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El Ultimo Maya

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Akumal Pueblo, Akumal 77780, Mexico
+52 984 127 6497
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: RESTAURANT BAR WITH TRADITIONAL MEXICAN FOOD

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  • 96
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  • 3
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  • 5
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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 of 5 stars
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The service here was absolutely excellent. The owner seemed genuinely excited each time we stopped by. Drinks were great, food was good. Ask for the hot salsa when they bring out the chips - it was excellent. I was trying my best at speaking some Spanish during our trip and one of the the workers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The service here was absolutely excellent. The owner seemed genuinely excited each time we stopped by. Drinks were great, food was good. Ask for the hot salsa when they bring out the chips - it was excellent. I was trying my best at speaking some Spanish during our trip and one of the the workers patiently helped me with my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We stumbled upon this nice restaurant after snorkelling at Akumal Playa. What a treat! Very friendly service by Alfredo and great food. Quesadillas, taco's and the pasta where fresh and tasteful. Compliments for service, food, prices and atmosphere.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is the best place that we ate at in our week in akumal. The guacamole is the best in town, ribs are delicious, and the ceviche was fantastic. Plus the owner was super nice. Top pick.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Quaint restaurant with a beautiful turtle mural, in the pueblo across hwy 307 from Akumal. We ordered the pork ribs--dry style with spices and sauce. Wonderful. Food and water is safe, of course. More Mexican/Mayan atmosphere than the other restaurants on the "tourist" side, and you can see a real Mayan village. Alfredo, the owner and our waiter was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

To me, this was the best food we had on our trip. We went there the last day during lunch and wish we had found it sooner! We ordered a lot of food but we wanted to try a variety. The Alfredo ceviche was amazing. Try it with all three- fish, shrimp and octopus. The guacamole and the chicken quesadillas... More 

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colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

While staying in Akumal, we ate here several times. Each time was very enjoyable and the food was always delicious and so fresh! We had several nice visits with Alfredo and his staff (super friendly guy, but I forget his name). The seafood was so good and that is one of the reasons we will continue to visit when we... More 

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Forestville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We went here for dinner on the recommendation of a fellow traveler, and were not disappointed! Alfredo, the owner, greeted us warmly, explained the various dishes (in excellent English or Spanish), and served us graciously throughout our delicious meal. As it was dusk, and the restaurant is "open air" (and I had stupidly neglected to apply insect repellant), the mosquitos... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had an excellent lunch at this restaurant in March. The food was absolutely delicious! The service was great. This is a wonderful place to visit for a meal and relax in Akumal Pueblo. We had been traveling for over two months when we visited here and this was one of the best restaurant meals we had on our entire... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Highly overated and overpriced. Much better and even less expensive restaurants in Akumal. Our meal was ok but the meals we had at Turtle Bay were much better and less expensive. Not to sound elitist because I love local places but I'd skip the Pueblo altogether. I suspect someone is playing games with the ratings for this restaurant. ..noway does... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We loved El Último Maya. The restaurant is clean with simple furnishings, located on the main street in el pueblo de Akumal which is across the highway from the beach. The owner, Alfredo, happily explained the menu and told us everything is made in-house from fresh ingredients. He was very friendly and accommodating. We ordered a large mixed ceviche as... More 

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Address: Akumal Pueblo, Akumal 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 127 6497
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Akumal Pueblo, Akumal 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: +52 984 127 6497

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

RESTAURANT BAR WITH TRADITIONAL MEXICAN FOOD

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