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Amaro

Calle 59 | Por 60 y 62 Centro Historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 2451
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (42 reviews)
“gazpacho” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle 59 | Por 60 y 62 Centro Historico, Merida 97000, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 433 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amaro is an old standard on the Merida dining scene. The food is ok, but the place is very pleasant and there is often "easy" live music, and it is right in the historic center of town. The owners support local artists and there is...More

Thank 815bonvivant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were excellent. We do not have any complaints about the quality of the food or the service. This was the most expensive food we ate in Merida. All the other restaurants were about $13 to $15 U.S. dollars. The total for...More

Thank RACHEL R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is okay, but the ambiance and service make up for it. Get the Mezcal... and don't forget to ask for the crickets! Yum!!!

Thank Ihasha H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A few days ago on vacation we took the local bus to the Merida Central Plaza again- so much better/cheaper/faster than driving when you get the hang of it! Talking to a shop owner, we told him we were vegetarians, and he gave us directions...More

Thank mark_brewcheese
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is really worth going. They have an excellent choice for vegetarians and you enjoy your meal under the Mexican stars at night. I started with the very yummy Gazpacho and we followed up with various Mexican tacos, which were all phantastic. It is...More

Thank Tornado0963
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The courtyard that this restaurant is in is lovely. But beside the beauty, the service and the food were excellent. The waiter was knowledgeable and friendly. And he was very patient with our Spanish. We are trying very hard to learn more and speak better,...More

Thank kytri315
Reviewed 14 June 2017

vegetarian friendly menu and great service. I ordered the veggie fajitas and had yucatan beer. yummy!

Thank havinfunct
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The cafe maya is a must for dessert. Fernando and crew are quite masters in preparing this unmatchable drink. I had lunch and came back next day for dinner. Great work!

Thank GerardBolo
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant with wonderful live music (gentle guitar music while I was there) and an imaginative menu. Great for vegetarians. Excellent service, esp Fernando - attentive, good with local info, but not remotely pushy. Beautiful setting, too. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Harriet A
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Amaro has a charmed court yard setting with a balladeer usually starting around 9:00 p.m. The dinner menu features local sea food, traditional Mexican dishes as well as pizzas. Great home made deserts. Full bar as well. One evening we shared the restaurant with a...More

Thank Koblenztreis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 18
Meals
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:15
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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