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499 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4857
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Delivery

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burrito and i ate 2 of them when i visited this place as i was hungry. meat meat and more meat please. extra sour cream and guacamole all day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
David M
Paris, Île-de-France, France
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Paris, Île-de-France, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

burrito and i ate 2 of them when i visited this place as i was hungry. meat meat and more meat please. extra sour cream and guacamole all day.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had tacos and burritos. Tacos were large portions and burrito normal size portion. Nice enough but not fabulous. Services is quick however getting seated could have been better. The male attending to us decided mid way through dealing with us to deal with the people behind us when we were 1st. After talking to them while we waited he... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This place never gets old to me, I love to come here when i want some good Mexican food an inexpensive drinks while hanging out with friends or family. Just a heads up sometimes the wait can be long depending on the time you go an how the weather is outside.

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Brooklyn, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Personally I don't like Mexican food. But I like some people who do so that's how I ended up eating there twice before. Let's just say that the third time all I ate was a few tequilas, I have learned my lesson. The service was cordial at first, but deteriorated soon after that. It's not really a bar so the... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I only get the chicken burrito and have always enjoyed the meal. Unfortunately, it's in NYC, so the price is pretty high for the lunch special, but it does come with chips and a drink. I did try the Chicken Quesadilla and enjoyed that as well.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stumbled across this place by chance and it was probably our best meal in NYC: great food, great atmosphere, friendly service, tasty cocktails and best of all, it was extremely good value. If you want a lively place to eat with generous portions of Mexican food I don't think this place can be bettered. The endless chips and salsa... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

It is a little bit expensive but it is typical manhattan prices. I got the nachos. All in all it was average. I had to add meat to the dish for 3 dollars. The nachos with the added meat was pretty good. It had everything you need except some added salsa. It was also very filling so it definitely kept... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We came across this restaurant by chance, looking for something a little different for our final night in New York, Manhattan, before leaving for england the next day We were seated as we got through the door, the place was packed with plenty of smiling faces and a fantastic party atmosphere!!!!! drinks to the table for the family, and authentic... More 

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New York City, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Great nachos!! I come to this place for the nachos and drinks only!! The price can't be beat! Don't come here on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday night because you will have to wait over 30 minutes for a table. If you come any other time, the wait will be under 10 minutes. I come all the way from Queens and... More 

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Long Island, NY
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26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

If the weather is nice, you are probably better off sitting outside if you can b/c it is very noisy inside and it is not a place you can have a meal and a good conversation. It's a fun place with really good food and drinks, but the noise level makes it uncomfortable for me to enjoy having dinner there.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 499 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4857
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-213-3332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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