If you are in Centro and you are craving Lebanese food, this is the place to go, famous for its delicious “kibi” (keppe) and for its tabouleh. Make sure to save some room for dessert, especially the maamoul, a type of nut cookie.
Calle 58 x 55 y 57, Centro
Tel. (999) 928 3635
FB: Café Alameda
One of the most popular places in the Lebanese community in Mérida has always been the Restaurante Biblos inside Club Libanés. They offer an exquisite buffet, especially on Sundays, with a huge variety of traditional food, where you will find labneh (jocoque), kibi or keppe, rice with chicken and nuts, and much more.
Club Libanés, Calle 1-G #101, Col. México
Tel. (999) 948 4602
Since 1959 Siqueff has delighted Yucatecans and visitors, offering from breakfasts to dinners. One of the house specialties is Huevos Motuleños (an egg dish); this is because their first family business was in Motul. Don’t miss the “Confetty Árabe.” They have two locations: the original one in Centro on Calle 60, and another in the north part of the city in Plaza Luxury.
Av. García Lavín #349, Plaza Luxury
Calle 60 #350 x 35 y 37, Centro
FB: Siqueff Restaurant Centro
A delicious, hidden place in the heart of Colonia Campestre. Since they opened their doors, they have offered something unique: a kitchen supervised by 100% Lebanese staff, with original and traditional flavors in each dish. The shawarma is delicious. They also have a little store where you will find a huge variety of products to take home.
Calle 9 x 36 y 38, Plaza Campestre, Col. Campestre
Tel. (999) 286 7630
FB: Tarbush Restaurante
Famous for its 1990’s creation of the garlic sauce used on Lebanese tacos, now reopened in March of 2017. One of their specialties is the “campechano taco” with the delicious taste of a Lebanese taco together with “chicharra” (pork cracklings), served with garlic sauce, of course.
Av. Líbano #57-D x 7, Col. México
Tel. (999) 944 4141
FB: El Paisano Mérida
Stores and take-out:
Baroudi Norte, Ave. 49 x 30 y 32, Col. San Antonio Cucul. Tel. (999) 944 8734.
El Fenicio, Calle 19 #92-C x 28 y Prolongación Montejo, Col. México. Tel (999) 944 5099.
S’mir, Calle 9 #278-B, Col. Campestre. Tel. (999) 944 8286.
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