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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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 3 days ago NEW

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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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really lovely, the tequila shrimp is wonderful. Make sure you have the crab starter to. Lovely staff and very reasonable. Hopefully we will try and go back.

Thank annieapples
pittsburgh pa
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this hidden treasure, the food is one of the best I have experienced in Playa. Travel here alot and look forward to this the most of all my trips to Playa. Gabie, George, Nick the whole family are what makes this the warmest inviting relaxing lovely highlight of our trips. Thank you, looking forward to seeing you in May... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had dinner. Mt wife's pina colada was huge. Got the teqilla shrimp (specialty) which was delicious. My son enjoyed his steak. Downside was that we sat in the courtyard, so we saw the kitchen staff cooking, thus the chatter and noise. (my daughter spoke spanish and she said the were having fun). Also the people staying at... More 

Thank kderren
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I decided to have lunch at the Mayan Bistro and the food was delicious. Not to mention the service was excellent. Our waiter, Miguel, was very helpful when we asked about places to visit. If you are visiting Playa del Carmen, you should definitely try to have a meal/drinks at the Mayan Bistro!

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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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?