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Yaxche Maya Cuisine - CLOSED

Av. 5ta | Calle 22, Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 3011
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cochinita pibil” (77 reviews)
“queso relleno” (11 reviews)
“pork” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Seafood, Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Av. 5ta | Calle 22, Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 1,049 reviews

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Too bad. The former Yaxche space is being occupied by a new trendy restaurant. I'm hearing Guy Fiere. Wonder who will cater box lunches and breakfasts at PGA OHL Classic Mayakoba.

Thank WafisGak
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was different than I expected. It's a bit pricey for the amount of food, but it was all really good. The drinks are not your typical drinks, which is a great thing. All really good. No complaints. Easy to find

Thank kkbug90
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is one of my favorite locations on 5th avenue. It is closed right now. I have found out it is relocating to Calle 38 in a new larger location this November 2016. So those who enjoyed it will be glad to know its not...More

6  Thank jamesv913
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you want excellent Mayan food, this is the place. We love it and we go nearly every time we visit Playa. They have a Margarita with Jalapeños in it... very unique and tasty.

Thank Wade C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Don't be fooled by the "permanently closed" tag on Trip Adivsor. They are moving to a new location on 5th Ave, around 5th and 36th (I think) St. The decor is beautiful in Yaxche. The kids always look for the orange with black spots. The...More

Thank BR M
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I don't even kno where to start! Mouthwatering food! Most delicious food Ive ever had! More expensive place we ate at during our week long stay BUT totally worth it!!! Seriously, I had a mouthgasm with every bite. As I told my friend who went...More

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We were a faily large party of 5, seating inside was unavailable but staff arranged a large enough table for us outside and it was awesome. Seldom have I received such attentive service as that evening. We ordered authentic Mayan cuisine and all of us...More

Thank Gunther G
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Always wanted to try this restaurant, but sadly I was greatly disappointed. Of the 3 dishes served one was acceptable (Mayan Steak), of the other two the Cochinita Pibll had no flavour at all and the Queso Relleno was very salty and accompanying sauce bland....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the waiter service and the desert was great. The main dishes were regular which was less than we're expecting considering the environment and the descriptions on the menu. I didn't like very much the fact that an employee comes to your table, takes...More

Thank Marco Túlio G
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Loved Yaxche. Great food and a great experience- definitely on our repeat visit list! The crepe flambé was delicious and a spectacular prepared at our table! Great night!

Thank Skimom93
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. 5ta | Calle 22, Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 3011
  • E-mail
Yaxche (pronounced jag-shey) Maya cuisine restaurant is located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. We serve the Maya culinary art in a unique style. Dining at Yaxche will be a quest into the Mayan World where you will find the flavors of the region in a unique environment that combines both ancient and cosmopolitan elements..
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