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) #1,588 of 9,274 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin,
1191 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7108
+1 212-585-1818
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin, Contemporary, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1191 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7108
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to stop by here one night for dinner and I'm glad we did. We started with cocktails including margaritas which were a little different than what we have come to expect, but very good. At the suggestion of our server, we ordered the...More

Thank Buckoranch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant offers an updated version of Mexican food. Its the first Mexican restaurant I've left not completely stuffed .I ordered the lobster and shrimp and it was just that - no rice, no side, just the seafood with a bunch of inedible cilantro thrown...More

Thank InvestCaribbean
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Maya is one of Richard Sandoval's newer restaurants, and as a former DC resident, Richard Sandoval flavors are near and dear to my heart. For some reason, Mexican is hard to find in the city, and I was happy to stumble upon this place while...More

Thank patricaproper
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Our family of four adults decided to drop in for a quick dinner. Seeing yelp reviews- we didn't expect a super meal. Boy!!!! Were we wrong!!! Service was great! And the food was succulent and super flavorful! Staff was courteous and brought our food in...More

Thank amyztravelz
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed Maya. The food was delicious and excellent service. Another of my New York favorite eateries.

Thank Shauna M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I like to think that I'm an expert on Mexican food as I used to live in Dallas. However my very European mrs has never 'got it'. Maya managed to please us all with its kind of nouveau, Mexican, fusion, lite.. The old favs such...More

Thank Dogontour
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for a birthday brunch and I have to say I loved it ! Their brunch is unlimited mimosas and different fingers foods for about 4 hours at a good price. They kept bringing out so many different foods I couldn't keep up lol....More

Thank Lillayee
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We ate here on one night of a 10 day trip to Manhattan, food was excellent and the place was packed out which is always a good sign of a good restaurant, but the lighting could have been lower and the noise from all the...More

Thank 432patrickh
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was my first time at Maya and probably not my last. I went for a friend’s birthday and we opted for the bottomless brunch which is two hours of eating and drinking. The pre-fixe menu was pretty vast. Every dish we ordered was great,...More

Thank Harry M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Maya is one of my go to spots when I have a friend visiting NYC! With such an expansive happy hour, and great food specials you know that you will get great hospitality at Maya. The brunch that they have is one of the best...More

Thank jalacey
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Mexican, Latin, Contemporary, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1191 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7108
    (Between 64th and 65th streets)
  • Public Transportation: 6 Train to 68th street-Hunter College N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6 Trains at 59th & Lexington
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-585-1818
  • E-mail
At Maya, Chef Richard Sandoval offers his signature blend of authentic Mexican ingredients and innovative culinary techniques. Handcrafted margaritas and a selection of over 100tequilas pair beautifully with the flavorful dishes. In the main and private dining rooms, handmade Mexican artwork completes Maya’s dining experience.
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