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Maiz Mexican Cantina

36 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2882
+1 734-340-6010
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“taco” (19 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“steak fajitas” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2882
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Maiz Mexican Cantina
1. Superb Tacos!
"The fish taco in a flour tortilla is my favorite taco"
Ashley M
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2. Fresh from scratch
"this is the freshest Mexican restaurant i have ever been too."
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3. Great atmosphere
"I love dining outside in the summer and fall where I can people watch"
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first visit here and we were hopeful it would be good..... and, everything was so good! Service was a little slow.... and, the server was a little confused with a to go order.... other than that, I think we’ll be back very...More

Thank jaureliak
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Wow best margaritas in the entire AnnArbor/Ypsilanti area hands down. Ask for the hotter salsa as the one that comes with the chips is very mild but they have another. Come hungry. Great food. Great bar with large selection. Expect a wait during usual busy...More

1  Thank CathyinMichigan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Every time I convince myself to try something new, I'm glad I did. The posole soup, Puerco Diablo, Pollo Milanese are just a few of our favorites. I recently tried their chilies rellenos, and it was the best I've ever had. Happy hour apps half...More

Thank Bridgit C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in to pick up lunch for some friends who work nearby & like the place ... lunch special with mayo chicken salad and soup was what they wanted, I tried couple of their tacos ... all was very good (only disappointment was rice did...More

Thank travelwhenIcan67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to dinner with a couple of other couples and the place was packed! Well worth the 15 minute wait! The Margaritas were awesome! The staff was friendly and food was some of the best I have ever had! We will definitely be going back.

Thank jw00ds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us ate here after church and were easily accommodated and the food was really good too. Lots to choose from.

Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere inside matched the quaint neighborhood. I thought it’d be a trendy place with subpar food. I was wrong. The service was quick for our family of 6.They make everything from scratch. My husband’s burrito was the size of his head. I had quesadilla...More

Thank Noel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated my granddaughter's 12 birthday with dinner at Maiz. The waitstaff was very efficient and accommodating. Our table of drinks arrived very quickly. We had a variety of different margaritas and the order got a bit mixed up but eventually everything fell into place....More

Thank Rehsom
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Great food, great drinks, great atmosphere! So awesome to have a place like this in Depot Town! I would highly recommend a visit!

Thank sabethune
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Incredible loss of customer service over the last year. Attempted carry out tonight and was told it would be over an hour for taco carry out. Many people waiting for tables, while many table were open. Just not the same over the last 5-8 trips...More

Thank chrislabombarbe
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March 25, 2018|
Response from chrislabombarbe | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but not on Taco Tuesday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2882
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: +1 734-340-6010
Fresh from scratch Mexican cuisine, with authentic, fusion and Tex-Mex options. Vegetarian friendly, and great happy hour too!
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