Cafe Maya & Cantina Serves Authentic Tex-Mex Fare In Fishkill

The official start of summer is just around the corner, making it the perfect time to indulge in some top-notch Tex-Mex eats. Cafe Maya & Cantina, located at 448 Route 9 in Fishkill, has been serving up classic Tex-Mex meals for more than a decade.

Arrachera Nortena served with tortillas, guacamole and refried beans
Arrachera Nortena served with tortillas, guacamole and refried beans Photo Credit: Maya Cafe & Cantina

Cafe Maya & Cantina offers the perfect combination of savory Mexican food and beverages. On the menu, you’ll find an array of traditional appetizers like house-made guacamole and tortilla chips, quesadillas, stuffed jalapeño peppers, fried plantains and more.

You’ll also find plenty of ‘mariscos’ (‘seafood’) like tilapia, sautéed garlic shrimp and fish tacos. Vegetarian options like black bean burritos and enchiladas are also available, as are specialty dishes like Carne asada, garlic grilled chicken, marinated pork filet, carnitas with green tomatillo sauce and more.

The eatery’s Cantina menu is also stocked with plenty of craft beverage options such as flavored margaritas, mojitos, pina coladas and handmade sangria.

Don’t forget to conclude your meal by trying one of the eatery’s traditional Tex-Mex desserts like flan, fried ice cream, chimi-banana (banana-flavored cheesecake) or tres leches cake.

It’s no surprise that Cafe Maya & Cantina’s large and traditional menu has given it a positive reputation in the area. With four stars on Yelp and 4.7/5 stars on Facebook, guests are quick to comment on the restaurant’s service, atmosphere and food quality alike.

“I LOVE this place. Best mojitos and taco salad EVER! We always get the fresh guacamole, too! The service is so amazing, everyone is so nice and accommodating, even when it's super busy - which it usually is because it's so good! Highly recommended,” writes Jenifer M. in a June 3 Yelp review.

Cafe Maya & Cantina is open seven days a week and has a second location in Wappingers Falls. For more information, visit the website.

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