Published on July 21st, 2012 | by Dipsology



Mayahuel is a mezcal and tequila bar.  Minus the college kids, shots and Mariachi band.  She is also the goddess of agave, and by the time you leave, you, too, will be converted.  Make no mistake, Mayahuel serves real, serious cocktails, and every single one (of about 40) includes a mezcal or tequila.  They also make great Mexican food so you can dine as well as imbibe.  The downstairs bar is finished in Mexican tiles and lots of wood – replete with Catholic votive candles – while upstairs red stained glass and tufted sofas create a more clubby atmosphere.  The vibe throughout though, is authentic and laid back.

Who: Group of fun friends.  We recommend no more than 4-5 to avoid really long waits.

What: It’s tough to go wrong with anything on this menu, but for something refreshing on the palette, try the Selena Fizz. Need something more potent? Any of the drinks with jalepeno-infused tequila will do the trick.

When: It gets super packed on weekends so go early or be prepared to wait. It’s also fun mid-week, and a great choice for dinner.  If you’re a pro, you’ll pop in late night for a nightcap and order the churros with chocolate.

Good for: Casual drinks – Drinks plus dinner – Low key date

Reservations: Not accepted  |   Max Group Size: 8
Food: Full Kitchen   |   Wine: No   |   Beer: Yes


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