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“good mexican food”
Review of Sombrero Mexican

Sombrero Mexican
Ranked #2,095 of 14,139 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Midtown
Reviewed January 9, 2014

Very nice little Mexican restaurant, very reasonabilly priced! Good choice of food - however the chicken fajitas were quite "bland" - not very spicy but still nice - cocktails & beer good!!

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Reviewed January 7, 2014

We decided to walk across the street from our hotel and try out this Mexican place that advertised $5 margaritas, that I was really in need of after being stranded in NYC after multiple flight cancellations. We go in and I ask about the special and was then informed "read the small print" .... "$5 AFTER 8pm". OK....so I went ahead and ordered a $9 9oz one instead.....because I really NEEDED a margarita! Then we ordered chicken fajitas and an order of beef fajitas to share with our 2 kids and were told we would be charged $5 each extra for sharing or could order guacamole instead. Long story short.....this place charged usto death!!! We were charged $11 for guacamole, and another $10 for tortillas that in every Mexican place we have ever eaten in (which is a TON) including in Mexico. We LOVE Mexican food and the food was good, but really, it's Mexican food! It was even excessive amount even for NYC. The service was not that great. The server reached over us in the middle of our meal and grabbed for things on the table. We also felt like the staff was tapping there feet the whole time for us to hurry up already in restaurant that was not full at all ! Go figure?

Thank Raleighwood99
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

Speedy service, good food, great margarita. Chili rellenos were decent. Highly recommend the pork sliders.

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Thank LHPUSAviaOki
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Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was always full every night we walked past it so we thought we would give it a go. Tables were really close together but it wasn't really a problem for us. Ordered a burger for my teenager but it was really hot, it had chillies cooked within the meat which we didn't expect, but then again, maybe it was because it was a Mexican Diner. Chips were nice and dessert was good.

Thank Nikki B
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

Post- show dinner on a normally busy night was the setting. After being seated we were ignored for a bit, then drink orders taken and the wrong things brought, next another long pause before food order solicited, and multiple pleas for water not answered. Food arrived in a snap though, was plentiful and flavorful - typical fare. Oh yes, and it was on the fifth request, after most of our food consumed that water was finally brought to our table. Uncertain if we would go back given that challenge, but if in the neighborhood and a a real urge for fresh guacamole, would likely give it another chance.

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Thank Shannon S
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