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Mayan Bistro

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Hotel Aventura Mexicana | 10th Avenue & 22 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1876
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Covington, Georgia
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner can be a bit pricey for what it is, but it is good. Breakfast is great. Drinks are good, service is good and you have the option of outdoor eating by the pool as well. Service is fast but non-rushed.

Thank Edrick0330
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Associated with the Adventura Mexicana Hotel, but stands alone as a very fine place to dine, with inside and outside seating. The cooks are those that need some food "stuff" and a stove and let them go. The wine list leaves alot to be desired, but they do allow you to bring your own with no corking fee. Dori, George... More 

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Tulum, Mexico
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the burrito with Arrachera, it was very good. Their salsa habanero must be requested, comes with a warning and it is hot. Service is friendly but leisurely and the setting is casual.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little restaurant attached to small hotel. We stopped for lunch and had Burrito's and soup which was excellent. Nice to taste authentic Mexican food away from the resort we are staying in. Service was friendly and prompt. My only criticism would be the price of the Margheritas, thre of which cost more than the food bill. I would go... More 

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Montvale, New Jersey
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food. However, nothing extraordinary. Friendly service. However, a little pricey in consideration of the food and the ambiance. Rice was not cooked through.

Thank zhusantos
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little cute bistro has great quality food and a great variety! Super affordable and delicious! The staff is also on point and very attentive.

Thank tatianaf05
Helmond, The Netherlands
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can have a very good meal in this place. The service is amazing and they explain all items on the menu patiently. When we where there it was not too busy so the people had time for you. You can have dinner in a nice garden.

Thank epvdlinden
State College, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

First night in Playa enjoyed dining in the garden courtyard area. I had strawberry margarita and a vegetable burrito, both were excellent. We also had guacamole which was very good, too. Service was good, waiter was attentive. Definitely will return here on my next visit.

Thank PLS27
Perth, Australia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

This was the best quality meal we ate whilst in Playa. Delicious crumbed chicken breast and tacos. Staff friendly and attentive. The bartender is extremely generous with his pouring ;) Situated slightly off the Main Street of 5th avienda so it was very peaceful and avoided any street vendors Miguel and the staff did a great job! We were all... More 

Thank TravellingPods
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious meal here, much better quality food than what we got on avenida 5 (restaurants there are over priced and food is only average). Miguel was very friendly and attentive, all staff seemed nice and were genuinely appreciative of us choosing their restaurant. Foil wrapped fish was delicious, everyone was very happy with the food. Go visit!

Thank cullina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Mexican, Seafood, Caribbean, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Aventura Mexicana | 10th Avenue & 22 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 1876
Escape the hustle and bustle of 5th Ave and dine with us in our beautiful gardens just a block off 5th Ave on 22nd. Our service is friendly and sincere while our cuisine is an international blend that reflects the diverse culinary backgrounds and experience of our chefs. We are sure you will love our food as much as we do!! Oh yeah we also have the biggest wine pour in all of Playa!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?