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Cuisine of Merida for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Teatro Romano de Mérida Merida is ready to delight gourmets with a variety of interesting dishes and drinks. Since the city can hardly be called touristy, most of its restaurants is aimed at locals and serve typical regional food. The menu necessarily contains a variety of pork dishes. Pork is cooked over an open fire, added to soups and goulashes, used to prepare delicious ham and various types of sausages. Seasonal vegetables are given great attention too. Salads and roasts, as well as interesting first courses are prepared from them.
The first settlement on the territory of the modern city was founded in 25 BC and was used as a place of life for fired Roman soldiers. In those days the city was called Emerita Augusta in … Open
An interesting feature of regional cuisine is the variety of cold vegetable soups. The most common dish in this category is Salmorejo tomato soup, which is necessarily cooked with garlic. The formation of regional gastronomy was greatly influenced by nearby Portugal. A typical heritage of Portuguese cuisine is "bacalao dorado". This is the name of chicken-fried cod fillet that is served with crispy fried potatoes.
Classic Spanish dishes are also quite widespread in Merida's restaurants, and croquettes are considered the most popular snack here. These deep-fried small balls can be prepared from various types of minced meat and seafood. Such a simple dish is always served with interesting sauces and vegetable garnishes. Many chefs in Merida prefer croquettes with the addition of jamon. Regional cuisine will surely appeal to fans of seafood. They will have a chance to try sumptuous dishes from octopus and shellfish, enjoy rare species of fish and shrimp. Copyright
Merida is a city whose first mention dates back to ancient times, which is reflected in numerous city attractions (for example, the Roman Amphitheater, aqueducts, thermae, the Temple of … Open
Merida is considered the birthplace of the famous "Cocido madrileño", which is now widespread in many regions of Spain. This is how they call a thick stew prepared from various types of meat with the addition of chickpeas and smoked meats. The hearty hot stew is especially popular among locals in the cold season. Every local chef has their own secrets for cooking the popular dish. When it comes to sweets, it is worth paying special attention to desserts made from fresh fruits and berries. They are used to prepare wonderful ice cream, added to pastries and even cold soups.
Mérida. Mayor square A popular gourmet spot is La Tahona Bar that offers a casual atmosphere and an impressive menu. Here you can try not only signature cocktails and the best Spanish wines but also fine dishes of fresh seafood. Here they serve amazing stuffed squid with asparagus, seafood platters, as well as hearty meat dishes. The menu includes both Spanish and classic European dishes.
Merida is a unique city from historical and cultural points of view. In Roman times, one of the largest and richest cities was located on its territory, and some of its monuments have been … Open
La Milanesa Restaurant is a great place for a family holiday, as it serves simple and very popular home-style food. You can always order fried potatoes with jamon and fried eggs, fresh vegetable salads, traditional soups, and fragrant homemade cakes. Despite their simplicity, all the dishes are presented in a very beautiful way. Guests are offered to complement the meals with Spanish wines brought from different regions of the country.
Mérida. Roman brigde Fans of hearty meat dishes will like Al Plato where they serve fantastic dishes from selected pork. Meat, as well as vegetables and fruits, are supplied to the restaurant from the surrounding farms. Fresh produce is one of the main secrets of the unsurpassed taste. The house specialty is grilled pork served with various vegetable garnishes. There are also suitable dishes for vegetarians - the restaurant prepares excellent salads from seasonal vegetables, as well as traditional Spanish dishes from beans, lentils, and chickpeas.
Historical monuments of various periods have been preserved in Merida. An outstanding religious site is Basílica de Santa Eulali. It is one of the region's oldest churches, the first … Open
Fans of a non-standard setting will love A de Arco located in the basement of one of Merida's historic buildings. It was possible to preserve part of the old stone walls. This restaurant is perfect for a romantic dinner. It specializes in Spanish, Mediterranean and European cuisines, so everyone can choose something to their liking here. Among other advantages of the restaurant is an extensive wine list.
The best barbecue in town can be tried at La Carbonería, which offers its guests a large selection of meat and poultry dishes cooked over an open fire. They can also enjoy grilled vegetables, as well as fine cold cuts with various kinds of sausages and jamon. The restaurant features an original design and a hall finished in wood.
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