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La Chaya Maya

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Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 4780
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Kansas City
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. There was a short wait for a table. A large selection of authentic Mayan dishes featuring turkey and pork. A wide range of Mayan sauces. Even when they are busy they don't rush you. I had turkey crepes in three different sauces. Delicious but should have been hotter. English menus available. Reasonable prices.

Thank wardguy
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location across from St Lucia park. Many wonderful restaurants nearby. We chose because well reviewed and good prices. Traditional dishes well prepared. Nice ambiance. Unfortunately we didn't have reservations so couldn't sit in open patio.

Thank ABQTraveler1947
Yuma, AZ
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215 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch. We were a bit early for the lunch hour which proved to be fortunate. When we left there was a line out the door. The atmosphere is nice with an open courtyard with tables as well as tables in rooms surrounding the courtyard. Service was good and the food was excellent. Good place to go... More 

Thank dnreed
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An authentic Mayan/Yucatecan food restaurant with a great setting in a very comfortable place. They feature two locations, but one can get the same at either one. A bit pricey, but worth the try.

Thank luisalinas
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having heard about this restaurant from multiple sources we were really looking forward to our dinner. The hostess was wonderful and the food we ordered was tasty. We were having a good time until the check arrived. Since we were feeling particularly happy that day my husband wanted to tip 30%. He set down the coins he had on the... More 

Thank mini021
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is exceptional, everyone should try the beer patito, its delicious. Im from Mexico and all of my friends always recommended this place. Handmade corn torillas on the spot, delicious "cochinita pibil" , "sopa de lima" it was superb. You will want a bigger appetite!

Thank zoilah2016
New Mexico
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is amazing!!! From Panuchos to cochinita... from sopa de lima to relleno negro... all the dishes we tried were very good. The restaurant is located at an old house and it has a very nice setting. I believe this is a must go if you are in Merida!!!

Thank Gerardoverap
Merida, Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

La Chaya Maya is a must if you visit Merida. It is located in a the centro in a very beautiful colonial house to let you enjoy the full Yucatan experience. The food is excellent and alway very consistent! The service is very efficient. Highly recommended

Thank charlyweber234
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is frequented by both locals and tourists, which is usually a good sign. The service was lovely and the food was better than most restaurants we've been to while in Merida, but not extraordinary

Thank Alberto B
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge restaurant with typical Mexican cuisine with moderate prices. We came here with our family during a vacation in Merida and they liked the place very much. Food is tasty and service is ok.

Thank Isabel A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?