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Gran Electrica

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$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
5 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1389
+1 718-852-2700
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“guac” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (21 reviews)
“pescado” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Central American, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1389
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking around DUMBO. Found this great place by accident. The store front is a door. The GEM is the patio in the back. GREAT FOOD, GREAT SERVICE, GREAT PRICE. Being from Arizona we know Mexican Food. Give it a try!

Thank DavenCindyChandler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gran Electrica had been my go to restaurant for dinner before Theater at near by St Ann’s Warehouse but It’s losing a bit of it’s magic as the competition in the area heats up. I’ve always found the tacos and margaritas a winning combination and...More

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Noisy, trendy, crowded, yet the staff remains very friendly and smiling. Delicious South American food, with tasty -hot - new flavors. Try the seafood dishes, they’re out of this world. Reasonable prices for Dumbo: probably around 30$/head all included.

Thank jdil
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This place is very small. So small i figured there must be additional seating somewhere. The decor is crisp. Not your typical Mexican restaurant design. Think upscale. The food was not cheap but it was tasty. Guacamole was creamy and flavorful. Caritas and fish tacos...More

Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

We came in late January being from the neighborhood for the umpteenth time. Got seated right away, margaritas were delicious and had a selection of tacos. They never disappoint. Gracias

Thank David B
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

The place is nearby the Brooklyn Bridge which is convenient, but the food is ok (don’t expect too much), and the service is ok (we waited 40min at the bar to be sited and had to ask the waitress again since she was placing other...More

Thank Virgile A
Reviewed December 7, 2017

The food it's OK. But I must admit what I like is that the place is very near to my house in New York.

Thank John M
Reviewed December 4, 2017

Seven of us stopped in for lunch while visiting the nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park. Fish tacos for most of us, 'Fair-to-good' variety of reviews by those of us who had them. Chips were probably the poorest I've ever had in a restaurant. Small, not particularly...More

Thank JimBobTraveler
Reviewed October 25, 2017

I gave 2 stars only because of the nice wait staff and cute outdoor setting. Otherwise, it was AWFUL. The guacamole tasted like it was out of a jar, the salsa tasted like cold tomato sauce, and the chips had no flavor. The ground beef...More

Thank JRud1124
Reviewed October 21, 2017

I completely agree with Jellyabroad--"why wait in line for basic pizza when you can come here?" We discovered this place by accident because we refused to wait in those goofy lines and walked into this little gem! Immediately you hear this great music, see this...More

Thank vino2go50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1389
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-852-2700
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Description
Mexican food in Dumbo, just next Grimaldi's Pizza
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