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The Merendero Lake

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American, Bar, Pub
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Colon and Constitution, Ajijic, Mexico
+52 33 2415 2434
Today
12:00 - 10:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 07:30
Thu 13:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 10:00
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Miramichi, Nb. Canada
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301 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our waiter thought young...was very friendly & on top of everything.. He checked back several times to see if we needed anything else..& if all was ok.. A friend of ours had the Caesar Salad...& very much enjoyed it.. I had a lamb burger & my husband the wild boar.. Not bad..but not great.....We thought the BBQ sauce was a... More 

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Thank Victoria477
Naples, Florida
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

One block south of the plaza. Good people watching corner. Best burgers, great bar, on street parking

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1 Thank HarryB72
College Station, Texas
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is more than a hamburger place. My husband had the Merendero Burger and I had the Merendero Shrimp. The shrimp is in the most wonderful cream sauce and is served with a delicious salad with fresh mushrooms and tiny bread slices. Probably my favorite meal all week, and that is saying a lot because the food in Ajijic is... More 

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1 Thank CarynCB
Ajijic, Mexico
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76 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

one block from plaza on Colon, light, bright, airy, super clean, nice bar, specials, chic decor, friendly service

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Thank harryb370
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Servers are friendly and the food has always been tasty. Burgers are very good. Drinks are also good. I recommend margaritas.

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Thank BeelzebubUK
London, Canada
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

During the week you get 2 blended margaritas for 45 pesos...that's less than 4.00 Canadian! Very friendly service. Some people we met there took in their own fresh strawberries (very cheap here in Ajicic), and they prepared strawberry daiquiri for them. Burgers (blue cheese) very good.

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Thank Ellen H
Ruskin, Florida
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Wide variety of burgers to choose from and just as many beer choices. Small dining area, and usually full of patrons. Burger was good and price was comparable to other tourist places.

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Thank crescentloft
Holden Beach, North Carolina
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I wanted an ostrich burger and my fella wanted the venison burger. I wanted onion rings rather than the fries ... Well ... fresh out of ostrich, fresh out of venison and of course no onion rings. The server laughed when I asked if they were also out of margaritas! My stud muffin ended up with a delicious lamb burger... More 

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Thank geechie52
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I have eaten at the Merendero many times, mostly for late lunches. It's primarily a burger place but the burgers are very good. And you can get a beer, a glass of wine, or fairly much whatever you prefer to go along with your meal. It's not a big place but it's very convenient being right on Colon across from... More 

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Thank Bruce J L
Sherwood Park, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Last night my husband and I ate dinner at The Merendero Lake. Just after ordering the area had a power outage these amazing restauranteurs handled it like old pros. We first received a candle for our table and then our drinks, Margritias cold and refreshing. We watched all kinds of street action as we waited for our amazing hamburgers. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 10:00
Monday
12:00 - 07:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 07:30
Thursday
13:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 10:00
Saturday
12:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Colon and Constitution, Ajijic, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Ajijic
  • Phone Number: +52 33 2415 2434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?