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5 Burro Cafe

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7205 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375-5354
+1 718-544-2984
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“flautas” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“steak tacos” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7205 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375-5354
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Love this place, the food is good, if you're a margarita fan then you must try the frozen margaritas. Great service, the place is a little small and can be crowded at time but not too bad that it kills the vibe. I'm a regular...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food,good service small but great ! Amazing drinks it's always packed but worth it. Prices are reasonable

Thank sandy s
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

So at first you would think this is nothing more than your typical hole in the world restaurant. OMG SO NOT!!!!!!! The place is cozy and small, but worth every minute of the wait. If it is busy sit at the bar and grab yourself...More

Thank knight3084
Reviewed October 11, 2017

With neighborhoods like East Elmhurst a three minutes away right away, it's odd that Forest Hills residents still turn out for this overrated slog of a meal comprised mostly of the blandest, least spicy versions of Mexican food that give East Coast Latino food culture...More

Thank Liam M
Reviewed October 2, 2017

My office orders lunch from this restaurant. The only problem is that we have to go pick the food up.

Thank barrett788
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This place was packed out... we got 4 seats at the bar and ate there... food was absolutely fantastic... large portions so left some... staff very friendly and efficient totally recommend it if your in the area

Thank rendersystems
Reviewed August 18, 2017

OK, not exactly my crowd, a bit cramped, BUT great food and drinks. The service is fine and the mood is entertaining.

Thank Patty B
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Being from LA our expectations for Mexican food were low. We frequented another establishment down the block that we thought was as close as possible from the real stuff but let me tell you 5 BURRO PUTS THEM TO SHAME. Be prepared to wait the...More

Thank Michel V
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

They have been here forever, I've been here for drinks late at night 15 years ago and for lunch/brunch with the family and dinner and ordered take away....... in other words, I've been going there over and over again over the years. The foods simple...More

Thank Satisharma
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

This place is always packed! Finally got immediate seating one Saturday. Had Mahi Mahi Veracruz style. Served with cilantro mashed potatoes, beans, pico de gallo and guacamole. Loved it!

Thank Tranquility136
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7205 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375-5354
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Forest Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 718-544-2984
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