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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Mexican Restaurant
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“Considered the best traditional Yucatecan food in the city. There's also a new location, opposite Santa Lucia square, on Calle 57.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Food Court
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“Lively street-food market-inspired hotspot featuring a host of food stalls dishing up everything from pizza to ramen noodles to Oaxacan tortillas, all in a fun open-air setting with live music (Closed Mondays)”
  • 65 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place to have lunch and dinner, very good food and service. Not recommended for breakfast. During weekends you should make a reservation or arrive before 2 o´clock”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bar
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“When in Mexico, try Mezcal. This is a quirky bar with an eclectic mix of locals, travellers and expats alike. Dance drink and be merry :). Best to visit late at night.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Fantastic upscale Italian bistro with stylish ambience, serving home-made pasta and a great wine list.”
  • 34 locals recommend
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“This is the closest hacienda, it is a wonderful place for lunch or dinner and the spa here is beautiful and fairly well priced.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Wow. That's what you will say upon getting your eyes and tastebuds on their offerings. Their food is a delectable fusion of Oaxacan and Yucatec cuisines. Also, their cocktails are outstanding. Don't skip anything!”
  • 37 locals recommend
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“A pub owned by two Irish expats, good for Irish comfort food (we recommend the fish and chips and the Thai-style chicken curry) and fun atmosphere on weekends, when there’s often live music.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This one is good if you are drinking, they give free botanas with drinks. Find it at the very end (or beginning of the Malecon)”
  • 37 locals recommend
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“Popular Italian pizzeria from the Trotter family, who run several bistros around town. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
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“Hot pink design hotel on Paseo Montejo with an excellent and very sophisticated restaurant - not cheap but worth it for a big night out. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“This restaurant has a huge beautiful tree in the courtyard. We just love the atmosphere. There are many wonderful restaurants in Merida to choose from, but this was our first love.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Food Court
“Mercado gastronómico con música en vivo y bar. Food market with live music and bar.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Fun old-school restaurant and bar in Centro, just near the main square, serving Mexican and international dishes in a garden setting. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“ A wonderful and very well known seafood restaurant. Only open for lunch. Expensive but worth it.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Traditional Yucatecan food with two locations within 1 block. Crema chaya soup....can't be beat. And Ensalada Yucateca with chicken....that chicken is yum!”
  • 18 locals recommend