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“Did not disappoint”
Review of Taco Maya

Taco Maya
Ranked #13 of 38 Restaurants in Akumal
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
East Coast
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Did not disappoint”
Reviewed 29 April 2013

We ate here to get away from the beach scene, the food was good, cooked fresh, and the service was good as well. You really got a sense of a family run business as they cooked the food right there after you order, so no complaints on the quality/tastiness of the food itself. While the restaurant and seating area is generally clean, the overall building and environs around here are not that reassuring. The prices were perhaps a bit less than in Akumal/beach, but not by much. Worth a try if you have your own transportation to get you there.

  • Visited April 2013
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2 Thank sawston123
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
madison, wi
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Our favorite place for dinner in Akumal (across the highway in the pueblo). Delicious, fresh food; great service; hardworking family that makes dining there an enjoyable experience. We fell in love with the chorizo quesadillas and the fish tacos but everything we had was good. Guacamole is made when you order (as are all the dishes). We would readily choose this restaurant over the more touristy places at Akumal Bay or Half Moon Bay. Highly recommended if you want authentic mexican at great prices. Beware that the description of the location on Trip Advisor is a bit confusing (it is not in front of the police station). You have to turn right at the intersection where the police station is and drive one block north; then it is on the northeast corner. We found it by checking one of the many free maps in the area.

  • Visited March 2013
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4 Thank madtowntarheels
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The best tacos...”
Reviewed 20 March 2013

This is a nice place for visit with the family... is delicius...chip and relax.. and evrything is made at the moment..the guacamole..los tacos.. and more food of menu... was delicius.. my family and me.. we gona miss that... we been there six time jjejejejej... and we want to come back very soonn.. tenks..omar...isdi.....ademar..and doña aury... we love you ...

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2 Thank Dmvm30
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Independence, Missouri
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Incredible food!”
Reviewed 13 January 2013 via mobile

Stopped here during an excursion with Captain Quickie! The staff was wonderful! The food just kept coming! All We Could Eat! CARNITAS!! We had a group of 11 plus our 2 guides! We were seated immediately. Not a huge place but very comfortable! Unique may be the key word! Food was fantastic! Would definitely recommend to anyone in the Akumel area! On a side note....everything works a little different in Mexico. One of our friends went to the restroom while were there and she got stuck in there for about 10 to 15 minutes! It was hilarious. It took 8 people there to get her out. It was more the language barrier than anything else that kept her in there.. it would take brains more than skills to get her out. Most doors you open towards you to walk out of a restroom. This one you had to push open and we just couldn't figure it out??? LOL.. muy. Fantastico.!!

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Thank Chris S
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Nova Scotia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great place off the beaten path”
Reviewed 28 November 2012

We ate at Taco Maya last Saturday. I had the lamb soup, my husband had the lamb tacos. Great service, friendly waitress. The owners live upstairs, the waitressas their daughter. The food was really good. We had 4 Sol with our meal. Total bill was 140 pesos. We will visit this place again on our next trip.

  • Visited November 2012
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2 Thank CdnMojito
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