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Maz Mezcal Mexican Restaurant

316 E 86th St, New York City, NY 10028-4603
+1 212-472-1599
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“taco” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
316 E 86th St, New York City, NY 10028-4603
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I gave an excellent review because the place had what you want in a mex restaurant. Fairly authentic food, like mole poblano; great attentive service, a wonderful high-end tequila selection and great sangria. The food, for the most part, was good and fresh and the...More

Thank Backdoc1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Mexican food with lots of choices. Staff is very friendly and helpful We had gone with a two-year grandson and staff was very helpful to keep him happy and occupied.

Thank happy460
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Max with my sister (and often friends as well) for years. The atmosphere is always festive and lively. The staff really knows about customer service, and Maria (the owner) is the epitome of hospitality! The food is consistently good, and,...More

Thank kat-151
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Just outside of the 2nd Avenue Subway station on 86th Street and the 86th street cross-town bus - we had a great meal with good friends. Maz Mezcal is bright, almost gaudy - but the comments from the departing patrons clued us in that it...More

Thank nathancyoung
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Tonight was my first visit to this restaurant and I couldn't have been more pleased. The hostess/owner was very nice as well as the staff. I ordered a chicken dish and I've never had better chicken at any other Mexican restaurant. The margarita was good...More

Thank Johnny W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Delicious food and cocktails in a quaint, fun setting. The ingredients often taste fresh and the food has been consistent every time we've been. We've also never been disappointed with the service so although it gets busy, they keep up delivering great dishes.

Thank Lacey B
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We had diner there. On 86th street. Food was very good and tasty and we enjoyed our evening. Service was fast, attentive and friendly. We will come back!

Thank 367PierreA
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had ordered before from this restaurant and found it quite good. Not sure what happened tonight but the food we ordered tonight was inedible and both my husband and I are not feeling well after eating. We had chicken fajitas, beef fajitas and pork...More

Thank jacky1028
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had reservation and we're seated promptly. Drinks were good with great tequila menu. They also have good selection of wine. Salsa were great. Portions were small. D sent was just ok. Staff was amazing. Looked like most of the clients were repeat abd staff...More

Thank Papppuu
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went on a Friday night. We had reservations. We were seated at a corner table for four which was perfect. It is lively and the service is very good. We had shrimp fajitas, a sombrero, and short rib tacos. The food was hot, well...More

Thank alexander.
Upper East Side
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institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 E 86th St, New York City, NY 10028-4603
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-1599
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