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About Pampano New York
Chef Richard Sandoval and Maestro Placido Domingo have partnered to create a Mexican escape in midtown Manhattan. Pampano’s breezy yet elegant, white on white decor showcases Chef Sandoval’s vibrant coastal Mexican cuisine. In the spring and summer, sip on handcrafted margaritas or one of Pampano's 100 tequilas on the outdoor terrace.
“Best New Restaurant in America” Esquire Magazine
“a clear sense of how competing flavors and textures can be orchestrated to create exciting results” New York Times – two stars
“Sandoval uses European techniques to bring the vivid flavors of Mexico to life” Michelin Guide
New York, NY 10017
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 11:30am - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Sunday 5-9:30pm;
Monday - Wednesday 5:00-10:30, Thursday - Saturday 5-11:00pm
Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy Sunday Brunch from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Prix Fixe menu for $39 includes bottomless Food and Sangria for two hours. Kids 12 years old and younger dine for $15.
Happy Hour at Pampano's Bar Monday thru Friday 5:00 pm -7:00 pm. Special priced cocktails, wine and beer.
Our event planner and chef are happy to tailor menus for off-premise events.
There are public garages in the area.
6 Train to 51st and Lexington
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
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This sophisticated, tropical restaurant provides dynamic seafood from the coasts of Mexico. It was born out of a partnership between Chef Richard Sandoval and Maestro Placido Domingo.
Pampano New York Ratings and Reviews
We had our new year dinner at Pampano. There is a parking garage just across the street which was very convenient as the temperatures that night were really cold. We had a very good time, the staff was friendly, there was a 4 course pre-set menu, with some options to choose from. The food was very good, the salad was great as well as the ribs. The huitlacoche risotto was a bit overcooked. Cayos de hacha (scallops) were a favorite for my wife. Desert were just OK (3-milks cake or chocolate musse). A mariachi band played for about 90 minutes (with some recess), until midnight, and that was fantastic. A glass of sparkling wine was included in the price. At $110 per person, the price was a bit high in my opinion ($90-$95 would have been fair).
Carte un peu limitée pour un 24/12 au soir, rupture de paella a 7h30pm, j'ai moyennement apprécié.... Attention pas de menu enfant donc j'ai dû payer plein pot le plat pour ma fille qui n'a quasiment rien mangé car cuisine trop sophistiquée pour elle. Mon conjoint et moi même avons apprécié nos plats plutôt originaux.
Don't be fooled by the category. This elegant townhouse restaurant is a great place to dine with your special friends and guests. First of all, the ambiance. You feel you are invited to someone's house. Bright and just right, sophisticated decor. And then the food! I ordered a typical Anerican brunch dish, but it wasn't ordinary; every component was carefully crafted. It was over the top.
If anyone has tried extraordinary tacos at their taqueria outpost nearby (if not, I strongly recommend), you know what to expect to eat at this restaurant. But maybe not. You will be surprised still, pleasantly.
Fantastic meal. Renaldo, our waiter, was excellent and provided great advice on all matters asked. His recommendations on drinks — margarita Pampano and mescal infused variations — were spot on. On a date night, the two of us split pizza-style corn meal with wild mushrooms and cheese, black bean soup, shrimp cerveche, filet mini tacos, and house risotto with corn and Manchego cheese. Too much food to have dessert, although the options were great.
Hidden next to McCormick & Schmick's, this hidden gem is a great find. From the moment you walk through the door to the moment you leave, you are greeted with a smile. Great service throughout the meal, and the food was outstanding. Ambiance, noise level, decor, all perfect.
Pampano is a great find @ 49th and Lexington. We sat outdoors on the 2nd floor patio for a lovely evening. Heidi the hostess and Claudia our server were professional, gracious, friendly and attentive. Food was outstanding (the sopas are perfect as well); the margaritas (de oro, especially) made with care. We always think of Pampano when seeking authentic Mexican food in Manhattan!
The MARISCADA (shrimp / calamari / bay scallops / cilantro rice / achiote-coconut sauce / pineapple) was just amazing. I love calamari so I took a chance on this entree but this is so much more than just calamari with other stuff! It's just the perfect blend of tastes, slightly spicey but partially sweet. I would come back to Pampano just to have this dish again. Plus it's filling without being overly so.
Pampano is a beautiful restaurant that takes you away with its authentic atmosphere. There's a lovely outside veranda area as well. Guacamole- we ordered it medium with extra cilantro- was absolutely delicious. Food is extremely good and artfully presented. Highly recommended.
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