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calle 59 numero 507 x 60 y 62 Centro Historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food in historic building

We sat in front of the stage enjoying the singer playing the guitar while we had supper. The setting was pleasant in the open courtyard. The menu is varied with plenty of vegetarian and non vegetarian options. The service was fine as was our meals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Victoria, Canada
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155 reviews 155 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We sat in front of the stage enjoying the singer playing the guitar while we had supper. The setting was pleasant in the open courtyard. The menu is varied with plenty of vegetarian and non vegetarian options. The service was fine as was our meals.

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Ojo Caliente, New Mexico
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20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This restaurant is situated in an outdoor courtyard surrounded by plants. We enjoyed regional specialties and good sized portions. They offered us English menus and the service was prompt. It was a nice atmosphere for visiting over dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Good vegetarian food. (also options for meet-eaters) The night we went, there was a very talented guitarist/singer playing during our meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

They have a beautiful tree that covers the courtyard, different type of art exhibits, and nice music. Good place to go if you are a vegeterian, but they also have international food.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stopped in here for lunch hoping for some lighter fare than the meat- and starch-heavy (though delicious) traditional Yucateca food. Amaro did not disappoint. We had a lovely gazpacho, and then I had some very fresh fish with grapefruit and asparagus, and my husband enjoyed a veggie-filled pasta. They know how to cook vegetables so that they are crisp... More 

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Green Lane, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Our second visit to Merida and this was at the top of our restaurant to return to list. not quite as good as the first time but still excellent.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A large group of us ate here and everyone enjoyed the evening. Good service. Lovely appointments. And a very interesting solo singer/guitar player doing ballads or some kind of pleasant, carefully worded (in what I assume was Spanish) numbers that were loud enough to be enjoyed, but still allowed pleasant conversation at our table. Kind of Charles Aznavour voice and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We were able to sit among the trees and garden listening to music. The Meal was great with in house recipes and traditional food choices, even some actual vegetarian dishes. The service was prompt and care to watch for when we needed somethi g. We chose to go several times to invite friends as an example of what Merida has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The location and atmosphere are great. The open court yard and old school Merida charm will keep us coming back. The menu is not only Veggie and has a great selection of options for us meat eaters too. Our service here was the best we experienced over the four day stay in Merida. The food portion was also the largest.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Set in a courtyard, you will find very good food and friendly service. English spoken. Take a torch in the evening if you want to see details on your bill, the lighting is subtle. Live music after 8p.m.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: calle 59 numero 507 x 60 y 62 Centro Historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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