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We are a Latin American restaurant in the heart of Helsinki. Come for a drink or a dinner, we serve both with love.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Brazilian, Latin, Mexican, South American, Central American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As Sunday lunch wr eaten Cuba paella. Teaste was very good. Not too heavy and very taste jo that there where taste long in memory. Fast service tjere were not lot of peple that time

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 25 July 2021

Food was tasteless and overpriced. Tacos fillings was tasteless and portion was small. A waitress was very friendly, but we didn’t get what we ordered. Halloumi wasn’t grilled properly and salad with five small pieces of tomato and three slices of cucumber and lettuce is...really not worth of 17,50€. It was a huge disappoinment.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 22 July 2021 via mobile

Tasty food with nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. We had a churros plate for dessert and I really recommend everyone to have it.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 22 July 2021 via mobile

Feels like a regular stop when we head home Maya is located centrally in Helsinki and the food and cocktails are good. Had a Cuban paella which is very tasteful. For large eaters it may be a bit small though.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 9 May 2021

Have to say this was one of the biggest disappointments that I've had in recent history with restaurants. It was the "Eat with 10 euros" discount campaign that Helsinki has few times a year, so not the most premium of dishes, but the tortillas were...super hard, they just cracked like tacos when you tried to eat them, full of cheese, barely any chicken and the taste was just cheese and more cheese and then some cheese. They had some local craft beer, but sadly it was so old that I could not drink it and they did not have a replacement for it so I just left it there. Other ate dessert too, which seemed to be the best part of their menu. Service was ok. (Seems that they have changed the menu since this visit, maybe it is better now, who knows)More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 15 November 2020 via mobile

Unlike in many comments here, we were served well! The food tasted absolutely great, too. Maybe somewhat small main dishes so I'd recommend appetizers. Fabulous location for those coming or going to the railwaystation, or National theatre.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Traveler02226813948, Jokin muu at Maya Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2020

Thank you very much for your review. Welcome back any time! Y. T. David

Reviewed 10 November 2020 via mobile

Really good and genuine food and dessert . Also really nice atmosphere 😊 Just a short walk from the central parts of Helsinki. Will definitely return

Date of visit: November 2020
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Traveler02226813948, Jokin muu at Maya Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2020

Thank you! Welcome back to Maya. Yours truly, David

Reviewed 20 July 2020 via mobile

Food and service was very good! Absolutely nothing to complain about. Strongly recommend this one. Location is near the railway station.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 5 July 2020

This place has slipped our list for a long time. Mostly due to the fact that normally you are unable to make table reservations at week ends. This time we took a chance and were very impressed. We were met by very friendly staff although...the restaurant was almost full. Drinks were ordered and also the food after a while. Latin American food at it's very best. We had Paella Cubana to share. Excellently spiced and well prepaired, consisting of rice, mussels, shrimps , giant shrimps and corizon sausages. The portion was well enough for the two of us. As a dessert we had Tarta Maya, which was an excellent chose. Never had curry in my dessert before. During the whole dinner the service was excellent and the staff was very helpful. This visit was a visit of joy. We'll certainly be back. During "normal" times you should always make a booking.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

Premises are very dark - it seems to have dinner in a basement. All dishes are pretty OK. Service is of standard level for the capital. Great location downtown, fitting any type of dinner. It could be an OK place to visit once in a...while!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Yes, Maya Bar & Grill offers takeaway services.

Maya Bar & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4