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“Surprising mexican in Shanghai”
Review of Maya

Maya
Ranked #41 of 17,402 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $50
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Former French Concession
Description: MAYA opened its doors in 2008. The restaurant was a result of the founder’s frustration with the lack of quality Mexican food in Shanghai. MAYA aims to introduce the amazing flavors and culture of Mexico in a sophisticated and cozy environment Over the years MAYA has become the most awarded Mexican restaurant in Shanghai and in 2014 we opened our second restaurant MAYITA, close to People’s Square. BIENVENIDO A MAYA!
Reviewed August 13, 2011

This is a little restaurant tucked away in the middle of a housing complex. I did not expect to find a Mexican restaurant in Shanghai, but it was here. This is high end cuisine with a tasteful presentation of dishes. If you are used to the typical Mexican or Tex-Mex as found in the United States, this is not it. Dishes are small by American standards, but are presented like style (I would relate this to a Tapas bar). Everything is ala carte - we had chips, quesadillas, enchiladas, tacos, rice and deserts. The quesadillas were tasty, the chicken more so than the pork. The petite tacos were made with soft tortillas while the enchiladas was standard fare and the rice relatively bland. More sauces would have been nice. The sampler dessert platter provided a sampling of various deserts and was very tasty. They do provide validated parking.

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Reviewed July 31, 2011

Excellent from beginning to end: tasty cocktails, very tasty tacos and quesadillas, nice selection of starters and mains, succulent desserts (try their passion fruit mousse)! Attentive and friendly service. A must-go restaurant.

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