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Mexican Festival Restaurant
New York, NY 10025
Upper West Side
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Mexican Festival Restaurant Details
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 12:00am
Friday & Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00am
Sunday: 10:00am - 12:00am
Mexican, Seafood, Burgers
Take the 1 train to the 103rd St stop
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Authentic Mexican Food in the Upper West Side.
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great food - the guacomole is
delicious an dthe service was great."
Dined on 7/12/2014
Portion size was small. The
guacamole was not made in front of us, rather the back. Ask for a cocunut mojito and it was more like lime mojito. Food had a blend taste. The menu is very limited, was expecting more varieties rather than 10 choices. Would consider chipotle rather than this place. Very disappointed."
Dined on 7/3/2014
The guacamole was very good but
that's about it, the tacos had no sauce on them making them taste very dry (and this is coming from someone who loves her meat dry). Also, the prix fix is not as good as one might think, its $45 for 1 appetizer, 1 entree, 1 dessert, margarita + sangria...when I asked the waiter at the start of our meal if that included UNLIMITED margaritas or sangria he assured me that was the case...until our bill came and that was certainly not the case, be warned. Overall, decent but not worth it."
Dined on 5/24/2014
I should have listened to my own
advice -- the more mariachis, the worse the food. In this case, the axiom proved correct. Horrible service -- waited twenty minutes for a menu and another 20 for a beer. It took over an hour to receive our dinner. By the time it arrived, I just wanted to leave. Still we stayed and the food was mediocre and unmemorable at best. There are many other better Mexican restaurants to visit than this sorry excuse of one. "
Dined on 5/11/2014
0 stars. Awful dining experience.
We were not acknowledged to place an order for 45 min after being seated. Had to harass any employee for water and drinks after not receiving anything for another 45 minutes. Did not receive good for another HOUR AND A HALF after that. Waiter was rude and not one was apologetic or even cared. Worst dining experience of my life. "
Dined on 5/5/2014
The food was very bland, the
service was slow and the band was very loud and untalented."
Dined on 3/14/2014
I have lived in NYC my entire life
(40+ years) and have never experienced such bad service in my life. The only one in the restaurant who seems to know what he's doing is the man responsible for the water and chips. Everyone else is absolutely clueless. It takes at least 2 waitresses to take your order and then you wait, and wait and then they get it wrong....It truly is a nightmare. Stay aware from this place if you're expecting entry level service - this place delivers none of it."
Dined on 3/8/2014
While I enjoyed my Oaxaca cheese
appetizer and chile rellenos entree, the food was overshadowed by the worst service I've encountered in recent memory. It took my two friends and me well over three hours to complete our meal. While we had three courses, we were not served our entrees until at least an hour and a half after sitting down. No amount of polite and increasingly desperate inquiries about when we could expect our food seemed to have any effect. The servers seemed completely unconcerned over neglecting us, in contrast to the hostess, who was apologetic but unable to get our food to us."
Dined on 3/8/2014
I took my girlfriend there for
Valentines Day! The food was great! The service was below sub standard. When we got there, the restaurant was not at capacity but it was busy. It took us a 1/2 hour to get service. The waiter was horrible! We ordered drinks. The drinks never came. Then he asked if we wanted fresh guacamole, we said yes. Then he took our dinner order. We did not get chips until we had to ask for them, the tables surrounding ours were on their second basket of chips by the time we received our first basket. We asked the waiter about our drinks and he said they were coming. The drinks never came, the guacamole never came but our entrees came after a long wait. We asked the waiter again for our drinks, we finally got them. Bad!"
Dined on 2/14/2014
This wasn't our first visit to the
restaurant. The staff is always very attentive and the food is always above reproach. There was a mariachi the evening we went, which just added to the experience."
Dined on 12/28/2013
My husband and I went to Mexican
Festival on a Sunday night. He had the chimichangas and I had the quesidallas. My dish was delicious and my husband's was good. We like our chimichangas a little more crispy so maybe ask for them to crisp them up a little bit next time. There was a gentleman who was walking around the restaurant playing a guitar. He was wonderful. Not obtrusive at all. It was a great touch to our meal. The service was great. I feel like we had several servers. I don't think I saw the same person twice at our table. I would be returning."
Dined on 12/8/2013
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