A breakthrough with Mexican-Asian fare
Small plates, big flavors and stunningly vivid design make Sumo Maya the sexiest place to eat in the Valley. With the cutting-edge experience of Executive Chef Matt Zdeb, who graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Austin and the Scottsdale Culinary Institute, and top veterans in the cocktail and design scene, the Mexican-meets-Asian restaurant is sophisticated, delicious and fun. From brunch to dinner, all menu items incorporate the freshest and boldest flavors from Latin America and the Far East. Specialties include a variety of guacamoles. Aside from the coveted traditional guacamole, other exotic avocado spreads are infused with pomegranate, pumpkin seeds, crab and bacon. For brunch, much on savory sushi rolls, tacos, salads and various twists on traditional guacamole. The lunch menu continues the Asian-Mexican fusion with ceviches, fried rice and noodle dishes, steaks and lobster from the grill and a variety of vegetable side dishes. Dinner offers many of the same items as the lunch menu, with an emphasis on soups or “sopas” including strawberry gazpacho and Mexican pho. While lunch and weekend brunch is a more calming environment dinner time pumps things up with music and dim lighting for an ultra-chic nightlife experience. Sample three to five dishes to experience culture through as many food fusions as possible. With successful takes on unusual pairings, top-notch chefs and beautiful plate presentations and décor, Sumo Maya is the place to experience the world through food and friends.
- Lunch, dinner and weekend brunch
- Though more calm at lunch time, Sumo Maya pumps up the music and turns down the lights in the evening for a sexy atmosphere
- The executive chef, Matt Zdeb, graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Austin and the Scottsdale Culinary Institute