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La Bodeguilla

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06800 | Calle Moreno de Vargas, 5, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 30 96 11
13:00 - 00:00
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Mon 13:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sun 13:00 - 00:00
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Mijas, Spain
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is definitely not to be missed. We stayed with friend at the local Parador but decided to seek out a local restaurant. Trip Adviser gave us some ideas and we chose this one. We were not disappointed! The owner / chef Emillio is from a past age. As a retired restaurant manager it is many years since I... More 

Thank John K
Malaga, Spain
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staying with friends in the nearby Parador for a couple of days we decided to eat here on the first night after looking at recent reviews on this site. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is modern in decor, very crisp, fresh and inviting. We were a bit early for dinner so sat downstairs with a media racion of excellent... More 

Thank Dunploddin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and very clean and nice place with fantastic staff, I was very comfortable, Truly recommended

Thank ivaneuropa
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151 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We visited this restaurant on the basis of Tripadvisor reviews. The restaurant appeared to have moved quite recently to another place in the same street. The new place was very spacious and nice. The food was excellent in all respects. The quality of food was excellent and quantities were great. Service was a bit lax at moments. Overall certainly to... More 

Thank WilHOegstgeest
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

As sugested by the employee, I chose the turbot “rodaballo” which was fine, not excelent because it was a bit underdone with some bloody traces. The accompanying tomato slices were very poor and lonely side dish… but the disaster was the dessert. That supposed tiramisu ought to be banned from the menu… nothing like the real thing. Distateful.

Thank vbpg
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Very good service! All the dishes we have ordered are excellent, our family have really appreciate the food here, strongly recommendable

Thank Lian Yu P
Auckland, New Zealand
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We had a nice meal here. The menu is extensive and the size of the meals is equally big. Even the tinto de verano came in a huge glass. After the kids polished off their lamb chops they somehow managed to eat the lovely big slice of cake (complimentary!) and we all enjoyed our digestivos (alcoholic and non) from our... More 

Thank sandraO1109BX
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128 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit to Merida and each time we have eaten here. Our hearts sunk a little when we found the old premises has closed but the new one is bigger and brighter (if a little less traditional). Don't be put off. The food is tasty. On balance the starters are the best but no complaints about the... More 

Thank Mr_Morcilla
Madrid, Spain
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Very loud, very bright, plastic chairs, horrible service, meat too salty. A bad experience. Looked like it was everyone's first day on the job. Skip it.

Thank Susan P
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Just had dinner here. But note they have moved form the orginal buiding to a bigger one about 25 meters down the road on the opposite side. Much bigger and more modern. Staff excellent and food even better. A must visit for Merida.

Thank Caroline M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Mediterranean, Spanish, Grill
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 06800 | Calle Moreno de Vargas, 5, 06800 Merida, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Extremadura  >  Province of Badajoz  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +34 924 30 96 11

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