Maizal - Staten Island

4.7
167 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Maizal is a Fine Mexican Cuisine Restaurant that attracts customers with high expectations for great cuisine and great margaritas. Its category differs from most common Mexican Restaurants in the NY as we created a restaurant that would fit perfectly in Mexico City's best neighborhoods for its varied and risky recipes and beautiful art.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 167 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KennethF
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great find! excellent food and service!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious staff was great

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was great and social distancing was honored indoors.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Great drinks

DH
vipDotsHurl
New York Area
111 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love, love, love Maizal! Been coming here for years and it is always exceptional! The staff is fantastic too!

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vipHzg123
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as usual.

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SueDale
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant. Food was delicious. Sweet ambiance. Servers met our every need. We experienced a bit of noise but we were seated under a speaker playing Latin music. If you prefer quiet ask to sit away from the music. The restaurant was lively. Everyone seemed to be having a good time. I would definitely suggest a reservation. There’s garden seating outside.

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RamiroG
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Great people! And the best very good food.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent customer service, drinks and food. A little pricey, but the quality was great!

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MaryB
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Wecgotvtovthecrestaurant and were seated right away.
Took a little while to have our order taken but everything was fresh and delicious.
Waitress was professional and friendly.
We will go bCk.

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alyssam
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff is amazing and the food is even better !! I’ve been twice already!

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MatthewM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing brunch ! Will be back.

Steak waas awesome, as was the appetizers & Paella!

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vipHzg123
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s one of our favorite places!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was exceptional.

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JoanieG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outside after being turned down to sitting at the table by the window, but it was a beautiful night, so I didn't mind.
Happy hour all day on Thursdays...yes!! Food was delicious! Service was great!! Not our first time there, certainly not the last.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

I made a reservation using open table the morning of. The option was listed for 6:15 pm outdoor dining. It had been raining all day, but I’ve seen photos and heard from others that the outdoor area was well-covered. I also presumed that the restaurant would not be offering outdoor seating that particular day if the rain was an issue. I arrived 5 minutes early, was told they were a little behind, so I waited out front. After 20 minutes, I was told “we have a problem we didn’t expect the rain and the table we were going to seat you at isn’t covered.” But they politely said they were checking for cancellations. A few minutes later another employee came out and said “you called too late and now it’s raining,” shrugged, and pointed at the sky. I clarified that I did not call, I in fact utilized the open table app service, instead the employee just repeated that I called too late. I understand it was a busy day for this restaurant, but I do not think this was handled properly. I live in the area and have heard many great reviews. I can assure you I will not attempt to dine at this restaurant again. Thank you.

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JanK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the atmosphere are excellent. Staff members are extremely courteous.

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Georgi
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

CInco di mayo

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Maizal is a great spot. We enjoyed dining in their cute outdoor space. The service was prompt and pleasant with great sangria, delicious guacamole, and tasty quesadillas and burrito bowls. Works definitely return and recommend.

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BrianJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Absolutely loved this place. Food was delicious and quick. Music was not too loud or obnoxious.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor area was very nice

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vipMichael
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Food was terrible. I don't understand the ratings it has received.

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Judge
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience2

On a date yelling little kid through entire meal, service was super slow, a big let down from previous visits.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was the first time that we were there. We loved the quaint atmosphere the moment we walked in. The service was amazing. They were very attentive but we never felt rushed. The food was incredible. So fresh and light but very filling. From the sangria to dessert it was perfect. I cannot wait to go again and next time bring friends!!

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vipCarmenL
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went for Brunch. Food and service was excellent. Would recommend to everyone

JD
vipJayDee
New York Area
57 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined with dear friends we hadn’t seen in a year due to the pandemic. We picked Maizal for it’s beautiful spacious outdoor dining space and for their wonderful food and cocktails, which never disappoint. Every dish was a hit- the guacamole, special empanadas, shrimp tacos, the enchiladas with their excellent mole sauce. The service is always efficient, gracious and excellent. A gem on Staten Island.

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vipCarmenL
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite place to dine. Great food, drinks and service .

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was honestly the best Mexican food I’ve had outside of Mexico. Usually I find that a lot of Mexican restaurants make their dishes too salty, but everything here is seasoned perfectly. And, you can’t beat all-day happy hour.

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vipCarmenL
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and service is excellent. Drinks were delicious.
Would recommend this restaurant to everyone

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vipHzg123
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite places on the island. Great food and drinks and friendly service.

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vipBets
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure dining at Maizal.
Staff is friendly and attentive.
Food is delicious and nice portion size.
Sweet plantain for appetizer is Delicious!
I ordered a perfectly made Margarita.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite Mexican restaurant on the island. Never had a bad experience in regards to food, drinks or service. Their specials are amazing too.

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Trish
New York Area
66 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Maizal simply delivers tastes of authentic flavors of Mexico, every time dining here there's something new and delicious to try on their menu. Cocktails are great!

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Zeta
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The food was amazing and the drinks were really tasty. I came to Maizal on a Saturday afternoon with family. I would recommend and come back again.

CL
vipCarmenL
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of my favorite places to eat.

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Julia
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the food, the ambience and the drinks. Prefect place for a quiet date night! Would definitely come back and recommend to others!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Table was ready. Staff very helpful. Food delicious as always. Ambiance as good as it can be given the restrictions. One of our favorite places Highly recommend it

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Axedude27
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Happy indoor dining is back. Food is top quality as always.

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Natalia
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful people and great hospitality! The food was outstanding!!!

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Sukiworld10
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good was so delicious as always

FAQs

Maizal - Staten Island does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Maizal - Staten Island also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (347) 825-3776.

Maizal - Staten Island is rated 4.7 stars by 167 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.