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Amaro

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Pizza, Vegetarian, Romanian
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calle 59 numero 507 x 60 y 62 Centro Historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tried and True

One of the drawbacks about many of the restaurants in Merida is their inconsistency but Amaros is an exception to this rule. It is our "go to" restaurant when we can't think of anyplace new to try. The ambiance is lovely, the food is consistently good and it is centrally located. It is set in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Naomi M
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Telchac Puerto, Yucatan, Mexico
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Telchac Puerto, Yucatan, Mexico
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

One of the drawbacks about many of the restaurants in Merida is their inconsistency but Amaros is an exception to this rule. It is our "go to" restaurant when we can't think of anyplace new to try. The ambiance is lovely, the food is consistently good and it is centrally located. It is set in a charming courtyard under a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I ate here alone and loved the entertainment in the outdoor courtyard during my meal. The food was delicious - the pizza de aguacate was one of the best things I ate during my whole trip and the cochinita pibil was also delicious. Great place to go solo or with a group!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Yea, it's immediately obvious that this place is a touristy spot... so what. The dining is in an open air courtyard with adorable ambiance and live music being played during dinner. Its just perfect. The food is good, not great, but hearty and filling. The service was fine, prompt and not bothersome. I would go here again.

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Izamal, Mexico
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We cannot say enough about this wonderful restaurant, where we have been coming to eat for twenty years now. As vegetarians, there are so many delicious options to enjoy. The staff is very attentive and friendly, always welcoming us. And the live music at night is great.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It's often hard for vegetarians to find a decent choice in Merida, so as we had a couple in the party we went to the Amaro which has a significant number of veggie dishes as well as some more typical Mexican fare. It's set in a courtyard, with live music some nights - when we were there there was a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were both happy with our meals and the service. The margarita with cilantro and habenaro was an interesting change from the norm. Picturesque inner court with very ambiance.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The food was good, not great. The portions were rather small, at least the dishes we ordered. The place is nice and cozy. They do have a lot of vegetarian choices which I why we decided to give it a try.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I do not agree with the other reviewers who give this restaurant a high rating. The place was packed with tourists. Their Mexican food leaves much to be desired. Tough beef and poor service. The screwed up our orders with another table and we were billed for the other table's food. They appeared upset when these deficiencies were brought to... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Authentic local favorite in colonial center of the city. Open air dining in the center patio of an historic building. Live, quiet music. Feature local artists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My husband and I were here last night while on our honeymoon trip around Mexico. I ordered the fettuccine with pesto and it was fantastic! My husband ordered the spaghetti with vegetables and was also impressed. The open ceiling atmosphere is very nice. We would highly recommend this place and may even stop again on our way back through Merida... More 

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

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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: Pizza, Vegetarian, Romanian

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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