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Maya

No.568 Julu Road,Shanghai Grand Plaza Club House 2F, Shanghai, China (Jing'an Temple)
021-62896889
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Ranked #34 of 12,419 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jing'an Temple
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Shanghai, China
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Been awhile since I have been to Maya so I thought of giving it another try. Started off with a pitcher of margaritas. Had the shrimp-crab cakes, which were OK but not great. The jalapeño bean dip was was fantastic and not too hot. I had the short rib carne asado, which was really good. My wife had the lamb... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Loved the atmosphere, loved the service. Some dishes were better than others - I was disappointed by the ceviche and the salmon tacos - but the good ones, man, they were REALLY good. The duck entree was amazing, and the churros for dessert are a must. Tequila flights and sangria pitchers also make for a fun evening. And our server... More

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Morgan Hill, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Maya is a wonderful Mexican restaurant. The food is delicious. I had the Argentine beef with roasted potatoes and it food was devine. It is a higher end restaurant but the value is there. The first time it's difficult to find, but keep looking for it, you won't be dissapointed.

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Shanghang County, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Never fails to please. Ribs are good as are the standard mexican staples. Especially like the casserole which has a little kick. Washed down with a jug of sangria or margarita. Nice busy atmosphere

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Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

When you walk into Mayita in Shanghai, you walk into an upscale Californian Mexican oasis.The ambiance is warm, inviting an familiar. The staff are friendly, attentive, and courteous. The star however, is the food. Rarely have I been to a restaurant where every dish was absolutely perfect, this was a rare time. Meats melted in your mouth, cooked perfectly. Everything... More

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anywhere, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Given you don't quite find the real deal as far as Mexican food goes in SH, this place is the furthest of all. Maybe they should call it "Mexican INSPIRED". If you want more authentic flavor, look elsewhere.

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Shanghai, China
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Visited Maya for brunch on Saturday. Very nice atmosphere and great food. I would especially comment on the Churros which were really delicious. On another note the waiters are nothing special: no smile, take out plates even if not everyone has finished.... Seems only the owner or main manager who welcome us was above all. Finally I wonder why they... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Everything about this place is amazing. The food, service, and ambiance are perfect. The quality and flavors of the food can't be beat. This is possibly the best Mexican restaurant I've been to out of numerous countries - to include Mexico!! It's available for delivery through Sherpa, but I would suggest enjoying the experience of the restaurant!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We shared some guacole to start which was really good. I tried the lamb fajitas based on a recommendation from the waiter and they were excellent! Very good flavor, lots of food, more than I could finish and I don't like to leave food on my plate. My coworkers tried the duck breast and the chicken enchiladas and both really... More

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Shanghai
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I've been to Maya on several occasions for brunch and dinner. While most of everything I've had is great, brunch by far is the best value and delicious. Some reviews have called Maya expensive, and you can rack up quite a bill with a large group, but brunch seems right on the money. Great ambiance and good service.

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