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Ajua Maya - CLOSED

5a Avenida entre Ave 38 y Calle 40 | Via 5a en Playa by the Sea, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 2523
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CLOSED
Price range: $7 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Fine dining in a casual sophisticated atmosphere with live Latin jazz and salsa every night. Specializing in Flambes at your table, Lobster, Steaks, authentic Mayan and Mexican cuisines, Mestizo recipes and, of course, our fabulous staff and excellent service. Perfect for a romantic dinner or a group event, wedding receptions or rehearsal dinners.

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Akumal, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

it is closed and people say it has been closed since a while. i don't think they will reopen again,but i dont know.

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Tabernacle, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by the Olympus Tours rep at our hotel ( I also saw other people that were sent by the concierge or travel rep from their hotels). First, we told them that it was our anniversary and that we would like lobster. No problem. We were seated and everything was very slow. We ordered mojitos and when... More

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Edmundston, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Went to Ajua on the recommendation of Isabelle at the resort and was not disappointed. Good waiters, good service and food. Very fun night in Playa del Carmen!

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Boston
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

A lot of seafood and steak on the menu with a Mayan flair. I would not call this a mexican restaurant if you are looking for tacos and enchiladas. The waiters carry drinks on their heads and the service is wonderful. Fresh tossed caesar salad made right in front of you. Food cooked at your table was enjoyable to watch.... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We helped to host our daughter's wedding reception at the Ajua Maya. We were so pleased and everything was great. Brenda and her staff were easy to work with in planning the party. Everything was set up beautifully and they even incorporated some decorations we had brought down. The food and service were both excellent. The staff made it a... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We have been to Playa del Carmen 8 times in 13 years. We love this destination. We first came upon Ajua by accident, and became fan favorites. each year we would come back and bring new friends along to experience the wonderful, fun staff and the quaintness of the resaurant. It was rustic and so very mexican. The waiters were... More

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St. Helena, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We ate there one fine evening and had great service except we were behind a couple of large parties so the service was off a lot. They brought the salad with the mains and we sent it back. No problems with it being taken off the bill and they comped some after dinner drinks as a token of thier regrets.... More

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San Luis Obispo
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

I celebrated my 75th birthday dinner here and it was a treat. The menu satisfied everyone's palette. The waiters are the entertainment. They bring you your drinks stacked on their heads. They laugh and tease and make dining a pleasant experience. Courses are prepared tableside which is always fun. I would suggest that you stick to the Mayan dishes as... More

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London, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Restaurant was recommended to us - service top notch from beginning to end - you have to try the ceasar salads made table side - no bacon but very delicious. 2 of our entree's were also made tableside - amazing. To wrap up the evening i highly recommend you order one of the specialty coffees - this too made table... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

We had the pleasure of an al freso dinner at Ajua Maya. Their extensive menu should satisify the most diverse tastes. The wait staff was friendly, attentive and entertaining. We loved the fusion of Mayan, Mexican, US and European cuisines all served in a casual but elegant atmosphere. You can't go wrong with a night out at Ajua Maya. Prices... More

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Additional Information about Ajua Maya

Address: 5a Avenida entre Ave 38 y Calle 40 | Via 5a en Playa by the Sea, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 873 2523
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 7 - 50
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse, International

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