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Bistro Cultural


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
French, Cafe, European
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

While this is not a gourmet place, it provides more of "Western" (mainly French-influenced) fare. It's open for breakfast and lunch. The only real negative is that the coffee is pretty horrid. Tables are set in a garden, where you're surrounded by paintings on the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Fred S
Reviewed February 20, 2019

What a treasure just a short distance from Centro and the Paseo de Montejo. While exploring the area we happened upon this gem of a restaurant. The courtyard is a place of peace and calm. The food options are many and inexpensive. The staff is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 18, 2019

Great food and service. Good for a meal and daily specials, but also highly recommended for a coffee and dessert.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

Located in Colonia Centro in downtown Merida, this is a great place for breakfast and lunch with something for everyone; carnavore, vegetarian, or vegan. The location has an artsy vibe with a friendly, attentive staff. If you want to get out the Merida heat there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Flyer797387
Reviewed October 20, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: February 2018
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Yvonne F
February 27, 2019|
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Response from Flyer797387 | Reviewed this property |
No estoy seguro; No vi a nadie fumando en las ocasiones que he estado allí. La zona exterior es muy grande, así que quizás hay una zona para fumar. Personalmente, si donde fumar se convierte en una parte un itinerario es... More
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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