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MXco

1491 Second Ave., New York, NY 10075 40.772472 -73.955712
at 78th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-249-6080 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Price Range: $$

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  • Reader Rating:

    6 out of 10

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Hours

Mon-Fri, 4pm-11pm; Sat-Sun, 9am-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 77th St.

Prices

$8-$19

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Notable Wine List
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

68th St. to 88th St., FDR Dr. to Fifth Ave.

Profile

Husband and wife John Dempsey and Maren Powell (El Centro, Hell’s Kitchen) replace their Upper East Side outlet Vynl with MXco. Graffiti artist DAZE painted eye-catching murals, and onetime Mexicana Mama executive chef and Crema chef-owner Julieta Ballesteros consulted on the food. Her menu emphasizes sharing with a trio of guacamole, ten types of tacos, and three flavors of queso (melted cheese dip). To drink: Carafes of margaritas come with mix-and-match fruit purée, and we're eyeing a frozen tres leches cocktail.

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