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“tranquility you can't get on 5th!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Mayan Bistro

Mayan Bistro
Ranked #43 of 1,242 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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!!
Charlotte, NC
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“tranquility you can't get on 5th!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2010

a really great ambience to this restaurant and since it is such a hidden gem (the place only has about 8 tables), you and your wife might be the only two there!! both times we came, we asked the bartender/waiter (Aldo) his recommendation. the chefs usually come up with something amazing and unique that's not on the menu. i had the octopus and the filet, my wife had the grouper and the chicken cooked in coconut cream and pineapples. the server is totally cool if you are... and then the bonus: happy hour is from 4-7, two for one drinks!!!

i wish i would have discovered this place earlier in my week.

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“Playa Hideaway”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2010

We discovered this restaurant when we checked into our hotel. Its nestled in lush landscaping and had that look of a special place.
We mostly had breakfast here, before running of to Mayan ruins, or doing the PdC scene. It is a great way to start the day, low key and beautiful. Service is very good. Food comes to the table as soon as the kitchen has it ready. Whether its fruit, or eggs, or omelets the attention to detail and presentation is excellent.
After the meal was cleared we were allow to linger, we were never rushed to leave the table. The grounds are lush, even though they are associated with the Hotel Aventura, you feel you are in a Mayan garden setting.
Its a great place to escape the Avienda 5 night time hustle.

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