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Francisco I. Maderio No. 12, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
6317291
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07:30 - 23:00
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London
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got the meal deal here (75-90 pesos for soup, main, dessert and an alcoholic drink) and it was ok - no more. In other towns I'd say this was a great deal, but San Cristobal has lots of deals like this, and its easy to find much better quality. For example, Comedor Susy a couple of blocks north on Belisario... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Easy to miss -- glad we didn't. Clean restaurant, clean restrooms, clean food [I ate fresh salad], delicious, excellent, excellent, kind service. Delicious bread served with [not tasty] parsley butter in an adorable tiny black bowl that looked like a cauldron for Witch Barbie. Chimichurri sauce and another green sauce were excellent on bread and meat. Quiet enough for conversations,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Because of the good recommendations we went down to check out this restaurant. We were the only ones on a Saturday evening which felt a bit odd. We took the menu especial but it wasn't especially good. The margarita was the simplest we ever had and the lasagne is not recommended. The cheese cake afterwards was dry as hell and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in San Cristobal de las casas. I ate filete de mignon and especial menu here and both of them were really nice.

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Rome, Italy
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

we were there for new year's eve, we got away with about 20€ for a great mexican dinner that we couldn't finish all. service was excellent, worth a visit!

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Oaxaca
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We keep trying new restaurants for breakfast, but Maya Pakal remains our favorite. It never disapoints. It's quiet, very clean, and cozy, with interestong phots and regional posters on the walls. Even the background music is enjoyable and not overloud, as in other places. It's just half a block from the Zocalo/ Parque Central, and because it's not on any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

I frequently returned here for dinner in my recent visit. Unpretentious quality food with a wide array of options. Excellent soups, very good pescado al ajillo, several vegetarian options. The set menu options are excellent value. The service is friendly, the quality is high and in a tourist with an awful lot of pretentious fine dining options, Maya Pakal is... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

This was our best find in town for a delicious dinner. Good food, good prices, attentive service, quiet, and free of vendadores on the two occasions we ate there. It's off the main square and frequented by locals as well as tourists. The chicken soup was excellent.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place looking for chilaquiles and eggs before our five hour trip to Palenque ruins. They have numerous breakfast packages including fruit coffee tea or hot chocolate, juice, eggs how you like them. Five of us ate for 257 pesos or about $20. This is a great value! The restaurant was clean and the service was prompt... More 

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winnipeg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

Such good food, such good prices and such good attentive service. The stuffed zucchini is delicious, smooth with great cheese. Stuffed potatoes the best we have ever had. (Not vegetarians) Both were served with generous salad. asked for tortillas instead of pan and we did not have to mention it twice! Very relaxed setting close to the attractions and not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 23:00
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francisco I. Maderio No. 12, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: 6317291

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?