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Saffron

Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez Km 298 | Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 0374
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez Km 298 | Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love their outdoor seating pier. Such a beautiful moonlit night, with a glass of wine and delicious Thai food, what more could I want. My husband loved his Tom ka gai soup, and we were able to share the green curry, excellent! Great mix of...More

Thank Carina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to perfection in my opinion!!! Charming location both outdoor and indoor, our waiter Guadalupe was so nice and professional, so great service as well! Presentation and food were both high level. Not sure what else to add, one of the best restaurants I have...More

Thank Valentina D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant in a beautiful location but as I put in my hotel review the resort did not have a great Mexican restaurant so it seemed strange to me the premier restaurant is Thai. Saying that is was very good and overall...More

1  Thank VoxVolpe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly wonderful. Our evening started with a washing of the hands as we entered with infused waters. We decided to eat inside and took a table overlooking the waterway surrounding the Banyan Tree. Each course was a delight. Service impeccable.

Thank k9mummy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot fault the location or the great service, both excellent and thoroughly enjoyable both times I have been. But there is nothing you can do to hide the blandness of the food. Again it looks amazing, great presentation but it has no guts. Thai...More

Thank catinmexico
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Very quaint and beautiful and the service is about as good as any I have ever had anywhere in the world. Beautiful setting with inside or outside seating. Wonderful Thai food and the server was great at instructing us on dishes.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Do not miss Saffron as it is truly the best Thai food you can have in the World. We tried before Saffron in Phuket and this Saffron at Banyan Tree Mayakoba matches it ! the food ingredients are so Fresh, the lemon grass, coconut milk,...More

Thank BespokeZ
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Very beautiful, unique experience. Reservations need to be made 24-48hrs prior - our concierge at another resort in Mayakoba made them. Everything from the food to the location were lovely. The price point is high.

1  Thank Ltmcgrath
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We enjoyed excellent cocktails at the lobby bar of the resort and then we had an AWESOME meal at Saffron. The food is as good or better than advertised. It is priced accordingly with cocktails costing more than NYC, South Beach, or downtown Shanghai. That...More

2  Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and I recently had dinner at Banyan Tree's signature restaurant. First of all, the atmosphere is gorgeous. It feels like you are in a remote jungle, since most of the tables over over the lagoon. The service is very nice and attentive too....More

Thank JayhawkDC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez Km 298 | Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 0374
Description
Banyan Tree's signature restaurant, serves authentic Thai cuisine. Sitting on a wooden deck overlooking the tropical mangroves.
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