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“courtyard dining under the stars”
Review of Amaro

Amaro
Ranked #17 of 764 Restaurants in Merida
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $17
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: 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.
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“courtyard dining under the stars”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

the dining area is in an interior courtyard dominated by a large tree. Patrons mostly tourists, but a few locals.

Visited February 2013
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Ocean City, New Jersey
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Hidden behind the walls”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Hidden behind the walls, here you will find a delightful little friendly restaurant. An open air atmosphere, good food, clean, and live music on specific nights. Not to be missed.

Visited February 2013
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Try the special avocado pizza!”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

My husband and I went here after reading the reviews on TA. We shared a large special avocado pizza and, even though we were both hungry, we only finished 3/4 (they put the rest in a box for us to take home). It was very tasty with generous toppings. When we arrived around 9pm the courtyard tables were mostly full (of tourists). The service was good, atmosphere nice (including live music) and coffee was great. It was reasonably priced with service charge included in the bill. We would go back - maybe next time we will leave room for one of their flambéed desserts (they make it at your table).

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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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169 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Great Variety”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Wide variety of options on the menu - Yucatecan, Mexican, Italian, American, etc. Tons of vegetarian options. Food was fresh and well-cooked. Very nice atmosphere - part of the center of the restaurant is under the open sky. There is often live music later in the evening.

  • Visited January 2013
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East Lansing, Michigan
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114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“History, Art and Food”
Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Restaurant serves food in a pleasant courtyard beneath the canopy of a large orchard tree. Yes, there is vegetarian food on the menu, but for your carnivores there is meat and chicken. Mu husband had the Yucatan chicken. It was very tasty. The avocado pizza was a real treat. We did not find the food bland as another reviewer wrote. The restaurant is located on Calle 59 no. 507 interior. They have been in the same location since 1987 which speaks well of the food, service and ambiance. At 8:30 pm...every evening they have musical entertainment. Really a nice quite place to sit, relax, and just enjoy life.

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