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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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Dallas, Texas
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food at the bistro always delicious. Some of the things we tried this visit were the chicken pibil. One of my friends had it three times he likes so much, I can't get enough crab tostadas, and we loved the chile relleno. Also all the staff in the restaurant goes out of their way to please customers. Ps: the fresh... More 

Thank Maggie D
North Carolina
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's been almost three years since I visited Playa, but on a whim I booked a last minute trip to PDC and spent the past week at Hotel Aventura Mexicana. Several meals were spent at the Mayan Bistro and I can't say enough great things about the food and the restaurant staff. I couldn't believe that most of the employees... More 

Thank Lolo104
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Could not have asked for a better restaurant. We had the pleasure of staying at the hotel where it is located. Rod, Gabby and the rest of the staff at the Mayan Bistro were nothing short of amazing. The Service and the quality of the food were both so amazing and at the same time felt very personal and lavish.... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent a week eating at the Mayan Bistro, as we were staying at the attached Hotel, Aventura Mexico, and had booked the all inclusive VIP package (highly recommended if you're staying at the Aventura Mexicana). We tried many different dishes during our visit, and couldn't find anything that wasn't excellent. Some of the best meals I've... More 

Thank KLew85
Turner, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was so good! We stayed at the hotel and had all inclusive. The flank steak, sea bass, seafood saute appetizer, parmesan chicken and chicken mole were all excellent!

Thank amichay22
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about this restaurant at the Hotel Aventura Mexicana. Chris, the manager went out of his way to speak to us daily and to be sure we had everything we needed. His staff, Daniel and Gabriella were super friendly and helpful. The food was amazing...Try the shimp tacos for lunch!

Thank COX W
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is well prepared with excellent service. One of our favorite restaurants in Playa. Tequila shrimp is excellent and the squid was prepared deliciously.

Thank VanillaAce
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of introductory notes: if you're not already staying in the hotel into which this gem of a restaurant is tucked, good luck finding parking nearby. But it's not far off la Quinta if you're already there. Also, although the hours listed here are "open until 10:00 pm" the kitchen closes at 9:00 pm so plan to arrive before... More 

Thank Karl S
Greenville, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Mayan Bistro was in our hotel, Aventura Mexicana, and it was very, very good. The menu has lots of choices and is not your usual fare that you can get anywhere.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

You have to try this place. We were there for 5 days and absolutely had the best drinks and meals here. We tried several other top places recommended and this little gem of a restaurant was the best and it was part of our hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner the best. We had a filet mignon with salad and sides... More 

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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
Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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?