Meso Maya - Preston Forest
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
wood-fired marinated steak, homemade sweet corn tamal, crema mexicana, queso fresco, black beans, complimentary corn tortillas by request
Two enchiladas in blue corn tortillas with white rice and black beans. Your choice of pollo, brisket, or espinaca
Wanted to have a nice Mexican food dinner while my father was in town. Overall a great meal, tasty food as always, and easy to make a reservation.
The food was terrific. It was Cinco de Mayo so it was pretty crowded and loud. This was my first time but I will be coming back.
From out of town
The salsa was different. Our waitress told us a new person made the salsa that day. It wasn’t bad but clearly not their normal recipe. Waitress was not very good or attentive. Love this restaurant but would choose a different location in the future.
I went to celebrate my birthday with my family, the food was delicious but it was so busy that we werent given normal service. the waitress did the best she could but i would recommend having more people helping. we didnt get to order our food right away and had to wait a while since the waitress was running around helping all the other tables. we didnt get our silverware until after we got our food and had to wait 5 minutes before we could start eating. we ordered some drinks and it took over 10 minutes to get. we werent offered a dessert and we were hoping to get to celebrate my birthday but decided not to because it was taking too long.
i know it wasnt the waitress’ fault but it did damper the evenening.
Delicious as always.
Meso Maya is always reliable and delicious. Cesar, our server, was attentive and lovely.
Got seating right away and the food, drink and service were great!
Love your vibe! Keep on being badass! You're the ream MVP!!!
Love the lunch special but next time will try beet salad my friend ordered. Delicious and unique. Can’t go wring with pozole soup. Yum.
Ladies tennis lunch. Great food!
EVERYTHING was wonderful as always! Great Neighborhood restaurant. Servers were very personable and efficient!! Food was terrific as always. I will definitely recommend to friends!!
The food and service is always amazing! I LOVE their coconut rice, it’s so good!!!
Server was very off his game.
Excellent service and always great food. The brisket enchiladas are awesome!
Consistently delicious! Best salsa in town!!!
Olympia was an excellent server. We all enjoyed our lunch.
The Food and Service were outstanding as always! Never disappointed!
Great good and service always....
Great service and food is consistently good.
Luis was our server and he was excellent with his mannerism and professionalism. The food was superb and the atmosphere was amazing. Well be returning again soon.
I've always loved this restaurant. It exudes Latin American class and there's no annoying mariachi background music. Excellent salsa, and the chips are the third best in Dallas. Desert menu is too limited (no Tres Leches cake or Helado), and when we were there, no guacamole. Tortillas are hand-made and the mole is the best I've tasted. Highly recommended!
We love all the Meso Maya locations but this one is by far our favorite. Drinks are typically great this time they were ok. Our one recommendation to anyone that ever asks is their Carne Asada the absolute best!!!!
The restaurant was very accomodating and friendly.
Mesomaya never disappoints! If you’re looking for fajitas or TexMex, this isn’t the place. But if you’re looking for amazing REAL Mexican flavors, this place nails it! The mole is amazing. The margaritas are badass. And the service is always top notch. Love this place.
We visited on Friday night. We ordered cocktails first which took 10 minutes to be served. When the server delivered our cocktails we ordered a queso poblano as an app then placed our main course order. My wife wanted Pazzoli as her main. We asked for some soft corn tortillas. We had to ask three times before we got them. During this time they tried to serve my wife’s soup three times. We asked if we get all our mains at the same time and after we finished our queso and tortillas. It was obvious that my dinner sat in the window. I had the Brisket Reno, the rice had soaked up the sauce the chili pepper was flat and soggy. No one ever came to check on us, probably could have sold more drinks to us FYI. I didn’t eat my dinner. We paid our tab, I thought at some point the server would notice I didn’t eat and ask if something was wrong, she never did. When I signed cc voucher I told her mine was awful. She said “I’ll tell the kitchen”. I interviewed with Mr Karns before the place opened, we taste tested Margaritas and various dishes, I didn’t get the job but I’ve always respected Mike because I saw his vision for Meso during that interview and Friday night was not it.
Delicious food and drinks and wonderful service.
I don’t know what happened. Maybe the pandemic really put a strain on the overhead and they had to make sacrifices. Either way I feel like everything has been taken down a notch. I’ve been to meso maya probably 30 times over the years. This one at least 10-15.
My wife and I love the budín azteca so we order it most times. The other day we had the chicken and it was unreasonably spicy. It’s not a spicy dish and never has been. The chicken was burnt and I got a few tendons in bites as well. The salsa for the chips was also overly spicy and had something in it that kept getting stuck in our teeth. Something not chewable with a string like consistency like maybe a part of the vegetable that wasn’t supposed to be in there? The ambiance was different. It was much brighter than it used to be and didn’t have the same “classy” feel. The bartender was not busy at all and wasn’t making any drinks. I watched him and it still took him around 10 min to start on ours. (It wasn’t super busy). Even the bathroom seemed like it got less attention than it used to.
Maybe everyone has become complacent? I get it’s less busy and I hate that for the restaurant industry. I want them to survive. But I still go to other Mexican food places and they haven’t changed the quality/service/vibe so I don’t get it here. If a manager asked how our visit was going, I probably would have told them. However, we generally don’t like to complain and it wasn’t bad enough to return the food. Everyone can have an off day and I hope that’s all it was here.
It was good. The waitress was awesome. And it was clean. I can not say the same about Mi Cocina
Birthday Brunch-great drinks, service fantastic and mostly the food is always spot on!!
I usually suggest and meet friends for lunch at Meso Maya. During this pandemic, Meso Maya is the restaurant I often suggest because the staff appears to follow all the safety guidelines. It's a popular place to meet for lunch or dinner where the staff is always friendly and courteous. We recently celebrated a birthday and everyone enjoyed their meal very much. Can't wait to come back again!
Always great food and friendly people. Brunch is the best!
Meso Maya always is a pleasure. They always greet me and thank us when we leave. Food is always top notch as is service. Your competitors always fall short.
Good food. We always enjoy eating there.
Cold food, slow service
Good experience but they need to turn the bright lights down. They hinder the atmosphere.
Ciro was our waiter and did an excellent job of welcoming and serving us. The meals here are always delicious! My favorite is the carne asada - such a lovely combination of tastes and textures. The Mesquite-smoked taste of the meat, combined with the tang of the arugula with dressing, the creamy black beans and the satisfying corn tamal are wonderful! I could eat this meal every single day! We always look forward to eating at this Meso Maya.
It was ok but not up to par. The quest was not melted nor hot. Dinner was good but not hot!!
We really are fond of these folks! We were glad to see them busier and lots of good food going out the door for takeout too!!
Extraordinary times! Their past history of excellence will keep us coming back!!!!!
Service was great, the food was delicious and the restaurant was quiet.
Everything was wonderful. Now they have a mariachi band and since we were celebrating a birthday they came by and sang happy birthday. What a great experience, Fernando was amazing as he kept up with food being delivered and checking up on us and other tables, as well as Gabby! Overall it was great and everyone was hard at work. Thank you!
Meso Maya - Preston Forest does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.
Meso Maya - Preston Forest is rated 4.7 stars by 1248 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.