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Maya Palenque Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
349 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
+1 415-883-6292
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“shredded beef” (3 reviews)
“green sauce” (2 reviews)
“chile verde” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
349 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

A social hangout that can get very busy on weekend nights. The bar is great but food is average. If you are looking for a place to go out for drinks, with a little bit of food, this is your place. Loud and festive.

Thank NorCal_Hill
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Their Happy Hour is really good, I love their chicken wings , chicken cesar salad - don't bother with the steak salad - chewy meat :( - the drinks are good and generous - I had the ultimate margarita - one was enough - what...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed October 6, 2017

We were in Sonoma for business and ate here 4 out of 5 nights. Main reason we tried it was because of location next to our hotel but we loved it so we kept going back. Velia was our server every time we went in...More

Thank Letsgonow65
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We had a combo platter of chiles rellenos, tamale and enchilada. I had the chile verde (pork in a green sauce), m wife had the shredded beef in a red sauce. The relleno was tasty but mild, the tamale was a little thick on the...More

Thank John F
Reviewed May 16, 2017

The food is mediocre, the atmosphere is not bad. The margaritas are not very good, at least they weren't when I went, and the bar smells kind of bad, like vomit. I've lived close by for 14 years. When we first moved here, we tried...More

Thank Coree C
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

SIT outside if it is a nice day. Food and service is vert good. Family owner and run. Margaritas are very good and great selection of Tequilas and beers. Lisa is always smiling and glad to see us.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed January 14, 2017

The staff are gracious and welcoming at this laid back restaurant and bar, specializing in Mayan cuisine. Sorry to say, the food is only average. Rice and beans were luke warm, tropical chicken was overdone. The grilled shrimp in garlic and white sauce was pretty...More

Thank Rebecca1921
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Took friends here on their suggestion. I thought the salsa was not very good. The chips were fresh and the dishes were good. Not the best and certainly not the worst. I would probably pass on going again.

Thank Diana W
Reviewed September 29, 2016

I ate here several times and it was always great. the waiters were very attentive and checking very regularly if all was fine. The appetizer seemed to be out almost as I finished ordering. Each visit the place was full of people. They were friendly...More

Thank Reginald S
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This tastes like home cooking to me, the food is perfect blends of taste and textures even so far as the guacamole, I was privy to a texture test: two batches of Guac made with the same ingredients, in the same proportions, the difference being...More

Thank Norma W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: +1 415-883-6292
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