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Vida Catrina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Pub
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Calle 59 no. 501-a. x 60 y 62, Merida, Mexico
09:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Eventually you get used to the slow service in Mexico. You even get used to one person waiting a bit longer for their meal to arrive while others are already eating. This was on a whole other level. Not only did 3 of us wait so long for our dinners (or the rice and beans which were to accompany our... More 

1 Thank BklynBetty
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

As soon as I saw the horchata tiramisu on the menu, I had to have it! Every bite brought complete joy! I definitely recommend it, as you will be licking the class in need of seconds. I'm sad to say that things went From 100 to 20 REAL FAST. I tried some spicy chicken pasta dish. It had no flavor... More 

Thank Gabriella M
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Te inner terrace is a nice place to sit in the not so hot months, the inside rooms are a little small. The food is just ok but they have a couple of nice sandwiches for lunch.

Thank Jucamaro
Merida, Venezuela
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

We love the inner courtyard! The vida salad and shrimps with sweet chile sauce are great to share for a light meal Highly recommended We go regularly

Thank Lynne433
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

I know it is a touristy spot; therefore, you will pay tourist prices. However, I am willing to pay that if the food is good. The food here is average, at least it was on this particular visit. I had a "catrina" of cochinita (Yucatecan pulled pork) and it almost tasted like BBQ from the U.S on a bun that... More 

Thank slaes10
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

Lovely decor, great service and lovely food. I like this place very much. If you here and the church opposite is open pop your head around the door the decor is amazing. I enjoy the homemade leamonade and sopa de lima here.

Thank casarosakaren
Mexico City
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

Vida catrina is a nice bar with different house cocktails. There is a very nice patio with music and nice furniture. Service is ok. There are different promotions during the week, we had 50% off on house cocktails. It was nice and inexpensive.

Thank Mau1go
Vancouver, Canada
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208 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2013

Stopped here for a sunday brunch and the food was very nice. Reasonably priced and courtyard experience was very good because even though its in the middle of town the court yard (accessible from two streets is set back from both. Entrances to this place are on either side of the Burger King and a lot better choice in my... More 

Thank John G
Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

Four of us stopped in for dinner and everyone enjoyed! Love the decor...catrina dolls! Patio eating in the back...very nice!

Thank Maggie M
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2012

Having past this place many times, we finally decided to give it a try for dinner. Don't be deceived by the unusual appearance of the front, there is a fantastic courtyard restaurant in back. What a lovely spot to sit and enjoy good conversation and great food. Everything we ordered was fantastic, including some of the best margaritas in the... More 

Thank merrywench

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 59 no. 501-a. x 60 y 62, Merida, 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?