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Maria's Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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226 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6508
+1 530-274-2040
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Wife and I had lunch here today. We both had a "Super Burrito." She had chicken with black beans while I had chicken with pinto beans. Both came stuffed with rice, sour cream, guacamole cheese and salsa. You could delete any of the items if you wish to The interior and exterior of the building is attractive and large enough... More 

Thank Glen A
Fair Oaks, California
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stopped in here for lunch after touring the Empire Mine. We really like Mexican food, and this place did not disappoint. We had good service and the food was very good. The portions were big, so we ended up having lunch and had leftovers for dinner. We will eat here again next time we're in Grass Valley.

Thank John S
El Dorado Hills, California
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581 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I recently visited friends in Grass Valley, and they suggested we meet at Maria's. Friday night at 6 turned out to be very busy, as in the parking lot was full, but I found a spot a block away. Fortunately, even though we didn't have a reservation, we were able to be... More 

Thank Mark M
Grass Valley, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our favorite...great food (prices just jumped considerably...skip the Margueritas to save). Beautiful setting, nice bar and excellent patio for outdoor dining.

Thank jimcalif2016
Venice Beach, ca
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I hate to write a poor review in fact, I have only ever written a review once in my life but you must be warned about this place. We came in today for the first time as we just moved to town a few months ago. The runner brought us our plates and set mine between me and my 2... More 

1 Thank Chris T
Redding, California
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Loved eating here our first night in Grass Valley. The manager of the place we stayed recommended it and we are so happy we went. My husband and I so enjoyed the food AND the friendly staff. Our waiter even went out of his way to make us feel welcomed. The food was good and nothing to complain about. Would... More 

Thank BarbJC
Grass Valley, California
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This restaurant has been one of my favorite restaurants in Grass Valley for many years. We took family and friends here when they visited. But in May we ate there to celebrate mother'day and my wife's birthday. We were so disappointed in the service, and the food was so cold when it came to our table we had to send... More 

Thank Leland C
Nevada City
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I live here in Grass Valley and have tried Maria's several times hoping that the food has improved. Believe me it has not! The place looks great, too bad the food couldn't be as well..

Thank jacquelinemartin
Brenda, AZ
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Waitress excellent. Her name is Tricia I visited for lunch early dinner. Quiet and everyone friendly. Chips refilled if I wanted. A little chinchy on the guacamole

Thank Pat R
Fair Oaks, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I have been to this restaurant about 5 times. The food is consistently great with fast and friendly service. My favorite is the the chilli rellenos. Good dessert menu. Great place for family and friends.

Thank debral474

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 15
Mexican, Southwestern
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 E Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Grass Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 530-274-2040
Maria’s has been serving fresh Mexican food to loyal locals and visitors alike in Downtown Grass Valley since 1992. We pride ourselves on offering you a comfortable setting where you will enjoy our authentic Mexican cuisine. Our dishes are prepared fresh daily using family recipes created in Mexico and handed down through the generations. We feature daily specials - ask when you visit!Our outdoor patio and round cantina are very popular with our loyal local fans. Come to Maria's - The closest you can get to Mexico without a passport!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?