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Maya Palenque Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, American,
349 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
+1 415-883-6292
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“shredded beef” (3 reviews)
“green sauce” (2 reviews)
“chile verde” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
349 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were in Sonoma for business and ate here 4 out of 5 nights. Main reason we tried it was because of location next to our hotel but we loved it so we kept going back. Velia was our server every time we went in...More

Thank Letsgonow65
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We had a combo platter of chiles rellenos, tamale and enchilada. I had the chile verde (pork in a green sauce), m wife had the shredded beef in a red sauce. The relleno was tasty but mild, the tamale was a little thick on the...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The food is mediocre, the atmosphere is not bad. The margaritas are not very good, at least they weren't when I went, and the bar smells kind of bad, like vomit. I've lived close by for 14 years. When we first moved here, we tried...More

Thank Coree C
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

SIT outside if it is a nice day. Food and service is vert good. Family owner and run. Margaritas are very good and great selection of Tequilas and beers. Lisa is always smiling and glad to see us.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The staff are gracious and welcoming at this laid back restaurant and bar, specializing in Mayan cuisine. Sorry to say, the food is only average. Rice and beans were luke warm, tropical chicken was overdone. The grilled shrimp in garlic and white sauce was pretty...More

Thank Rebecca1921
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Took friends here on their suggestion. I thought the salsa was not very good. The chips were fresh and the dishes were good. Not the best and certainly not the worst. I would probably pass on going again.

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I ate here several times and it was always great. the waiters were very attentive and checking very regularly if all was fine. The appetizer seemed to be out almost as I finished ordering. Each visit the place was full of people. They were friendly...More

Thank Reginald S
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This tastes like home cooking to me, the food is perfect blends of taste and textures even so far as the guacamole, I was privy to a texture test: two batches of Guac made with the same ingredients, in the same proportions, the difference being...More

Thank Norma W
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The hubs & I stopped here for lunch after a quick trip to SF. I ordered the Chicken Caesar Wrap and my hubby got the Mega Burrito. I also ordered a Mojito. Lunch came quickly, the food was fantastic. My drink was great as well....More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Watch sports on tv around the bar or sit in the nearby restaurant space in a colorful room, enjoying Mexican. Lots of neighbors are also enjoying themselves. The food is average, and the bar, from what I remember beer and wine.

Thank tripper45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949-6069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: +1 415-883-6292
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