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Luna Maya Mexican Cuisine - CLOSED

5ta Av. Norte esq.38 Mezzanine, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The flavors of the past brought into a contemporary delight. Our Chef Raul Pineda conveys the escence of the mexican cuisine, embracing techniques and ingredients resulting in dishes that will create new traditions. An elegant venue will welcome you with Mexican elements. Luna Maya is located in one of the best areas in Playa de Carmen just few blocks from the famous Shangri-la beach.

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Phoenix, Arizona
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

fantastic service, great food,, real mexican food, extraordinary flavor and muy buen sason. We really enjoy it.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Very classy place with a top notch staff. The food was amazing. Our appetizer was the scallops, which were actually served cold. My immediate initial thought was "Whoa, this is weird" followed immediately by "holy crap, this is delicious." My entree was the cochinita, which was extremely good. Our dessert was corn cake, which was also great. Higher-end place, it... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We had a great mean here with a friend recently, the dishes were interesting and different and the service was attentive but not pushy. Would definitely go back!

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Chicago, IL
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

This was my third visit to Luna Maya in 2 years and was always a favorite. Unfortunately the food is no longer the best. There were only 2 other couples in the entire restaurant. The original chef responsible for the fabulous cuisine has left. Chef Hugo is doing an admiral job but just not the same dining experience. The appitizers... More

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Belmar, NJ
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

My friends and I were walking down 5th avenue looking for a particular restuarant and asked directions from a man outside of Luna Maya. He gave us the directions and then asked us if another night we would consider trying his restaurant. yes that was Luna Maya. well we did; and let me tell you it was by far the... More

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

The restaurant is situated on the second floor , and is nicely decorated and has an intimate feel. The service is very efficient and unobtrusive. The food is good and well presented, we felt that it was quite expensive compared with similar restaurants, but it's still worth a visit

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I wanted to have a chance to have some authentic mexican cuisine while we visited Playa del Carmen. This place was really nice. The general manager was there when we visited, and he was very personable and made our visit special. I forgot now the names of all of the dishes that we had, so I will describe them; We... More

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Luna Maya still has the entire fine dining experience nailed. From the awesome ambiance of the second floor setting overlooking 5th to the highly-attentive, but thoroughly unobtrusive, service and the incredible cuisine. For appetizers, we revisited the Duck Carnitas sampled in a previous visit last year (they rock!)and experimented with the Three Bites which turned out to be 3 good-sized... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by another web search and some locals who drove us around at Mayakoba. As for service; impeccable. So gracious and patient, especially when helping us maneuver through Mayan terms that were obviously foreign and a few food issues (allergies to bananas and drug interactions with spicy food). The food was wonderfully different and flavorful. I had... More

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

A relatively new restaurant in Playa, this restaurant is quite upscale and is a nice change from the bustling and loud restaurants on 5th Avenue. The menu is mostly revisited Yucatan classics: cochinita pibil... We were four, so we tried different entrées and mains. Everything was very good and very well presented. The breads were original and some of the... More

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Additional Information about Luna Maya Mexican Cuisine

Address: 5ta Av. Norte esq.38 Mezzanine, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-984-8035880
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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