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Blockheads Burritos

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499 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4857
212-213-3332
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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New York
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138 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for some mexican food and cheap margs with a friend. Everything was quite disappointing. To start, the tortilla chips are stale. The 5$ frozen margs are attractive, but note they add 1$ for each flavor you add. They are pure sugar syrup, and no tequila. The food was very plain - the only good thing was the guacamole.... More 

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Thank Taylor G
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here to buy takeout and the Burritos were really good if you are vegetarian I would recommend the butter nut squash one. The staff were friendly as well. Just be warned it is a bit pricey

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Thank mollyobr
Brooklyn, New York
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469 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Good for groups or celebrations. Not your best food or atmosphere. Gets bust and very noisy can be a bit sloppy

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Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

My friends and I had lunch at Blockheads the other day. I was surprised to discover it was a chain. We were seated promptly, and our server was great. Chips and salsa were put on the table right away, and we enjoyed snacking while waiting for our main meals. I had a grilled chicken burrito with pinto beans and brown... More 

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Thank JacksBee
Monifieth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We stumbled across this little Mexican by accident on 26th of December while wandering around looking for somewhere to eat. We were a table of 6 and a couple sitting at a 4 seater table very kindly said they'd move to let us have a table rather than wait - that was a good first impression. The bar was atmospeheric,... More 

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Thank bywilson21
Zagreb, Croatia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

There were fiveof us, we've been there few days ago and all ordered buritos.. Food was really ok, friendly staff, nice atmosphere..

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Thank Bliker
New York City, New York
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

What says summer more than sitting outside Blockheads with a bowl of chips and salsa and a frozen margarita? This restaurant is a bustle go-to for everyone in midtown. The food is good and affordable, and the drinks just keep coming. Yes, there's usually a wait, but that goes to show how great it is.

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Thank RavensRetribution
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Nice outdoor seating space, good atmosphere. Waiter was not attentive, and seemed quite overwhelmed with the number of customers. We arrived at 9pmish and had to wait 40minutes to be seated. There was 7 of us. The mojitos are great, but very strong- good if you like to drink, not so good if you are a light wait like me.... More 

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Thank Tashabea
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The food here was excellent. I had a beef burrito and my partner had chicken. Both were beautiful. We also both had a frozen margarita's to accompany the food which were very refreshing. This was one of the cheapest meals we had in NYC but also one of the nicest.

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Thank Geordie_Foo
Preston, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Visited for an after work dinner and a couple of drinks. The service was excellent, the food was served fast and was a very healthy portion and the bulldog cocktails were great. The price was reasonable too, we will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Delivery, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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
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

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

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