Mérida, capital city of Yucatán, is a meeting place of Mayan, Creole and Mestizo cultures. It is an eternal source of inspiration for poets and singers in love with their city´s streets, its downtown, its tradition of good manners and helpfulness. Yucatán is a warm and lovely land that welcomes with sincere joy all who arrive from near or far places to experience and enjoy the fascination for this land of the pheasant and white tailed deer.
Amidst the nostalgic atmosphere of a beautifully restored and decorated colonial home, across from the historic Santa Lucía Park, the restaurant called La Chaya Maya offers the traditional dishes characteristic of Yucatecán food, as well as surprising and delicious variations on the peninsular gastronomy.
Our cuisine is a banquet of smells and flavors, a fusion of memories and feelings and taste. Pumpkin seeds, maize, chili peppers, chaya and annatto seeds glowing in red tones take you back to the origins of the Mayan people.