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merida, mexico The formation of traditional Merida cuisine was greatly influenced by Spanish and Indian gastronomy. At city restaurants, they serve a lot of interesting seafood and vegetable dishes. Various spices and seasonings are an important component of all the dishes. The main symbol of regional cuisine is “tortilla” - a crispy thin flatbread made from cornmeal, which is used to prepare dozens of dishes. Tortillas are used to make "nachos" and "quesadilla" - tortillas with fillings. Interesting rolls are prepared from it and even added to the first courses.
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One of the most popular specialties among foreign tourists is "burrito" - a hearty tortilla roll, which can be stuffed with minced meat, beans, cheese, and various vegetables. Such simple dishes are quite inexpensive at local restaurants, they have long been everyday meals for locals. Fans of hearty dishes will be pleased with a large selection of meat, which is also prepared in a variety of ways. It can be fried or grilled over an open fire, all meat dishes are served with a rich vegetable garnish.
One of the most original meat specialties is tamale - minced meat cooked in corn leaves. The original dish is so popular among locals that an annual gastronomic festival is dedicated to it. Today, chefs have over 500 tamale recipes: it can be prepared from various types of meat with the addition of interesting ingredients and spices. At Merida's restaurants, fans of original dishes must try “chicharon” - that's how they call a hearty roll made from slices of fried pork skin. Those who prefer more traditional food will be offered to try various types of goulash, as well as poultry dishes at pretty attractive prices. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The choice of original desserts in Merida's restaurants and cafes is also great. Those having a sweet tooth will like "canas asadas" - a common dessert made from fried cane. Local bakeries bake various sweet pastries filled with fresh and dried fruits, as well as nuts. Common desserts will surely appeal to those who prefer healthy sweets, as most of them are made from fresh fruits.
Mérida The city boasts a host of nice restaurants that specialize in regional cuisine. La Casa De Mi Tia attracts guests with an elegant atmosphere and an affordable price level. Its menu contains the most popular Mexican dishes. Here you can try hearty meat dishes, traditional cornmeal pastries, as well as fresh vegetable salads. The restaurant’s signature dessert is mango ice cream. Wonderful refreshing cocktails are made from fresh fruits here.
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Lo Que Hay is a cozy cafe featuring an inimitable national flavor. It is decorated in accordance with beautiful historical traditions. Here, food is served in massive, artistically painted ceramic plates. This restaurant is perfect for tasting the best regional delicacies. Chefs prepare true culinary masterpieces from seasonal products. Besides widespread Mexican dishes, there is also a decent selection of international dishes on the menu.
Mérida Hacienda Teya occupies a very beautiful historic building that stands in a vast park. Its visitors will have a chance to try popular dishes of Mexican and Latin American cuisine, the menu is very diverse here. The restaurant is popular with vegetarians and serves original dishes from beans, corn, and seasonal vegetables. Another attractive feature of the restaurant is a wide selection of tequila.
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Kuuk is considered one of the city's most upscale restaurants. It is housed in another spectacular historic building with unique architecture preserved. Original antiques and works of art were used for the restaurant's decoration. In such a unique atmosphere, guests are invited to enjoy the best regional dishes. Here they use elite varieties of meat, serve salads and seafood prepared according to original recipes. The restaurant has a rich wine list, it would be a great place for special occasions.
Mérida Those who prefer more affordable restaurants are encouraged to visit La Negrita Cantina. This cozy restaurant is designed more like a bar, serving simple and popular local meals. Grilled meat and seafood, interesting rice and corn dishes, original salads and fruit desserts - all the dishes are tasty but pretty affordable here.
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Merida

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Merida (Mexico) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Merida restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Merida, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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