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Maize Mexican Grill

60 E Green St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-5364
+1 217-355-6400
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (16 reviews)
“gorditas” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
60 E Green St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-5364
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I surely don't know what the hype is about: The restaurant seems now able to even open a second location in the old train station in Champaign. While this decision was the 'Kiss-of-death' for many eateries before we will see how 'Maize' will be doing....More

Thank travelpr0123
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and a beautiful private room with carved dark wood bar and a two walls of windows. Upscale Mexican all you could eat tacos with handmade ( in front of us) tortilla outside on the patio. Then Tory grilled in a special grill and...More

Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

wow.. don't understand all the hype to be honest.. hipsters drinking Rice water and scarfing tortas that are flavorless, chips that are fresh.. but BLAND .. and the salsa comes in a shot glass.. let me say that again.. a shot glass.. yes you have...More

Thank Beachman2142
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We got wrong food and waited 20 minuters for the food. Don't go to this place, they are worthless!!!!

Thank Carl M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Easy to get to for downtown Champaign. Tacos were good but steak gordita was a better deal and was delicious. Not cheap eats but worth a night out munching.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

When Maize was located on Green Street, we seldom went there because of its small size and long lines. How disappointing, since their food is among the best Mexican food in the Champaign-Urbana area. Now that they’ve moved to the train station near downtown Champaign,...More

1  Thank Eileen K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Green St location is closed due to the construction on Green. It is now located closer to downtown @ 103 Chestnut. This is a larger location. The place is simple and extremely clean. When we arrived for a late lunch it did take a...More

Thank cyclonesdan
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Went in with the lowest expectations and was blown away. The food was as authentic as it gets and very cheap too. Would have paid a couple dollars more, honestly, I think it is underpriced so get in there before they figure that out. Had...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place tasted very great family of 7 and everyone ate all their food and that does not happen very often!!

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Amazing, delicious food. Guacamole, salsa, and tacos were fantastic! Great service. Very hard to park, but very worth the trip. Our new favorite Mexican restaurant in Chambana!

1  Thank Karen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 E Green St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-5364
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: +1 217-355-6400
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