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Acqua Restaurante

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Calle 21 No. 273 | Por 12 y 14, Merida 97125, Mexico
+52 999 926 8211
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Merida, Mexico
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

One of the fine dining restaurants. Has a nice menu and good specials. We go here when we want an upscale meal. There seafood is very good. Can't speak personally about the others unless options as I always seem to order seafood. However, have tasted other offerings when ordered by wife and friends and found them to be very good.... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The bread is good, and The drinks were well prepared and reasonable. The hamburger was superbly done, and the fries were crispy and hot. The linguine was drenched in oil and that made it a bit heavy. The chocolate dessert was presented nicely and tasted fine, but it can't compare with the similar dessert at Oliva's downtown. The service was... More 

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Thank Keith P
Mexico City, Mexico
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The place is dirty, low maintenance, uncomfortable, noisy. The food is not good, the apetizers are not that bad, the burgers are ok, flatbreads average. The entrees are the ones that made us rate this restaurant as poor... the chicken with "chaya" was dry, the veal was ok and the rissoto as side dish is good, tuna and curry both... More 

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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place has everything we love the most of Merida. Healthy food, family character, superior quality, nice atmosphere, friendly service, end everything @ more than reasonable prices. Mi wife said "it's the best place for dinner I've known" and you can bet she knows. Congratulations to the owners!

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Thank Luis P
Merida, Mexico
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

One of my new favorite restaurants in Merida. It isn't new, but I had never been until three months ago...I've been back twice since! Nice ambiance, attentive service, daily specials, fresh salads, excellent pastas and flatbreads. I enjoyed my first steak there last night...perfectly cooked as ordered. I am already looking forward to returning!!

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Merida, Mexico
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Acqua is popular with locals as the title of this review suggests. It is perfectly fine, but nothing comes to mind that would want to make me go back. Service is typically Merida-average, with waiters appearing at the table, plates in hand and asking 'el pollo?' which is one of my pet peeves, them not knowing who ordered what. Food... More 

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Detroit, Michigan, USA
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Sunday afternoon dinner at Acqua with friends was a treat. Two well prepared Angus steaks for the men, one with fries and caramelized onions, the other with grilled asparagus and roasted potatoes, were perfect. The broiled salmon with Indian rice, and a meaty lasagna completed the dinner order. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Dessert was a shared, large "brownie" with ice... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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256 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We have been told about this restaurant for years by some of our friends. We have been there twice now and enjoyed both trips. The first time was for dinner and it was a very good meal and very good service. The second time we just went for desserts and they were delicious! Not your normal tourist place but that... More 

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Thank L0calO
Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We have always loved Acqua for the food and ambience. Their makeover last year improved the physical aspects of the restaurant. A bit quieter for conversation but kept the cozy vibe it has always had. The food is still good, but quite a different experience. We always considered this "fine dining", at least for Merida. They had exceptionally flavorful and... More 

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Thank Rex N
Merida, Mexico
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Friday night we went to Acqua Bistro. We haven't been for many months and they have changed somewhat their theme from French Fine Dining to Casual Bistro. First off the food has lost nothing in this transition everything we ordered was superb. The service top notch and we left there full and happy. You can still order from the chalk... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
International, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 21 No. 273 | Por 12 y 14, Merida 97125, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 926 8211

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