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Maria's Mexican Restaurant

226 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6508
+1 530-274-2040
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (16 reviews)
“enchiladas” (17 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
226 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6508
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Average Mex type food, many seem to be micro-waved, Food did not appear or taste like anything made from 'scrach'. Very busy, wonderful ambiance, servers working, so no time for small talk. Not my favorite Mex in the area.

Thank 75larry2016
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Maria's is one o a few Mexican restaurants in Grass valley. Serves typical American Mexican food. Mexican theme decor Good wine, beer and cocktails.

Thank tomdJ5012PX
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

After a long day of shopping for cars we forgot to eat dinner so we popped into Maria's at 8:45 PM. Decided to split a Connie Asada dinner which was a great choice thoroughly enjoyed it staff was very accommodating even popping in right before...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Go just about every Wednesday night. They have the best salsa in town. Since they re-opened with bigger & better I think they charm of the old place was lost. Waiter's and waitresses are always so rushed. :( Food is always good, mixed drinks I'll...More

Thank WeRTravelbugs
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food and service at Maria's is consistently good. The servings are huge and priced reasonably. The servers are on top of things and the main entrees arrive hot and tasty. The restaurant is large so there is rarely a long wait time. They have...More

Thank gabbyjack
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I chose to eat at Maria's mainly owing to the raves of a friend who says they make fabulous margaritas. She felt that the food was "good." I didn't order anything alcoholic, so can't comment on the bar. Loved the salsa. The fact that I...More

Thank donnalee2015
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have been to Maria's more times than I can count, and we have never been disappointed. We take someone new there every time we go. The last time we went with 15 people, and they were ready for us when we got there. Everyone...More

Thank Leslie I
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Early dinner with hubby. Ordered my favorite, Chile Verde burrito. Delicious! It was so huge, I'm still enjoying it for lunches. Hubby ordered beef enchilada plate with beans & rice. He stated that it might have been the best he's in a long while. Chips...More

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have lived in the area for 2 years, heard mixed reviews about this place and finally decided to try it. Maria's is average as best. For the amount of money, $15 a person, I would expect more. The outside boasts such beautiful decor, the...More

Thank This M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have lived in the area for over 16 years and Maria’s was one of our past favorites. Then their prices outpaced the other Mexican style restaurants in the area and we moved our business. Simple process of getting our Mexican fix taken care of...More

Thank WilsyPV
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This M
12 September 2016|
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Response from drpepperi | Reviewed this property |
I consider the prices average to slightly above for this type of fare, but I must add you get a lot for your money.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-274-2040
  • E-mail
Maria’s has been serving fresh Mexican food to loyal locals and visitors alike in Downtown Grass Valley since 1992. We pride ourselves on offering you a comfortable setting where you will enjoy our authentic Mexican cuisine. Our dishes are prepared fresh daily using family recipes created in Mexico and handed down through the generations. We feature daily specials - ask when you visit!Our outdoor patio and round cantina are very popular with our loyal local fans. Come to Maria's - The closest you can get to Mexico without a passport!
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