• Vamos Al Tequila

  • Mexican $8.50-16.95
  • 162 Franklin St.
    Brooklyn, NY 11222
  • Neighborhood: Greenpoint
  • Phone: 718-383-0808
Joining Papacitos and Calexico on the Greenpoint Mexican scene, Vamos Al Tequila sets itself apart by avoiding the hipster vibe of the neighborhood and focusing instead on authenticity. Native Mexican couple Cirilo Luna and Joaquina Flores brought their family recipes with them when they came to the states some 30 years ago. This shows in the very first bite of the complimentary salsa, spicy with abundant jalapenos. The somewhat cheesy décor is better thought of as festive, with flags, sombreros, a cactus, and even a fake taco stand between the dining room and the kitchen. Green, white, and red bulbs shine from above the bar, where flavored margaritas are served alongside Mexican beers. Tamales make for the best appetizer, with a jalapeno and steamed cheese combo or chicken with not-too-sweet mole sauce. Generously-portioned tacos, burritos and fajitas are trumped by the entrees, like cheese-filled poblano peppers (chile rellenos) and a tuna steak on top of an avocado and tomato salad with asparagus. Homemade aguas frescas, served in jamaica, limeade or horchata flavors, perfectly cut the spice.
  • Hours

    Daily, 10am-11:45pm

  • Prices

    $8.50-16.95

  • Payment

    Discover MasterCard Visa

  • Special Features

    Delivery Dine at the Bar Lunch Breakfast Take-Out Delivery after 10pm Outdoor Dining Kid-Friendly

  • Alcohol

    Full Bar

  • Reservations

    Accepted/Not Necessary

  • Delivery Area

    Greenpoint

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