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Maya Del Sol

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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144 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2902 (South Blvd.)
Oak Park Green Line station is half block north. Oak Park Metra station is a 4 blocks west.
+1 708-358-9800
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located in Oak Park, Maya Del Sol is just minutes away from the city and...
Located in Oak Park, Maya Del Sol is just minutes away from the city and surrounding suburbs of Chicago. Prepare to be whisked away by the exciting flavors and tastes from some of Latin America's most vibrant countries. The innovative and unique menu is complemented by an inventive cocktail menu and extensive wine list. Relax on one of the best patios in the Chicago area when weather permits or dine in one of our two comfortable dining rooms. If you prefer, pull up a stool in the lively bar area, which has Live Music almost every Friday night from 9pm - midnight. Join us in celebrating numerous special occasions throughout the year, including Mother's & Father's Day, Cinco de Maya, Day of the Dead and many more. Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Maya is also available for private parties - on or off-site - perfect for weddings, rehearsals and showers.
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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food

This is a great vibrant place to eat, gathering with friends, or a date night out. The service and food are exceptional, a true Gem in Oak Park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Oak Park, Illinois
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Oak Park, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great vibrant place to eat, gathering with friends, or a date night out. The service and food are exceptional, a true Gem in Oak Park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We had brunch here on a Sunday and loved that they made fresh tortillas for each plate! The huevos ranchero sauce could have a bit more flavour, but was still delicious. Would definitely go back to try their dinner menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A fabulous experience here tonight with my wife. We shared the pulpo parilla and it was cooked to perfection. Then we had mixed tacos, 1 shrimp and 3 Black fish tilapia. This was plenty for 2 people. A bottle of J Lohr Riesling was added and was splendid. Top notch and friendly service and food to making you want to... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I dream about these nachos. Sweet braised beef. Melted cheese. Corn. Beans. Jalapeños. What more can you want. My husband loves the carne asada. Add white wine sangria or a margarita and life is complete. They have a lovely outside area that fills up quickly so get there early

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We enjoy Maya very much. Excellent food, wonderful staff. Very busy, which is a great nod to their excellence. Really enjoy bring family and friends here, especially 1st timers. Never disappointed at Maya Del Sol!

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Locals and have been a zillion times. Can quibble about the food, but the drinks and atmosphere make flaws easy to overlook. Always fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Food was very good, bar service good, wait staff decent but not terribly attentive. Yes it was busy, but at this price point I expect better than average service. Worth a repeat visit to give them another chance.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Definitely a favorite restaurant of many as the place was full on a week night. Staff appeared overwhelmed and were avoiding customers. The food order was not accurate, but the drinks were good. The wait wasn't worth it for the food. Maybe we were there on an off night, but I would not rush to go back. The bill seemed... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Oak park. The food is always good and the presentation is perfect. My favorite is the Carne Asada with shrimp or scallops which is prepared and presented in several ways depending on the season. The outdoor seating is the best in the area and service has always been good. Great for special... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Always a great place to hang out in Oak Park, with one of the best cocktail and tequila/Mezcal selections. The outdoor patio is cozy and private, has a separate bar and a large firepit for those slightly chilly evenings. The food is an interesting and imaginative "pan-hispanic" interpretation, with fresh ingredients and bold flavors, but overpriced, even when compared to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 144 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2902
    (South Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Oak Park Green Line station is half block north. Oak Park Metra station is a 4 blocks west.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-358-9800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 to 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Located in Oak Park, Maya Del Sol is just minutes away from the city and surrounding suburbs of Chicago. Prepare to be whisked away by the exciting flavors and tastes from some of Latin America's most vibrant countries. The innovative and unique menu is complemented by an inventive cocktail menu and extensive wine list. Relax on one of the best patios in the Chicago area when weather permits or dine in one of our two comfortable dining rooms. If you prefer, pull up a stool in the lively bar area, which has Live Music almost every Friday night from 9pm - midnight. Join us in celebrating numerous special occasions throughout the year, including Mother's & Father's Day, Cinco de Maya, Day of the Dead and many more. Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Maya is also available for private parties - on or off-site - perfect for weddings, rehearsals and showers.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?