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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
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (37 reviews)
“satay” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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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 243 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Thai food, this is one of the best places I have experienced for Thai food in or outside of Thailand. The chef will adjust spice to taste which was great for my kids, and the services is phenomenal.

Thank JamieM91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Thailand for an extended period of time and this restaurant beats the gourmet cuisine in Thailand! It's even better than the flagship Saffron in Bangkok. Delicious is an understatement. You must order the Pad Thai and spring rolls, and honestly you cannot...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Always perfection - probably my favorite restaurant at Banyan Tree. The setting was beautiful, the food amazing, and the service was fantastic.

Thank prokeefe
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at banyan tree for our anniversary. We do not typically eat Thai food and therefore did not consider eating at his restaurant. However, after numerous recommendations we decided to try it on our last night in Mayakoba. It was truly...More

Thank blill22
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The atmosphere is very romantic but, maybe due to dining late (9:00 pm), it felt a little stiff. Food was good but you could get the same if not better food for a quarter of the price in the US. Pad Thai with Chicken was...More

Thank mthatcher403
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

$45 dollars for pad Thai!!! C’mon. Once you get over the sticker shock this is probably the best dinner spot in Mayakoba. Sit on the decks outside overlooking the lagoon - very pleasant and tropical. On the flip side - the indoor restaurant fees like...More

1  Thank Oskar-Brooklyn
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We were staying at Fairmont, right next door and our concierge highly recommended trying Saffron for dinner. We decided to give it a try and made a reservation. The place is really nice, with front water seating. Service is very good, we even had the...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I chose to dine at Saffron on our last night of vacation at Mayakoba. We heard great things about both the food quality and atmosphere. We have dined at a number of exceptional restaurants around the world and so this was supposed...More

Thank PJA09
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Unbelievable Thai food at an amazing resort, The Banyan Tree. A must if you can afford it. Please make sure to wear bug spray.

Thank Rebekah D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

One of the best Thai restaurants I’ve ever been to, and I just got back from Thailand several months ago. Gorgeous setting, service amazing, food unbelievable and they aren’t afraid to make things spicy. Best massaman curry I’ve ever had. You will absolutely be paying...More

Thank Jack F
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Cancun International Airport about 45 minutes distance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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