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Calle 21 por 10 y 12 Col. Mexico, Merida, Mexico
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Service and food

Interesting restaurant, beautifully decorated, valet parking, attentive service. I went with a Mexican friend who insisted we eat there and she was right the food was excellent between 3 of us we tasted and shared about 6 different menu items, all good. Desert was fabulous. I'll go back my next... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Bluenoser55
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Halifax, Canada
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London
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Once again, rave reviews from people made me go there for a quick lunch, especially since I was looking forward to a carbonara. I requested one with tagliatele instead of spaghetti, and they said they only had the green variety. I said OK, then thought better of it and changed that to spaghettin while the waiter was still with us.... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Interesting restaurant, beautifully decorated, valet parking, attentive service. I went with a Mexican friend who insisted we eat there and she was right the food was excellent between 3 of us we tasted and shared about 6 different menu items, all good. Desert was fabulous. I'll go back my next trip to Merida

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Merida, Mexico
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many times here in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Great service, great atmosphere, absolutely delicious food, and not too pricey at all. Well worth the visit. Try the salads too. Easy to find, lots of parking. One of my favorite Italian restaurants in Merida of the 20 or so that exist.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

For many years Villa Italia has been our 1st stop when arriving in Merida. Pleasant setting excellent food, ample menu with first class service at acceptable prices. . My picky French wife, renowned for returning food to the kitchen has never done so at this restaurant. Everything is fresh, especially the pasta made in house. We look forward to every... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

A sweet restaurant. Plenty of seating options including a private dining room. A good place for any size group. Great waiters. Very attentive. Lots of choices on the menu. My puttanesca was excellent. I loved the spinach ravioli that my wife had. Salad was a bit small but tasty. The fish got rave reviews at our table. I would try... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Let your self go with the recomendations, the "champiniones a los 4 quesos" or "la s verduras con queso de cabra" for starters are great, the pasta is very good olso, but you have to try the steaks and fishes, good wine and desserts

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Lacolle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Had an excellent salad and a pasta meal! I rarely eat a full portion; but this was so good I ate all. Service was attentive.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Very good carpaccio, couldn't stop eating. Beautiful restaurant and amazing service you can call and ask for take out.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Merida is known for it's excellent Mayan and Mexican cuisine. However Villa Italian is a hidden gem for those that crave the best of Italian food. We joined two long-term expat residents of Merida who embody the best of gourmets. This restaurant is now the only place they frequent. Now we know why. The food was really extraordinary. Superb antipastos.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013 via mobile

We regularly go to this restaurant and find it an excellent value. The specials are always good. The spaghetti carbonara is my favorite. They have undergone a recent expansion and I do not find the waiters as attentive as they ere earlier.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 21 por 10 y 12 Col. Mexico, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

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