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Calle 59 | Por 60 y 62 Centro Historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 2451
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:15
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like flavorful food skip this place. We found the food to be tasteless. We had the fajitas, basically plain grilled chicken. Drinks are good. Service attentive. Atmosphere pleasant.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a couple of appetizers here all very good nice place to have a beer and chill, staff were very nice and attentive. Right in the heart of the Centro District of Merida

1 Thank greeendawg1958
chicago il
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant is located very near the central plaza but with a nondescript entrance, that can be easy to miss. Quintana Roo's former residence converted to a restaurant, Amara maintains its colonial roots. The service is pretty fast, food very tasty and well priced. Being so close to the center it is really an ideal lunch place to get away... More 

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Turku, Finland
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195 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Read about this restaurant on our travel book. There it was said to be a bit expensive what it was not. You can eat here under the stars. That night there was a singer who played also the guitar. Food was very good. The tips were included in the bill.The service was not good neither bad.

Thank Tukano
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful resturant, nice atmosphere, clean and great food. The first night had a amazing fruit salad and a good Ceasars salad. Went back the next night and ordered a spinich lasagna which was great. Only one small complaint and that is there bottled water bottles are small, maybe 10 Oz and I'm a fish so I have to order two... More 

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360 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure why this is so highly rated unless it is the vegan niche. The high TA rating is how we picked Amaro and it represents a case of the masses approving mediocrity. The place is ok, with decent food and most menu items reasonably priced. Lobster and steak were both tough / chewy. The Lobster prices are somewhat deceptive... More 

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Saltillo, Mexico
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173 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the delicious food, in our case we found a section of menu vegetarian or veggies. ( Salads, Pasta, lasagna ,encoladas cheese Music creates a very nice atmosphere, enjoyed that you can have a nice conversation and listen to music with not much interference. Key recommendation : Reserve if it is an active season.

Thank ROC_1111
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there based on Trip Advisor rating. The place is very pleasant and there is music. The menu with its enormous plastic cover and garish photos is rather off-putting. We had guacamole and cooked cheese as a starter. OK but rather too bland, saved by the Mexican sauce. For the main course my wife had grilled fish, which was good... More 

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Reston, Virginia, United States
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I had fish (snapper) which he declared was the most delicious he'd ever eaten. My wife's cochinita pibil (marinated and roast suckling pig) was the best we had during our 9 day stay in the Yucatan - tender and flavorful with citrus and spice. My daughter had a pizza that she enjoyed. The dining area is in... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, live music and great location in the house where Andres Quintanaroo was born. Good variety of local and international food, and a plus.... Vegetarian menu. Also, it closes late so a good option for late dinning.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 14
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:15
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 59 | Por 60 y 62 Centro Historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 928 2451
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?