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About Orale Mexican Kitchen
Orale Mexican Kitchen. Now Opened.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Mexican, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 12:00am - 3:00pm;
Dinner: Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm,
Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Band for Sunday Brunch 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Catering options are available. Please contact the restaurant directly.
Grove Street Path Station
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Orale Mexican Kitchen Ratings and Reviews
Loved the food and appetizers. The meals came to the table smoking hot (and within minutes of order) which I loved because I eat slowly and once my food is cold I'm done. I had the shrimp dish which was flavorful and the shrimp were not over cooked. The food is more of a fusion than full on authentic Mexican food. Fine by me. I had a Pina Colada mojito (couldn't taste the pina colada part and the drink was weak ;( The atmosphere was alive and bustling- the front bar was packed -so happy I made a reservation. I was there on a Friday night, so it wouldn't be a great night for a first date unless you want to yell across the table. I was seated in the back room, that I now prefer because I'm sure the front room was even louder. The seating was a little tight but not overly cramped. The service was great, our waiter was helpful and seemed to know the dishes quite well. I liked that he allowed us to enjoy our meal and wasn't at the table every 5 mins trying to hurry us along even though they were very busy. We had the tres leche dessert which was fresh and uh ok. I'm not big on desserts but I would order it again. Parking is horrible. I lucked up and was able to park right across the street. However, there are quite a few restaurants down there. Either arrive early, or have a plan for parking. A cop would not allow a car to wait while I pulled off so he could get the spot..so there's that. I would definitely go back to try their tacos. Hope this review helps with your choice to visit. Enjoy!
Great food! Half off tacos is a superb deal. Drinks are good. Their service could improve. 4 out of 5 of us were at the restaurant on time for our reservation. Even though they had our table ready, they didn’t let us sit and order drinks until the 5th person arrived. Even after we sat, the server took a long time to see us and take our order.
Good food and fun ambiance. $6 margaritas, bellinis and bloody Marys for brunch are always appreciated. Restaurant would not seat until everyone arrived though that is probably standard even if there are 5 tables sitting unoccupied.
Service was attentive and quick.
Always great food. Lots of items for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike...also caters easily to those who are gluten-free. Favorites are the guacamole with serrano marmalade, borracho tacos and beef tacos. Drinks are delicious - and the service is always friendly and attentive.
My sister and I went to Orale MK for the first time. We had a great experience. The waiter was excellent and very helpful with the menu and cocktails. Very attentive. The appetizers and main course were very delicious and made with fresh ingredients. We did not have to wait long for the food or cocktail. We are definitely going back and recommending Orale to friends.
Orale provides a high energy, fun experience for diners. The service is always top notch, especially fo large groups. The ambiance and decor is colorful, loud and fun.... just a small reminder it gets very loud and very crowded on weekends. The food is great... I would recommend all the seafood appetizers! Definitely a fun spot to visit with friends or on a casual date!
I've been to Orale twice for dinner and would recommend it. The drinks are delicious. The place was packed and loud which makes for a fun atmosphere. The food is very good but it is quite expensive. The servers are a bit rushed which is understandable given the crowd but for the price it would be nice to have a little more attentiveness. Overall it's a fun night out.
Made a reservation on a Friday Night, when arriving there were multiple couples waiting to be seated. Our table was available immediately upon arrival which was very convenient. The atmosphere was great. Our table was seated in the back room, which is perfect for a date due to privacy and noise level. Zack who was our server was very professional, great introduction and table maintenance. Drinks and Food came out on time, and everything was delicious. Highly recommended for anyone looking for authentic Mexican food. Will definitely be returning soon !