 60 Between Calle 49 and Calle 47, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 9249943

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Description

Small Pizza and Pasta restaurant run by Italian Owner
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?