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La Recova Montejo

Prol. Paseo de Montejo No. 382 | Emiliano Zapata Norte, Merida 97129, Mexico
+52 9440215
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“empanadas” (7 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Argentinian
Prol. Paseo de Montejo No. 382 | Emiliano Zapata Norte, Merida 97129, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has wonderful food! Their empanadas are the best in Merida! They are made like my grandmother used to make them!! We enjoyed La Recova very much. The service staff is very attentive!

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Great spot to go and enjoy a very nice dinner, with great wine and cocktails and right in the middle of the city, outdoor seating and indoor, what a cozy mexican environment! prices arent the cheapest but theyre also not high, this in not a...More

Thank GonzGranados
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The octopus was overcooked. The meat empanadas were not good at all. The beef tartar was horrible. The steaks were very good and the service excellent. At the prices charged everything should be outstanding.

Thank Sergio R
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The place was great, the food delicious, great environment. Definitely recommended. Great service as well. Good for business meals or any other celebration.

Thank DanielZl
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

In the Santa Lucia square old downtown Merida. Great seating outside in the plaza. Great live music and should go to the square serenatas music and local Mayan dances. Should go to these square. Several other restaurants at the plaza.

Thank jegutierrez
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very good steaks served on a very comfortable air conditioned area. A little bit poshy ambience. Wealthy Miridians attending here. Tourists with T.shirts are seen as intruders to this high class site. Avoid the smoking area / "terrace". It is closed, with air conditioned and...More

Thank Egonzal7
Reviewed 22 December 2016

It is the second time I visit this perfect place to taste a good, fine steak in Merida City. But this time I was amazed when a local friend suggested roasted tuna fish and a whole grilled octopus. Don't miss them, both dishes are exquisite....More

Reviewed 18 December 2016

This restaurant has an elegant modern setting with attentive wait staff and classic steak menu with many other options including seafood for my pescatarian friend. I would also recommend the duck salad which is superb. In the summer months there is even a satellite La...More

Thank Pazzi3066
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

An impressive cava (cellar) at the reception welcomes you and gives you a glimpse of what's about to come. Awesome Jugo de Carne paired with an humita empanada are more than enough to leave room for fantastic steaks. Great choice, worth repeating it!

Thank R. M
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very good classy restaurant. Fish, meat choices very good wine collection. Little bar on the side that you can enjoy a drink with great people. Service was good and quality of the food was top.

Thank maurizi01966
GpoLaParrilla, Marketing at La Recova Montejo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Hi, thanks for letting us such a good rating. We hope to visit again soon and return to enjoy a great meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prol. Paseo de Montejo No. 382 | Emiliano Zapata Norte, Merida 97129, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 9440215
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