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Casa Benito

Calle San Francisco 3, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 33 07 69
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible23%
Sep 22, 2017
“Fab-u-lous ”
Jun 19, 2017
“Terrible!”
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle San Francisco 3, 06800 Merida, Spain
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

A very traditional bar/restaurant with lots of bull fighting memorabilia. Good wine, beer and tapas. We returned for lunch 'Com partir', shared. We sampled the entrecote a la parrilla, quite rare but superb flavour.. Very much a local bar and tourist need not feel intimidated.

Thank Robert1402
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Terrible food, incredibly slow service and if your looking for unfriendly atmosphere and horrible over cooked food then stop here. Otherwise avoid it!

Thank IEK2014
Reviewed October 17, 2016

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
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
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
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
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...More

Thank Guy R
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...More

Thank jkc2015
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
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,...More

Thank madamedefarge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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: +34 924 33 07 69
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