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Cafe Italiano

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Calle 57-a Between Calles 58-60, Merida 97000, Mexico
01 999 928 0093
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Oranjestad, Aruba
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274 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Service was reasonable, cafe average and the croissants not freshly baked, sitting area could be better!

Thank 726Francois
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131 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Due to construction this place is not easy to find, but you must find it. There is no construction during their dinner hours and the place is perfectly lovely with a small patio with lots of plants and an indoor air-conditioned room. Let me say that the owners are wonderful people. Service is exceptional and the drinks delicious. Great margaritas... More 

Thank AMBChicago
Surrey, Canada
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is a perfect spot for pre or post concert meals with all the best Italian specialities.. If you linger outside after the symphony, you just might be given a bouquet of flowers by the symphony conductor. My friend did. The food is amazing. I love both the beef & salmon carpaccio and the fish dishes are perfection. Pesce a... More 

Thank Pazzi3066
Merida, Mexico
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288 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We went with a group of friends and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. We started with a shared ceasar salad, whole leaf romaine lettuce, small leaves and quite fresh, excellent dressing with a solid anchovi taste, fresh parm over all, extremely good.We then both had the fettuchini alfredo, nice cream sauce, weel prepared. All in all,... More 

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Esher, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We can’t believe the previous reviews. We shared a pepperoni pizza and a penne carbonara. The pizza base was like really thick cardboard and the pepperoni was more like a thickly cut sausage. The pasta was swimming in oil. It was edible but it wasn’t enjoyable and it was definitely the worst Italian food we’ve ever had.

Thank DinoC61
St. Paul, MN
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We tried twice to find this restaurant on 57 and finally realized the "A" refers to a pedestrian plaza between 57 and 59. Lovely quiet location. Nice change of pace from yucatecan food. Very flavorful. Good seafood.

Thank ilovetotravel63
Montreal, Canada
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118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Simplicity as far as decor; a short menu with the classical choices of Italian cuisine but very tasty and refined dishes. Service polite and smilly, and owners, see that you are satisfied. GO there without any hesitation

1 Thank CLAUDEMontreal
Merida, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Hands down the best, most reasonably priced food experience in centro. The food is delicious, the service personable, and the atmosphere welcoming. I only wish more people would know about this place so that they could justify being open all of the time. Try the pescados or pastas; you won't be disappointed. Also, the coffee, fresh from Veracruz, is wonderful.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 57-a Between Calles 58-60, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: 01 999 928 0093

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?