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Maya Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch
Indian, Asian, Cafe, International
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

I live in jiangsu and have eaten Indian food in a few places especially Shanghai. Maya however eclipses all of the other indian restaurants I've eaten at. So delicious and tastes like indian home cooking

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alex E
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Maya Cafe has delicious authentic Indian food. I have tried all their curries, their Daal, Nan, Paneer their Pizzas and they are all prepared to perfection. I have spent many years in Nepal where we eat alot of Indian dishes but Mayas Indian dishes are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kkkamp
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We were in Lijiang for a few nights. Having just finished the Tiger leaping gorge we were craving for our comfort food and went to Maya’s and had a great dining experience. The food is as good as back home in India and Sailo and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We tried the address on tripadvisor but it is wrong. Once we called the number (14787182426) the owner 'Maya' gave us very clear instructions in perfect english. We simply said to the driver, 'Gao Shan Liu Shui KTV.' The ride was 5 mins from the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank s f
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We took some good friends to Maya’s to treat them to some authentic Indian food. We sampled all of their curries, which are so flavorful. Our local friends enjoyed them very as well. Their Indian tea is delicious. There are very few places in town...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

I tried the curry and chai... delicious! Loved that I had the opportunity to try authentic Indian food while in China. The owners are very kind and humble. Would love to go again.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank nelsonatalie
Reviewed November 12, 2017

It should have been there last year, but I'm afraid it's closed now. Also with friends to go, the store is indeed a good environment, boiled coffee is very unique, very rich flavor. Popularity is very strong, the boss will come to greet guests, will...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank AiharaRinar
Reviewed July 4, 2017

If this place exsit, it is impossible to find! I walk on circle for 1 hour at this address and there is no Maya Cafe

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank luizsoares7
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The best restaurant in all of Lijiang will be closed for the next few months!!! If you were hoping to taste the mouth-watering food of Maya Cafe it will have to be at their new location which plans to open back up in February or...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

A great little hidden restaurant near the Square. It's great for kids because they have a separate playroom with toys and TV. The curry was just fab. My husband had a salad which looked really. My kids fancied pancakes and my, they are the biggest,...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Response from Esther P | Property representative |
The Menu is not on the website. The drinks range from RMB 10 to 35 (Teas, coffee, smoothies, milkshakes and beer); Indian curries from RMB 35 to 50; burgers from RMB 35 to 75.
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