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Marlin Azul

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Calle 62 Between 57 Y 59, Merida 97000, Mexico
11:00 - 08:00
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We searched out this restaurant because of the great reviews, I guess this was before the latest bunch of poor reviews. Turns out it was within minutes of our hotel, bonus. Spanish menu was an issue, but hey, we're in Mexico so we did the classic, "we'll have what they are having". Great decision. $4.00 later we had an excellent... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Went to this place bc of the reviews. Had the large ceviche mixto. The taste was good but the freshness could be better.. Their prices are not that much cheaper than moderately priced restaurants in Merida. For example, the ceviche at Apoala is of much higher quality for slightly more money and the atmosphere and service is terrific at Apoala!... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Heard great things about Marlin Azul. None of it was true. Lousy service and equally bad shrimp. Marlin Azul = avoid.

1 Thank W K
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Cute little hole in the wall that has become our go- to lunch place in Merida. Really delicious shrimp ceviche plus the mixed ceviche. Breaded fish, however, is our favorite. Sweet large portion of white fish almost panko fried, Japanese style. Very reasonable and also sweet waiters.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had the shrimp ceviche. It was very good. Perfect lighter lunch to beat the heat, especially when paired with a cold beer. Liked it so much we went back and had it again the next day. Prices are low and most of the clientele were locals.

Thank jrbatso
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230 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

If you are in the neighborhood and want an inexpensive but fresh seafood lunch, this place is fine. We enjoyed the ceviche.

Thank troutbum2
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We had shrimp soup and mojo de ajo (garlic marinated) fish (think it was marlin). The soup was tasteless. It came with corn chips. The fish was served with a tossed salad with a nice mustard based dressing, rice, and machine-made corn tortillas. The rice was way too salty, but we managed to get it down anyway. We had fresh... More 

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West Baden Springs, Indiana
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2016

You cannot get fresher fish than this unless you catch it and eat it on the boat. Great ceviche, espceally the octopus in it's own ink.

Thank ingolf99
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

we were there in early june 2016. ordered fried fish and shrimp. very very good, good service. menu in spainish, small unassuming place,reasonally priced. ate there twice.

Thank Jim O
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was the foodie part of our vacation, overall we were very pleased with our selection and wanted to share thoughts. 1. Marlin Azul: hidden gem that could be easily missed. You can dine in, but we saw many people taking out because the space is quite small and it has a hole-in-the wall feel. What we ate: guacamole and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 62 Between 57 Y 59, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida

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