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“Beautiful View/Food Not So Good”
Review of Las Mananitas

Las Mananitas
Ranked #5 of 59 Restaurants in Brewster
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 19, 2012

This restaurant has a beautiful view and if you're going for the view and mediocre food this is the restaurant for you. What happened to the fine dining? Mexico has some wonderful food but you won't find it here. The owner would be better off just bringing in the menu from the other restaurant because this menu and food just is not working. Thumbs down on the salsa. Guacamole is very good.

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Located in the former "Cappricchio's" restaurant, overlooking the reservoir on a wooded lot set back from Route 22 in Brewster, NY, this place is the newest acquisition from Luis, owner of the highly successful Fiesta Mexicana, located a mere 2 miles north on Route 22 - this place is a little gem.

This place is clearly a step up from the more casual Fiesta Mexicana, but not too stuffy at all! Atmosphere is fantastic! The front door alone is amazing - and you really feel transported by the whimsical Mexican country-style decor. Wait staff can be a bit unreliable, but for the most part, we've had great service. Sometimes it slips a bit when they're really packed, but that's to be expected everywhere. Ask for a window table - there are plenty - so dine while the sun is shining and enjoy the view! Food is creative, flavorful, authentic, savory and well presented. Luis frequents the room and makes his guests feel like VIP's - frequently sending free shots of tequila post dessert or an unexpected plate of delicious appetizers! A nice place for a romantic dinner. Great bar and bartenders who know how to make a wicked good Marguerita! Make reservations if you're dining Thurs - Sun evenings or be sorry.

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Reviewed September 17, 2012

I have been to Las Mananitas several times in the past month. The menu has a variety of Mexican appetizers and entrees. I recently had a small business luncheon there and everyone really enjoyed the food and service. I've been at the bar a well and the margaritas are great! The view of the reservoir is lovely, the decor and service are great and the staff are very friendly.

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