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“Excellent Restaurant off the Main Street”
Review of Mayan Bistro

Mayan Bistro
Ranked #81 of 1,435 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Price range: US$10 - US$25
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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!!
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Excellent food and service at the Mayan Bistro in Playa Del Carmen! One block off the 5th street is this quaint little restaurant that you must visit! It is only 1 block off of 5th street but it is like you walked into a different place altogether. Atmosphere is quiet and the service and food were excellent. Recommendation came from another guest at our resort and we were not disappointed. It is located in a great little hotel, Hotel Aventura Mexicana which provides a great atmosphere.

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1  Thank David F
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

My husband and I were actually staying at the hotel for this vacation which was very nice. We started off our holiday by having cocktails at the Mayan Bistro as our arrival was at night time. The service and ambience was the perfect start to our holiday. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I was alittle under the weather so I decided to have the chicken soup with rice, it was delicious! As it turned out we had several meals there. Instead of walking all over town to find a place to eat we had found a hidden gem right at our doorstep. The restaurant is aptly named as this is what Mexican food really is all about. Several of our meals were served by a gentleman named Nicholas, what a gracious host. He was always very attentive to our needs and definetly enhanced our dining experience. Thanks again and give my love to Olivia!

Thank Darcy T
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

Outstanding food and service. We were looking for a good dinner having just arrived and checked into our hotel, as it turns out we did not have to go far. Highly recommend the house specialties, delicious examples of mayan cooking.

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Thank Melissa J
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

If you are in Playa Del Carmen you must have a meal at the Mayan Bistro. The food and service is great. The Mayan Bristo is located west of 5th on 22nd North (corner of 10th and 22nd north). If you are walking to it at night, don't give up... it's there, just no fancy lights or someone outside telling you to come in. You can dine inside or outside in the garden area. We (4 adults) were there Thursday night / Oct 31st. It was the best dinner we had while in Playa Del Carmen this week, and the best dinner we have had in Playa for the 8 years we have vacationed there. We had the grilled shrimp and mashed potatoes, other 2 in our party had the crusted chicken. You will not be disappointed with the food and Chris was an excellent server. Not only do you get top quality food, but you get quantity. I can see why this restaurant is one of the top listed on Tripadvisor. The only thing I am disappointed about is I didn't try the Mayan Bristro years ago. But we will catch up....we have another week of vacation remaining and will be back to enjoy another great meal next week.

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Thank CancunCrew
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

Great place to eat. Price is average from a Good meal. Christopher was very helpful and friendly. We will be returning.

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Thank blessed4everblessed
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