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Maya Restaurant

633 West Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903
+1 434-979-6292
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (32 reviews)
“trout” (40 reviews)
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633 West Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Reviewed yesterday

It is always fun to try local restaurants during Restaurant Week. The three course menus are reasonably priced, and you get to try a variety of dishes. My friend and I love to share. We started with the fried oyster appetizer with a house remoulade....More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were walking downtown searching for a place to eat and happened on Maya. They have a lovely patio which we probably might have enjoyed except for the 96 temp. This is restaurant week and we had a marvelous 3 course meal for $29 each....More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went for dinner. I had the fried oysters, collards, grits and biscuits. The oysters and grits were great. The collards were vinegary and spicy I found them inedible and sent them back. If you don't like them that way don't order...More

Thank 708Anna_W_12708
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here only because it had 4 stars on Yelp. We were disappointed. The place was not busy; yet we waited over 30 minutes for our food. My husband had ribs, broccoli, and biscuits. I expected amazing biscuits since they were a side dish....More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've become fans of Maya, visiting every time we are in C'ville. We even had my son's rehearsal dinner there. The food is this perfect combination of southern and eclectic and the wine list is amazing. The service is casual and attentive.

Thank Jeannie Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was cooled by mixup in side dishes. By the time that was corrected entree was cooled and further cooled by a/c unit blowing directly on us Veggies could have been from a frozen box since they were mushy. Pork dish was tasty but overcooked....More

Thank ET M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I was told that Charlottesville had a great selection of quality restaurants, and we were looking for one with a unique menu and reasonably priced. Maya fit the requirements. Food was excellent and server was very attentive but not excessive. Only drawback is that the...More

Thank RiversideBob
Reviewed 1 June 2017

My husband and I enjoyed dinner here during a trip to Charlottesville. The pimento cheese fritters were awesome. My husband loved the local trout in caper brown butter and I loved the ancho rubbed pork tenderloin with buttermilk biscuits. The pecan pie with salted caramel...More

Thank FabulousKathy
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was a little late making reservations for Mothers Day and most of the big name restaurants were booked. After searching the internet for possible venues, I stumbled upon Maya Restaurant and am very glad I did. The food, service and atmosphere were all top...More

2  Thank kevinkE9570XH
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Maya has great service and lovely food. We ate a salad, which was exceptional (with garden peas and strawberries) and fried seitan with veg sides. It was delicious. Service was great. It's not cheap, but it's a fine restaurant.

Thank TamarBoston_MA
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Unless they've changed since we visited in October, No they open at 5:00PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 West Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (7th St. NW)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-979-6292
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