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Hotel Aventura Mexicana | 10th Avenue & 22 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 1876
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband, son, and I ate breakfast at the Mayan Bistro 5 or 6 times and we had one dinner. Excellent service and delicious food. Lovely garden atmosphere.

Thank Virginia H
Auckland, New Zealand
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126 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant as part of a group of 14 for dinner. Good setting and efficient service. Everyone appeared to enjoy their cocktail/ drink which were quickly made and delivered. We had two vegetarians in the group and they had no problem choosing a meal. I had the chicken mole as I had not tried it before. The chicken was... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We read the reviews and were excited to go to this restaurant. However the overall experience was very disappointing, especially for such a highly rated restaurant. The crab tostadas were made with fake crab and iceberg lettuce. The guacamole was unimaginative and definitely one of the worst we've had in the 10 days we've been in Mexico this year. The... More 

Thank TGJerry
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of our favorites! It is actually associated with the hotel and we love the hidden courtyard on the backside of the restaurant. Fish steamed in banana leaves with many choices of sauces is delicious. They always include a gratis appetizer - one of the trade marks of the better restaurants.

Thank mmmaarx71
Niteroi, RJ
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619 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small restaurant annex to a hotel. We sat at a table near the pool. The restaurant was empty so the service was good. I ate a taco that was very good. Prices average. Good option to eat at Playa.

Thank Htsuji
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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137 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had two very good fish entrees prepared tikin-xic and empapelado styles. We were told the fish, which was firm and meaty, was sea bass. Our server was very helpful with food allergy issues. There should be a warning there are cats roaming around the restaurant, as one of our party is severely allergic to cats. Luckily they kept their... More 

Thank GBCamp
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to PDC for 5 years and always visit the Mayan Bistro. Tucked into a hotel, you may not expect good food - but you'd be wrong. we have enjoyed a variety of dishes here and are never disappointed. Ask for a table in the courtyard where the atmosphere is quiet and peaceful. I'm glad to report... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before I start I will say that I rarely rarely leave a disgruntled review. My first choice of action is if I am disappointed in service, food, or accommodations is to speak with the management. I always hope to resolve an issue to allow the company an opportunity to rectify any issues. I have been to Mayan Bistro a handful... More 

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, good price and great atmosphere. Hidden away from busy traffic. A favorite when we are in Playa.

Thank dfraticelli
long island,new york
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great food, awesome breakfast every day, sweetest staff. we enjoyed going every day for breakfast and had lunch there a few times

Thank travelbeeotch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Aventura Mexicana | 10th Avenue & 22 Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 1876
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!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?