1492 New World Latin Cuisine - Midtown

4.5
245 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
1492 Casady is the Chavez Brother's 2nd ventured to take Mexican and Latin American away from the usual panchos and sombreros on the wall and showcase more than enchiladas. 1492 offers a little bit from all of Latin America, from Venezuelan Pabellon to Cuban Puerco Criolla and back the famous Seafood Enchiladas and Traditional Tex-Mex. Enjoy a drink in the bar with one of their one and only Marcos Frozen Mojitos, or 1492 Swirl, even sit back and enjoy a glass from their extensive South American Wine list. The food, atmosphere, staff, and the overall restaurant experience truly embodies the combination of Latino Spirit and American Life.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican, Latin American, South American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(405) 236-1492
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Arturo and Marco Chavez
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Catering
We offer catering for events of any size. We personally meet you at your house or event space, review the flow of the party, the food and drinks to be served, and the amount of staff that would be necessary. Once we finish, we will leave your space in the exact way we found it - taking all of our materials with us and ensuring that the premise is thoroughly checked and approved before we leave. We are Insured and bonded for your protection and any event center that we cater. We also have a full off premises liquor license for your convenience.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
NW 11th St.
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Parking details
Free parking offered behind 1492 Midtown
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 245 People Are Saying
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Oklahoma City
63 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 2

The food was really disappointing. I had not eaten here in a few years. A friend wanted to go so we did. All three of us thought the food was very so-so. I will not likely return. Our server was good and she rectified the kitchen mistake.

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Adelaide / SA
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time diners. We had traditional Tex-Mex (enchilada and quesadilla) as well as Cuban carne asada. All really good. Great service and a pleasant atmosphere in Midtown OKC. We’ll be back.

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Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The portion sizes remain gigantic, but someone needs to sit and examine the menu. The main dishes are all very sweet, especially since everything is served over the coconut rice.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 1

This was my first and only time to dine at 1492 New World Latin. The service was disappointing as we had an uninvolved server. My order came out wrong and had to be taken back, when my order made it back to me the fish smelled foul and unappetizing.
It was so dark that I had to use the flashlight on my phone to read the menu.
For what I thought this establishment was supposed to be, my family left disappointed and wishing we had just gone across the street to Waffle Champion instead.

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NJ
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

The menu has changed & our favorite seafood in a large seafood glass is no longer the same. It is full of other seafood & not nearly as good. We were disappointed after many past visits of the excellent dish.

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MV
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food exceptional, service wonderful. But it was loud. Could barely visit.

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KK
Tulsa
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding doesn't even begin to describe my first experience at 1492. From the service to the drinks to main courses and even dessert it was all fanatic. Can't wait to go back

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S
Oklahoma City
4 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Client dinner

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M
Oklahoma City
10 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Had a great time visiting with our kids on fall break from college especially after the group of obscene talking business men left. Not the restaurant’s fault but made those around uncomfortable and very dispectful. However highly recommend this restaurant and have been many times and will continue to return.

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S
Oklahoma City
13 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated my birthday there, because I wanted their Seafood Enchiladas, they were incredible as always.

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NJ
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Service waas outstanding & was able to obtain the shrimp, etc in sauce served in the big cocktail glass that we love.

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M
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent first time experience.

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T
Oklahoma City
22 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 1

We normally love this restaurant but this time not so much. Our waiter wasn’t filling drinks, not bringing correct drinks. Our steak fajitas were yummy as normal but our friends chicken fajitas were cold. My friend ordered no rice and veggies instead and she got rice. We never got the guacamole/sour cream/pico plate for our fajitas. Then there was a screaming baby behind us (I know it isn’t the restaurants fault). Then our bill charged us for an extra beer, one couple also got charged for an extra beer or two, and the other couple got charged for a sprite, no one at our table even had a sprite. After all this they double charged two of our credit cards

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AM
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress, Ella, took excellent care of us, as always! Food and drinks were great too!

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KD
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always great when we come here. We will definitely be back!

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RN
Oklahoma City
5 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful food and service thank you so much

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OT
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very reliable.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They’ve changed the menu since I’ve been in last. I missed the Mofongo (sp?) that I used to get. But we all tried different things and they were all great!

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C
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server is wonderful! She always remembers me and why I’m there. She always keeps my water filled which is a big plus in my book.

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OT
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Great place and good food. Consistently good.

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e
Oklahoma City
13 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

I like the Casado Sq location much better. Air conditioning issues at Midtown. But the Achiote pulled pork was best thing on menu! It was excellent.

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RS
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We will definitely be back! Service, location and food were spot on. Great value and great selection as well.

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MW
Oklahoma City
8 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

1492 is my go-to restaurant for lunch. They take reservations, the chips and salsa are free, and your lunch arrives quickly. The food is fresh, very well-prepared and seasoned. The $10 "pick two" menu provides great value for the money!

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JP
St. Louis
7 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food! Service a little slow but friendly server.

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MB
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my second time at this restaurant. And both times have been excellent. The food was fabulous and authentic. Our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable about the food. He was able to reccomend dishes and they were wonderful. I highly recommend this place. It is a little more on the pricey side, so my friend and I always save it for a special occasion.

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RM
New England
12 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic place just to chill, talk or do quick work. We were here for over 2 hours eating and doing planning for our trip.

Very happy with the food, quality and the price. The service was also courteous and exceeded our expectation.

Highly recommended

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was great as always!

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great foot. Bustling atmosphere. Overall a lovely experience.

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PA
Las Vegas
11 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service! I highly recommend!

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TC
Oklahoma City
8 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

All of our 4 dishes were outstandinng! Very different but so flavorful! Our waitress was the BEST as well! Will be back!

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f
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I really love the ambiance, staff, and selection of dishes here. It's a different take on the classic Latin cuisine while still maintaining dishes that you can identify on the menu. Definitely recommend the specialty cocktails as well. Very tasty.

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BM
Las Vegas
37 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Always good - Cocktail Del Mar still my favorite cerviche style starter, just not on menu, but ask for it. Entrees good as always, esp the hanger steak and stuffed poblano pepper, and the shrimp fajitas. Frozen sangria and margaritas always great. Highly recommended for the best of "Mexican" food in OKC, although their influences are from central & South America. Try it!!

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p
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Enjoyed our visit

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JK
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

The food (carnitas taco) lacked flavor and my margarita was watered down and tasteless. The service and atmosphere is excellent.

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AW
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

I was very disappointed with the service we received. Our Server was slow or she had to many tables assigned. My food was tasty, but cold. I had to have them warm it up. I was also being charged for drinks that we did not ordered. Our Waitress blamed it on a new system that they had just installed. If it wasn't for the fact that everyone else there tried to fill all of our server's short comings I would not recommend this to anyone. but I will give them another chance.

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MG
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 2ambience 5

Service was very slow. Food and value was excellent. The air conditioner chucking on an off was very loud and way too cold

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Waiter was excellent and food even better!! Margarita’s were amazing! Can’t wait to return!!

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RM
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always the food was fantastic. Every time I dine here, I try a different menu item. I've never been let down. If you like cocktails, try the Mojitini, delicious. Also try the coconut rice as a side dish.... even more tasty. Servers have always been friendly and usually fun.

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AB
Oklahoma City
9 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We chose 1492 before a show at the Civic Center. The food was wonderful as usual and the proximity to the show was great.

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AS
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place! It has regular Mexican dishes or more Latin inspired dishes for those looking for something a little more daring. The service has always been great, and I love being able to make reservations.

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