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Ajua Maya - CLOSED

5a Avenida Entre Ave 38 y Calle 40 | Via 5a en Playa by the Sea, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 873 2523
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
6 Dec 2014
“Out of Business”
21 Mar 2014
“not there anymore!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood, International
$$ - $$$
5a Avenida Entre Ave 38 y Calle 40 | Via 5a en Playa by the Sea, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

My first visit here was about 10 years ago and have returned numerous times. Every time I visit the area I make sure a dinner is planned to ensure a special and memorable time with my family/friends. But last month while planning a vacation to...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Ajua B, Owner at Ajua Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2014

Thank you for missing us. We miss Ajua Maya also. We do have good news for all of our fans. 1. We think we will be able to reopen Ajua Maya next year on 5ht Avenue or the Beach in February or March -- so...More

Reviewed 22 March 2014

it is closed and people say it has been closed since a while. i don't think they will reopen again,but i dont know.

2  Thank viajerodelmundoazul
Reviewed 29 April 2013

This restaurant was recommended by the Olympus Tours rep at our hotel ( I also saw other people that were sent by the concierge or travel rep from their hotels). First, we told them that it was our anniversary and that we would like lobster....More

4  Thank PlayaFun46861
Reviewed 25 April 2013

Went to Ajua on the recommendation of Isabelle at the resort and was not disappointed. Good waiters, good service and food. Very fun night in Playa del Carmen!

Thank gizmotibo
Reviewed 23 April 2013

A lot of seafood and steak on the menu with a Mayan flair. I would not call this a mexican restaurant if you are looking for tacos and enchiladas. The waiters carry drinks on their heads and the service is wonderful. Fresh tossed caesar salad...More

1  Thank NikShim
Reviewed 22 April 2013

We helped to host our daughter's wedding reception at the Ajua Maya. We were so pleased and everything was great. Brenda and her staff were easy to work with in planning the party. Everything was set up beautifully and they even incorporated some decorations we...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We have been to Playa del Carmen 8 times in 13 years. We love this destination. We first came upon Ajua by accident, and became fan favorites. each year we would come back and bring new friends along to experience the wonderful, fun staff and...More

1  Thank EdenPraireMom
Reviewed 14 April 2013

We ate there one fine evening and had great service except we were behind a couple of large parties so the service was off a lot. They brought the salad with the mains and we sent it back. No problems with it being taken off...More

Thank nvchef
Reviewed 13 April 2013

I celebrated my 75th birthday dinner here and it was a treat. The menu satisfied everyone's palette. The waiters are the entertainment. They bring you your drinks stacked on their heads. They laugh and tease and make dining a pleasant experience. Courses are prepared tableside...More

1  Thank stephany38
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Restaurant was recommended to us - service top notch from beginning to end - you have to try the ceasar salads made table side - no bacon but very delicious. 2 of our entree's were also made tableside - amazing. To wrap up the evening...More

Thank ShazMcgill
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$50
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5a Avenida Entre Ave 38 y Calle 40 | Via 5a en Playa by the Sea, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +52 984 873 2523
  • E-mail
Fine dining in a casual sophisticated atmosphere with live Latin jazz and salsa every night. Specializing in Flambes at your table, Lobster, Steaks, authentic Mayan and Mexican cuisines, Mestizo recipes and, of course, our fabulous staff and excellent service. Perfect for a romantic dinner or a group event, wedding receptions or rehearsal dinners.
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