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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: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Fantastic Food - tapas style

Excellent food, small tapas plates. Good selection of wines too, and the desserts are a must-have. The location is a little different, in a kind of strip mall on 9th Ave in Chelsea north of Chelsea Market

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
jnez1235
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Excellent food, small tapas plates. Good selection of wines too, and the desserts are a must-have. The location is a little different, in a kind of strip mall on 9th Ave in Chelsea north of Chelsea Market

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

nice place with delicious tapas; I tried the one with quail egg, the one with chorizo, and another one with foie gras. Also the main dishes were good. I really like the tongue, it was the first time I tried it!

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Berkeley, California
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Prior to coming to Manhattan, we were planning out our trip and wanted to have some pinxtos/tapas -- hoping for more authentic than "Americanized." We were NOT disappointed in Txikito. Were we magically transported back to San Sebastian? No. But did we really enjoy our pinxtos, and knew we had stumbled upon a gem? Absolutely. Highlights: the white boquerón were... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This restaurant has a youthful vibe and is located about seven blocks from Madison Square Garden. The food is really good. Every pinxto we had was superb. The portions are not big--because they're not supposed to be. The wine list is very good as well. We were two couples, and everyone was happy with their meal. I'd go back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Having been to Pays Basque, we know the quality of food and wine there. What Txikito is proposing is ok but it is not nearly close to real basque cuisine. Come on. French fries with mayo ? Seriously ? The plate Pulpo tasted (sadly) 100% as lemon zest instead of octopus. Service was ok. 300$ for 3 people with wine.

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Hartford, CT
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14 restaurant reviews
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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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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
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55 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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96 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about Txikito

Address: 240 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-6602
Phone Number: 212-242-4730
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
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
Average Prices: USD $31 to $50
Cuisine: Tapas, Basque

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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 to $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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