Empellon Midtown

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982 Reviews
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$50 and over
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Contemporary Mexican
Empellón is our flagship restaurant located in midtown east. Empellón serves contemporary American cuisine with Mexican influences and a distinct New York City point of view.

Chef Duncan Grant creates an ever changing menu that focuses on seasonality and keeping things fun amidst an upscale environment.

Our beverage program showcases a selection of wines by unique global producers with an emphasis on small production. Our cocktails focus on precision and the use artisanal Mexican spirits. All of our beverages have been designed to pair with our cuisine.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary Mexican, Mexican, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–12:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am
Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(212) 858-9365
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Duncan Grant
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Catering is available for delivery in Manhattan or for pick-up from Midtown. Empellón catering brings a range of tacos and sides to your home or office. Vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free options are available. See our website for more details.
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Cross street
at 53rd Street between Madison and 5th
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Public transit
Steps away from the E and M train at 53rd Street/5th Ave, and two avenues away from the 6 train at 51st and Lexington.
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A/V functionality
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine