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In front of Police Station by the basketball court, 1 block North (Or to the right, coming from the beach) | Northest Corner, Akumal, Mexico
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Hyattsville, Maryland
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place is off the beaten path in Akumal Pueblo but well worth finding. The fish, lamb and pork tacos were all amazing and our waitress was very helpful and a delight. The guacamole was also excellent. By the way when they say one of the two sauces for the chips is hot, you need to believe them! My three... More 

Thank swampy1965
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Walked from resort, did some shopping and walked over the highway. Good tacos and cold beer served with care. Staff was friendly and welcoming. There was a large group of local coworkers meeting for a work celebration of some kind and laughing and enjoying themselves

Thank Nicole R
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Dropped in here after hearing about its location on our wall back to town from the Monkey sanctuary. Went in unassuming and left 100% satisfied. We live in California and eat Mexican food almost daily, and this food takes the prize. The fish tacos are the best I've ever had, along with the carnitas and guacamole. The family is super... More 

Thank Brent825
Redwood City, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best fish tacos I've ever had. The little old lady then brought us food from her personal dinner she was making for her family - I believe it was Mayan. Lovely family, awesome food!

Thank SC623
Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We ended up at Taco Maya after asking a local about the best tacos in town. The food was great, very affordable, and as others have said, the portions are big! Taco Maya isn't fancy and it is a little harder to find than other restaurants in the pueblo because it's a block or two off the main drag. But... More 

1 Thank travelstarr
Gatineau, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We kept going back! We ate here 3 times. We had tacos, tacos dorados (rolled up and deep fried) as well as quesadillas. They were always busy and the service was quick and friendly. Food was delicious!

Thank Jarens64
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

If you want some tasty local food, served up by friendly people you'll want to visit Taco Maya in the Akumal pueblo. We enjoyed our dinner and recommend getting off the tourist track and visiting places such as Taco Maya. The pork is delicious in a burrito.

2 Thank Jim and Julie M
Bedford, Canada
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Akumal is such an interesting Pueblo that we enjoy going there to eat. The food at Taco Maya is very reasonably priced and the serving sizes are quite generous. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful. The Lamb burritos are huge and stuffed with lamb. I will be going back to Mexico in a couple weeks and this will definitely... More 

2 Thank Susan R
Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here to this place on my akumal visits for many years and they've never disappointed! Great value, good food quality and always great service. Love this place.

1 Thank Matt M
New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

My husband heard about this local eatery and couldn't wait to go. They are known for both their pork and lamb tacos. They were delicious. Served with onion, cilantro and fresh corn tortillas. The staff was very nice and attentive. I would definitely go back.

3 Thank Kellito

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In front of Police Station by the basketball court, 1 block North (Or to the right, coming from the beach) | Northest Corner, Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal

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