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Maya Cafe

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Nunber 33, Yu He Zou Lang | [After the Water Wheel, follow the stream northward towards Black Dragon Pool. Continue walking under Yu Yuan Bridge; approx. 50 meters after the bridge, look for an alley on the right. The cafe is located at the end (3rd row of buildings)], Lijiang 674100, China
+86 888 512 6705
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Greenville, South Carolina
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The best restaurant in all of Lijiang will be closed for the next few months!!! If you were hoping to taste the mouth-watering food of Maya Cafe it will have to be at their new location which plans to open back up in February or March. I look forward to updating you when the Maya Cafe is back to business... More 

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Hong Kong
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A great little hidden restaurant near the Square. It's great for kids because they have a separate playroom with toys and TV. The curry was just fab. My husband had a salad which looked really. My kids fancied pancakes and my, they are the biggest, fluffiest pancakes I have ever seen. The hot chocolate was also yummie! Overall a great... More 

Thank CassavaHK
Chengdu, China
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I only spent a few days in Lijiang, and Maya was by far the most satisfying meal I had. The chef is Indian so the curry lived up to my expectations. With the mango smoothie, the meal made a nice break from trying the local cuisine.

Thank cascadianabroad2015
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Both excellent so kids (yet another burger) and parents happy. The curry realy was excellent! Without further comments this one should remain in the top of the list.

Thank Daan H
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Curry was fresh heaps of flavour perfectly spicy great chicken, came with rotti and delicious fresh side salad. Milkshake was cold and good. Attentive service and nice location out of hustle and bustle of the old town.

Thank MargotFluitsma
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

It's a good place, in a quiet area of the town. But it's a bit pricy for the drinks in my opinion. The food is very good, but you only get a burger and no fries or anything to go with. So in my opinion for a smoothie and a burger without fries 60 kuai is quite expensive. But then... More 

Thank Eliana1993
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A Great burger and great Indian food! Don't miss this place. Also had a great atmosphere and good service. Relaxing place.

Thank andy0025
sao paulo
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I've been traveling in Asia for 8 months, and that is the best pizza i've eaten so far. Its home made and delicious. Breakfast is also good

Thank Piki P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Many veggie options including curry, veggie burger, salads, etc. very reasonably priced. Comfortable seating upstairs. Highest cleanliness rating we've seen so far in China. My americano was a large cup, fresh, and made how I asked (22). I added close ups of sections of the menu to photo section.

Thank L164907562
Lijiang, China
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Good vibe, food is reasonably priced and delicious, and the owners are very nice people. Great service and quality food. The owner tells us that he uses filtered water to prepare food, which I believe, given how high quality the ingredients in the dishes are. He even gave us a little sample of experimental food he was making for free... More 

Thank halcykon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Indian, Asian, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nunber 33, Yu He Zou Lang | [After the Water Wheel, follow the stream northward towards Black Dragon Pool. Continue walking under Yu Yuan Bridge; approx. 50 meters after the bridge, look for an alley on the right. The cafe is located at the end (3rd row of buildings)], Lijiang 674100, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Lijiang
  • Phone Number: +86 888 512 6705

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