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El Zason

4.7
4.7
4 Reviews
$31 to $50
Mexican

New Mexican food location excited to take you, the local New Yorker customer on a food journey. Come try us and see what is the fuzz is all about!

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  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Mexican, Bistro, Latin / Spanish

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:30 am–10:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (718) 683-2217

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

Menu

Antojitos (Appetizers)

  • Chips & Salsa$5.00

    Homemade corn chips and homemade salsa

    • Chipotle Chicken Wings$10.95

      Delicious chipotle chicken wings!

      • "El Zasón" Salad$9.95

        Mixed greens, jicama, orange, red and golden beets, citrus chile-árbol or balsamic vinaigrette

        • Esquites$8.95

          Corn kernels, epazote, chile, mayo and lime juice with cotija cheese

          • Guacamole "El Zasón" Style$12.95

            Homemade, Guacamole, corn chips and one side of salsa borracha (made with dark Mexican beer)

            • Enchiladas Verdes$12.95

              Traditional green enchiladas; oaxaca cheese, avocado, red onion, crema fresca, black beans top with queso fresco

              • Enchiladas Rojas$12.95

                Traditional red salsa "a bit spicy", chile pasilla, chile serrano with oaxaca cheese, avocado, red onions, crema fresca, black beans top with queso fresco. Choice of: chicken or vegetarian. With grass fed grilled marinated skirt steak or seafood (sautéed garlic shrimp)

                • Enchiladas de Mole$13.95

                  "Chef Sixto secret family recipe" organic shredded chicken with crema fresca, avocado, onion, sesame seeds, black beans top with queso fresco. (mole contains peanuts)

                  • Quesadillas$11.95

                    Handmade organic blue corn tortillas and oaxaca cheese

                    • Nopal Asado$7.50

                      Grilled cactus topped with oaxacan cheese and rajas con crema "an Aztec delicacy"

                      • Steak Quesadillas$11.95

                        Grilled cactus topped with oaxacan cheese and rajas con crema "Aztec delicacy"

                        Tacos

                        • Tacos de Carne Asada$10.95

                          Grass fed marinated grilled steak, onion and cilantro

                          • Tacos de Tinga de Pollo$9.95

                            Organic shredded chicken cooked in a chipotle salsa, topped with shredded lettuce and queso fresco

                            • Tacos al Pastor$9.95

                              Guajillo chile marinated pork, onion, cilantro and grilled pineapple. Served with a side of avocado salsa

                              • Tacos de Pescado$10.95

                                Fish of the day marinated with Mexican herbs and topped with home made pickled cabbage and avocado salsa

                                • Chicken Flautas$9.95

                                  Three crispy rolled tacos de tinga de pollo, chipotle marinated organic chicken. Topped with spicy salsa roja, shredded lettuce, queso fresco and avocado

                                  • Vegetarian Tacos (Hongos y Huitlacoche)$9.95

                                    Tacos with mushrooms, huitlacoche, grilled corn and queso fresco

                                    • Taquiza al Pastor$24.00

                                      Pork marinated in guajillo, grilled pineapple. Makes 12 tacos. Comes with 12 handmade tortillas, limes, cilantro and onion

                                      • Taquiza Carne Asada$24.00

                                        Grilled marinated steak. Makes 12 tacos. Comes with 12 handmade tortillas, limes, onion, cilantro and homemade salsas

                                        • Taquiza Tinga de Pollo$24.00

                                          Shredded chicken in a tomato/chipotle sauce. Makes 12 tacos. Comes with 12 handmade tortillas, limes, onion, cilantro and homemade salsa

                                          • Taquiza de Pescado​$30.00

                                            Grilled fish marinated with Mexican herbs. Makes 12 tacos. Comes with limes, onions, homemade salsas and corn tortillas

                                            Platos Fuertes (Entrée)

                                            • Cochinito Chiapaneco$20.00

                                              Slow roasted pork ribs marinated in Mexican chiles and spices. Served with black beans, rice, homemade tortillas and lettuce with pickled onions and jalapeños

                                              • Chile Relleno Vegetariano$14.00

                                                Roasted poblano pepper stuffed with zucchini, carrots, grilled corn and spinach Topped with melted oaxaca cheese, fresh tomato salsa, and pumpkin seeds. Served with fresh tomato Mexican rice

                                                • Camarones Al Ajillo$22.00

                                                  Maya shrimp marinated with chipotle and garlic. Served with fresh avocado, Mexican rice and black beans topped with queso fresco and Handmade tortillas

