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Amigo by Nai

4.4
4.4
1 Review
$30 and under
Tex-Mex

Chef Rodriguez's second project––a contemporary Mexican restaurant where the curated tacos are inspired by Nai's signature flavors, and a collaboration with El Momo L.A. Guests can also dive into a seasonal appetizer menu and a flawlessly executed cocktail list.

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Booked 5 times today
  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Tex-Mex, Spanish, Mexican

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
    Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
    Brunch
    Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–3:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 933-4487

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ruben Rodriguez

  • Neighborhood

    East Village

  • Cross street

    1st Street and 2nd Ave

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Late Night, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

Menu

Para Compartir

  • Maiz Gratinado$15.00

    Corn, Queso Fresco, Manchego, Cilantro, Serrano Pepper

    • Ostras$14.00

      Blue Point Oysters, Shallot Mignonette

      • Mejillones$14.00

        Mussel Aguachile, Mezcal, Onion, Corn Nut, Cilantro

        • Chips + Guac$14.00

          Nixtamal Tortilla Chip, Avocado, Jalapeno, Lime, Cilantro

          • Ensalada Cesar$14.00

            Romaine, Bacon, Manchego, Espelette Pepper, Panko

            • Ensalada Citrica$14.00

              Mango, Orange, Pistachio, Spring Onion, Thai Chili, Lime

              • Salpicon$14.00

                Octopus, Shrimp, Sherry, Pico de Gallo

                • Empanada$12.00

                  Beef, Raisin, Potato, Olive

                  • Churrasco$18.00

                    Skirt Steak Skewer, Garlic, Chimichurri, Lime

                    • Tartare$19.00

                      45 Day Aged Prime Ribeye, Nixtamal Tortilla, Pedro Ximenez, Sherry, Cilantro, Lemon

                      Tacos

                      • Gambas$8.00

                        Shrimp, Garlic Sauce, Alioli, Red Cabbage

                        • Bacalao$7.00

                          Tempura Cod, Chipotle Mayo, Thai Basil, Red Cabbage

                          • Rabo$8.00

                            Ox-Tail, Red Mojo, Shishito Pepper, Consomme

                            • Carnitas Maciza$6.00

                              Pork Butt Bone in, Onion, Jalapeno

                              • By Pound$40.00
                            • Carnitas Mixto$6.00

                              Pork Skin, Butt Bone in, Stomach, Onion, Jalapeno

                              • By Pound$40.00
                            • Costilla$7.00

                              Baby Back Rib Confit, Green Mojo, Radish

                              • Amigo$7.00

                                Pork Belly, Citrus Gastrique, Red Salsa Brava

                                • Coliflor$7.00

                                  Shawarma Roasted Cauliflower, Avocado-Lime-Chimichurri, Marcona Almond

                                  Postre

                                  • Churro$10.00

                                    Chocolate, Hazelnut

                                    • Arroz con Leche$8.00

                                      Bomba Rice, Cinnamon, Anise

                                      • Flan de Coco$8.00

                                        Raw Flaked Coconut, Sweetened Condensed Milk

                                        Last updated: August 18, 2021

                                        What people are saying

                                        Overall ratings and reviews

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                                        4.4
                                        4.4 based on recent ratings
                                        • 4.4Food
                                        • 4.5Service
                                        • 3.8Ambience
                                        • 4Value

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                                          1 review

                                          Dined on October 14, 2021

                                          overall5food5service5ambience3

                                          The beef cheek, pork belly taco, rabo, eggplant tostada, coliflor taco were all absolutely outstanding. The menu is kind of hard to understand but the service was great and helpful. This place is a total gem! 10/10 would come back.

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                                        Amigo by Nai is rated 4.4 stars by 1 OpenTable diners

                                        Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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                                        2 people

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                                        Booked 5 times today
                                        Google Map for Amigo by Nai

                                        29 2nd Ave New York, NY 10003-8672

                                        • Cross street

                                          1st Street and 2nd Ave

                                        • Neighborhood

                                          East Village

                                        • Hours of operation

                                          Mon–Wed 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
                                          Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
                                          Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–11:00 pm
                                          Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
                                          Brunch
                                          Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–3:30 pm

                                        • Cuisines

                                          Tex-Mex, Spanish, Mexican

                                        • Dining style

                                          Casual Dining

                                        • Dress code

                                          Business Casual

                                        • Payment options

                                          AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                        • Executive chef

                                          Ruben Rodriguez

                                        • Additional

                                          Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Late Night, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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