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Txikito

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Chelsea
Tapas, Basque
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240 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-6602 (Between 24th-25th Streets)
C/E- 23rs St. F- 23rd St. N/R- 23rd St. 1- 23rd St.
212-242-4730
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Lamb Meatballs in Minted Broth

The restaurant is broken up into two rooms, probably as a result of expansion. The room where you enter has a lot of tables for two. At this Basque tapas restaurant I started off with the gratin of artichoke ($7) which was good, but not something that I would order again on a repeat visit. After... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Harvey M
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New York, United States
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Hartford, CT
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We started with the croquetas, which, to use a tired adjective, sublime. I don't know what other word to use to describe something that makes your eyes roll to the back of your head and your tongue do jumping jacks, so "sublime" it is. The blistered peppers were really spicy, then the next one wasn't, then the next one was.... More 

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Small plate Spanish Basque Country foods - also offering full size platters for one or to share. Service was quick and friendly and informative. Once we ordered the food, it came out in very quick succession. The foie gras was like butter, and the cured pork loin simply melted in your mouth. Everything was cooked perfectly and reasonably priced for... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Dining at Txikito was my introduction to Basque cuisine, and I'm hooked. Every dish was beautifully presented, and was bursting with flavor. Service was friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. We let them know at the beginning of the meal that we had a concert to attend, and our server timed everything perfectly. Wine recommendations were spot on. Looking forward to returning... More 

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New York, United States
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115 reviews 115 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The restaurant is broken up into two rooms, probably as a result of expansion. The room where you enter has a lot of tables for two. At this Basque tapas restaurant I started off with the gratin of artichoke ($7) which was good, but not something that I would order again on a repeat visit. After that I had the... More 

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Massachusetts
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134 reviews 134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Delicious food, especially the seafood, just perfectly salty goodness. The server was excellent and made some perfect wine recommendations. The tables for two, in the same room with the bar, are set close together in the rear of the restaurant, with no nearby window. The space is nicely decorated. The room holding larger table is nicer, and of course, with... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A tiny and friendly restaurant where the waiters are knowledgeable and helpful. The diners are friendly as well and the table next to us asked our feedback on each dish since they arrived a little later than us. We tried 8 plates and 2 desserts, and each one was unique and very tasty. I'd definitely come here again!

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Takoma Park, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Interesting Basque small plates in a charming little restaurant. Perfect for a late night snack for two. If you like Spanish tapas, you will enjoy Txikito, the Sangria was great!

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New York City, New York
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101 reviews 101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

As a huge fan of Spanish/Basque cuisine I was excited when this restaurant opened many years ago. I haven't been in 5 years ago but went last night and had an amazing meal. It's very casual and small but the service is experienced and warm. The pinxtos are wonderful. They offered a trout that evening that had serrano ham and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This Basque restaurant always pleases the palate. We had 8 different dishes and each morsel was simply divine. Ask you server for suggestions and get a good mix of specials and regular menu items. You won't be disappointed. The price adds up, so savor every morsel. It's worth it.

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Washington, DC
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101 reviews 101 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had read good things about Txikito, so checked it out while in NYC on business. Staff were very friendly, but the food, while tasty, did not stand out in any way. I had razor clams, which were minuscule, albondigas, not bad, which came with bread, a nice artichoke appetizer, and the croquettes. A glass of Tempranillo is always good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 240 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-6602
    (Between 24th-25th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: C/E- 23rs St. F- 23rd St. N/R- 23rd St. 1- 23rd St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: 212-242-4730

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Tapas, Basque

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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