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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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7:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant will please many folks for many reasons. Although it's a big restaurant with many waiters, it seems everyone working there is nice and happy. Even if the place is packed, they're able to keep just the right pace and you don't feel rushed...More

Thank ulysse1951
Reviewed January 25, 2016

A popular spot - but we did not have a good experience. Service was spotty - and the food not really to our liking. But the margaritas were great!!

Thank Luv2Dine55
Reviewed January 25, 2016

Remembering the awesome experiences from our 2010 trip to Merida we returned to La Chaya and La Chaya Maya a number of times on our latest trip. Each time the breakfasts and dinners were prepared in the traditional manner and were great tasting and very...More

Thank tshubert
Reviewed January 24, 2016

I am giving this restaurant 2 dots because it's very pretty and has lovely restrooms. The food is pretty much like El Torito at home. Very little flavor and very 'american." There are much better places to eat in Merida.

Thank ConnieLongBeach
Reviewed January 24, 2016

After many years of not wanting to wait in line to try this always busy restaurant, I finally tried it out, and really enjoyed it. It is busy and a bit loud and crowded, but the Yucatecan food was pretty authentic and good, much better...More

Thank Topes13
Reviewed January 23, 2016

The dishes all seem to be authentic and made according to local custom and taste. If your personal taste wants something different, it might not be your place. Some of the foods are bland, but they like them that way. Others have more taste and...More

Thank BarEEE
Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

The food was really good. Friendly staff. Portions were big. My favorite was creamy Chaya soup. Takos are freshly made just next to you under your eyes.

Thank Kerttu H
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

I was in Merida with my partner for four nights and we visited La Chaya Maya twice during that time! The first time, we went with three main dishes - the tamales, empanadas and the cochinita pibil. In hindsight, we realized we only needed two...More

Thank ccaarrie
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my partner twice during our time in Merida and I thought it was incredible. The first time we went we ordered the Cochinita Pibil, Shark Empanadas and the Tamale. The Pibil you can't do wrong, no matter where you go it is...More

Thank Brendo H
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Is just one of the most emblematic restaurant in the city, just show the traditional food that prehispanic people used to eat, some cochinita pibil, empandas de cazón, chaya water, some handcrafted bear called Ceiba, you can smell the fresh yeast and grains, not to...More

Thank Rodrigo G
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
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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