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Macondo

157 E. Houston St, New York City, NY 10002 (East Village)
212-473-9900
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Ranked #2,184 of 11,620 restaurants in New York City
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: East Village
Cross street: Eldridge Street and Allen Street
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English first
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Tried out their Sunday brunch Mimosa special with a group of 9. I suggest making reservations however your entire party (or at least the majority of it) must be present to be sat. Your 2 hours unlimited starts as soon as you sit. We all stuck with the Mimosas as they have a variety of flavors to choose from and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Walked into Sunday brunch at noon and were seated right away at the counter. We were told that if you dont have a reservation, you can only stay for an hour. Understandably, because of the bottomless mimosa special! $15 for bottomless delicious mimosas. Great atmosphere, great food. Highly recommend the eggs benedict. Service wasnt great sitting at the counter, but... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Great food! We were a party of four and had dinner on a Friday. It was my second time there. First time a year ago. We let the waitress choose a selection of their dishes for us to share. Everything was to die for! We had fresh tuna bits on sticks, flatbread, corn sallad, taco with beef, empanadas, warm avocado... More

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New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Well it used to be incredible, for brunch, which is when we usually go, and we've been going for years. Now everything is bigger, even the drinks, and louder, both the crowds and the music. Perhaps this is their formula for success. But when the plates were smaller you could try more things, which is well worth doing because the... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Great food, cocktails and ambiance. Staff were on form and really clued up on the menus which is refreshing to see. Will definitely be visiting again.

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Maputo, Mozambique
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Suggested by a friend on my trip to NYC. This place is a must for South American Tapas. Every dish was delicious. Drinking from the Porron's was a great experience! The owner was a gem, very hospitable and made us feel very welcome. Great decor, ambience, food and service.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This restaurant in the Lower East Side was a great find. We went for the Sunday brunch menu, and heard about the bottomless mimosas. Sadly we arrived at 11am and, due to NYC laws, booze wasn't served until midday. We all had the Huevos rancheros - for those who haven't tried this, it comes with chunks of chorizo, two baked... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This restaurant on Houston is a must, not only during dinner, but also for brunch. It's full of energy after 21:00 and the food is so attractive and tastes good! Try the Tacos and the Mahi Mahi. If you get t brunch – I'd go for the Benedict. It's a killer

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Rochester, New York
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212 reviews 212 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

My wife and I took our daughter and her boyfriend out to this trendy Latin-Infusion style restaurant. The food was all served as appetizers so we chose items that were interesting and fun for us all to try. There was a wide choice of drinks fromt he bar including wine and beer. My daughter had an avacado based drink that... More

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Houston, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

This is a very in place or must due to the crowd and the noise. I got in quickly to the bar as a single. The Sunday brunch menu looked good but was missing the lamb burger. That was on the website and what I was craving. The door and windows were kept open to enjoy the crisp Spring air.... More

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