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Mayan Cafe

€€ - €€€Latin, , Vegetarian Friendly
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)
Closed
17:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
813 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40206-1627
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1 - 10 of 585 reviews

Reviewed 4 days 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 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 16 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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 13 August 2018

When lima beans are your signature dish, you must be REALLY creative! They were delicious, and free, if you check in on Yelp! We shared the guac and pumpkin seed appetizer and they were so good... as was the trout and my daughter's vegetarian burrito....More

Thank chkirkpatrick
Anne S, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

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

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I always order the cochinita pibil with the bread pudding for dessert. Although prices are a bit steep for me to visit regularly, I consider it my go-to restaurant for special occasions, and the food is worth every penny! Amazing!

Thank Lisa C W
Anne S, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you so much, Lisa! We really appreciate your support.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a wonderful regular spot for lunch. Awesome service and fresh and delicious ingredients. Love the tacos and the Lima beans!

Thank Tara S
Anne S, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thanks so much for joining us for lunch, Tara! We are really glad you have enjoyed your experiences with us. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Really enjoyed the atmosphere and food. We had a bunch of appetizers, and each one was excellent. The service was also very good! Highly Recommended.

Thank Steve K
Anne S, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much, Steve! We really appreciate your support and are so glad you enjoyed your meal with us. ~Anne

Reviewed 6 August 2018

The food has always been consistently well made and delicious. Ambience isn't that great because it's a pretty small dining area. You don't have much privacy because the tables are fairly close together. Service is usually friendly and attentive, although it can be slow sometimes....More

Thank VivaGaga
Anne S, Owner at Mayan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

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

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jbuzz64
22 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
15 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
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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