                                                  • Pollo Con Mole Poblano$20.00

                                                    Roasted organic chicken and plantains covered in "chef Sixto traditional mole poblano" and sesame seeds. Served with Mexican rice and Handmade corn tortillas. (mole contains peanuts)

                                                    • Chiles en Nogada$20.00

                                                      Roasted poblano pepper stuffed with shredded pork, organic chicken, peaches, pears, apples and almonds. Covered in a walnut sauce and topped with pomegranate seeds. Served with authentic Mexican rice

                                                      • Carne Asada Plate$25.00

                                                        Grass fed grilled marinated skirt steak. Served with rajas con crema, black beans topped with queso fresco and enchilada de mole topped with crema fresca and sesame seeds (mole contains peanuts)

                                                        Ceviches

                                                        • De Pulpo$12.50

                                                          Tender octopus in a Jalapeño citrus infusion, with grilled corn, avocado, orange slices and pico de gallo

                                                          • De Camaron$12.50

                                                            Mexico City style shrimp cocktail in an infusion of tomato, onion, avocado and cilantro

                                                            Sopas

                                                            • Pozole Vegetariano$14.00

                                                              Veggie broth, chile guajillo and ancho, cremini, shitake and oyster mushrooms, hominy corn, lettuce, avocado, radish and oregano. Crispy corn tostada on the side with crema fresca, queso fresco and salsa verde

                                                              • Pozole de Puerco$15.00

                                                                Pork broth, chile guajillo and ancho, braised pork, hominy corn, lettuce, avocado, radish and oregano. Crispy corn tostada on the side with crema fresca, queso fresco and salsa verde

                                                                Sides

                                                                • Cactus Salad$5.00

                                                                  Ensalada de nopalitos con queso fresco

                                                                  • Authentic Mexican Rice & Beans​$6.00

                                                                    Sprinkled with queso fresco

                                                                    • Green Salad$5.00

                                                                      Green salad with homemade vinaigrette

                                                                      • Side of Chips$4.00

                                                                        Delicious, homemade corn chips

                                                                        Desserts

                                                                        • Churros$14.00

                                                                          Homemade Mexican desserts with two dipping sauces, caramel and Mexican chocolate

                                                                          • Tres Leches (Cake)$10.00

                                                                            Iconic Mexican cake. You won't regret it

                                                                            Last updated: November 1, 2021

                                                                            What people are saying

                                                                            Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                            4.7
                                                                            4.7 based on all time ratings
                                                                            • 4.6Food
                                                                            • 5Service
                                                                            • 4.8Ambience
                                                                            • 4.8Value

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                                                                              barbarachang

                                                                              New York Area

                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                              5.0

                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                              Dined on December 31, 2021

                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                              New Year’s Eve dinner. Staff are wonderful and food was delicious.

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                                                                              Ashley

                                                                              Minneapolis

                                                                              7 reviews

                                                                              vip
                                                                              5.0

                                                                              7 reviews

                                                                              Dined on December 11, 2021

                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                              Lovely place, food was great! They don’t have a liquor license yet but you can BYOB.

                                                                            3. DN

                                                                              DinahN

                                                                              New York Area

                                                                              11 reviews

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                                                                              5.0

                                                                              11 reviews

                                                                              Dined on December 4, 2021

                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                              Delicious food and clear this is a serious food place. Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner -8 of us and excellent experience

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                                                                              Theatergoer

                                                                              New York Area

                                                                              42 reviews

                                                                              4.0

                                                                              42 reviews

                                                                              Dined on December 3, 2021

                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                              Lovely family owned Mexican restaurant. Very low key. Very fresh and delicious food at fair prices. Very hospitable service. Still waiting for their liquor license, but we brought our own beer and it was refrigerated and served to us happily.

                                                                            FAQs

                                                                            El Zason is rated 4.7 stars by 4 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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                                                                            Google Map for El Zason

                                                                            491 Atlantic Ave brooklyn, NY 11217-5101

                                                                            • Neighborhood

                                                                              Boerum Hill

                                                                            • Hours of operation

                                                                              Daily 11:30 am–10:30 pm

                                                                            • Cuisines

                                                                              Mexican, Bistro, Latin / Spanish

                                                                            • Dining style

                                                                              Casual Dining

                                                                            • Dress code

                                                                              Casual Dress

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