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468-470 Cleveland Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
(02) 9699 8663
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Don't be put off that it's vegetarian

The food is fantastic and well priced. We went at lunch, which meant the food came out quickly and fresh. I went for the Punjabi plate (4 small curries, 2 roti, a poppadum, rice, natural yoghurt and a rice dessert) at $19.90. My colleagues went for the sizzling platter and a rice specialty (missed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
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English first
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Ok Indian food.....nothing exceptional. The only thing which stood out was the Rose Lassi I had....very refreshing!!!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I usually love maya. Most of the time it is value for money. I went in today got idli/ sambar/ chutney for $6.90. Good value. I also purchased some pista kulfi which cost almost the same at the idli ($6.50). I got these items take away and when I opened the bag I was surprised to see the smallest little... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This restaurant is one of my regular haunts. Whilst I am not Indian, I appreciate the subtle flavours of the cuisine and am always encouraged when I find myself one of a very few Caucasian faces in the place. Indians know a good Indian restaurant when they find one! The food is vegetarian and full of variety. My three favourites... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The food is fantastic and well priced. We went at lunch, which meant the food came out quickly and fresh. I went for the Punjabi plate (4 small curries, 2 roti, a poppadum, rice, natural yoghurt and a rice dessert) at $19.90. My colleagues went for the sizzling platter and a rice specialty (missed the name). Apparently they are better... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

There is a huge variety of items on the menu as well as daily specials and it has been rare to have a meal that wasn't very tasty. We recommend the Masala Dosa, Vegetable Samosa and Pani Puri as our biggest favourites.

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UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Maya Vegetarian is an informal dine in place that serves wonderful and tasty authentic vegetarian food from North and South India. The menu is huge and includes tandoori dishes and dosas - it is difficult to choose what to have! We tried a thali (a good choice if you simply can't choose), a biryani and a dosa - all were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Good food, very authentic. Good balance of spice, great sweets, and most of all their food is fresh and well prepared. Must go place if one wants to taste good Indian food.

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We visited this café style Indian vegetarian restaurant twice in two days on our recent visit to Sydney. The first night we ordered North Indian Thali meals which were good value for money. We did not want Brinjals so it was substituted for Chana. On the 2nd visit two days later, I decided to eat Chana Bhatoora. I specifically requested... More 

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UK
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100 reviews 100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We ate here on my daughter's Birthday. She chose Indian and the food was excellent. Not the place to go if you are looking for a nice restaurant - this is more like a cafe and very informal. But very good food and great value. Also BYO and no corkage.

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Sydney
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54 reviews 54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

This vegetarian Indian restaurant is a virtually an institution on Cleveland Street, Surry Hills. The TV's showing non-stop Bollywood videos are the entertainment to accompany the truly delicious food. There are daily "chaat" specials as well as a great range of Dosas and southern Indian delicacies. The dosa masala, a curried potato contained in a paper thin large rice pancake... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 468-470 Cleveland Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9699 8663

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
  • Cuisine: Indian

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