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MICHELIN 2020
1618 Amsterdam Ave., New York 10031 Route Planner
Mexican,Regional Cuisine
  • Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking: ≤ £30 / 40 € (IRE) ‘Bibs’ are awarded for simple yet skilful cooking for under £30 or €40.
  • Simple standard.

Additional information

  • Mexican
  • Regional Cuisine
  • Simple
  • Cosy
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking retsaurant
  • Outside dining available
  • Restaurant offering vegetarian menus
  • Brunch
  • Counter dining
  • Restaurant

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MICHELIN Guide

Housed within a brick storefront across from the City College of New York, this authentic little Mexican spot is a true neighborhood gem. Its interior is simple, outfitted with wood tables, warm lighting, and a Dia de los Muertos mural. A small bar faces the white-tiled open kitchen, where cooks work the grill and press house-made corn tortillas at a steady clip.

The street food of Mexico City inspires Chef Cassandra Rhodes’ concise, well-conceived menu. Authentic tacos and antojitos pepper the carte, alongside homey creations like braised chicken salsa verde enchiladas, smothered in melted queso Oaxaca; or braised octopus tostadas, paired with mandarin salsa. Save room for irresistible churros, served with chocolate- and cinnamon-caramel sauces.

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Where to eatnearby

  • From US$30 to US$49
    MICHELIN 2020
    63 m - 1600 Amsterdam Ave., New York 10031
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    MICHELIN 2020
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    MICHELIN 2020
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