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Cilantro

) #4,849 of 9,240 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ Mexican,
1712 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3273
+1 212-722-4242
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1712 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3273
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 13 February 2017

This has been our regular favorite for years. The guacamole is fresh. The margaritas are POTENT! These are easily the best fajitas anywhere. The tacos are prepared in Mexican street-taco style with small corn tortillas and are equally addictive. The service is always friendly.

Thank fpathdoc
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

I ordered takeout delivery from here. The chicken taco bowl was amazing. Tons if fresh ingredients. Only downside they didn't sent utensils and I was at a hotel and refused to get dress to look for utensils. So I ate it caveman style. Yummy!

1  Thank Apple C
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The food and drinks overall were quiet enjoyable. The prices were reasonable. The waitstaff was terrific - very accommodating . The atmosphere was cozy and warm. We had a large comfortable table. It was a leisurely dinner - we weren't rushed at all. We would...More

Thank wilvey
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Ok restaurant...had a salad with grilled shrimp...I liked it...very normal prices for nyc...casual....wouldn't go out of my way to go there...but would go if I was in the area.

Thank elmjr525
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We keep coming back to this place when we visit NY... Lovely margaritas, great nachos and guacamole. Nice staff.

Thank Magnus J
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We have been here a couple of times and have never been disappointed. Really good nachos, guacamole, calamares and lots of other stuff. Lovely Margaritas too and attentive and nice staff.

Thank Magnus J
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Food is mediocre waiters are terrible place is so noisy if I screamed I wouldn't hear myself don't recommend it to anyone!

Thank cmc179
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This place rocks! The best frozen margarita I have ever had including Mexico... Also, the best made to order guacamole I have ever had. Great service, great prices and amazing menu.......bravo! I wish they open in Seattle!!

1  Thank SOocerStar
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Authentic and delicious Mexican food! Great outdoor seating. The margarita-pitcher was a good deal and the food was awesome. Went for 4 entres shared between 3 people.. The portions are HUGE! Really recommend the calamari and the empanada.

1  Thank Tim_Norway
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Service was excellent. I'd recommend a reservation. The chips are amazing. Plantain mixed with the usual tortilla chips. Our server was wonderful. Guacamole comes in this large type caldron. Not chintzy on the drinks. Food good. My only complaint is that my chicken fajita dish...More

Thank DHudsonValley
Nearby
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$25
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3273
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-722-4242
  • E-mail
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