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Sueños

311 W. 17th St., New York, NY, 10011
nr. Eighth Ave.
212-243-1333

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6
Food: 6
Service: 5
Décor: 6
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once and done

By jbsilverfox on 12/30/2010

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 2
  • Décor: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

Overpriced average food, nothing special about this place at all. I have no problem spending (I had the $30 margarita, which was very good but only worth about $15). cramped, boring and non-descript food. Try Zarela's, El parador and skip this hype.

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49 out of 101 people found this review helpful.

once and done

By jbsilverfox on 12/30/2010

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 2
  • Décor: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

Overpriced average food, nothing special about this place at all. I have no problem spending (I had the $30 margarita, which was very good but only worth about $15). cramped, boring and non-descript food. Try Zarela's, El parador and skip this hype.

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53 out of 104 people found this review helpful.

Best Mexican in NYC

By CraigNYC on 11/12/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

We discovered this place a couple of years ago and continuously go back. I have tried every single Mexican restaurant in Manhattan and this one is the best. I just wish they would bring back the pork tacos.

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55 out of 113 people found this review helpful.

A lot of food...

By JCity on 7/7/2010

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 6
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

I decided to try the $30 Prixe Fix option. The mini beef tacos were delicious but my entree of pork carnitas were just okay. I was a bit disappointed with the guava empanada - wasn't a traditional empanada as it was encased with puff pastry. Also tried the churros but they were really tough. Overall, it was a lot of food but it could have been better. Could probably find a much cheaper and more authentic Mexican place.

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53 out of 109 people found this review helpful.

Offensive chef, horrible service - NO GO!

By ahiggins on 10/3/2009

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

After a non-threatening complaint that my pork tacos were inedibly spicy (and should be removed from the bill), the chef marched over to my table to berate me and remind me that I should have taken the waiter's suggestion to drown the food in sour cream. Not ideal. Skip this place - lots of better Mexican in this town, thankfully.

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93 out of 170 people found this review helpful.

Stay Away

By randoni on 7/5/2009

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

Tacos for thirty five dollars?!!! Tacos are not the food for Kings and Queens but Sue Torres sure charges that way. There are simply too many good restaurants in NYC to throw your money away on this place. I paid nearly thirteen dollars for a cocktail and dinner came to over a hundred, at a Mexican restaurant. It would be one thing if the food was not what you would see on the streets of Mexico but it is - if you are in the Chelsea area and want Mexican go to Rosa Mexicana.

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79 out of 176 people found this review helpful.

The best Mexican food ever

By ecintron on 12/6/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've eaten at a lot of Mexican restaurants in New York and this is by far the best. As soon as we sat down we got a complimentary plate of pan-fried corn bread and black bean dip and it was fantastic. Everything we ordered was excellent too. I had a grilled shrimp entree that was served with guacamole and sweet plantains and my husband had a steak. I want to go back and try more of the menu soon.

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95 out of 213 people found this review helpful.

Paper Plates Suenos?

By KMA on 2/18/2008

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 8
  • No, I would not go back!

We went to Suenos on a Friday night and looking forward to it for months. When seated we learned that we had to eat on paper plates due to a water problem. The waiter was rude, and the food was gross! My grilled shrimp were cold, and we were so turned off we didn't even finish our meals before asking for the check. We were told we would get a 10% discount, but that never happened but we just wanted to leave as fast as possible we didn't even care. This is NY Suenos rent plates for the night and have someone else do the dishes. I had high expectations for this place, and I was sorry I spent money at this resturant. Chef Sue hopefully you will learn to close for the night instead of using paper plates.

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149 out of 298 people found this review helpful.

Delicious!

By elizabethlohan on 6/17/2005

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

loved everything we ate.

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417 out of 845 people found this review helpful.

The best food, drink and atmosphere to be had in NYC!

By krantz on 1/17/2005

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

The food at Suenos is delicious. We have tasted most of the menu and have not found a dish that was not fantastic. Sometimes we order several apetizers to enjoy the variety of flavors. Sue Torres creates dishes with wonderful blends of spices and chilis. We have hosted groups of ten people and everyone raved about the food and the drinks.

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