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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
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (33 reviews)
“satay” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Carretera Federal Chetumal- Puerto Juarez Km 298 | Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an early dinner inside just incase there was mosquitoes. Beautiful restaurant, great friendly service and very good food. It's part of Banyan Tree Mayakoba. The whole Mayakoba is amazing with 4 different properties.

Thank Ola M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant located in the Banyan Tree (Outdoor dining on canal) was recommended to us as the best place to try Thai food. The Fairmont made reservations and arranged transportation for us as it's a good walk to the resort. We had a drink at...More

Thank artesa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Thai food festival at this place with friends, our welcome cocktail was a "Jamaica" margarita (hibiscus), at all times our waiter and sommeliers took a great care of us. Dinner was fantastic as well as service. A little misunderstanding with check...More

Thank alexstar8a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Banyan Tree and ate at all of the restaurants as well as some ate Rosewood and the Fairmont. This was our favorite. We caught one of the Thai Food Festival nights with a set menu for $100 w/alcohol which was very good!...More

Thank k J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to try something different as we are not big Asian or Thai food eaters. We had the chicken/beef satay for starter and the yellow chicken curry and beef noodles for main, no desserts. The food was nice and flavours tasty, we had house...More

Thank north12345john
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not the first time we visited Saffron, we go every year, sometimes twice a year. I love Thai food and this place has the best asian food in the area.Because the place is food and quite popular, reservations are quite difficult to get,...More

Thank Penelope_aw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the Thai 7 courses and paid over 100USD no alcohol. It was good but pricey for Thai food. Nice restaurant but because it was over a lagoon during the night mosquitoes were out :( I sat inside and they still got in and...More

Thank Bao N
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Yum! Favorite dish was the Chu Chee Pla! Of course, the outside seating was beautiful, surrounded by tranquil waters and nature! Already want to go back! Marcos was our server, he was charming and knowledgeable! Thank you Marcos!

Thank NenaNomad
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and two other couples booked reservations to Saffron last night. Upon arrival we were greeted with excellent service. As we waited for the rest of our party to arrive in reception we were offered drinks and clean hand towels without hesitation. As locals...More

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

As we sit here sweating inside in the "air conditioning" the hostess recommended, we still don't have our entrees. Amuse Bouche was average. Appetizer sampler recommended by server had Ice cold chicken satay. Server was great and returned the Ice cold chicken for hot chicken....More

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Cancun International Airport about 45 minutes distance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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