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Maiz Mexican Cantina

36 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2882
+1 734-340-6010
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (14 reviews)
“street corn” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
36 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2882
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

To be honest there's a lack of good Mexican food in the area, but Maiz is a solid experience. Chips are fresh, and the salsa tasty. If there are tamales available, I recommend them as well as their deep fried avocado taco! Make sure to...More

Thank Dana R
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of our favorite places to eat in Ypsi. All the food is fresh and delicious, and a lot of it is pretty unique. My husband often gets the Gordo Bastardo, I'm a big fan of the Ultimate Veggie Burrito, but lots of other menu...More

Thank Emily V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eatery stays packed . Fresh ingredients and hand made margaritas . All menu items we had good portions . Can accept larger parties. Must try if in the area .

Thank THendrichs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to Maiz and I was not disappointed. I am not a salsa person but this was by far the best chips and salsa I have tasted ever. My Quesadilla's were on point. The food arrive in moderate time and PIPING HOT!!! To...More

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a business lunch at Maiz, not realizing that it was graduation day from Ypsilanti's Eastern Michigan University. Nevertheless, we had a good meal, excellent service, and were able to hear each other without difficulty. The graduation atmosphere actually helped give a positive affect...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My sister in law graduated from Eastern Michigan, and they made a reservation for this place at 3:30, for 10 people. The graduation was longer then they had expected and they were able to call and push the reservation to 4, that day. Food was...More

Thank Bratywurst
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Mexican food. The steak and shrimp entrees are delicious. The service staff are very knowledgeable about the menu items.

Thank Monketime
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Maiz has become a go to place when meeting friends. Love their tacos. The street corners amazing. Can't beat the drinks for happy hour either.

Thank livewires05
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a fun "modern" Mexican restaurant with a big menu! I ordered the carnitas tacos, and they were delicious! Try the street corn; you won't regret it. Happy hour margaritas were HUGE and cheap!

Thank GreeneMomma
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Server Gina was nice, polite and on the ball. I had the carnitas tacos w refried beans, rice and the street corn. Corn stood out as the best part of the meal. Everything else was good too, but the corn was wonderfully flavored. Got the...More

Thank markpM4462RO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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