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

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing Italian food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Denis M
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Food fair........atmosphere fair.......prices high. Ordered Veal Picatta....was not veal and others at the table could not distinguish what it was.

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Marathon
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us by two expats living in Merida. It is about a 50 peso cab ride from the center. The pasta was very well done. The cap reuse salad was good but lacked flavorful tomatoes. The antipasti plate was typical and had some good cheeses. This is a nice break from Mexican food.

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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?