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La Dehesa del Castuo Merida

Calle Jose Ramon Melida 48, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 30 22 51
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
27 Aug 2016
“fresh drinks”
26 Sep 2015
“Excellent customer service”
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Mediterranean, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Calle Jose Ramon Melida 48, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

In hot afternoon time - the best place in the old centre: fresh drinks (mineral water with wine and ice) and olives for free) nice service, but don't speak English.

Thank Iryna V
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We had just arrived in Mérida, dumped our cases in the hotel and went in search of somewhere to eat. It was gone 4 pm by the time we turned up here. The waiter was very apologetic and explained that they closed from 4 pm...More

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We shared a number of tapas here after visiting the various Roman sites nearby, and were amazed by the variety and the prices. Despite having lived in Spain for some years and visited several times afterward, there are selections in Extremadura whose names we did...More

Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Perfect place to stop for lunch near the Roman ruins and the Roman museum. I found the waitress and service to be fantastic, as opposed to some other reviewers. She was very helpful in helping me select my order and her recommendation of the goats...More

Thank crimsonidle
Reviewed 25 September 2012

This place is right outside the Roman Museum. Food was good, but service was frankly rude. And that's been the trend in all 3 restaurants (2 highly rated, the third poorly rated) here in Merida. We had the Tapas sampler (#4) and 'mixed salad', it...More

Thank deemery
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Try the two tapas suggestions on the front of the menu (a sausage and a cheese). Also there is one that is a tomato/picante that was amazing.. Wine is slightly better at their neighbor Via de la tapa but the service and selection at Castuo...More

2  Thank Gremily
Reviewed 5 May 2009

Fantastic value, great atmosphere, wonderful tapas and snacks, difficult to spend much as the prices are so reasonable. Basically a deli selling mainly local specialities with a dozen tables out front. Value, quality and location by national museum and Roman sites means it's very popular...More

Thank JanWB
Reviewed 27 October 2008

If you come to Mérida, you are most likely in town to see the archaeological remains. You're in luck, because the Despensa del Castúo is located about 50 meters from the entrance to the Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, and perhaps 50 more from the...More

4  Thank SLBBoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Jose Ramon Melida 48, 06800 Merida, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Extremadura  >  Province of Badajoz  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +34 924 30 22 51
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