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1191 1st Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10065-7108 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #3,378 of 11,841 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $25 - $100
Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican, Contemporary, Central American
Upper East Side
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 64th and 65th streets
Transit: 6 Train to 68th street-Hunter College N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6 Trains at 59th & Lexington
Description: At Maya, Chef Richard Sandoval offers his signature blend of authentic Mexican ingredients and innovative culinary techniques. Handcrafted margaritas and a selection of over 100tequilas pair beautifully with the flavorful dishes. In the main and private dining rooms, handmade Mexican artwork completes Maya’s dining experience.
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Moorestown, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

$39 for all you can eat and drink for brunch! The service was quick and the food (small tasting plates) was wonderful. You're allowed unlimited beverages, too. This was a lot of fun and a terrific value.

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Woodmere, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We went here for dinner at 7 PM on the Sunday night after Christmas and it was not at all crowded. The decor was pleasant enough. I ordered the rubbed salmon and my son ordered the steak, medium rare. . About ten minutes later, our waiter told me they were out of salmon. I selected a chicken dish with fried... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

As a native Californian, I love a good plate of Mexican food. And I don't mean fancy Mexican where the word "mole" pops up with worrying frequency. I a plate of mean rice, beans, tamales, carne asada which then gets covered with a flap of melted cheese. THAT is Mexican food. But in NYC, one must make compromises. We went... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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134 reviews 134 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Balmy Sunday evening in November and an early dinner with family at Maya's. Some positive's to share with others: (1) excellent variety of margarita's; (2) rock shrimp Quesada was excellent; (3) very nice décor and spacious seating. On the downside: (1) so-so service at best to include a ~10 minute wait to get drink orders... and this with a very... More 

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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Great brunch menu with unlimited tapas & drinks for two hours. There is plenty to choose from for everyone and for all dietary restrictions. My friends and I tried a number of different dishes to the point where we we stuffed. Staff was very attentive, and we never had to wait around to order more food.

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Webster, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Maya (modern Mexican) is a fantastic restaurant. Excellent quality food. Nice tequila selection too. I wish I have one back here in Rochester

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

....other than the mojito I cannot say this place is worth a visit. The food is Mexican fusion the taste is bland the menu is confused the restaurant seems to be trying too hard. The only good thing is the food presentation more effort should be put into the actual food rather than the presentation. Oh and over priced too... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Food menu was a little different from what II expected,but nonetheless was a good choice. Portion size a little big, but great overall.

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Brussels, Belgium
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

After having eaten twice at Pampano which apparently belongs to the same owner, we had high expectations. The place was horribly noisy (loud music and loud people trying to talk above the music). The waitress was very rude, she did not explain the set price system, she disappeared without a word when we asked her to return in 5 minutes... More 

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New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I am reviewing the "Bottomless Margarita Brunch" specifically here. This is one of the most amazing brunch deals in New York based on quality to cost ratio. As stated by others: although Mexican food and high end / quality may not be synonymous with each other, This place sets the mark. Richard Sandoval does it again with this "happening spot"... More 

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Additional Information about Maya

Address: 1191 1st Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10065-7108
Phone Number: 212-585-1818
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Latin, Mexican, Contemporary, Central American

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