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Casa Maya

Reviewed by Dylan Runco   
Posted April 3, 2011

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Casa Maya
1 Main Street, High Bridge
908-638-4032;
casamayamexican.com


Hours: Lunch, 11:30 am–3 pm. Dinner, 5–10 pm

Price: $/$$

Style: The dining room is small but decked out in Spanish tile and bright colors.

Don’t Miss: The guacamole (price varies by season) made with fresh cilantro and served with tomatoes and sour cream. Be prepared to order extra chips. If you’re looking for something a little different, the hongos borrachos ($6.50) are mushrooms sautéed in pexcoco salsa, brandy, sweet butter and fresh garlic. The tamales ranchero ($14.75), your choice of pork, beef or chicken, will win over the haughtiest of Tex-Mex snobs. Interested in an alternative? Order the cactus enchiladas ($12.95), two corn tortillas folded over marinated cactus seasoned with Mayan spices, with white wine and red Monterey sauce.

Heads Up: The restaurant is BYO.

The Scoop: If you want dessert, get to Casa Maya early, as the flan tends to sell out quickly.

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