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“Mexican Heaven in Shanghai”
Review of Maya

Maya
Ranked #81 of 17,249 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Former French Concession
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Even tough this place is not 100% Mexican is Mexi-Cali food for Shanghai there is no better place when looking for awesome Mexican Food, great Deserts and Drinks.

Look for the Lava Chocolate Cake.

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Thank Miggss
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

I had been to Maya several times years ago and the food was good if not particularly memorable. Taking clients there a few days ago, I was pleasantly surprised about the whole experience. The service was efficient if a little inattentive. The drinks were good. The food was fantastic. Reading some of the other reviews on here and having traveled to Mexico extensively for business, I think it is important to point out that Maya' menu is not what many people would consider traditional Mexican cuisine. Being in a large group we went through a range of dishes many at the suggestion of the chef. Some dishes worked better than others, but the taste of all of them were unique and showed a lot of effort. A little pricy for the portion size, but all in all, made for a good evening.

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Thank jay p
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Was recommended to me. Obviously the Chef has no idea what Mexican food is. Food was bad, portions small and service was HORRIBLE. Will never return even if someone else is paying.

Thank CaptainKuddles
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Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Mexican foods is one of my fave and Maya has it all.. I love all the foods including the environment and the people all around.. Excellent!!!

Thank Dyosahan
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

Maya is one of my favorite places to eat in Shanghai. One reason is that it is literally stumbling distance from my place, and the other 2 reasons are that the margaritas are awesome, and the food is fresh, innovative and delicious. Even my visiting Mexican friend declared it as delicious and fairly authentic with some kind of dish (I think tongue) that she had never seen outside Mexico till now. The atmosphere is cheerful with bright colors, perfect lighting and friendly staff. Photos of food on the menu seems unnecessary, and I'm surprised they don't have more style in the menu design, it is unfitting for the setting.

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Thank annsanfran
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