Mamasita Bar & Grill

Mamasita Bar & Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mamasitanyc.com/
  • Phone: 2123159444
  • Hours of Operation:


    Brunch:
    Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:30pm

    Lunch:
    Daily: 11:30am - 3:30pm

    Dinner:
    Sunday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
    Thursday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Gluten-free Menu, Late Night

Getting there

  • Cross Street: W. 54th St.
  • Public Transit: 50 St. (A, C, E) 59 St. - Columbus Circle (1, 2, A, B, C, D) 50 St. (1, 2)
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Mamasita Bar & Grill
We at Mamasita take pride in serving the freshest and best Mexican food made with the finest ingredients available. Our menu offers a wide array of choices including a large Healthy Vegetarian selection as well as appetiziers, entrees, fajitas, seafood and much much more!! All our food is made fresh to order and is completely free of MSG, lard and animal fat. Our menu features exclusive dishes created by our chefs & owner, PK. And with over 25 different flavors of margaritas we've a flavor for every meal!

We also offer Catering and Private Parties. Please come join us you will be happy you did!
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Mamasita Bar & Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
14 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance3.4
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (9)good for groups (6)fit for foodies (4)kid-friendly (3)special occasion (2)romantic (1)vibrant bar scene (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • good food, generous portions
    chhavi
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The food is 4/5 but portion sizes were big. The owner even gave a couple of complimentary trees de leches since we were a big group and he stopped by to get our feedback. Wine selection was optimal with an option for almost all basic wines. Service was good but place can be cramped for groups larger than 4-5.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good drinks, OK food
    PMNYCVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The restaurant is VERY basic inside. The one bathroom was very busy the night we went and the restaurant wasn't full - I imagine this could be a problem when the restaurant is more busy. The margaritas are good and come in lots of flavors. The flavor is just put in the glass and then regular frozen margarita from a machine on top rather than blended. The flavored margarita on the rocks was shaken. The special enchilada with mole sauce and almonds was very tasty. The chicken quesadilla was good also. The guacamole was delicious but a very small serving and pricey. Overall the restaurant is charging prices above the level of the food being offered. It wasn't a bad experience but I will not rush back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Well exceeded our expectations. The attention to detail in the food and the service was what made the experience. To start: the salsa was vibrant and spectacular, the guacamole was ultra fresh and perfectly balanced, and the chips were freshly made and warm and crisp. The kids loved it. I had the special, steak pablano relleno, which I would go back again and again for. The classic patron magaritas were spectacular.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great authentic Mexican
    Canucks
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We were looking for an authentic Mexican restaurant In NYC and we were not disappointed. The food was great and was very well priced. The owner was very friendly and made a point of thanking us for our business and brought us a free dessert. The guacamole was fantastic and the beef enchilada was the best I have ever had. Overall we were very happy with our choice and we will be back.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    FoodAce
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My family and I found this gem while visiting New York. The staff (and owner) were extremely attentive and friendly. And the food was really good, and the margaritas were very tasty. We had a great meal and experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Margarita Madness!!
    NJoyFud
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    How can you go wrong with 25 flavorful options to choose from!! I was in tequila heaven. The place is a little small and gets pretty packed but not overwhelmingly so. We ordered appetizers, listened to what they called background music that turned out to be entertaining nonetheless and drank! Waitress was very polite and accomodating. Staff was pleasant and we made friends with another table behind us. Overall had a great night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    MikeCaiazzo1
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    I chose this restaurant because it was rated highly on another website. I ate at Mamasita's with 2 friends. The place has a very nice vibe to it. No head-pounding music but quiet background music. The food was fresh and quite delicious. I ordered chicken quesedilla and chicken fajitas... Delish! The service was terrific. The manager came around multiple times to ask how everything tasted ("Excellent" I replied). At the end of a wonderful meal, the manager gave us a complimentary dessert since we were out-of-towners. I won't be back to Manhattan again for 4 months but will definitely return to Mamasita's for more fresh, delicious Mexican cuisine.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow
    ManhattanVillager
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Based on other reviews this should have been great. The food was terrible and the "ambiance" was that of a corner deli. The waitstaff was attentive, but beyond that this place has no redeeming qualities.
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • lots of margaritas
    boccaeaterVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    lots of margaritas in a variety of sizes and flavors... and gigantic portions of very good food. Excellent service. No complaints.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food but loud environment
    melann312
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Excellent meal that goes beyond standard Tex-Mex. The owner checked in with us several times to make sure we were comfortable and well looked-after. The restaurant itself is small and feels inevitably crowded and loud. It's not fancy but feels homey. A good find and would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 4 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 10 reviews are from the Mamasita Bar & Grill reviews archive.
  • Great Place
    Matt
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    THe food was excellent and the spot was a great atmosphere. Would definately go back again. If your looking for authentic mexican food this is the place to go.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-Night Find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stay away with children
    WingWarrior
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    We were here with a group that included 5 children. The owner spent the entire meal talking to us and obsessing over our kids. Very uncomfortable. Even after being direct with our level of discomfort he still get the fact that we were upset. We were creeped out and will never be back. Stay away!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Large Margaritas!
    beccamunchkin
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Pros: Large and tasty margaritas, and a whole lot (and I mean WHOLE lot) of flavors to choose from. They knew who we were right when we came in and had paid attention to the fact that we had reserved through open table. The owner was there and checked in with us to make sure we were enjoying ourselves. Cons: Menu isn't really authentic Mexican - more of a mix of Mexican, Cuban and other Hispanic cuisines. It was tasty, but nothing outstanding. The music was on too loud to talk with my 6-person group. It was very dark.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Forget it
    firstladyVIP
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    Awful place. Food average or below. Prices WAY way inflated.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great food, nice neighborhood vibe
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/26/2014
    Surprisingly fresh, unique and delicious Mexican food in a relaxed atmosphere with good service. Definitely going back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great!
    SteveandPam
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    The food was excellent, the margaritas were huge and the service was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice for Valentines Day
    scordo17
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Had a nice late V day dinner here. Good selection of Mexican beer, nice fresh guac and some different takes on the mexican standards. Would check this place out again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    nycvisitorVIP
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Very fresh and unique menu and dishes. Family run with wonderful service
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New favorite for Mex on West Side
    PickyEater
    Dined on 2/5/2014
    Food was great, and service was friendly and very attentive. Ambience is exactly what I want in a neighborhood establishment. Although nothing fancy, our meal/experience was excellent, and we will be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    AlRoVIP
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    We went to Mamasita's for my boyfriend's birthday and had a fabulous experience! There was a wide variety of margaritas that came in copious amounts, and the food was quite delicious. The owner and the waitstaff were incredibly friendly, and funny. We were well attended, and they provided us with complimentary dessert because of the birthday. I would highly recommend this place for a large group, and a fun occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.