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Taco Maya

In front of Police Station by the basketball court, 1 block North (Or to the right, coming from the beach) | Northest Corner, Akumal, Mexico
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Ranked #17 of 33 Restaurants in Akumal
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This is a lovely family run restaurant.Its more on the rustic side than fancy but clean and cute. You can watch the whole family cooking in an open kitchen. We had great stuffed and crumbed chicken breast, grilled shrimp and delicious black beans. The owner even shared her recipe for black beans with us, humoring our broken spanish. There were... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I have eaten at this restaurant several times over the past 2 years and have never been disappointed. Their menu includes the standard Yucatecan food, plus other items that add enough variety for every taste. The sopa de lima is different from others that I have had; but is an absolute must, when it is available. I have had lots... More

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Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Do yourself a favor and go into town away from the beach and experience the local vibe. This restaurant is clearly family owned and they treat you with open arms. The menu had standard choices but with very good prices.

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British Columbia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Quiet, quaint family run restaurant. Cross the bridge from the playa up the hill right at the police station and it's at the next corner. There were no other diners there tonight...it was just me and the pet rabbit! I had the beef fajitas, served with rice and re fried beans...80 pesos. A good sized portion more than I could... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Just a short drive up from bahia principe hotel in Akumal Pueblo, this family run business gave us the experience we were so desperate for - to eat like the mexicans do, in their own surroundings. Tiny restaurant with a pet rabbit running around, the food was fresh and cooked to order. The tacos were fantastic and the fajitas as... More

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East Coast
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We ate here to get away from the beach scene, the food was good, cooked fresh, and the service was good as well. You really got a sense of a family run business as they cooked the food right there after you order, so no complaints on the quality/tastiness of the food itself. While the restaurant and seating area is... More

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madison, wi
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Our favorite place for dinner in Akumal (across the highway in the pueblo). Delicious, fresh food; great service; hardworking family that makes dining there an enjoyable experience. We fell in love with the chorizo quesadillas and the fish tacos but everything we had was good. Guacamole is made when you order (as are all the dishes). We would readily choose... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This is a nice place for visit with the family... is delicius...chip and relax.. and evrything is made at the moment..the guacamole..los tacos.. and more food of menu... was delicius.. my family and me.. we gona miss that... we been there six time jjejejejej... and we want to come back very soonn.. tenks..omar...isdi.....ademar..and doña aury... we love you ...

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Independence, Missouri
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here during an excursion with Captain Quickie! The staff was wonderful! The food just kept coming! All We Could Eat! CARNITAS!! We had a group of 11 plus our 2 guides! We were seated immediately. Not a huge place but very comfortable! Unique may be the key word! Food was fantastic! Would definitely recommend to anyone in the Akumel... More

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Nova Scotia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We ate at Taco Maya last Saturday. I had the lamb soup, my husband had the lamb tacos. Great service, friendly waitress. The owners live upstairs, the waitressas their daughter. The food was really good. We had 4 Sol with our meal. Total bill was 140 pesos. We will visit this place again on our next trip.

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