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Marlin Azul

Calle 62 Between 57 Y 59, Merida 97000, Mexico
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Seafood
Calle 62 Between 57 Y 59, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is DELICIOUS and super cheap. Highly recommend the tostadas de pulpo...tastes like something you'd order in an upscale place.

Thank Devin C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank gghope
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...More

Thank frogtog2
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
Reviewed 12 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...More

Thank 760lsl
Reviewed 6 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...More

Thank jrbatso
Reviewed 2 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
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...More

Thank packerg2016
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
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
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Jim O
31 May 2016|
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Response from TheFez | Reviewed this property |
Not a lot of places in Mexico accept tarjetas.
Mae H
12 March 2016|
Response from mark j | Reviewed this property |
All these bar style restaurant cafes are open Monday to Saturday lunchtime only. I did notice that it was still open a 6pm on my visit but do not expect them to open much later than that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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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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