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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%
Travelers talk about
“tortillas” (229 reviews)
“turkey” (103 reviews)
“cochinita pibil” (99 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 2 days ago via mobile

We love this place and had two wonderful meals. Superb food of the Yucatan with delicious handmade tacos made with chaya .

Thank CozumelCasaBella
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don’t know what all the hype about this place is. It is talked about everywhere and we were so let down. I thought the service was nothing special and the food almost inedible. Yuchatan food is different and very heavy meat based. We had...More

Thank bluedenim
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was delighted by the cochinita pibil tacos, delicious, and the fried black beans. Really enjoyed! The price reasonable and traditional ambient.

Thank 984monicai
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant specialize in local food, very good for tourists. The problem is that is too much for tourists. If you go order panuchos!

Thank Ana F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food, good service. Went twice, always crowded, they need to separate the tables a little bit so the patrons can have some elbow room. Muy bueno todo!

Thank drdiente44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually ate here THREE times during our week in Mexico, because it was very conveniently located in Parque St. Lucia, and the perfect place to sample classic Yucatecan dishes! Everything we ate was tasty, unique comfort food. We first went to try the sopa...More

Thank anniehirshman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a bit hesitant to try this place out since I figured it may be a bit touristy, but since it was literally a few blocks away from our hotel, we gave it a try for a light dinner tonite and we really liked it....More

Thank RxVacation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went today for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. I’ve often seen a line of tourists waiting to be seated and expected to be underwhelmed, but decided to give it a try after a few locals told me it was worthwhile. They have a good...More

Thank worldtrade00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went 2 times at La Chaya maya and both meals were excellent. The portions are huge, the food really tasty and the service is good. At lunch time there was a woman making tortillas traditionally.

Thank Mag R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want authentic Yucatecan food go straight to Chaya Maya on 55th street in Al Centro. Nice ambiance, varied food selection and great service. Enough of the waiters speak English for you to feel comfortable. They have English and Spanish menus. Sopa de Lima...More

Thank sandra w
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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 |
Pienso que no
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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
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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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