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Café Mexicano

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671 Union St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.677279 -73.982642
nr. Fourth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-623-6754 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Price Range: $

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Robert K. Chin

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Nearby Subway Stops

R at Union St.

Prices

$8-$10

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

Park Slope

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This venue is closed.

Two-dollar tamales and superior café con leche are reason enough to patronize this seven-seat sliver of a Park Slope café, but happily for local fans of the cheap, delicious Mexican snacks called antojitos, the dexterous kitchen doesn't stop there. Zesty avocado salad is enlivened with lime juice and cilantro. Pressed sandwiches are stuffed with savory fillings like chicken mole and roast-pork guajillo. Corn masa is put to every conceivable use—most of them involving sour cream, Oaxacan cheese, black beans, and tangy tomatillo salsa. Thirst-quenchers like lime lemonade and tamarind water are made in-house, as is cinnamon-spiced Mexican hot chocolate, served in rough earthenware mugs.

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