Press and Reviews

Read what critics have to say about Maizal and stop by to find out why we are a mainstay of the Astoria neighborhood!

Wall Street Journal

'The Grouper Tikin-Xic, steamed in a plantain leaf, has the subtle taste of annatto and pickled onions, and the refined taste of the mole in the enchiladas de mole poblano is unparalleled.'

Boro Magazine

``The complicated, somewhat magical sauce (Mole Poblano) is best served over and enchilada stuffed with spicy shredded pork, onions, tomatoes, and peppers covered with a blanket of melted Oaxacan white cheese. The flavors unfold in your mouth as smoky and sweet with a kiss of Poblano, a unique pleasure at each and every bite... It is the same teamwork that brought them huge success in Staten Island, and encouraged them to open a second location in Astoria. And that is the kind of family tradition we can support with all our heart...``