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Xulam The Mayan Fisher - CLOSED

Av 10 # 1 esquina 3 sur Plaza Antigua | Before enter at Playacar Palace, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 3567
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Jun 3, 2015
“Outstanding Ambiance and food”
Feb 21, 2014
“Sad to discover Xulam closed...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Av 10 # 1 esquina 3 sur Plaza Antigua | Before enter at Playacar Palace, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed June 3, 2015

great service creative authentic Mayan dishes with infused ingredients indigenous to the region and culture, with a classic focus and preparation Staff are a little aloof however friendly and accommodating Beautiful setting, clean and professional

Thank William S
Reviewed February 21, 2014

Xulam was my favourite restaurant in Playa (I've been there 5 times) and I was really sad to discover it closed on this past trip. We actually went by the location since the phone wasn't being answered and happened to run into the owner &...More

1  Thank D A
Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Closed as of January 2014. We were disappointed. Can't write much of a review... But they require 100 characters.

Thank Renee1234567
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Unfortunately this was one of our favorite restaurants but they are closed January 2014. We are so sad they are no longer open.

1  Thank Harriett7
Reviewed November 9, 2013

I was on vacation in Playa del Carmen in September of this year (2013). We were just looking for something not too busy, a little quiant, and slightly off the beaten path for dinner. We decided to try this place: ITS A MUST!! Indoor/outdoor seating...More

1  Thank Nat W
Reviewed September 14, 2013

I am not a big fan of Mayan cuisine, but oh boy this restaurant really impressed me and let me tell you when it comes to food i am really picky person. The service is fantastic and the atmosphere is really cozy. And all the...More

2  Thank Auryte
Reviewed September 12, 2013

My family and I had dinner here while we were on vacation in Playa del Carmen for a couple weeks. Our hotel concierge (at Fairmont Mayacoba) recommended we give Xulam a try for dinner. As a server at a 5 star resort, I was very...More

4  Thank Ellen C
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Had dinner here with my husband in July 2013. Authentic mexican cuisine and wonderful service. Very impressed with the decor. Amazingly delicious food and presentation was unique. We had a great time at Xulam.

1  Thank halakahiki
Reviewed September 6, 2013

My boyfriend and I were staying in Playa del Carmen for 2 weeks, and have read many good reviews about this restaurant so we decided to check it out. The place was AMAZING. The place looked very authentic, and it also felt a bit mysterious....More

3  Thank jmliu2
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Very enjoyable evening in the outdoor patio. We were accompanied by harmless parrots idling by. The food was excellent. The service was outstanding: gracias, Miguel. Beware of unwanted visitations from rather large insects; we obviously invaded their space. Harmless enough and a great excuse for...More

Thank Mexicophile2002
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $18
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av 10 # 1 esquina 3 sur Plaza Antigua | Before enter at Playacar Palace, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Public Transportation: Taxi
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 803 3567
  • E-mail
Xulam is a unique restaurant concept where you can taste the ancestral Mayan flavors of Mexico with specialties in regional cuisine, including exquisite dishes from the rest of Mexico, with an ambience of colors and sounds from the jungle. Coming to Xulam will be great atmosphere, architecture and gastronomy awesome food will make your dining experience an unforgettable trip through Mayan History. Xulam es un concepto unico en restaurantes en el que podras degustar los sabores ancestrales de Mexico con especialidades en comida regional, sin dejar fuera exquisitos platillos del resto de nuestro pais, en un ambiente donde los colores y sonidos de la jungla se hacen presentes. Venir a Xulam es toda una experiencia donde la Arquitectura, Fauna y Gastronomia se combinan para hacer de tu estancia un viaje inolvidable al pasado de nuestros Mayas
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