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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Oak Forest, Illinois
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a party of nine for Thanksgiving dinner. The food and service was impeccable! The ambiance outdoors is lovely and the wait staff eager to please. Prices are in line with other restaurants in the area. My friends have been patrons for years had their anniversary dinner there as well as Thanksgiving and now I'm hooked. Thank you again... More 

Thank msk19
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I highly recommend Mayan Bistro for both the food and service -- with a special thank you to servers Rod and Mayeli. We frequently ate here on vacations in 2016 and 2013.

Thank ChicagoLory
Andover, Vermont
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent nine days in Playa and ate at the Mayan Bistro several times. The food was excellent and so was the presentation. The service was superior. Dora, Mayeli, Rodimiro and Sara were all totally attentive and accommodating. We recommend it without any hesitation!

Thank susan k
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice setting, yet pricey. Menu had various unusual items. The poolside bathroom was a turn-off. The hotel guests started smoking, spoiling the end of the dinner

Thank princess_on_the_road
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are a restaurant connected to the hotel of Aventura Mexicana and the Aventura has a all inclusive Mayan bistro deal and I would get it the food is AMAZING and at a good price. Don't forget the service every waiter and waitress you can bond with. But the most exceptional service was from a worker named rod and I... More 

Thank pethoch
Truckee, California
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid for lunch. Ate here as our last lunch before heading home after a amazing food experience in the Yucatán. Stayed in PDC, Akumal and Tulum and had the most amazing and tasty dishes at every meal. Mayan Bistro had almost no favor in the tacos and guacamole. The crab tostadas had canned crab and tasted OK at best. After... More 

Thank Riley626
Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Aventura Mexicana for 6 days and ate at the Mayan Bistro every morning and some evenings. The atmosphere is really peaceful and the staff was very kind to me and my fiance. Mayeli took care of us the majority of the time and she was super sweet to us and made us feel welcomed. I highly... More 

Thank millardesteban
Middletown, New York
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to start your day for breakfast. Staff friendly, place is very clean and price is reasonable.

Thank luvirodriguez
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come to Playa often and came across this place a couple years ago... Best little hidden gem! Excellent service, quiet setting and some of the best food any where. Everything on the menu is very good, wonderful flavor and prepared to perfection. We make sure we go there on every visit.

Thank arostad
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant in Playa Del Carmen. The food is absolutely incredible. Five star service with five star food at a good price. Have a glass of wine and some brilliant Bolognese or Challenge the chef to make something special for your pallet. I stayed in Mexico seven nights and ate breakfast and dinner in this... More 

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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, Latin, Seafood, Caribbean, International, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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