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Casa Benito

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Calle San Francisco 3, 06800 Merida, Spain
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was alright, but the waiter was definitely not friendly. Apart from the walls which will look exotic to any non-Spaniard, I don't see why we should eat there rather than anywere else.

Thank Frederic B
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Took a chance! But paid off big time! Great staff and value for money €10 and I even struggled with the starter! The restaurant is in an old wine cellar and is great for getting out of the sun!

Thank Andyvlee
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

The soup and pork cutlets were not very good, but the grilled chicken was OK. We ate upstairs because it was raining, and the waiter seemed overwhelmed by a new computer system. (We ended up having to pay cash.)

Thank rivercruiser_8
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Fab place we had wine and tapas best we have tasted in merida so far. Staff wonderful so friendly would highly recommend. Great display of old photos.

Thank Caroline M
London, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

This place was recommended in Lonely Planet but in fact there was nothing very special about it. The tapas were average at best, ending with a very chewy piece of meat and some uninspiring chips. Service was fine and quite fast but there was a real problem with flies outside on the terrace, maybe because it's right next to the... More 

Thank Guy R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

A bar/restaurant that is dedicated to bullfighting. Strange place for a vegetarian to find themselves in! Nevertheless, the newspaper clippings that cover many decades and adorn the walls are interesting, though I can't say that I enjoyed the stuffed bulls heads very much. Outside there is a large terrace/restaurant. Inside it is a small warren of little seating areas. Didn't... More 

Thank jkc2015
England, United Kingdom
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Awful steak - inedible. Fawning waiter who became a nuisance. Dirty toilets. The outside terrace looked inviting but go elsewhere.

Thank jeaniebh
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2015

We enjoyed our lunch here. It was good value, with a reasonably priced menu del dia and good sized portions. The staff were busy, but we were served in a reasonable time. For starters we had a lentil dish and a dish of white beans, both very traditional Spanish dishes and ones we've tried before. Both were very tasty, especially... More 

Thank madamedefarge
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Restaurant clean and lovely atmosphere. It was very quiet and could talk easily with the family The starters were average, las croquetas were ok although I would not repeat them again I order carrillada which came cold but very good amount of retinto with chips and good salad The fish was a good portion but they put too much paprika... More 

Thank Juan C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

Delicious food - typically Spanish - with posters of bull fights decorating the walls. Attentive service and reasonable prices.

Thank MetalTiger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Francisco 3, 06800 Merida, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Extremadura  >  Province of Badajoz  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: 924330769

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