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Maya Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
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Crossroads Mall | Banilad Road, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food - 4 out of 5 Great tasting food. For this visit I enjoyed the Mexican style ribs, burritos, and enchilladas Cleanliness - 4.5 out of 5 Near spotless facilities from the upper floor to the alfresco area. Scented candles keep the venue smelling wonderful Concept, Venue and Ambiance - 4 out of 5 Edgy decor. They got a whole... More 

Thank Eric M
Manila, Philippines
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

food is awesome. and never mind that they try so hardly to strike a conversation in english. customer service is excellent!

Thank andresPLANET
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you want good food with good ambiance then this is definitely a great place to dine! The staff are very nice and accomodating and if you just want a romantic dinner then the 2nd floor is a good spot as well. Foods are serve well and price is just right. We got their Ribs and Salmon fish when we... More 

Thank Lawrence O
Manila, Philippines
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170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our last night/dinner in Cebu was spent enjoying drinks, food and dancing at Maya, the Mexican resto of choice for the young Cebuanos. We came at just the right time to be offered a corner table on the 2nd floor. First, have to commend the staff. Everyone was most accommodating, friendly and efficient. We were immediately offered their signature margarita... More 

Thank Aveeno1991
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptionally fresh and diverse Mexican menu. We came as alarge group (12 people), and the staff handled everything wonderfully! Food was amazing! Each of us sampled and shared different types of tacos, and no one was dissapointed! The nachos are the size of a small house, so be sure to come with an appetite! We shared a wonderful meal in... More 

Thank RaiderEarl53
Eugene, Oregon
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184 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our friends who have recently moved to Cebu. This is their favorite place to bring visitors and we are ready to go back!!!! The taco plates come with three mini tacos that will not disappoint... The Asada with corn tortillas were my favorite. Appetizers were tasty, everyone's food was perfect. Service was fantastic, and the drinks complimented... More 

Thank MM5353
Taguig City, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Maya is still one of my favorites here in Cebu. This is part of my "must eat" list in Cebu. Since trying this back in 2010, we have been coming back here regularly whether to eat or drink. We love their crispy pork belly. The skin is cooked well that it gives it a "chicharon" feel. We also like their... More 

Thank Randal E
Cebu City, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Been a few times, they have really good tasty Mexican. Food quality and presentation great! Large selection of cocktails and margarita's are properly made!!

Thank Charlie00001
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

a little "style over substance" for me, lovely decor and friendly staff but the food took an age to arrive and was not as impressive as the concept itself. My burrito was a large overly soggy affair and the nachos were dry and ill proportioned for me. it is a cool place though, the mojitos need a bit of work,... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Everything about this place is great. The ambiance is fantastic; it feels like a Mexican apothecary/dungeon. We ordered the Nachos, which were delicious and loaded with toppings. The chips were crisp, and didn't feel like the ready-made ones available at the grocery. Their signature Margarita was also really nice and tart, although I would have liked it to be stronger.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, 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: +63322389618
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?