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Apoala Mexican Cuisine

Calle 60 471 x 55 | Col. Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
529999231979
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Ranked #3 of 394 Restaurants in Merida
Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Berkshires, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Second day into our visit to Merida, it was time for a good steak. I ordered the skirt steak; you will not be disappointed. It was cooked and flavored to perfection. Everyone in our group of five was happy with everything - appetizers, salads, entrees, etc.. Definitely not to be missed!

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Apoala comes highly recommended. Our host recommended the place, it's currently #2 on TripAdvisor and there is a big piece in the latest issue of Yucatan Today (Jan/Feb 2014). We had to give it a go... Upon arrival we greeted and sat indoors which was nice as it was a cool evening. The decor is smart and contemporary and very... More 

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London
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Maybe being told it is Oaxaca cuisine would have helped. However, I did not enjoy the flor de calabasa (zucchini flower) quesadillas much, thought they were a bit boring. My Dad enjoyed the tortillas and I have heard good things about the place. Merits another visit. The loos are spectacular, wish I could have similar at my own house! Otherwise,... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Really nice place to eat, but we went one night and it was fully booked, due to the reviews we decided to book for the following night and we were not disappointed. Good quality food and wine, and really funky toilets. If you sit outside you get lots of kids trying to sell you stuff, if that bothers you ask... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Excellent modern Mexican restaurant. Staff was very nice. I took some kind of Mexican pizza with guacamole, bean and cheese which was excellent! I would recommend the mango frozen marguerita but not the agave marguerita which was far too sweet. Definitely one of the nicest restaurant in Merida.

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Ojo Caliente, New Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Four of us dined outdoors at 8PM on a Saturday night. We ordered two bottles of wine and four appetizers to share. The appetizers were excellent and was plenty of food. The waiters were attentive and more than helpful when one of our party spilled a glass of wine. We shared one dessert for the table. We came away full... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Apoala is a new addition to the dining choices in Merida. Located in Santa Lucia Park with outdoor and indoor seating. Attentive and professional staff offer exceptionally well-prepared food. The menu offers something for everyone with salads, seafood, pastas, steaks, chicken... Our group of nine dined outside with a great view of the park. The interior offers limited seating, but... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Our last night in Merida we stopped here for dinner after a long day crawling through the caves...earlier than the normal dinner crowd but had an early flight the next morning. In summary, the food (appetizers and dinner) was outstanding, but the service was not good, and the atmosphere (we were sitting outside) was impacted by multiple people coming up... More 

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San Fidel, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Apoala is a new restaurant which is making quite a splash and rightfully so. It might qualify as having a fusion cuisine, but we would label it as having a very creative Oaxacan cuisine with some wonderful Italian dishes to boot. The salads are excellent (try the ensalada de la casa which has a variety of flavors and textures and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Before you eat anywhere in Merida, make a reservation here! From the time we walked up and spoke to the wonderful hostess to the time we walked into the parque Santa Lucia after our meal we were happy. The food and ambiance were spectacular. Sit outside under the portico and order very innovative salads, fish and steak dishes. The drinks... More 

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Additional Information about Apoala Mexican Cuisine

Address: Calle 60 471 x 55 | Col. Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
Phone Number: 529999231979
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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