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Mayas Restaurant & Bar

2027 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5017
+1 504-309-3401
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Latin, Caribbean, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2027 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5017
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Called to make a reservation and message said to make it online which turned out to be the Open Table link on their website. Got to the restaurant on time (Thursday, 8:15P) and the place was closed.

5  Thank csondtrvlr637
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Made the mistake of reserving a table on Cinco de Mayo. We were met with total disinterest. Once seated, we waited for quite a long time and finally had to flag down a waitperson. We wanted specialty margaritas and gave specific instructions, but the bar...More

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed May 5, 2018

We were looking for a place for a late dinner one evening and mutual friend suggested Mayas. We were staying down Magazine so a short drive was OK. The restaurant is small, nice décor, great food, friendly staff and reasonable prices. We enjoyed the time...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed January 20, 2018

We spent Christmas diner on this restaurant and the food was excellent. For the first time and without regret having tried this South American cuisine. All the dishes were hearty and excellent.I recommend this place.

Thank seblaema3
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant for lunch. It was a delightful surprise. The food was beautiful and delicious. It felt like a place we had discovered and proceeded to share it with everyone. The Ahi Tuna dish was instantly crave-able. We will go back next...More

Thank Debra T
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

While shopping on Magazine Street, we were interested in a quick lunch. Stopped in after 2 pm, cute little spot with not many tables. Didn’t have a huge expectation going in just wanted something quick. Service was mediocre, but the food was phenomenal! The fish...More

Thank Samm P
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We had lunch at Mayas yesterday and thought it a good experience for Latin food. The dip for the plantains was particularly good, portions huge and the atmosphere very welcoming. I'm not sure I'd go back just because this is not my favorite type of...More

Thank Agnesbythesea
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We are from Latin America and have eaten food from all across the region. We dropped in at Mayas after a long drive down to New Orleans from Atlanta and we were very hungry. Mayas is right near where we were staying so we decided...More

Thank dagordon
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Disappointed, actually. Salsa was way too sweet, almost like eating duck sauce. The guacamole was really good, but my Blue Tomato salad was ruined by far too much dressing. I was really looking for that sharp blue cheese taste, but it was almost tasteless. Might...More

Thank DavidD589
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

It's not a vegetarian restaurant but there were more than enough veg options for me. Frankly, between the chips & guacamole (tasted fresh made and great) and the mushroom nacatamal (another appetizer) I was full. Didn't need an entree. I'll have to go back to...More

Thank REWind1867
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2027 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5017 (Formerly Maya's A Latin Amer Experience)
    (St. Andrew Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: New Orleans RTA - www.norta.com Bus Stop @ Magazine & Jackson St. Charles Streetcar Stop @ St. Andrew & St. Charles
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-309-3401
  • E-mail
A fare of new and traditional dishes from the Latin American region with a taste of Asian and Middle East influence.
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