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Nuevo Mexico

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491 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-4014
718 832 0050
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Adelaide, Australia
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I used to go when it was a bigger, and more down at heel spot. It's done up and half the size now, but good food at a slightly elevated price.

Thank hogiebear33
San Jose, Costa Rica
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Visited for the first time with my aunts and niece a few weeks ago. The ambiance is really nice and cozy and the staff is very friendly and welcoming. They had happy hour and i ordered a Sangría and my aunt ordered a nicely mixed Margarita they were both very good. For dinner, I ordered a beef burrito it was... More 

Thank Naomi V
Worcester, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

I absolutely loved this place! My sister and brother-in-law took me here for my birthday recently. My husband and children (7 & 13) went as well. The staff here is SO friendly and wonderful. The food is very fresh and authentic. From the outside this place looks like it might be like a typical cheesy mexican bar/restaurant.. it's not! The... More 

Thank Marie N
Forest Hills, New York
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437 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

The interior of this place is very neat and symmetric, with small banners hanging down from the celing in rows and bells along the walls, each with a framed black and white photo beneath it. There are two deer heads on opposite sides of the room staring at each other. The seats against the walls are cushioned and comfortable. For... More 

Thank JamieNYC
Clinton, Iowa
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

We were staying in Brooklyn for a show at the Barclays Center and wanted to find some Mexican food within walking distance of our hotel. At first glance we weren't sure if the restaurant was open due to construction next door. Don't let that discourage you - they are open. There were a number of interesting specials as well as... More 

1 Thank Lori C
New Jersey
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370 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

Went here with son & new guy friend. We ordered the small pitcher of margaritas (12 bucks) and with their small margarita glasses the guys had 2 and I had 1. We 3 thought they were delicious! Son loves tamales, very difficult to find in NJ, and he loves this place's tamales. Friend got a carne asada steak as I... More 

1 Thank jansjourneys
new york, ny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2010

Yummy family-style Mexican food. Have pechuga enchilada, mojado burrito, veggie taco, and their seafood specials.

1 Thank JasperHoliday

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-4014
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718 832 0050

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