Restaurant Mayan

Manufacturer: Mayer China
User: RESTAURANT MAYAN
Date: c. 1940s - 1950s?
Note: Located at 16 West 51st St., in the International Building of Rockefeller Center, the Restaurant Mayan opened its doors circa 1936. According to a post card from the 1950s, the restaurant had a motto: "Every Day a Famous National Dish." During the war years when meat was scarce, one could order Broiled Honeycomb Tripe with a thick mustard sauce or Lung Stew with Apple Dumplings.

Based on an ad, the restaurant opened in January 1936 and closed around 1974.

Ivory body with purple, blue and brown Mayan design.






April 27, 1960 menu

ID and photos contributed by dbstoneware
Additional research contributed by graciemark

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