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Maya Cafe

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33, Yu He Zou Lang | Old Town. After the Water Wheel, Follow the stream northward Towards Black Dragon Pool. Continue walking under Yu Yuan Bridge; approx. 50 meters after the bridge, look for an alley on the right. The cafe is located at the end (3rd row of buildings)., Lijiang 674100, China
+86 888 512 6705
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful food, staff and location

We've just got back from Maya Cafe after having a wonderful curry and fresh fruit smoothie. The food was excellent and very good value for money. As soon as we walked through the door, we were made very welcome. I'm sure we'll be back tomorrow.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
ChinaGirl2013
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Chengdu, China
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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We've just got back from Maya Cafe after having a wonderful curry and fresh fruit smoothie. The food was excellent and very good value for money. As soon as we walked through the door, we were made very welcome. I'm sure we'll be back tomorrow.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This restaurant is fantastic! I ended up coming here 3 times during my stay in Lijiang. I had the chicken salad, vegetable curry and Maya's burger. The salad was a much needed vegetable fix. The owners ensure the food is washed with purified water, the ingredients are top notch, and they are great to chat with and discuss travel plans.... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Good Indian food, good salad, good pizza. Interesting place culturally: English and Chinese spoken, but also Mizo, Pumi... Keep up the great atmosphere!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Headed this way after reading the reviews as a 'Western' meal appealed after a couple of weeks in China. It's a little hard to find, so get directions before heading off, but was worth it. The burger and fries were decent. It is expensive as most places are who serve Western food in China, but comparable with prices back home.... More 

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Exelent burger and very friendly people. It is a little hard to find so look on the webside for the map. When you tast the maya special burger you don't want MacDonald or KFC anymore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Just passed by with my friends. The cafe is in the old center which makes it a fantastic spot. I ordered a maya special burger, recommend it! Also the hostess is very friendly and cute!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

As someone who advocates never eating western food in Asia, it will come as a shock to those who know me when I say a visit to this place is a must when in Lijang. Great staff, really good food. Okay it is expensive for China (155CNY for 2 burgers a beer and a coke) but the quality is well... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Best burger in town! Best western breakfast in town! Amazing coffee! Very friendly staff! Quite and relaxing. A MUST go in Lijiang!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The place is a bit far away, but it's worth visiting! We had dinner and ordered a nice Indian dish. It was tasty, and the owner is an Indian so it was very authentic. We decided to visit the place again and had breakfast there which was good and we could make our own 'set-menu'. The staff/owner of this place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We ate there several times during our visit and it was delicious. By far the best food we ate . The restaurant has a cosy and family atmosphere. The couple who run it are lovely and provide great personal service.

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Additional Information about Maya Cafe

Address: 33, Yu He Zou Lang | Old Town. After the Water Wheel, Follow the stream northward Towards Black Dragon Pool. Continue walking under Yu Yuan Bridge; approx. 50 meters after the bridge, look for an alley on the right. The cafe is located at the end (3rd row of buildings)., Lijiang 674100, China
Phone Number: +86 888 512 6705
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Lijiang
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 13
Cuisine: Indian, International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33, Yu He Zou Lang | Old Town. After the Water Wheel, Follow the stream northward Towards Black Dragon Pool. Continue walking under Yu Yuan Bridge; approx. 50 meters after the bridge, look for an alley on the right. The cafe is located at the end (3rd row of buildings)., Lijiang 674100, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Lijiang
  • Phone Number: +86 888 512 6705

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 13
  • Cuisine: Indian, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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