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7:00 PM
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Hecho en Dumbo

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$30 and under
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  • Casual
  • Cozy
  • Good for Groups
Hecho en Dumbo began in as a pop-up operating several nights a week out of a local café in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Chef Danny Mena's menu of antojitos, or "little cravings," features refined rustic Mexican staples and contemporary Mexico City cuisine. Derived from the official "Hecho en Mexico" seal, the restaurant's name speaks to the authenticity of the cuisine, the local sourcing of organic and sustainable ingredients, and the degree to which fundamental components of Mexican gastronomy – breads, tortillas, salsas, and even cheeses – are made fresh in-house. In a broader sense, the aim of Hecho en Dumbo is to celebrate the contemporary, cosmopolitan culture (and counter culture) of Mexico's vibrant urban centers.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 12:00am
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 2:00am
Sunday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 937-4245
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Danny Mena
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Cross street
Between 4th street and Great Jones
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Public transit
BDFV Broadway/Lafayette
6 Train Astor Place
Bar Dining, Chef's Table, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch
What 150 People Are Saying
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4.0  based on recent ratings
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79% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The short rib tacos that I ordered were horrible. It was a bone, two flat tortillas, and a bunch of undercooked pieces of steak. Far from appetizing. Was there for Valentine’s Day and it was awful.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Very limited menu for vegetarians and non red meat eaters. No chicken on the menu

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Terrible menu
Terrible scene
Terrible food
Terrible service

No need to go here just awful... they won’t last long

vippb2013 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Hecho en Dumbo is one of our regular restaurants when in the area of The Public Theater or Cooper Union. Great Mexico City cuisine and friendly service (albeit sometimes a bit slow).

We usually start with the guacamole and the queso fundido with roasted poblano peppers (very flavorful but not spicy although they can adjust that.) Both delicious.

This time we split two other dishes: Flautas de Res (Braised shredded beef rolled into crisp corn tortillas with house-made sour cream, crumbled cheese, lettuce, salsa verde) and a plate of three tacos (we got Tacos de Costilla [Grilled steak short rib with chopped onion & cilantro] and Tacos de Chorizo Verde [Vegan seitan green chorizo, potato, cactus salad.]) Yum!

For dessert we always get the tres leches cake, which is very good although admittedly not the absolute best we've ever had.

They have a good selection of beer - both on tap and bottled. And a modest wine list and full bar.

TIP: Happy Hour starts at 5:00. A selection of regular appetizers are available at very low prices if ordered during happy hour. We get there at 5, order the apps, and then order the rest of dinner when the full kitchen opens at 5:30!

About 1/4 mile from The Public Theater; just about a four-minute walk.

They also do chef's dinners for groups at a section in the back of the restaurant.

Highly recommended.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Overpriced, but very good relatively authentic Mexican food in NOHO... Happy hour specials are its saving grace.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

The food is delicious and the margaritas the best I have had

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

The brunch option, where they bring a bunch of different dishes and you can have as much as you want, is a great option. We had a wonderful time and were very full afterwards. Not crowded, and they let us hang out.

OpenTable Diner (Mexico City)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

As a mexican living in NYC it’s the most delicious mexican restaurant you can find in NYC by far.

vipJenn (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Great value- we ordered a $20 per person tasting menu and had more food than we could handle. Overall, food was good.

vipFilbert (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

The service was inattentive and slow, the food was presented in an unappetizing manner and the flavors were cloyingly sweet. The steak was cubed in tiny pieces so you could not enjoy the flavor and the tuna was over cooked slathered in barbecue sauce. My friend did not know it was tuna. The salad was iceberg lettuce with what tasted like bottled dressing. I will not go back!