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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%
3 Jun 2015
“Outstanding Ambiance and food”
21 Feb 2014
“Sad to discover Xulam closed...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Av 10 # 1 esquina 3 sur Plaza Antigua | Before enter at Playacar Palace, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2013

We went to this restaurant strictly because of the rating from Trip Advisor. We were a party of 5 (2 Moms, and 3 teenage kids) When we arrived at 8, we were the only people in the restaurant, which made us a little nervous, since...More

4  Thank willstwins
xulamplaya, Gerente at Xulam The Mayan Fisher, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2013

It's Our Privilege to serve the best Mexican and Mayan Cuisine! We've worked hard to build our reputation as fine Family Restaurants. I feel ashamed for drawback. That waiter is not working with us anymore, it is sad when only a person cheats and smash...More

Reviewed 16 August 2013

Location: Perfect, right next to 5th Ave but enough off of the beaten path to not be bothered by 5th avenue employees. Food: Delicious! I had the bacon wrapped stuff shrimp which were really good. My husband had the lobster tacos which were very very...More

1  Thank 2Hicks
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Location: Located in central Playa Del Carmen, fairly easy to find off of Av. 10. Ambiance: Excellent. Mayan-inspired decor and architecture that is a little tourist-trappy, but fun nonetheless. The restaurant is clean, comfortable and the restrooms matched. I would sit inside to avoid any...More

1  Thank Grady509
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Beware, this restaurant is located at the far end of Playa near the entrance to Playacar. The food is ok but definitely not worth travelling or walking a great distance. The starters are tasty but they are just a selection of tacos. The main courses...More

Thank kbr88
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Outrageously good food and Oh My ! what a fabulous desert. Service was great, recommendations were perfect and wine was divine.

Thank Irma T
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We have traveled to YUCATAN Pen., MX. For 30 years. This is the very best for Mayan/Aztec cuisine. Lots of authentic, unusual, delicious items on the menu. (See website complete info and story of the Mayan Fisherman). A dozen birds (parrots and other exotic) greet...More

Thank sunnytraveler612
Reviewed 18 July 2013

My family enjoyed this restaurant so much, we returned a second time. The outdoor patio had a great atmosphere with many parrots. One named Fox is 40 years old! There was a woman making fresh tortillas and the staff was very attentive and friendly. Everyone's...More

Thank Honor H
Reviewed 17 July 2013

This restaurant is at the south end of Playa, near the Playacar Palace. Although it is a little out of the way, it is worth the walk or taxi ride. It was one of the best meals we enjoyed during our two week trip, and...More

Thank takemetothesun
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Great ambiance, superb authentic cuisine and wonderful service. A great place to experience Mexican/Mayan cuisine!

1  Thank MelodiousTravels
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We had a great experience at Xulam Mayan Fisher (pronounced "Shulam"). The manager was very nice and the staff very attentive. I called ahead for reservations for 9 people and they put us in a nice room that can seat up to about 12 with...More

Thank dwillar
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic
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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