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Maya

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1191 First Ave., New York, NY 10021 40.763049 -73.959497
nr. 64th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-585-1818 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Price Range: $$$

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    8 out of 10

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Official Website

modernmexican.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 5pm-10pm; Fri, 5pm-11pm; Sat, 11am-3pm and 5pm-11pm; Sun, 11am-3pm and 5pm-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

N, Q, R at Fifth Ave.-59th St.

Prices

$19-$31

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Private Dining/Party Space

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

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Profile

You'll hear the names of several classic, expensive, Midtown Mexicans bandied about, but Maya is far superior to all of them. Chef-owner Richard Sandoval (who hails from Acapulco) established his reputation at Savann, but his talent has really exploded at Maya. He combines faithfully executed Mexican classics (these are harder to find in New York than you might think) with restlessly innovative dishes that challenge the palate. The authentic decorations were custom-made in Mexico.

 

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