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Bistro Cultural

Calle 66 Por 43 | Colonia Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 923 2013
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (8 reviews)
“croque” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 66 Por 43 | Colonia Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the set up of Bistro Cultural. It is the kind of place that offers good, simple food but.... Once you are there, you want to linger! Aaaaah! Each table is surrounded by its own set of greenery and it always, always feels comfortable...More

Thank isoll
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

The service is slow, the waitresses do not know how to provide a good service, it was a bad experience in general.

Thank Dano V
Reviewed July 17, 2018

They have a great breakfast combo including aqua fresca, french toast, eggs, etc. and the atmosphere is superb.

Thank royaloakmichael
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

The place is very cute, typical Merida style. Comfortable outdoor sitting with a hug tree in center, so cool! But unfortunately food was just average, except for my daughters chilakiles. Merida is well known for their amazing coffee and its people love coffee. I couldn’t...More

Thank macabacano
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited the bistro twice during our visit - once for breakfast and once for lunch. We loved everything! I had the best mussels and croque madame ever there. Service was friendly, no complaints! They have a wonderful courtyard in the back - I could...More

Thank Camille H
Reviewed February 21, 2018

My husband and I went for breakfast this morning (Feb.21st, 2018) , and chose this place due to the nice reviews, ignoring the bad service comments, but they were right. There were 2 ladies who never greeted at us, we chose our table and one...More

Thank clausmte
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This restaurant was referred to me by a friend living in Merida with whom I was visiting. It is proof that locals know the better restaurants! It is located away from the typical tourist areas but not so distant that one could not walk to...More

Thank TorontoRover
Reviewed January 30, 2018

3 of us from Detroit, on recommendation from another tourist, had lunch around 1pm. Lovely, dappled shade, side patio with Mexican decor. Service from the charming French owner from Bordeaux, France. The bread was fresh and delicious. The onion soup and pate starters were excellent....More

Thank fishcraze
Reviewed January 28, 2018

I love the space, the food is Ok, the espresso is watery. I have been here for both breakfast and lunch. I thought the breakfast was quite good except for the coffee.

Thank Pina1945
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

We went here because of the great reviews and our strong desire to try the pollo en vino. It took 10-15 minutes for the only one waitress working to bring us the menu. At around 1115 we ordered a paquete desayuno and I yet could...More

Thank mexicotraveling
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March 18, 2015|
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Response from L0calO | Reviewed this property |
It is like 99% of restaurants in the world. I would think that if you think they are giving you free pastries, then you do not eat out very much. There is no free lunch. I do not know what they do with it and I really do not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 66 Por 43 | Colonia Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 923 2013
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