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Besito Mexican Restaurant

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1516 Old Northern Blvd, Ste 18, Roslyn, NY 11576-1126 (Old Northern Blvd)
+1 516-484-3001
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times. The food and drinks are always good. The restaurant is crowded but big enough to accommodate a crowd. The atmosphere is kind of upscale. If it were possible to give 4.5 stars, i would do it.

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Thank sjmac456
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I've been here a few times now, and each time the food and service were very good. We started with the fresh guacamole and chips. One of the best guacamole's I've had. I had the Filete de Res al Chipotle (filet mignon) this time, and the sauce was really good. It doesn't even look like filet mignon since it's totally... More 

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Mineola, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I was searching for a Mexican restaurant that wasn't your typical taco, quesadilla, fajita type of place. I have visited Cabo San Lucas a couple of times and was very impressed with the food they had to offer and now it is hard for me to be wowed by Mexican food locally. Besito came pretty darn close. The tortilla soup... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant has an amazing atmosphere. The food is absolutely perfect, served with a great presentation. Service leads a lot to be desired. For one, I do not like to wait over 10 minutes past an empty mojito glass. The servers do try to add to the romantic air of the place but there's a fine line between customers feeling ignored... More 

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New York City, New York
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

The food was great! I paid the bill and forgot to leave a tip (due to having a baby distracting me). The restaurant called me a few minutes after I left and said that I did not leave the tip. I apologized profusely and told them to charge my card. They really know how to hustle!!!

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Thank JetSetter922
long island, new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The food is outstanding and the drinks are always made just right. The fresh quac is outstanding, as are the many items on the menu.

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Thank frankieb6024
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Besito is my favorite restaurant around. Especially the bartender named Katie, she always makes the perfect cocktails. Service is always excellent and it's always spotlessly clean. I think it can compete with any Mexican chain around.

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Roslyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

My go to place!!!! Food is incredible and my cup is never empty. Keep doing whatever you guys are doing. Ricky you are the best. Much appreciation to you all. YOU ROCK!

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Glen Head, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

If you are looking for good Mexican food not South American food this is the place. I am a transplanted Californian that loves real Mexican food and this is the only place I have found that comes close to west coast Mexican food.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Whenever we have that craving for Mexican comfort food, we head to Old Northern Blvd to Besito. Great for lunch or dinner, couples or a large gathering of family and friends, Besito will not disappoint when it comes to authentic Mexican cuisine, charming service and a warm atmosphere. A couple of years back, we had a farewell party for our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $40
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1516 Old Northern Blvd, Ste 18, Roslyn, NY 11576-1126
    (Old Northern Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: LIRR to Mineola and then N23 towards Manor Haven LIRR to Hempstead and then N27 towards Glen Cove LIRR to Great Neck and then N20 or N21 east to Main St., Roslyn LIRR to Port Washington and then N23 towards Mineola LIRR to Roslyn and then N23 towards Manor Haven
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Roslyn
  • Phone Number: +1 516-484-3001
Description
Besito, translated as little kiss, strives to delight guests with the warmth of a private hacienda offering thoughtful details and cuisine. Besito was rated "excellent" by the New York Times with decor that embraces all the flavors and festivity of Mexican cuisine. Enjoy fresh, table-side guacamole and over 75 tequilas all straight from Mexico. Enjoy our amazing Sunday Brunch the best on Long Island and our exceptional outdooring dining / patio seating in the summer!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?