Maria Bonita

7741 Colony Road Suite 1A
Charlotte, NC 28226
Phone: (704) 542-6165
Cuisine: Mexican/Southwestern
Price: $$

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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Sunday: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    Lunch Mon-Fri 11-2:30pm. Dinner Mon-Thurs 5:30-10pm. Fri-Sat 11am-11pm. Sun 11:30-10pm.
  • Parking Availability Parking on Site
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner
  • Attire Casual
  • Amenities Private Party Room
  • Banquet Facilities 10 - 20 People
  • Bar Full Bar
  • Special Needs Smoking Section, Non Smoking Area, Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, Child Menu
  • Atmosphere Family / Children
  • Payment Methods Amex Diners Club Discover Mastercard Visa


The Mexican woman has created the variety and the infinite richness of the history of our cuisine. Likewise, it has been mainly the women who have maintained the tradition, techniques, characteristics and ingredients exclusively from Mexico. During the 19th Century, Mexican women played a profound role in domestic life. To be a good woman in Mexico means to have a profound knowledge and great skill in preparing the cuisine. Undoubtedly an important part of Mexican culture is its varied cuisine. When Christopher Columbus started his search for valuable species in 1942, instead of arriving in India, he found America, Sparkling off the conquest of countries which like Mexico, opened the world to new culinary horizons with its universal donation of vanilla, avocado, corn, tomato and chocolate, among others. In Mexico there are great regions which have their own gastronomic art. Due to their variety and deliciousness, the cuisine of Puebla,Oaxaca and Yucatan stand out, however one must not forget the recipes from Bajio or the cuisine of the border states. Mexican food is popular throughout the world. With its variety of indigenous civilizations, each region in Mexico is marked by a distinct aroma, taste and texture. Love of Mexican food shows an appreciation not only for the constant process of search and discovery of the right combination of the ingredients, but for the great Mexican imagination.

Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 211reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Since we do eat at Maria's often (close to our house), it would be nice to update the menu on occasion (although you have quite a variety). My husband loves spicy, but my stomach can't take hot spice, so it would be nice to have more mild selections. Also PLEASE keep the Tres Leche is stock - YUM! It was not served for awhile, last fall and we actually stopped going to the restaurant. Glad it's back. Feb 4, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Service and food were fair Dec 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great food and friendly servers. Great drinks too! Margaritas especially. Dec 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by good food nice casual atmosphere. Sep 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by In my opinion, Best Mexican food in town. Sep 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by The food was delicious and the bartender was good and very attentive too. Aug 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by The waitress was top notch and the food was great. Jul 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great food for a good value! But noisy. Jul 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Always GREAT food & service. Sometimes a little noisy. Jul 14, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by The food is fine, but every single time we've been here, the food comes out of the kitchen one plate at a time and is served that way. So, my husband got his food and my son and I didn't get ours for several minutes. Our fajitas finally came, but we had to ask for tortillas (which took another few minutes)and the plate of guacamole and sour cream to go with the fajitas. After our food came, we didn't see our server again and I had to flag someeone down for more water. This is not a large restaurant and I've been when it's very busy and when I'm the only table in there - and each time, the food coming out of the kitchen isn't timed well. We will not return. Jul 7, 2014
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Minimum purchase of $50. Dine In Only. Not valid for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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