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240 Ninth Ave
New York, NY 10001
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Hours of Operation:
Sunday- Thursday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Alex Raij & Eder Montero
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Between 24th-25th Streets
C/E- 23rs St.
F- 23rd St.
N/R- 23rd St.
1- 23rd St.
A word from Txikito
Acclaimed Basque restaurant from chef Alex Raij and Eder Montero located in Chelsea. Txikito is a love letter to the Basque region, serving authentic small plates, whole fish and crispy suckling pig.
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Neirborhood haunt that pulls folks
in from elsewhere given their reputation for consistent excellent Basque food."
Dined on 3/6/2014
Unique tastes. Carpaccio of pulpo
was terrific. Ribs were unexciting. Chorizo with egg absolutely super. Would like to go again and taste much more"
Dined on 2/28/2014
Food was excellent. Great tapas
for sharing. Loved the paper thin sliced oyster mushroom Fantastic trout"
Dined on 3/1/2014
I would most certainly return to
dine, and am interested in checking out Txikito's sister restaurants. Delicious food, friendly service, and interesting decor. Loved the wall paper in the bathroom (seriously! very unique!)."
Dined on 2/11/2014
Checked out Txikito for the first
time this week and will totally be going back! It was completely packed for a Monday night - including with a group of people who are part of some Basque-related group, so that gave a good indication that we were in for some authentic yumminess. The staff was knowledgeable, super friendly and made us feel so comfortable. Ok, so we did order the foie gras, which I am not sure is so Basque in style, but it was amazing. The squid and lamb meatballs were both excellent too. Peppers - standard tapas, so can't go wrong there - were so good and the fries with roe aioli? We ate every single bit. Overall an excellent meal and we will definitely be returning to try everything else we didn't get to this time!"
Dined on 2/10/2014
Went here with a few friends (5
total) for my birthday. While the food was pretty great, I wouldn't have called it an amazing experience and really have no desire to return. We ordered a lot of dishes (it's shared tapas), but the portions were all tiny and it wasn't very satisfying. Some good flavors, but nothing that blew me away. Non-existant cocktail menu. Most disappointing was the ambiance, which was very plain--I was actually really surprised when I walked in as I expected it to be an upscale restaurant. The place looks like a casual cafe, but charges prices of other much better restaurants. The meal was decent, but for the amount we paid, I wish we'd gone somewhere that offered a more well-rounded experience."
Dined on 2/8/2014
though it comes out a little fast.
Service is excellent, food a fair price, drinks too expensive."
Dined on 1/24/2014
Txikito features Basque cuisine
and wines. The menu consists primarily of small plates, which to me is a great solution for an after-theater or late-night dinner, although a couple of special entrees are also featured every night. Small plates of pork belly on crusty bread and the special entree of roast pork with chimichurri sauce were both absolutely delicious. A small sandwich of tuna with pimiento was good. Service was professional and very friendly. We look forward to going back."
Dined on 1/15/2014
Txikito is a wonderful surprise,
on a stretch of 9th Ave not known for great restaurants. Authentic Basque food. Sliced octopus with lemon is super, as is roast pork. Wine list is quite good, with several at modest prices. Worth a visit"
Dined on 1/18/2014
Thank you for everyone at Txikito
for a wonderful experience. The service and attentiveness was spot on. The food was out of this world and brought be back to Spain. The "shrimp and meat" balls were my favorite which only slightly beat out the stringed squid, mushrooms, and may other notable dishes I will never learn to pronounce correctly."
Dined on 1/17/2014
The servers were rather rude and
pretentious, but this restaurant has decent tapas and a menu suitable to introduce children to a new cuisine. While the word must already be out as a child-friendly hotspot, as there were several tables with single parents taking their elementary school age child for a quick delicious bite. Toys and boardgames were available upon request."
Dined on 1/9/2014
Really great food on the menu
usually outdone by the specials. The octopus carpaccio is to die for. The service here is great also, attentive but they don't rush you or harass you too much. Really good place to have great food and wine while having a conversation without having to shout."
