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La Negrita Cantina

62 415 Centro, Merida 97135, Mexico
+52 999 121 0411
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, International
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62 415 Centro, Merida 97135, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to la negrita two nights while we were in merida. From the outside it doesnt look special. But it is. Live music, salsa dancing, beer and bites. Really cool experience. The waiter Renan is doing a great job.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anne457269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pretty picturesque and fun place in the center of Merida in Yucatan. Very good atmosphere, drinks per glass or per liter with very good snacks. the best thing is the atmosphere, the mezcal cocktail with chaya, the kibitos with jocoque and good cochinita tacos....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TortuosoTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lots of people come here, Ex pats, and Mexicans alike. Fun place, good food, very traditional place, casual. Great happy hour! Nice selection of food and drinks.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank diver34118
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent all our evenings in Merida in this bar. The live music was excellent. We even ended up dancing even though it’s is not necessarily our cup of coffee. Their prices are quite reasonable. We only ate veggie food and they were all delicious....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1d_rab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried to get in several times for dinner but the wait was always long. Ended up stopping in for afternoon giant margaritas. There's a reason this place is so popular...lively music, delicious drinks and a festive atmosphere. Will definitely try again for dinner.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Troutish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here three times and every time it was packed and had live latin music. The drinks are great and cheap and the snacks are tasty also. The only problem is that it is only open until 10 pm.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 166svitz
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Obviously a favourite place for the locals. So many wonderfully happy groups of people there. The live music was fun, lots of singing along. Fantastic margaritas and mojitos. Super friendly staff. Reasonably priced. If you are just sitting having drinks, the staff constantly brings out...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wgpworm
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I’ve had the chance of visiting this traditional cantina quite a few times, and I always have lots of fun. I’ve also taken foreign friends, and they have simply loved the fun and quirky ambience. The food and snacks are good, and the cold drinks...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank IndraRojo
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved it. We spent our last day in Merida here and were so glad that we found this place- this place was packed but the bouncer managed to get us a table, it has great music, vibrant atmosphere and decent cocktails. They keep giving...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SamidhaS7
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I went here with my partner based on a recommendation of a friend. The place has live music, good food and drinks - all the makings for a great evening. Unfortunately we were seated behind a person whom from the moment we sat down began...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SamK3156
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Response from viajePALZ | Reviewed this property |
Only during the day! Entertainment is loud and if it is crowded may be inappropriate at night.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 415 Centro, Merida 97135, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 121 0411
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