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Maria's Mexican & American

587 Florida Ave SE, Denham Springs, LA 70726-3706
(225) 664-9697
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Denham Springs, Louisiana, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It has been a long time since I went to Maria's so decided to check them out. They always had great food and big portions. I was surprised to get mediocre food at the best and small portions.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The food isn't horrible but it's not amazing. We arriVed there and was offered the customary chips and salsa. It wasn't spectacular salsa. Better than a store bought salsa. I had the Maria Deluxe which offered a little show case of the different menu items: enchilada, taco, chili relleno (pepper filled with cheese and fried to a golden brown), tamale,... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

After waiting over an hour for our food the owner came out and apologized and told us they where about to start working on our order! The place was empty when we got there! When my taco salad finally came out it only had a few pieces of chicken breast on it, about 1/4 as much as anywhere else I... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Maria's is a landmark in Denham Springs. Wonderful food and great service! Easily found on Florida Blvd. I highly recommend the Chili Relenos!!! YUMMY!!!!!!

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Baton rouge
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The owner greeted us with a new waiter. She was very nice. The salsa was average. The food was awful. We tried the tamales which were small and the were falling apart. The chili relleno was the worst!! Re-fried beans were good. Didn't get the guacamole salad because they didn't bring it!! Taco Bell would have been cheaper and about... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Had high expectations given other reviews but, sad to say, we were disappointed. Salsa was excellent and we appreciated the individual serving bowls. Entrees were unexceptional; unable to recall dishes that each of our party of 4 ordered. Our server was enthusiastic and checked in with us often. Just wish we'd been as pleased as other reviewers.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Best salsa in the world, and I have eaten many Mexican meals. Maria's is a family owned business that has provided good food and service to me and my family for at least 20 years. My favorite is the taco salid, but everything else on the menu is also very good.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

My husband and love this place and go there 2 to 3 times a week. The food is very good and they are there to serve you when you sit down. Could not ask for better serve or better food and the drinks are to die for. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011 via mobile

I've been here several times over the many years it has been open. It is usually on request of someone in our group; it wouldn't be my choice for Mexican dining. Service (order, food to checkout), is a slow process. The atmosphere is "small cafe... cramped", no reason to want to linger . The food is nothing special!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2010

It was very crowded. We felt like cattle being herded around. Once seated (or should I say packed in), the service was cold and uncaring. I was so looking forward to eating hear after hearing great word of mouth. The food turned out to be the basic run of the mill Mexican Restaurant. Maybe we just hit it on a... More 

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Additional Information about Maria's Mexican & American

Address: 587 Florida Ave SE, Denham Springs, LA 70726-3706
Phone Number: (225) 664-9697
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Denham Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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