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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%
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“pizza” (43 reviews)
“gazpacho” (8 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
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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 439 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An olde stand by for dinner. Always good with consistent service. Lots to choose from on the menu and great margaritas Live music most night and a good value! Can get busy, go a little earlier.

Thank Rodney H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cristian was our server and was happy, upbeat, and recommend the food we loved. He timed it perfectly so we received food one right after the other. The sopa de lima and cochinita pibil were our favorites. The background guitar music was lovely. Five star...More

Thank streezer1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a lovely experience in Amaro; the waiter was really funny and nice, the food was great; a perfect mix between Mexican and European (also plenty options without meat). We came back for a second evening. The atmosphere was lovely under a open...More

Thank jessicagroenestijn
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, great wine and great waiters. Highly recommended in Merida. Simply wonderful fajitas served here.

Thank WalterHottlebottle
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here after a tropical downpour. The courtyard was not being used because of the risk of rain and we were so pleased to get a table without a reservation. The Dodd is lovely, portions generous and the ambience is fabulous. Of course,...More

Thank sandraWantage
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had the Arrachero pizza. It was delicious, perfect for its price. we also had 2 cocktails, they were too strong for my taste, but still good. My husband had an artesanal beer, and the staff were so friendly at explaining the flavors. Price was...More

Thank Tania m
Reviewed 12 July 2017 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 10 July 2017

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 5 July 2017 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 28 June 2017 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
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Arthur R
15 August 2017|
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Response from sandraWantage | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was a fab guitar / singer on a little stage. It was not 'traditional' Trouva music when we were there. Hope that helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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