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Crema Restaurante

884 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

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Crema Restaurante offers fine Mexican fusion dining for lunch and dinner. Feast on sizzling appetizers, scrumptious tacos and delicious quesos flameados. Take your pick from the innovative Crema Restaurante main course menu, which includes the Quesaldilla de Camaron, Empanadas del Mercado and Burrito de Atun.

Crema Restaurante is known for its gourmet Mexican dishes that are presented with inventive French flair. The concept and menu were designed by world renowned chef Julieta Ballesteros. Enjoy a crisp cocktail or refreshing glass of wine with your meal. Stop by on weekends for brunch from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Mexican, Global, International, Contemporary Mexican
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday 11:30am-3:30pm, Sunday 11:30am- 5:00pm BRUNCH ALL DAY; Lunch: Monday - Friday 12:00pm-4:00pm; Dinner: Mon-Weds 5:00pm-10:00pm,Thurs-Sat
5:00pm-11:00pm, Sunday Closed for Dinner
Happy Hour: 7 days a week from 4 to 7. (Only available in our bar and lounge.)
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Phone number
(212) 691-4477
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Julieta Ballesteros
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Pre Fixe Options available for Parties of 10 or more. Open bar available for large parties.
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Cross street
Between 6th Ave & 7th Ave
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Parking details
Street parking and local garages
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Public transit
F and M trains to 14th street station (exit on 16th street), the #1 train to 18th street 2 blocks away - bus stop 1 block away. R train to 14th street Union Square (3 blocks away)
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Special events & promotions
After nearly a decade, Crema Restaurante is closing its doors...Join us as we celebrate all of the dishes and drinks from the past ten years!

Celebrate NYE one last time at Crema Restaurante! Book your table by November 30th for discounted rates! call 212.691.4477 or email for bookings!
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 5, 2015

I'm in love with Crema. It's the best restaurant to have brunch in NYC. The guacamole is the most delicious guacamole I've tried in the city. The chilaquiles are delicious. However, the waitress wasn't polite at all on our last visit. But overall the food was amazing and the staff was nice as always, except for this waitress. Too bad they're gonna close.

vipJRY7 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 30, 2015

Service, food, drinks all consistent and delicious. Prices are fair, not too loud overall nice place.

vipJerryRomano (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 13, 2015

Refined and flavorful expression of Mexican food. The French influence creates some unique aspects.

vipJimAndBob (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 12, 2015

As always, we enjoyed everything immensely.

foodluv (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 7, 2015

Came for brunch on a Saturday afternoon. It was surprisingly not too crowded. I had the unlimited mimosas that, unfortunately, was limited to only one hour but the server was good about refills. I had the torrejas which is french toast with bacon and eggs - delicious.

Veronique (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on October 29, 2015

The place is cozy ! the food is very nice .
Great surprise !
Will go again in a heart beat .

viplive2dineout (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 25, 2015

Great restaurant! The chilaquiles at brunch are the best I've had. Sad to know that Crema is closing, though.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on October 25, 2015

Our waiter was rude but the food was great.

BSG1 (Nashville)
5.0  Dined on October 23, 2015

On a weekend trip to NYC, my husband and I ate dinner here on Friday night. They have margaritas made with fresh muddled fruit. I tried the blackberry and watermelon. Both were delicious! I would have liked to try more flavors, but they are kind of strong! We had guacamole and salsas. The guacamole was smooth with a nice citrus flavor. You get two salsas, one mild, one very spicy. It is not the normal salsa everyone else serves. It was delicious! I ordered the scallops for dinner. Very delicious with corn cakes and really good sauces. My husband ordered steak tacos and was very pleased. The meat had a nice flavor and was cooked to his liking. As usual as Mexican restaurants, we ate too many chips, so no room for dessert. We would highly recommend this restaurant! The service was terrific and food delicious.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on October 22, 2015

The octopus and pork belly tacos were amazing as were the cocktails!