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The Mayan Cafe is a small, intimate space. Photos of our chef's village in Mexico cover the walls. We serve authentic Mayan food in an atmosphere of simple elegance.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Latin, Central American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 28, 2020

Small restaurant, great service (thank you, Alex!), and delicious food. My husband and I are vegetarians and we found great options. The blood orange margarita was yummy as were our entrees and guacamole. The chocolate dessert was just ok.

Date of visit: February 2020
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AnneS123456789, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 29, 2020

Thanks so much for sharing your feedback with us after your meal! We are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

We did lunch, which was quite good and reasonably priced. My son very much enjoyed his veggie burrito, and my puppozoles (misspelled) were good if not marvelous. Service was a bit lackluster given that they weren’t busy.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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AnneS932, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Thanks very much for having lunch with us recently. I'm glad you and your son enjoyed your meal. I am very sorry, however, that the service wasn't up to your expectations. I will speak with our front of house managers about your comments and we...More

Reviewed December 20, 2019

I'd say this restaurant was just okay. My biggest issue was the value for the money. The food was average, but the presentation was nice. I just felt like I expected more for the price. The highlights were certainly the setting (nice intimate restaurant) and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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AnneS123456789, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2019

Brittany, thank you for taking the time to dine with us recently; however I’m sorry to hear you didn’t fully enjoy your experience. Please don’t hesitate to let your server know if you’re not entirely satisfied with your entrée as we are more than happy...More

Reviewed December 13, 2019

Our second visit to Louisville and our second visit to the Mayan Café. Does that make us regulars because we sure would be if we lived here! We opened by sharing an awesome appetizer of roasted brussel sprouts, red pepper jelly, and poached egg, then...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2019 via mobile

Husband and I decided to try for a lunch date getting there just a couple minutes after opening. We were amazed by the amazing taste of the cocktails and food! Service was fabulous! By the time we left the restaurant was packed. We will be...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

We had a friend visiting from Mexico (Oaxaca) and we wanted her to try some of our favorite Latino restaurants. My husband and I had the salbutes, with which she was unfamiliar. She was wondering if they were like sopes, but we weren’t sure if...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Anne S, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2019

Thanks so much for your support, Ruth! And yes, your friend is right they are similar to sopes! The salbutes are found most in the Yucatan, where are chef is from, but sopes are the most similar item to other regional Mexican cuisine. We are...More

Reviewed November 27, 2019

I came here with a large group and we were all in a really good mood, ready to eat and drink. The cafe is small, so make sure you call ahead for reservations or to make sure there are available tables. The space is very...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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AnneS123456789, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2019

Thank you so much, Milack! We appreciate your kind words and are so glad you enjoyed everything!

Reviewed November 18, 2019 via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant while visiting Louisville. The menu caters to those who want to try something new and different or stick with something more traditional. The salmon, pork, and empanadas were all delicious. Make a reservation and come hungry and open minded!

Date of visit: November 2019
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AnneS123456789, General Manager at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Thank you so much for dining with us and sharing your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed November 17, 2019

Upon recommendation of a friend, I sought out this unique restaurant while attending a convention. Although the on-line booking agency indicated that reservations weren’t available until after the dinner hour, a quick phone call provided much-hoped-for information that the desired time slot was open. I...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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AnneS123456789, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Thank you very much for dining with us, Tish! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. Safe travels!

Reviewed November 10, 2019

Took some out of town guests here, and they were very impressed. The food is always fresh and well prepared, the atmosphere is pleasant. The seating is a little bit tight, but otherwise a great experience!

Date of visit: November 2019
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AnneS123456789, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2019

Thanks so much for dining with us. We are really glad you enjoyed your meal and appreciate you bringing your guests.

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Eric L
April 1, 2019|
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Response from AngeloS160 | Reviewed this property |
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September 22, 2018|
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Response from Lisa C W | Reviewed this property |
Lunch 11-2:30 M through F Dinner 5-10 M through F 5-10:30 S Closed Sunday Reservations highly recommended-small seating fills up fast. Can reserve on their website.
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March 15, 2016|
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Response from Anne S | Property representative |
Hi Tom, yes, we do suggest reservations. We're fairly small and fill up quickly. You can call us at 502.566.0651 to schedule a table or make a reservation online from our website. Thank you!
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