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Maya Cafe

Rua Professor Ortiz Monteiro 15-B | Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22245-100, Brazil
+55 21 2205-4950
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“juice” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
“fresh food” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Brazilian, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Rua Professor Ortiz Monteiro 15-B | Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22245-100, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maya Café is a cute coffee shop, where the locals meet. Although close to Flamengo and Botafogo and the Christ statue of course, it’s located in Laranjeiras, a little off the beaten track, and so I guess very few tourists visit this place. And...More

Thank Immanuel_Fruhmann
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Very cute little cafe with delicious coffee and croissants. They also sell beautiful sweet and savoury treats, wine etc.

Thank SCLotte
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across Maya Café while in the area visiting Corcovado. It is a lovely authentic place with lots of breads, pastries and a wide variety of lunch options. The service was a bit slow but otherwise everything was great, especially the coffee. The best choice...More

Thank Catherine J
Ricardo L, Proprietário at Maya Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much, Catherine! Wow, "best choice if in the area"... You make us happy! ;)

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived starved , had the tuna cooked in sesame seeds : delicious , gustoso . My only regret is I ate it too fast

Thank Paul J R
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Always tasty and fresh food, good breakfast menu. At times can be very crowded and loud. Juices and mattes are delucious and I would highly recommend trying one.

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This restaurantes resembling nice and hipster atmosphere cafés that you can find in Paris, Rome or London is just starting in Rio and Maia café is one of the places that you can keep feeling after going as a treasure found in the middle of...More

Thank lucascondeixa
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here multiple times during 2 week stay to visit my wife's family in nearby Laranjeiras. This restaurant has a Napa/Sonoma feel to it. Healthy, fresh, organic. I had pesto pasta, orange chicken and kind of a Brazilian shredded beef, almost akin to a Southern...More

Thank Casey W
Ricardo L, Proprietário at Maya Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Hi Casey, thanks a lot. Please come back, you ara welcome!

Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

A very charming cafe/restaurant with a great menu with delicious salads and sandwcihes with vegetarian/vegan options. Also a very nice cozy environment for both friends or couples.

Thank Barbara V
Ricardo L, Proprietário at Maya Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you very much! And please come back.

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

They have great food... but the service is really bad... from the manager to the waitress! I think they should invest in improving the service quality.

Thank claracox
Ricardo L, Proprietário at Maya Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you, we are fighting very hard to improve the service.

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here today Probably the best so far since we have been here. Amazing food and lovely staff. Could not have been more helpful letting us try food before we ordered. Will definitely return before we leave Rio. Great place to...More

Thank ATC150
Ricardo L, Proprietário at Maya Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you! You are very lovely.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 11
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Professor Ortiz Monteiro 15-B | Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22245-100, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2205-4950
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Description
Restaurante e café em Laranjeiras, perto do Trenzinho do Cristo Redentor, no coração do Rio de Janeiro. Loja local, com pratos tradicionais e vegetarianos, sanduíches incríveis, tortas, doces e sorvetes. Ah, vinhos com bons preços e cervejas artesanais. E um bom espresso!
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