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Maiz Mexican Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
36 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2882
+1 734-340-6010
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“taco” (15 reviews)
“sweet corn” (10 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
$$ - $$$
36 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2882
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Happy hour is fantastic and the food is always delicious. Especially love the baked avocado appetizer!!

Thank caseyd1
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of the most authentic, fresh Mexican restaurants around! Love the tostada sampler, the guacamole and the margaritas!

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Maiz. The food is great, the staff very friendly. Decent menu prices. I love dining outside in the summer and fall where I can people watch in the center of Depot Town. This is another great local fav for those living in the...More

Thank X206
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Depot Town in Ypsilanti, MI (Ypsi to those of us who know it well) is home to Maiz Mexican Cantina, a hip, vibrant restaurant with the freshest, most authentic Mexican food I have ever tasted! I'll start with their signature Margaritas (with lime juice from...More

Thank JeffCeo
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is my daughters favorite restaurant! When she graduated from EMU earlier this year MAIZ catered the food for the Grad Party. When my daughter returned home from Grad School last weekend we ordered 'takeout' and once again were impressed by the quality of the...More

Thank dlacerte
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I was in town a couple of years ago and wrote a review...........back again this year and had to write another because I personally think this place is great! I have a favorite Mexican place in Florida mostly because of the Margaritas and these are...More

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Wasn't very impressed with this Mexican restaurant. It's definitely more of a TexMex restaurant. I like the location in depot town and they have nice patios and nice service. The chips and salsa weren't tasty to me at all. The chips were very salty and...More

Thank Jasmine H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Their food is AMAZING and hands down the best mexican place I've ever visited outside of Mexico. The happy hour is half off appetizers (GET THE BAKED AVACADOS!) and half off grande margs!

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Always an enjoyable meal. The food is authentic and tasty. The layout of the restaurant is a little uncomfortable, leaving the waiting area in the way of everything, and 4 separate seating areas with a conjunction that always gets crowded.

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Real Mexican! Vegetarian, Vegan, Meat eaters! All love this place! The tortilla chips and salsa are incredible! -(Complimentary with food or drinks) Jason, the owner, served us and discussed his expansion floor plans and ever improving menu! This is one of the most accommodating places...More

Thank 615carlm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2882
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: +1 734-340-6010
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