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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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“turkey” (111 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Soups
$$ - $$$
Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

We were recommended La Chaya Maya by our hotel as a good place to have lunch...and we were very pleased with it! We were quickly shown to a table near an airy central courtyard filled with trees, plants and a carriage! The food came quickly...More

Thank Alison A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a restaurant that you do not want to miss when visiting Merida, capital city of the Yucatan State, and melting pot of Mayan, Creole and Mexican Mestizo cultures. La Chaya Maya is a beautifully restored and decorated colonial home, located just across from...More

Thank AllMexico365
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been to both and not sure why the meat is always dry. I like the atmosphere in this particular chaya maya. The prices are fair but the food is very heavy, lots of oil.

Thank LukeW
Reviewed 4 days ago

Authentic Mexican food. Good quality and nice portions. Breakfast is good. Lots of locals eating here and really enjoying the food. I would go back.

Thank robertaT6608SP
Reviewed 4 days ago

For our evening meal at La Chaya Maya, we had a bottle of wine; one chicken salbutes, although tasty the tacos they were served on were not crispy but soggy and disappointing, I ordered the Sunday Special, Puchero de 3 Carnes, three meats, this was...More

Thank 628AlanM628
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a very typical regional meal, and the restaurant was old colonial style. Very nice and a good price. Definitely the best margarita we’ve had. Just need to know that the food in this area is surprisingly un-spicy which is not what we expected...More

Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was so good that we went there twice :). Food is great, prices are fair. During high season it can be busy so make sure to reserve a table (possible to do over email that is mentioned on the website). Will go again when...More

Thank Kirill S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful garden restaurant was just what we were looking for in Merida. We tasted authentic Myan dishes in a lovely tropical setting. Te food was wonderful and the server was friendly and very helpful.

Thank 22tango11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful colonial buiding with gardens and in a great location in Sta Lucia square. The food is fairy reasonably priced and the place is beautiful with the waiters dressed in traditional dress.

Thank berenicewatersm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never write bad reviews, not to mention giving 1 star to a place but congrats Chaya Maya your earned it, my very first 1 star review on TA. I was looking forward to visit this place so much, after all the great things i...More

Thank Cintia S
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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
Families with children, Kids, 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
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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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