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Mayan Cafe

813 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40206-1627
+1 502-566-0651
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (48 reviews)
“cochinita pibil” (27 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
813 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40206-1627
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1 - 10 of 590 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by here late one night after a long day of touring to grab a quiet bite to eat. The food was wonderful! We started with drinks and some guacamole and chips. Guacamole was made there in the restaurant and the chips were nicely fried....More

Thank Angelo S
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Angelo, Thanks so much for your kind words! We appreciate you coming in and are really glad you and your wife enjoyed the meal. Hope to see you again soon! ~Anne

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner there last night and it was excellent. everything tastes fresh and full of flavor. I always like to try salads and their Myan salad is especially good. A light citrus dressing with lots of flavor. My main was also very tasty. I will...More

Thank jgreenwell2017
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for dining with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again soon! ~Anne

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food, decor, ambiance, service, drinks...all excellent! Make sure you have a reservation, as it fills up fast! I've only been once, but am very excited to go back soon!

Thank MattKY
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, Matt. We are really glad you came in and enjoyed everything! We'd love to see you again soon! ~Anne

Reviewed 1 week ago

My go to at the Mayan Cafe are the lima beans. These are the best lima beans I have ever had. I usually go at lunchtime and order the salmon with lima beans. I prefer to order the lima beans on the side so they...More

Thank Michelle R
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much, Michelle. The limas have become our most popular item on the menu which is pretty crazy! We are glad you enjoy them!! ~Anne

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was able to sit outside on a beautiful evening. Super subtle waiter was great. This place lives up to its reputation online. I had the pink September drink with the soursop liqueur and cucumber vodka. It was perfect. I mean perfect. The empanadas were...More

Thank bp85000
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for dining with us! We are thrilled you enjoyed your meal and would love to have you back if you're in town again. Your entree was the tikin-xic, by the way. :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the first dinner so much that we came back a second time. The food was different and delicious! I tried their duck and salmon dishes - both were excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Renee G
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Renee! We are really glad you enjoyed your meal and appreciate your kind words. ~Anne

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Just fantastic! Everything was well prepared and bursting with flavors. I highly recommend everything we had: the empanadas, spaghetti squash toss, rabbit, and the cochinita pibil. And, if they’re offering the special watermelon salad, get it!

Thank OHChuck2014
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are really glad you enjoyed your meal with us recently, and we'd love to see you again! ~Anne

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Wonderful Mayan Cuisine exploding with many flavors. It's a great place if you want to try something unique and different instead of the same ol same ol :)

Thank hungarianbeauty
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! We really appreciate your support. ~Anne

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Outstanding as always. The traditional Mexican/Mayan menu is diverse and always tasty. Beer, wine and drink choices never disappoint. Great for a date, dinner with friends or casual business meetings

Thank Kenneth T
AnneS2653, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much, Kenneth. We truly appreciate all of your support over the years! ~Anne

Reviewed 17 August 2018

Flavorful food and great dining experience. The restaurant is close to hotes and within walking distance of them. It is a quaint setting for couples but if enough to acomodat a small party of friends.

Thank ManyYearsACustomer
Anne S, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks very much for dining with us! We so appreciate your support. ~Anne

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jbuzz64
23 September 2018|
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Response from Lisa C W | Reviewed this property |
Lunch 11-2:30 M through F Dinner 5-10 M through F 5-10:30 S Closed Sunday Reservations highly recommended-small seating fills up fast. Can reserve on their website.
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Tom T
16 March 2016|
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Response from Anne S | Property representative |
Hi Tom, yes, we do suggest reservations. We're fairly small and fill up quickly. You can call us at 502.566.0651 to schedule a table or make a reservation online from our website. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 813 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40206-1627
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Phoenix Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Phoenix Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 502-566-0651
  • E-mail
Description
The Mayan Cafe is a small, intimate space. Photos of our chef's village in Mexico cover the walls. We serve authentic Mayan food in an atmosphere of simple elegance.
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