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La Chaya Maya

Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
+52 999 928 4780
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (228 reviews)
“turkey” (103 reviews)
“cochinita pibil” (99 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Soups
$$ - $$$
Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone said, try the Chaya Maya. Well the chaya drinks were good, however the meals that we ordered were mushy and not very tasty.

Thank quitodama
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss it, even though it's slightly touristy, the food is still delicious and representative of yucatecan cuisine. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu pretty much, there are also several vegetarian options. The fresh tortillas are the star of the show. It...More

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was taken here by friends, I don't really care for Yucatan food, so I really found it a bit overwhelming. It's a nice place for tourists, but I'm a traveller, you can do better elsewhere if this is you!

Thank BarnyardGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for a traditional Mexican breakfast in a very traditional surroundings. Sat inside but there was a very green courtyard if you wanted some sun. Food is great, service even better. We were there for two hours on a Monday morning and it was constantly...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu boasts all the expected Yucatan standards. Portions were large and very attractively presented. This is a large, busy restaurant that a friend recommended. Service was relatively quick and reasonably priced. English menu available.

Thank blavine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where we learned you have to ask for the check La Cuenta otherwise you'll be waiting forever. There are two Chaya Maya restaurants. They're both good

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first meal in Merida and it was a good one! Women wearing traditional clothing can be seem making the breads stuffed with beans. I had Los Tres Reyes which was a huge chunk of meat with 3 dipping sauces. Very filling and...More

Thank Jentia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, First restaurant we visited after we landed. Everything was delicious in that recommended sampler plate. The water was refreshing and balanced without any aftertaste ( its even medicinal). Service was superb as the 'Yucatecans' have this excellent attitude towards service and you never see...More

Thank Ccova66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our group dinner here and I loved their traditional Yucatán meal. Green chaya drink with lime is a must try. The place is close to Merida center.

Thank paudeld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent quality of food, outstanding service and reasonably priced. Loved the Chaya Drinks and conchinita. We were there 6 years ago and had good memories and had to return....so happy that we did.

Thank ramadave
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12 March 2017|
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Response from Carlos L | Reviewed this property |
La Chaya Maya Calle 55 No.510, Centro, 97000 Mérida, YUC 01 999 928 2295 goo.gl/maps/3vYTUKpCazm
29 December 2016|
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Response from Juan S | Reviewed this property |
Hello. We went there with my daughter who is a vegetarian. They managed to prepare some things that were quite good although there is no specific vegetarian menu
Aliena F
28 December 2016|
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Response from Romain P | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 55 x 60 y 62 | Sucursal Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 928 4780
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