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“great dinner at Maya”
Review of Maya

Maya
Ranked #75 of 17,148 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Former French Concession
Reviewed November 7, 2011

We really enjoyed Chinese Mexican - it was fun, the restaurant was super busy and really quite good. The margaritas were excellent and we got a break from 6 days of Shanghai food.

Thank NiagaraNat
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Reviewed September 20, 2011

If you are looking for the real deal, that is authentic and delicious Mexican food, look no further. This place has the best Mexican food in Shanghai hands down. The menu has plenty to offer if you are looking for an afternoon snack or dinner with friends. It's real, it's good..it's really good! OK, now for Las Margaritas. The bartender (from LA) hand squeezed fresh citrus right before my eyes making one outstanding margarita. You can trust my judgement, I live in San Diego and eat some of the best Mexican food this side of the border.

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Reviewed August 18, 2011

Friendly staff with good service. Surprisingly good food with refined taste (we ordered chips, taco combos, salad, and steak). Excellent cocktail (classic margarita), and desert (lava chocolate cake). Nicely decorated and cozy atomsphere. The portions are not as generous compared to California, but overall experience was wonderful! The best Mexican in town! We'll definitely go back again.

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Thank Poeroy
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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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Thank GoMontaVistaHS
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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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Thank Champignonne
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