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Calle San Francisco 3, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 33 07 69
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08:00 - 00:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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294 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

The location of this restaurant in a main thoroughfare on the way to the Roman Museum is great. The bullfighters posters, bull heads, etc. were interesting but the overall seedy atmosphere of the rooms is not appealing to enjoy the food. The cod carpaccio was good but the accompanying spicy/garlicky shrimp overwhelmed the subtlety of the fish. We were the... More 

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Nerja, España
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

My husband and I held very fond memories of this restaurant from a visit 6 years ago, so upon our return to Mérida we bypassed every other nice looking restaurant and steered back to Casa Benito. What a disappointment! The salad with partidge that we order for a shared starter was served with very little partidge - and what was... More 

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hull
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

We have offering for the waiter juancarlos delicious dishes and we are very enjoy especial whit nabo de toro delicious whit flavour amazing

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Thank anton b
North, South Carolina
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180 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2013

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant so we tried it. Had a delicious lunch but very slow service on the terrace. Tables were slow to be cleaned and lots of people smoking. Inside the restaurant was interesting with bull fighting memorabilia. We were told to try ham and were not disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

We were told about this restaurant by a friend, who owns a factory producing iberico ham, and it didn't disappoint. We had several tapas dishes, including peppers stuffed with morcia (Spanish black pudding), and they were all wonderful.

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Thank Raphael01
hull
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

I loved the dish recommended by the maitre carlos caused us only impression that only spoke English and even German friend wn dialogue and offered us oxtail and various dishes lovely

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

This was truly awful food in the heart of a busy Spanish town. Don't be fooled by people eating there - avoid !

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Thank Peter W
Malaga, Spain
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190 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

This used to be an emblematic place in Mérida for tapas and beer with friends. With a taurine atmosphere, the walls inside are plenty of photos framed with the personalities of the bull fighting world, I can say it has an atmosphere. I have been here in many ocassions, and probably the worst of all is their service. They are... More 

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Paris, France
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

Tapas : a dry piece of very white bread on the top of wich they put very poor elements and they call it tapas. Meet had a weird taste, and everything was approximate. It is like it was a nice place 20 years ago and since then, they never change anything. Prices are quite expensive compared to the other restaurant.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

Yea, this was pretty lousy for us Anglos. I’m going to try and avoid the obvious comparison but the waiter was arrogant and couldn’t be bothered. No English menu and we forgot our printout. Lots of stuff though with exotic names; must be local specialties. Who knows. It looks a bit seedy and tired and there were a few old... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?