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La Chaya Maya

Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 4780
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortillas” (237 reviews)
“turkey” (105 reviews)
“cochinita pibil” (105 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Soups
$$ - $$$
Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good food and service. Definitely aimed at the tourist market. The menu has a large selection of local dishes and full bar service. The atmosphere is great with a very Yucatan flavor. Centrally located and always busy.

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend. So many local choices! Great service. Great food! Highly recommend the seafood dish pictured.

Thank Josée R
Reviewed 4 days ago

When, you visit Merida for the first time, La Chaya Maya is the perfect first stop to get an introduction to traditional Yucatan cuisine. Almost every local favorite is served here and prepared well enough to act as a touchstone for the regional dishes you...More

1  Thank harrymcballs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate three times at La Chaya Maya. The first meal was delightful--turkey Pinole and cream de Chaya and the Yucatán plate. The crema de Chaya was so good I had it a second time, with relieving de Pavo, which was interesting but not delicious....More

Thank impatiens
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food the service the sites are amazing. For some truly authentic Yucatan food at a very good price, a must. The original is not as nice as the one right by the church it’s a must when in el centro. We liked it so...More

Thank claudiacardiel
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the second best restaurant I ate at during my time in Merida. Great food, great atmosphere, wonderful service. This is a place all of the locals told me about. Definitely a place to visit every visit to Merida.

1  Thank wilbur24795
Reviewed 5 days ago

Passed this restaurant whilst wandering about Merida, noted that it was busy- always a good sign- and so went in later. Had to queue- another good sign and we were not disappointed. Although there were loads of tourists they were outnumbered by locals who kept...More

1  Thank Teuchter_11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very simple, lovely setting, traditional Yucatan dishes. Waiting staff were attentive, clientele both Mexican and tourists

Thank LiliGo92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although many other restaurants in this category, a must try. Local food, excellent service and inexpensive

Thank Nathalie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Echoing some other reviews, yes, this place is packed with tourists, but the food is good and authentic Yucatecan. Ate here for breakfast and again two nights later for dinner. Food was delicious on both occasions. A few of the items sampled: tacos de cochinita...More

1  Thank willwander4food
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March 11, 2017|
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Response from Carlos L | Reviewed this property |
La Chaya Maya Calle 55 No.510, Centro, 97000 Mérida, YUC 01 999 928 2295 goo.gl/maps/3vYTUKpCazm
December 28, 2016|
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Response from Juan S | Reviewed this property |
Hello. We went there with my daughter who is a vegetarian. They managed to prepare some things that were quite good although there is no specific vegetarian menu
Aliena F
December 27, 2016|
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Response from Romain P | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 928 4780
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