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Maya Pakal

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Francisco I. Maderio No. 12, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
07:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in San Cristobal de las casas. I ate filete de mignon and especial menu here and both of them were really nice.

Thank 해빈 양
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

we were there for new year's eve, we got away with about 20€ for a great mexican dinner that we couldn't finish all. service was excellent, worth a visit!

Thank cek82
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We keep trying new restaurants for breakfast, but Maya Pakal remains our favorite. It never disapoints. It's quiet, very clean, and cozy, with interestong phots and regional posters on the walls. Even the background music is enjoyable and not overloud, as in other places. It's just half a block from the Zocalo/ Parque Central, and because it's not on any... More 

Thank bmillerOaxaca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

I frequently returned here for dinner in my recent visit. Unpretentious quality food with a wide array of options. Excellent soups, very good pescado al ajillo, several vegetarian options. The set menu options are excellent value. The service is friendly, the quality is high and in a tourist with an awful lot of pretentious fine dining options, Maya Pakal is... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

This was our best find in town for a delicious dinner. Good food, good prices, attentive service, quiet, and free of vendadores on the two occasions we ate there. It's off the main square and frequented by locals as well as tourists. The chicken soup was excellent.

Thank lovetotravelVT
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place looking for chilaquiles and eggs before our five hour trip to Palenque ruins. They have numerous breakfast packages including fruit coffee tea or hot chocolate, juice, eggs how you like them. Five of us ate for 257 pesos or about $20. This is a great value! The restaurant was clean and the service was prompt... More 

Thank wbilinski
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

Such good food, such good prices and such good attentive service. The stuffed zucchini is delicious, smooth with great cheese. Stuffed potatoes the best we have ever had. (Not vegetarians) Both were served with generous salad. asked for tortillas instead of pan and we did not have to mention it twice! Very relaxed setting close to the attractions and not... More 

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Standish, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2013

In my many trips to Chiapas, I always see the vendors roasting chicken by the side of the road, and it looks so good. I asked the owner of the house where to go for this chicken in San Cristobal. She suggested this restaraunt...a lot more pleasant than sitting by the roadside. The food was amazing, everything I had hoped.... More 

Thank DJ-USA
Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

Whether you want to eat vegetarian, pasta, meat, fish, desinfected salads: here you have a good choice. The owner will also adapt to your wishes. While your meal gets prepared you can and probably will crave for the whole wheat-bread with butter and some sauces. The owner of this restaurant has learned during 17 years in a restaurant run by... More 

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2013

Reasonably priced, typical mexican food. My kids had grilled chicken and arranchara. They cut the meat up and ate it with a tortilla like a soft taco. My wife and I both had chicken mole (mole negro) which was very tasty. There was nothing fancy about the place, but the food was good and the price was right.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francisco I. Maderio No. 12, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: 6317291

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