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Blockheads

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1563 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028
(212) 879-1999
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Delivery
Good for:
Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Strong margaritas

Food was decent and the margaritas were very strong! Great prices. Great place to meet up with friends after work! Definitely going back

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Donna N
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Food was decent and the margaritas were very strong! Great prices. Great place to meet up with friends after work! Definitely going back

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Grand Rapids
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Went for lunch and they had very generous portions. But not too much that we needed a doggie bag. Food was fresh and they had a great variety to choose from. All the chips and salsa you can eat. Yummy!!

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Malmo, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The blockheads is a local Mexican style restaurant/pub with high quality food and slush puppies for frozen Margarita. Not many tourists find there way here, but you need to be here at 5 PM to avoid waiting in queue. I'd eat and drink here again - it is super!

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Washington, DC
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I was staying just a couple of blocks away and, tbh, try to avoid the crush of restaurants and people in this strip of Murray Hill but there was an empty table outside so I could people watch. I had the $9 lunch special. Food was great, salad fresh, crunch and nicely displayed and service was decent. All in all,... More 

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I used to live in the neighborhood for 7 years but moved away last year. I returned with friends to Blockheads for a nostalgic brunch. Unfortunately, the brunch menu is really a lunch menu at this point. I had the two taco plate, which was as good as I remembered it was. My shaken margarita was above average.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Literally the best toasted tofu I've ever had! Great vegetarian option! I had a tofu quesadilla huge portion and very filling! But the greatest thing about this place is $4 margaritas and an extra $1 for a flavour in it! Two of those bad boys will have you singing your way back to the hotel!! I will be telling every... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

food is alright, but its definitely worth eating so you can have THOSE DRINKS! wow... the type of drinks where you question if the bartender put any alcohol in because they taste so good. In fact, you are certain they didnt put alcohol in the drinks so you order a second one to try to get any type of buzz.... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Best place to eat in New York. The service, the food, and the price was perfect. I am going to miss this place............

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

My coworkers and I went there for lunch and the food is AMAZING! Whats even better is the $2 Margaritas they have for lunch. These drinks are beyond amazing and far from being watered down. I had the "build your own burrito" and it was picture perfect. Hit the spot for Friday lunch and a great start to the weekend!

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I went there and had a great meal. Small place but good fare. Had the chicken burrito with a heap of fillings and it was massive. Would easily go there again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1563 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: (212) 879-1999
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?