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Hotel Aventura Mexicana | 10th Avenue & 22 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1876
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Italian, Mexican, Pizza, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 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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Upper Montclair, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

If you are looking to get off the all-inclusive reservation in Playa, head to this joint. We used it as a "thank you" diner to my wife's parents for taking us on a Mexico trip. It's located in a funky little hotel in the heart of everything. Food was amazing. Especially the ceviche. We had a big party so we... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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97 reviews 97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We chose this restaurant for my husband's birthday dinner, and we were so glad we did. Everything was absolutely wonderful, from the excellent, attentive service, to the most amazing sangria ever, made expertly by the bartender Jorge, to the lovely setting, to the absolutely delicious food. Fresh bread, fresh and beautifully presented fish, delicious spinach mashed potatoes, and yummy desserts... More 

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Portland, OR
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This wonderful restaurant ended up being my biggest (good) surprise on my recent trip to Playa. I had it on my list to try and boy am I glad I tried it on my 3rd night, since that allowed me to return there 2 more times during my 12 night stay. Let me start by saying that one of the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had a wonderful experience on a Saturday night. We arrived early because we had two young children with us which allowed them to walk around before dinner and check out the beautiful soundings. Dinner was fantastic: we went with the popular tequila shrimp and flank steak tacos, both were great! House margarita was super tasty and we would defiantly... More 

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We enjoyed the fish tacos, guacamole and shrimp quesadillas for lunch. The fish was grilled and well seasoned. The wait staff was very helpful. We would eat here again.

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We found this restaurant as we were staying at the Aventura Mexicana where the Bistro is located. There is both a small indoor restaurant/bar and a charming poolside courtyard area. We very much enjoy the food here (Mexican theme, using fresh local ingredients) but would especially like to comment on the restaurant manager, Christopher. On the first night that we... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

With the hundreds of restaurants in Playa del Carmen is easy to find many mediocre ones but we were lucky and found this one opposite our hotel. We eat there twice and the food is simply stunning and the prices are really good. The service is excellent with very friendly staff and a particular thanks to Nicholas. The venue is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Hi, This is the best Bistro in Playa del Carmen, Gaby and Nicolas are two of the nicest people you will meet, the food is excellent well presented and served with passion, they make you well very welcome almost part of the family, if you are looking for a quiet relaxing atmosphere this is the place for you , get... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This restaurant is linked to The Aventura Mexicana Hotel. I recently stayed at this hotel for 20 days and the following is an extract from my hotel review - The hotel restaurant, The Mayan Bistro is great. I ate there most days because the food was excellent and I had the VIP All Inclusive. At breakfast I could have anything... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I enjoyed multiple meals and libations here at Mayan Bistro. Most of the food was fine - not necessarily special. I will say that the guacamole was the best I've ever had... perfectly salted, perfect acid level, so tasty and irresistible. My last night, I ordered the Arrechera flank steak with the cheesy mashed potatoes. It was the single best... More 

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Additional Information about Mayan Bistro

Address: Hotel Aventura Mexicana | 10th Avenue & 22 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 873 1876
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Caribbean, Italian, Mexican, Pizza, International

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