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Mayan Bistro

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Hotel Aventura Mexicana | 10th Avenue & 22 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1876
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been coming to PDC for 5 years and always visit the Mayan Bistro. Tucked into a hotel, you may not expect good food - but you'd be wrong. we have enjoyed a variety of dishes here and are never disappointed. Ask for a table in the courtyard where the atmosphere is quiet and peaceful. I'm glad to report... More 

Thank glombaert
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Before I start I will say that I rarely rarely leave a disgruntled review. My first choice of action is if I am disappointed in service, food, or accommodations is to speak with the management. I always hope to resolve an issue to allow the company an opportunity to rectify any issues. I have been to Mayan Bistro a handful... More 

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good food, good price and great atmosphere. Hidden away from busy traffic. A favorite when we are in Playa.

Thank dfraticelli
long island,new york
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great food, awesome breakfast every day, sweetest staff. we enjoyed going every day for breakfast and had lunch there a few times

Thank travelbeeotch
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tables surround the pool or under cover with wide open sliders create the lovely, casual setting. Servers are very pleasant and the food is top-notch. The crispy chicken breast is the best chicken we have had in Mexico.

Thank glbkge
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another of many enjoyable eating experiences there. We keep going back. We had a Super Bowl party there and they brought us something different every 30 minutes. It was way kool.

Thank quixkpix
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there looked at the menu and thought, "well let's walk around a bit" obviously we were dubious about the menu posted outside and decided to waltz around some. Not able to get in anywhere we thought better from a peek outside we reluctantly circled back. We were seated in the area next to the pool which was a lovely... More 

Thank faral
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was excellent! Our waiter, Miguel was very nice and thorough. Loved the quiet ambiance as it wasn't on the main street but close enough to feel safe. I had the beef burrito which was great. My husband had the tequila shrimp which was out of this world. However, our tostada appetizer with crab was probably one of the... More 

Thank Kristin P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reviews looked good. The pics as well. However our service was slow and the food was mediocre. The drinks cost more than the food. Then we had to hunt down our waiter to pay our bill. In the end it wasn't good value.

Thank Shaun H
Gabriola Island, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed at the hotel that joins this restaurant and while we wanted to explore and try other places to eat,(which we did) we kept coming back here because the food was so good, beautifully presented and well served.

Thank Melinda W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Aventura Mexicana | 10th Avenue & 22 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 1876
Escape the hustle and bustle of 5th Ave and dine with us in our beautiful gardens just a block off 5th Ave on 22nd. Our service is friendly and sincere while our cuisine is an international blend that reflects the diverse culinary backgrounds and experience of our chefs. We are sure you will love our food as much as we do!! Oh yeah we also have the biggest wine pour in all of Playa!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?