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Maya Restaurant

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633 West Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903 (7th St. NW)
+1 434-979-6292
17:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Midlothian, Virginia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Group of eight met on a Friday night for drinks and dinner. Happy hour prices on libations. Had fried oysters for starter followed by crab cakes, grits & green veg. All well prepared. Others had steak, bone in pork chop, & fish. Food was excellent. Wait staff very personal attentive without being pushy. Try some of the chef's specials. Parking... More 

Thank lbrhe61
Midland Park, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for dinner. The fish was perfect, the service was very good and had the most amazing dessert - Honey and sea salt cheesecake. A place to come back!

Thank leilc
Wollongong, Australia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Loved, loved, loved the food at Maya. Four of us dined here, and none were disappointed. The setting is relaxed and the service was great. My highlight was the side of brussel sprouts and we all enjoyed the duck and pound cake starter. We weren't expecting comfort food but it's certainly what was served to us. Loved every bite.

Thank Tracey A
Silver Spring, Maryland
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135 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very neat atmosphere and great service for our dinner. The cheese biscuits and the pimento cheese fritters were tremendous. Those appetizers are a must! The fish got rave reviews, and my ribs were very good and tender. The pork tenderloin was a mixed review. One serving was center-portion and juicy, the other was dry and probably end-portion. Great dessert, too.... More 

Thank BrianN3
Alexandria, VA
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1,576 reviews
808 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 510 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Maya's was just the right place to celebrate Thanksgiving for a small family in Charlottesville on vacation. We opened with oysters and delicious fritters as the first course before enjoying a traditional turkey meal with all of the trimmings. Mud pie on and one side of the table and pumpkin pie on the other filled out a tasty meal. A... More 

Thank jeffl499
Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had a phenomenal meal at Maya on 1/1/2017! The fried pimento balls & crab soup were a treat. The flavors of our main courses were magnificent; the pork tenderloin & 2x trout. The staff was great, even short staffed due to the holiday which made the service slow, the quality of our meal and their pleasant demeanor more than... More 

Thank PefectionistFoodie
New York, NY
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had such a great time at Maya. The place is very warm and welcoming, comfortable but not formal. I love the fact that you can pick your side dishes, a choice that was very difficult but based on the ones we chose, you couldn't really go wrong. We started with the pimiento cheese fritters which were fabulous on their... More 

Thank Scobeaux
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely superb. Prompt, friendly waitstaff. Expertly prepared farm-to-table fare. The bavette steak and pork tenderloin were perfectly cooked. Best collards I've had anywhere, hands down, and killer grits.

1 Thank Chris F
New Jersey
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316 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Was looking for some good southern food and this was recommended by hotel staff. Good, but not great. The fried oysters were tasty but not memorable. As an appetizer, however, it was quite large and could have sufficed as a meal. The grilled trout, which drew raves from other reviewers on TA, seemed a bit dry and really didn't have... More 

Thank Hammbrook
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious but it would be better if there were more menu choices. The cocktails were hit or miss, a couple were great, and there was agreement that a couple were awful. Service from our waiter and the other waitstaff could not have been any friendlier or better.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?