Maya Mexican Restaurant
is part of the Abacá Group
of restaurants. Maya offers a unique blend of Mexican cuisine and dishes from Hispanic-American communities living in California. It was intended to be a casual restaurant as well as a tequila lounge. The price range of the dishes is between PhP195 for the Sopa de Tortilla Con Pollo and PhP995 for the Bistec Ranchero.
The place comes alive every Wednesday to the tune of Cuban salsa music. The Cebu Salsa Club holds free salsa lessons to anyone interested in learning the Cuban salsa. While the party starts at 9:00 PM, the place does get crowded as early as 8:00 PM. Due to this, it would be advisable for you to reserve a table for the event. You can also come in early and have dinner at around 7:00 PM and hang around until the party starts. There is ample parking in front of the restaurant, which is located at the Crossroads Mall in Banilad, Cebu City.
One thing to consider when visiting Maya Mexican Restaurant for Salsa Nights is the crowd. Since the event is popular among expats living in Cebu, it is advisable to go there early if you don’t have dinner reservations.
Getting to Maya Mexican Restaurant is easy. If you are coming from the Ayala Center Cebu area, just go straight along Governor M. Cuenco Avenue and turn right to Crossroads Mall, which is right after a gasoline station. Maya Mexican Restaurant is located at the end of the driveway close to K1 Family KTV. If you are coming from the north, you can go along Governor M. Cuenco Avenue and turn left at the mall, which is located a few meters after The Tinderbox Restaurant.
Cebu City has become a melting pot of different cultures from other parts of the archipelago as well as other countries around the world. This has resulted in an exciting fusion of cultures, enabling expats to experience and appreciate the culture of Cebu, and also enjoy in hangout places and savor food similar to what they have at their home countries.
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