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Maya Restaurant

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633 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5543 (7th St. NW)
(434) 979-6292
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Alexandria, Virginia
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150 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here with a group of 5 and enjoyed a table on outdoor patio. Server made great recommendations. We were visiting town so wanted to try the regular menu highlights--if you are in the area and want a great deal, they also have $12 meals on Tues -- amazing pricing. We tried Trout, Fried Green Tomatoes, Pimento cheese balls, and... More 

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177 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Thursday night and had baby back ribs with sweet potato fries and Charleston red rice, all nice ribs perhaps a bit too dry. The chicken dish with whipped potato and collards were lovely as well as lettuce wrap starter with Mac n cheese sides. Desserts were the miss mud cake and pound cake fruit parfait. We enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Graeme017
Dallas, Texas
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maya is a nice local restaurant in Charlottesville. We had two appetizers, one the cheese fritters and the other a mushroom plate. The fritters were nice, but the mushroom plate was a disappointment, small and not very flavorful. I had the steak and it was well prepared.

Thank Dallastraveler49
Charlottesville, Virginia
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know my southern food and they have all the hits...collard greens, grits, mac & cheese, mashed taters, fried chicken, ribs, catfish, etc. They might embellish these traditional dishes with hot sauce or a different spice but that's fun to try too. Ribs were very good, crab cakes were good but a bit small, tilapia was well prepared. Service was... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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142 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Tuesday for the $12 menu. I had the New York strip steak with a blue cheese-bacon sauce, collard greens, and beets with candied ginger. Everything was amazingly delicious and the portions quite generous considering the low price.

Thank David B
Stamford, Connecticut
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We went based off of the TripAdvisor recommendations - and everything was perfect. Our hosts and servers were super accomodating, the food was fantastic (best pork tenderloin & pecan pie I have had in some time). I only wish I had more time to enjoy the outside dining area and their extensive cocktail menu. This place is great, and we... More 

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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

I had been to Maya on several occasions in years past, but this was the first time in awhile and it didn't disappoint. I had the crusted catfish and it was divine. It was piping hot, flaky, and perfectly cooked. Every entree comes with two sides. I had the Brussels sprouts and whipped potatoes, both yummy. One of my fellow... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I was surprised in a positive way by this restaurant. The specials were very original and really well prepared. I had a full dinner in the bar, including appetizers, main course and desert and everything was very good. Their barman is super nice and excellent recommending what to try from the menu depending on your taste. Went to other nice... More 

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Austin, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a healthy place to eat after being on the road for a week. We got more than we could have ever imagined! Perfection is the best word and it applies to everything we had. The fried oyster appetizer was just right. I had a vegetable plate of 5 of their side dishes. SO DELICIOUS!!! Beets with... More 

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Literally every bite of every part of our meal was outstanding. Can't wait to go back. Our waiter, Stephen, was also one of the best, NO, THE BEST server I have ever had the pleasure of meeting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5543
    (7th St. NW)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: (434) 979-6292

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