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58 474 Centro, 97000 Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 928 3635
08:30 - 17:00
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Our server Guillermo was exceptionally good and explained in great detail all the items on the menu which we asked about. He even brought us a plate of crispy grasshoppers which were salty but good.

Thank CanadaShirlery
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A good restaurant in case you feel like eating something else than Mexican food and like middle east dishes. Friendly service, good food, served in a fairly enjoyable patio.

Thank Arnaud R
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I was at the restaurant for lunch because they are not opened for dinner according to Google which is not always reliable. After reading a review I tried the fried lamb which was moist, and my biggest fear that it would be dry and tasteless, but it was tasty and moist. I loved the spinach pie that was flavorful of... More 

Thank Serena B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our last day in the Yucatan before heading to the airport. We were looking for an alternative to the local cuisine after six straight days of Yucatecan food. I found the food to be very basic and lackluster. Hummus was OK, chicken was decent, spinach pastry was blah, and lamb kabob was not so good. Our entire... More 

1 Thank Heather W
New York City, New York
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were in Merida for weeks and we were starved for spicy and flavorful food. I'm Korean and my husband is Indian so we are used to having at least some sort of Asian or other flavorful cuisines and we were really struggling in Merida with the food choices. We are both a fan of Lebanese food so we decided... More 

1 Thank AllieMnyc
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Would not recommend this restaurant. Went there because guide book recommended this restaurant. The food was below even basic standards, pork shish kabob was way under-cooked (bloody), tacos poc chuk were mostly chopped onions, flat bread was yeasty, stale and unpleasant. The only edible part of the meal was walnut sweets. I had better meals at McDonalds, Cafe Alameda is... More 

Thank Sergius123
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We saw this restaurant advertised in the Yucatan Today magazine, and we were immediately interested. It said 'the very best Lebanese cuisine in Merida'. As a previous poster said, I also have eaten Lebanese food all over the world. I am very familiar with Lebanese cooking since I spent half my life with Lebanese people. My husband thought it would... More 

Thank pru49
Cancun, Mexico
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor on one of our first days in Merida. On the map it only looked around the corner from where were staying, and we trudged in the heat to try and find it on the third attempt (and after google maps helped). So glad that we found it, it made a change from usual... More 

Thank Packing-it-all-in
Merida, Mexico
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256 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I have eaten here for years and have ALWAYS enjoyed the quality food and service. My last visit was no exception to the norm. If you like high quality (and large portions) of Mid-Eastern food - this is the place for you. Note: NO A/C so if you are not used to the heat of Yucatan you might not want... More 

Thank L0calO
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We stopped in to Alameda for lunch in Merida having been here 5 days, traveling about. Yucatecan food is interesting...but can lack spices, in our opinion. Alameda corrected that. You may hesitate to walk in as a tourist...the tables are plastic, it looks like a locals place...and is...but the food is delicious, and the value is supremely good. A fellow... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 474 Centro, 97000 Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 928 3635

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