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Mayan Bistro

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
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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I have to agree with what seems to be the minority that this restaurant is over-rated on Trip Advisor. The menu looks so very enticing but simply does not deliver to the quality expected. Overall, I was quite disappointed with the quality of food on offer in Playa and this place, supposedly one of the better places to eat in... More

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iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We really like this neighborhood. Many great restaurants nearby. Have eaten here often. Like to stay at the Adventura or the Hacienda across the street. Meals are always good.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Looking for a place to have some diner we found this restaurant without looking for it, we were really hungry so it was a desperate call however the service, provided by Nicolas, and the quality of the food made us love it. You have to try it if you're around!!! The almond soup is fantastic!! Congrats to the chef!!!

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Tomball, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The menu has many options to suit a multiple of tastes. The food is freshly and cooked to order. The shrimp and seafood dishes (starters and entrees both) were excellent. I will definitely eat at the Mayan Bistro when I return to Playa del Carmen!

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Littleton, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Very friendly staff, great food reasonable prices.They even cooked fish for us that we caught earlier that day. Chris and Gabby are the tops!

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charleston, wv
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great intimate atmosphere. Food much better than the large resorts... Jorge can make killer drinks, and Nicolas and Gaby are the best

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pittsburgh pa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

When I am in Playa this is my first place to go to. I feel in love with this place, stayed here and if not will always come back for a visit.Nick, his daughter, George, my sweet Kitty Olivia, makes it all worth while. Chris, the Model Ken Boy, always happy to have you serve me, hahaha. The food here... More

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Lewisville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I agree with the recent review, the best food in the area. The staff are pleasant and friendly. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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San Jose, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The food was outstanding morning, noon, and night. Thank you to the wonderful staff and chefs at the Mayan Bistro. The best food of all the places we visited on the Yucatan Peninsula. You can't miss.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were passing by the restaurant in the early afternoon and browsed the menu. The waitress was very pleasant and offered to show the dinner menu. Her lovely manner & the nice outdoor dining area attracted us back for dinner. A thoroughly enjoyable, relaxed evening. Nicely presented fresh food, Reasonable wine selection, excellent service - thanks Nicolas & Gaby.

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