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La Pigua

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Cupules at Calle 62, Merida 97050, Mexico
(999) 920 11 26
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mexico City, Mexico
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While in Campeche la Pigua is a must, in Yucatán it has to compete whit dozens of restaurants same or more qualified. Nevertheless this place has a comparative advantage in respect with its competition: the have the best sea food in Merida. Try de "concha de mariscos", their coconut covered shrimps, and one of their best: octopus or squids Sir... More 

Thank Luis G
Atlanta, Georgia
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185 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reserved a room for 20 & the servers went above and beyond to communicate with us and help us have a spectacular meal. They made suggestions with both food and beverages. We mostly had fish dishes and they all were great.

Thank pjmdvm
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The octopus with black rice is a must try! Extremely delicious! My friends and I just can't stop ourselves from re-visiting the restaurant the next day again! And of course, thanks to the suggestion made by the waiter, we were able to try the nice fresh prawns grilled with garlic! Everyone, especially, the lady owner, are very friendly and helpful,... More 

Thank AdrianSC86
Los Angeles, California
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I came here for dinner craving good seafood. It did not disappoint! We both had shrimp dishes and both were amazing! Plus, service was great and atmosphere was friendly. One of the best meals we had in Merida.

1 Thank Eduardo2626
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I came to Merida primarily for Spanish school for a week. We are staying in the Centro part of town so it was nice to be invited to a different area for dinner tonight. I was not disappointed with my meal tonight. I really enjoyed the food at La Pigua. I had the seafood salad and the... More 

1 Thank Tracey W
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

The food at La Pigua is truly delicious. This place has positioned itself very well with the locals (which speaks about the quality of the food and great flavours). I enjoy stopping by almost every time I visit Merida. If you like seafood and the Yucatan peninsula touch, this is the place for you :).

1 Thank Karla C
New York State
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Had some normal seafood here, but it was nothing special. I would not categorize this as one of the top 10 restaurants in Mérida.

1 Thank clmail01
central Florida
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

La Pigua is a go to restaurant. The food is amazing, the decor and ambiance are very nice, the service is amazing, and they have a nice wine selection. My favorite dish were these huge shrimp ( more like a small lobster) in a delicious garlic sauce, it is bliss.

Thank 161mr
Merida, Mexico
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292 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

We went for dinner on a Sat. night and were promply seated with pleasing smiles from everyone on the staff we encountered. We ordered two mineral waters to have while reading the rather lengthy menu, serverd ice cold and with pleanty of ice in the glass. After reviewing the menu we asked for the wine list and choose a Sauvigon... More 

Thank John J
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

I personally find it a bit expensive, but my husband doesn't.... the food is pretty good, the service is very polite, and I can't remember a bad experience ever....

Thank Francesca S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cupules at Calle 62, Merida 97050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: (999) 920 11 26

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?