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Maya Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Central American, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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Crossroads Mall | Banilad Road, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 238 9618
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Authentic Mexican food and the best tequila tasting and education this side of Mexico. Service was quick and personal. Food was delicious.

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Thank KGSCOLE
San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The ambience is great. Feels like the high class Mexican restaurant it is. Great service, good food. I especially enjoyed the nachos and fajitas. It's a little tucked away but well worth the trip.

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Thank mikeholen
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After we had a terrible starter at mooon café, we decided to order our main course here. We both took enchiladas..one with meat and the other without. Both tasted excellent! Since it was Wednesday we had 2 mojitos for the price of 1. The ambiance is more like European restaurants. We would definitely recommend to go!

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Thank Lisette J
Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't call myself a foodie. I'm average when it comes to cravings. I do have a knack for Mexican food since I'm from the west coast. Been in and out of cebu since Jan 2017 and I never miss a stop at Maya. Great simple selection of food. An array of tequila selections which is a haven for some.... More 

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Thank gedgallego
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service very good, we were the first customers of the evening. Nice decor, although freaky masks on the wall. Recommended by the waiter that the fajitas were good for sharing. When they arrived there was certainly plenty of food but only served with 4 small fajitas!! Had to ask for more and we were charged for them. Best way to... More 

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Thank Ron C
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

I love the setting of this restaurant.I love the big big skull decorations and so on and I feel like I belong here.This place is cool and the atmosphere fits my favorite senses.Fajitas!Fajitas!and the guacamole are soo soo good.

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Thank Probinsyanang B
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

nice restaurant with great mohito and burrito great service and very good dish they have happy our for drinks buy one get one

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Thank sharon b
Canberra
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143 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

We'd heard good things and thought we'd try it for ourselves. As others have said it was nice but pricey for cebu. They were very accommodating to my dietary needs though and I thank them for that! Really good guacamole.

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Thank Samantha C
Cebu City, Philippines
1 review
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Went to Maya with my wife....missing Mexican food when we previously lived in southwest Florida. We started off with what they considered Maya's best Margarita and sorry not even close to good Margarita...we then ordered the Fajita's (chicken) the chicken tasted good, but not enough of what Fajita's are famous for...the garnishments. The meal included 4 extremely small tortillas and... More 

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Thank ajsinsight
Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

I love love love the qeuso fundito here and the body Maria's are pretty spectacular as well! I can eat the queso as a main I like it so much! You have to try it!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Central American, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crossroads Mall | Banilad Road, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City
  • Phone Number: +63 32 238 9618
Description
Maya was created to be a casual restaurant and tequila lounge: laid back and subtle, with efficient service and reasonably priced. The sophisticated yet casual allure of Maya seamlessly blends old world charm with modern elegance. Succulent aromas from the kitchen mix tradition and ingenuity while setting the stage for your dining pleasure. Maya also has the largest selection of 100% pure agave tequilas in the country, which in addition to our premium house pours are sure to charm.Maya is committed to the timeless tradition of Mexican food – utilizing countless ingredients and dishes, and perhaps most importantly, the rich family tradition of preparation, which is done by hand using the freshest local ingredients that are regionally available. By embracing both Mexican tradition and local sensibility, we offer a creatively classic cuisine that unites well-known Mexican street food from the stalls of Mexico City and family dishes from the coast of the Mayan Riviera and the inventiveness of the Hispanic American communities of California and the American Southwest.

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