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calle 59 numero 507 x 60 y 62 Centro Historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Ranked #38 of 404 Restaurants in Merida
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Always nice to sit under the stars in a courtyard with live music playing on a nice evening. You forget that you are in the middle of town. Food was good overall and my wife sang along to many songs as we drank our bottle of wine.

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Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The food at Amaro is nothing special. Some things on the menu sound a bit weird so we were conservative and had an OK meal with so-so guacamole and decent fish. But we had a great time nonetheless. It's a lively place where people go to have fun. There was live music, with some singing along, much consumption of tequilla... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The best Cochinita Pibil (Mexican Pulled Pork) I ever tried in my whole life! This restaurant has an ample selection of regional (Yucatan) food. The Cochinita was to die for, the Panuchos was another great dish! They have live music some nights. Awesome experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Really good food! Try the tradicional options. The Maia drink with tequila or vodka is really refreshing.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Thankfully we landed at Amaro after visiting Chaya Maya and being told that there is a 45 minute waiting list. Amaro was ok. The food was decent, though nothing special. I beleive the owner has attempted to diversify the menu from being a strict vegetarian one to offering all typed of meat.

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Merida, Mexico
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a nice time, drinks, live troubadour music, FRIED CHEESE W/ CILANTRO SAUCE! dinner, dessert, great atmosphere, nice crowd, good service,... HOWEVER... The food was GOOD, not great. And my mother, to her great disappointment, did not get all the sides promised with her skirt steak dinner. My wife and I had fish. Very tasty. Portions were not huge.... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our family rang in the new year at Restaurant Amaro in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.The food, service, music and cocktails were all excellent. For those who have never been to Amaro, I highly recommend that you try the place. Tables set under the boughs of a Cuban Orchid tree - what could be more romantic and intimate? Tony Martin, who plays... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

One of my old favorites. In fact I ate there just last night. The place was full but the hostess set a table for me in the perfect place to listen to the entertainment and to people watch. After years of eating here I tried one of their famous vegetarian pizzas and I have to say it was among the... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Restaurant sats in a beautiful courtyard, looks a bit touristy at the first glance but the you immediately enter the local atmosphere and love it. You can enjoy a romantic dinner with your love listening live music and tasting excellent food or spend a fun dinner with friends. Variety of food is extraordinary and all local and international dishes are... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My sons and I enjoyed a very nice dinner at Amaro. Our guacamole appetizer was absolutely delicious, my cochinita pibil was very good (although not the best I had in the Yucatan) and my sons' dishes were also very good. The open air seating is very pleasant, the place was well-decorated for Christmas time, and the service was prompt and... 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: Vegetarian

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