Dined on 1/3/2014
This is a great, authentic Spanish
tapas restaurant which much of the tapas being Basque style."
Dined on 1/2/2014
Excellent food and wine - great
for sharing - the cochinillo is a must!"
Dined on 12/23/2013
Had a great dinner at the bar.
Every dish we shared was better than the last. And the fortified wine cocktails were terrific. Taylor, the bartender had great recommendations and his Catalan is perfect."
Dined on 12/19/2013
We tried a variety of items and
they were all quite tasty. Service was timely and attentive but not intrusive. It was quite busy on a Tuesday night and there were a few people waiting for a table when we left around 7:45."
Dined on 12/10/2013
Txikito is by far the best tapas
restaurant in New York. It has the feel of a neighborhood joint and the ambiance is great. The food is above and beyond trendier tapas spots in the city. The only negative is that sometimes the food comes out way too fast and your super fun dinner is over before you know it! The wine list is well curated for Basque and Spanish wines."
Dined on 11/22/2013
We particularly enjoyed the
pikillo dish and the burgers. The wine list included a very good tempranillo."
Dined on 12/2/2013
The food as very good but very
overpriced. I was absolutely disappointed with their "chips" which were not made by them, but directly out from a bag. Honestly, how do they dare charge one cent for chips that come out of a lay's bag! Embarrasing."
Dined on 11/30/2013
I love Txikito so much. It's an
early discoverer, and it never fails to impress. But I've got say, the prices of their little dishes are a bit steep. The tab causes a double take every time I eat here."
Dined on 11/23/2013
Had one amazing meal a year ago.
Since then it's been horrible. Brown sludge."
Dined on 11/14/2013
Dishes were hit or miss, which is
a disappointment considering the price but I would try this place again. Fois gras was excellent, peppers and croquettes were as expected. We enjoyed our drinks. The mushroom carpaccio was a disappointment, the uncured bacon sandwich was much too gamey and the scallops arrived tepid. Still it was an enjoyable meal and ambiance overall and the waiter knew to keep his distance when appropriate so we could enjoy our conversation."
Dined on 11/6/2013
Food is yummy -- octopus with
lemon oil, little silver anchovy toasts, pil pil (olive oil poached salt cod) all very good. Interesting wine list. Atmosphere is relaxed, the service is friendly and prompt, noise level fine (neither graveyard nor party scene). We were warned against a blind wine choice, which I appreciate. Only problem is that the prices are surprisingly high for a neighborhood restaurant. While each dish seems reasonably priced, the amount of food is small. The wine list has only three reds under $50. So while the restaurant feels like the neighborhood gem where I would want to pop in regularly for a midweek dinner, I find the prices not in tune with that."
Dined on 11/7/2013
This is a terrific restaurant with
excleenet food, great service and a warm ambiance - Go as often as possible! i do -"
Dined on 10/20/2013
delicious food, especially tongue,
suckling pig, trout"
Dined on 10/13/2013
Everything here was pretty good.
The service was friendly, the food was good and the place was not bad. But, the food portions were incredibly small!! As well, the so-called relatively high priced main courses came with nothing else and there were no side dishes offered. I passed on the few "pudding" desserts and chose to have dessert elsewhere. Why pay more for nothing. Too bad, I'll never bother to go back."
Dined on 10/12/2013
delicious! this was my second time
and the food was great!"
Dined on 10/4/2013
This place is easy to overlook on
busy 9th ave but well worth seeking out! One of the best places in the neighborhood and a fun night out."
Dined on 10/4/2013
This is the second time I came to
this restaurant. I have been to a few tapas restaurant. This one is actually pretty cute and what they offer is really not bad. If you come here to stuff your belly, just be careful the bill adds up when you want to try a lot of things. The quality of the food isn't bad either. But for the price that I pay I do think I can get something better."
Dined on 9/24/2013
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