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Amaro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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To the tune of the trova, including guitars and bohemian, become trapped flavors, aromas, colors and breezes to create this unique space. On the map menus Yucatan, this place deserves to be tested. It is definitely one of the magical places that has this beautiful city, located in the heart of Merida. In a VXIII century mansion whose historical value is in it says he was born in 1787 Don Andres Quintana Roo important figure in Mexico insurgent lawyer, ambassador, deputy, journalist, poet and husband of a great revolutionary, Leona Vicario. Quintana Roo was born in Merida in 1787.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
FEATURES
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful hacienda, the home of Quintanna Roo, dinner in the coutyard with typical Mayan cuisine and spices.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank GEORGE F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always go someplace really nice on the last night of a trip. This time it was Amaro. They seemed to be training some new waiters and the head waiter was really on top of things so our service was fabulous. Husband had a steak,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LYNNE O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food here, along with more than enough veggie options. The virgin cocktails were good too, along with the tiramisu.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Hamim A
Reviewed April 3, 2019

We ate here our first night in Merida - it was conveniently in the Centro and reviews were good. My husband and I both had Cochinita Pibil, which we had heard much about. I liked it very much but my husband was lukewarm - he...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sue W
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Another old mansion with a 5 star restaurant. The food was very good and the staff was fabulous! I went back several times.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Voyage49917362607
Reviewed March 16, 2019

This place had a varied and unique menu, tremendously attentive service, and the best "guy and a guitar" music you'll ever find every night. We saw "Tony Martin" who said he had been playing for 47 years, and had great stories for every song, and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank zjxtinpusher
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Went for drinks and if the drinks were good we would order dinner as well. We were told that we could just have drinks but there was a minimum consumption of an un- defined amount. So if we order 2 cocktails and don’t want food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank worldtraveller6574
Reviewed March 9, 2019

This is one of few restaurants in Merida with vegetarian options. We tried them, kept and open mind but were not delighted. However - that they even have some makes them stand out to me against all the other restaurants in town. Worth a try-...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank M S
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Lovely setting in open air courtyard set well back from the street. And the night we were there, a very good guitarist/singer made for a great atmosphere. Delicious food - we all loved the avocado shrimp dish - good service and excellent value. As it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alan W
Reviewed February 28, 2019

This place was our favorite without question. We ate there four nights and none of us were ever disappointed in the food. I had two of their pizzas and was surprised that they were able to create a crunchy crust that was not burned or...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from sandraAbingdon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was a fab guitar / singer on a little stage. It was not 'traditional' Trouva music when we were there. Hope that helps!
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