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“BIG DISAPPOINTMENT”

Maya Tapas and Grill Ocean Drive
Cuisines: Argentinean
Restaurant details
Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“BIG DISAPPOINTMENT”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

If you're reading this then you probably know that it has changed its name to
530 OCEAN GRILL because of all of the bad reviews under Maya Tapas.

I can assure that that this place is still a bad deal. My friends and I ordered 4 small margaritas and did not specify any particular tequila and we were charged $19.95 each for a small margarita. $80 bucks for 4 Margaritas? ARE THEY CRAZY? We also had appetizers and a pizza and the portions were small and tasteless. To top it off they add 18% to the check.

DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY. EAT SOMEWHERE ELSE. It's a pathetic rip off. Looks fairly nice on the outside but definitely not worth it.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank ShirleySpeer
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Serious Warning - SCAM restaurant - Avoid !”
Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

On the menu there are no prices for drinks - be aware that they will charge you 25 USD for 2 draft beer ...
Scam at its best - worst place @ ocean drive !

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1 Thank Hinichaheinzi
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Montreal, Canada
1 review
“All the negatives reviews were right....should have check them out before :(”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

If any restaurants in South Beach Miami region should be on and avoid -avoid-avoid list / scammer list....It's the 530 ocean's grill.

All the negative reviews on them are right...rude service, food ok,very expensive drinks ( no price on the menu ???? ), their promotion are just a big scam cause once you've eaten they explain to you that they don'T apply to you...be very carefull with these scammers....unfortunatly, it's all the other restaurants that will pay for theses scammers cause people will go elsewhere but not in South Beach...Miami has a lot to offer and South beach is just a small part of Miami thak god !

Should have check on Tripadvisor before going there...hope it help others to avoid such an expensive scam that ruins a night in Miami.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Sebastien P
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Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Rip off restaurant. Do NOT go here.ever.!!”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

This restaurant is a total scam and rip off.
Girls outside offering tickets with 25% off food and drink. Cocktail happy hour $4.95 all sounds too good to be true.. Well it is a huge scam.
We ordered 1 cocktail and 2 draft beer. Total cost $55.90. Cocktail charged $30.(not $4.95).
Was given an introduction to some "special" meals not on menu and stupidly I ordered 6oz steak and prawns.(surf & turf". Charged 79.95. When I challenged the bill he said we did not specify happy hour cocktail(we did) and then I challenged the discount (25%) which applied to food "or" drink..!! Then they automatically add 18% gratuity for really crap service.
Bill for 2 average 2 course meals and 3 drinks $198.00..!!! First and last time in Miami for me.. When we asked to see the manager we were told to wait 90 minutes as he was in a meeting.. He was sat outside chatting.. Total disgrace.. Avoid at all cost.!!

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Thank Paulsnaithhk
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Brokind
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116 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A serious warning for this place!”
Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Went here for drinks after walking on the beach.
The only price you see is the "Happy hour" cocktails advertised for $4.95. Then they give you a menu with no prices. We ordered a mojito and a margarita. What we got was very large drinks. We got a "surprise" when the bill came. $ 30 per drink but "fortunately" they gave us a 2 for 1 deal so it was "only" $15 per drink but with pre added 18% gratuity on the full $60!
Added up to $45 for the drinks. Do not go here! If you do, ask for the prices in writing before you order!
The people at the table beside us were very upset with their bill also, shouting at the staff as they left.
Summarizing: It is a scam.
Go to an other place on Ocean Drive!

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1 Thank Christer L
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