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c/san francisco 3, Merida, Spain
924330769
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 48
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Big portions

Restaurant clean and lovely atmosphere. It was very quiet and could talk easily with the family The starters were average, las croquetas were ok although I would not repeat them again I order carrillada which came cold but very good amount of retinto with chips and good salad The fish was a good... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Juan C
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Derby, United Kingdom
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377 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We enjoyed our lunch here. It was good value, with a reasonably priced menu del dia and good sized portions. The staff were busy, but we were served in a reasonable time. For starters we had a lentil dish and a dish of white beans, both very traditional Spanish dishes and ones we've tried before. Both were very tasty, especially... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Restaurant clean and lovely atmosphere. It was very quiet and could talk easily with the family The starters were average, las croquetas were ok although I would not repeat them again I order carrillada which came cold but very good amount of retinto with chips and good salad The fish was a good portion but they put too much paprika... More 

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Penang
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121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Delicious food - typically Spanish - with posters of bull fights decorating the walls. Attentive service and reasonable prices.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The location of this restaurant in a main thoroughfare on the way to the Roman Museum is great. The bullfighters posters, bull heads, etc. were interesting but the overall seedy atmosphere of the rooms is not appealing to enjoy the food. The cod carpaccio was good but the accompanying spicy/garlicky shrimp overwhelmed the subtlety of the fish. We were the... More 

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Nerja, España
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My husband and I held very fond memories of this restaurant from a visit 6 years ago, so upon our return to Mérida we bypassed every other nice looking restaurant and steered back to Casa Benito. What a disappointment! The salad with partidge that we order for a shared starter was served with very little partidge - and what was... More 

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hull
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We have offering for the waiter juancarlos delicious dishes and we are very enjoy especial whit nabo de toro delicious whit flavour amazing

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North, South Carolina
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant so we tried it. Had a delicious lunch but very slow service on the terrace. Tables were slow to be cleaned and lots of people smoking. Inside the restaurant was interesting with bull fighting memorabilia. We were told to try ham and were not disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We were told about this restaurant by a friend, who owns a factory producing iberico ham, and it didn't disappoint. We had several tapas dishes, including peppers stuffed with morcia (Spanish black pudding), and they were all wonderful.

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hull
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I loved the dish recommended by the maitre carlos caused us only impression that only spoke English and even German friend wn dialogue and offered us oxtail and various dishes lovely

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This was truly awful food in the heart of a busy Spanish town. Don't be fooled by people eating there - avoid !

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Address: c/san francisco 3, Merida, Spain
Phone Number: 924330769
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Extremadura  >  Province of Badajoz  >  Merida
Cuisine: Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: c/san francisco 3, Merida, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Extremadura  >  Province of Badajoz  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: 924330769

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine

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