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Maya Restaurant

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633 West Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903 (7th St. NW)
(434) 979-6292
Today
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Restaurant in Charlottesville

Maya which is located on Main in the central and trendy part of Charlottesville is the best restaurant in Charlottesville. Having been to Charlottesville on dozens of occasions, I write this with confidence. The strip steak is cooked beautifully. Moreover, one might not expect an inland-small... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Falls Church, VA
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Falls Church, VA
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Maya which is located on Main in the central and trendy part of Charlottesville is the best restaurant in Charlottesville. Having been to Charlottesville on dozens of occasions, I write this with confidence. The strip steak is cooked beautifully. Moreover, one might not expect an inland-small city such as Charlottesville to have good fish, but Maya does. The trout is... More 

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charlottesville
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Uniquely upscale and still southern influenced or is it upscale influenced southern. Either way definitely delicious, ample, and impressive regardless of the purpose of the meal- date or work.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The bartender at our hotel recommended Maya and we were very pleased. Very attractive patio, with big fans. Had some very yummy cocktails after asking our server about them. I had the cornmeal crusted catfish, which was really excellent! Good, friendly service, too. Definitely returning!

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great updated southern sides, wonderful options for a vegetarian. Good service, good drinks. Would definitely return.

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Eight of us, visiting from out of town, went to Maya Restaurant on a Monday night. Many restaurants were closed on Monday night, summertime and college is not in session. We got arrived early and they accommodated us immediately. The menu is not extensive but a nice variety. There were several unlisted specials. Southern flavors and cooking. Those that had... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I don't have anything bad to say, but I don't have anything good to say either. If you want to try it, go on a Tuesday for their $14/person special. I was unimpressed enough to want to give it a 2/5 star, but there wasn't anything wrong really, except that it just wasn't that great. I'm surprised to see how... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Server was a bit curt.....ribs are not fully smoked as I expected...husband's chicken dish was outstanding....wine menu is not the best.....Overall experience average

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Oak Ridge, TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had the prix fixe menu here after UVa's graduation. All three of us ordered the salmon and it was fantastic! Our table was inside but they have a nice outside eating area also. My only complaint was the fact that our server failed to bring our second drink order until we were ready to go. We had waited 15... More 

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My husband and I just had dinner at Maya. It's a lovely setting and the food is delicious. Our server Mike was attentive and gracious. Be sure to visit and ask to sit on the patio. The BBQ ribs are tender and delicious and the soft shell crab special was quite good. We will visit this restaurant again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

On a recent trip to Charlottesville, someone recommended that we eat at Maya's for their $12 Tuesday menu. A limited menu, this southern down home cooking place was great. We ate on the patio (very nice) and saw that it was a place popular with the locals. (Come early or you may have to wait for a seat.) If you... More 

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Additional Information about Maya Restaurant

Address: 633 West Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone Number: (434) 979-6292
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 633 West Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (7th St. NW)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: (434) 979-6292

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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