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El Maya

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Ravenswood, Chicago
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7.9/10
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  • Adriana M.
    "Awesome BYOB!!!"(5 Tips)
    Kelly M.
    "their sangria or Margarita pitchers"(2 Tips)
    Krissy W.
    "your own tequila"(2 Tips)
    Stephanie M.
    "Perfect portions so you have space for dessert."(2 Tips)
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  • Joseph B.
    Unique, expensive, delicious Mexican food.
  • Matt S.
    Matt SilvermanFebruary 2
    Incredible mole dishes. Best margarita I have ever had. One of my favorite Mexican restaurants in the country. Mind altering chocolate bomb for dessert.
  • Stephen
    StephenSeptember 1, 2016
    Wouldn't come back again: overpriced, less than fair service, not memorable.
  • Bobby K.
    Bobby KennedyMay 17, 2016
    Solid Mexican food, although not as inventive or impressive as Mixteco across the street. Great place to BYOB with a group, as it gets very loud inside anyway, so you might as well contribute.
  • Laura P.
    Laura PearceMay 1, 2016
    The molcajete is amazing and the grilled calamari appetizer is great. Plus, BYOB!
  • Adam B.
    Adam BJanuary 28, 2016
    bring your own booze and they provide the sangria or margarita mix.
  • Sarah J.
    Sarah JarvisOctober 18, 2015
    Brunch is great!!
  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie MattosOctober 18, 2014
    The food is so good it makes you weep. If you ask for a couple of chips, don't be mad if you literally get two! It's quite funny actually. Perfect portions so you have space for dessert.
  • Iveliss
    IvelissJune 11, 2014
    Amazing food. BYOB and outdoor seating for the summer. The mocajete is a must try.
  • Kelly M.
    Kelly MarieNovember 25, 2013
    Don't forget to bring a bottle tequila or whatever your drink of choice so they can add it to their sangria or Margarita pitchers
  • Brad C.
    Brad COctober 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this place! Love the Camarones Alpistachio
  • Adriana M.
    Adriana Malvaez AconoAugust 5, 2013
    Awesome BYOB!!!
  • Jim M.
    Jim MillerJuly 31, 2013
    El Piramide is awesome!
  • 00000
    00000June 29, 2013
    In love with this place!!
  • Krissy W.
    Krissy WennerstromMarch 13, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Love El Maya!! Jimmy the owner is very gracious and makes excellent margaritas if you bring your own tequila (it's a BYOB!!). The volcano is my favorite and the homemade quac is a must!!
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