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Abril Cocina

175 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2509
+1 973-327-2023
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (23 reviews)
“guacamole” (10 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:15 Hours
Mexican, Fusion, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
175 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2509
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Recommend this spot for a nice meal. We went for a couples lunch. Food was so yummy and we enjoyed ourselves!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lauraczu
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I have been to this gem on 3-4 occasions and have been consistently impressed with the uber-quality of food. Good service (BYOB) and cozy atmosphere are also pluses, but the food in this place is simply off the charts. I would recommend 25 stars if...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Shawn E
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We had dinner at Abril Cocina half a year after they opened their doors. The service was welcoming and very friendly. We ordered a great salad, tacos and guacamole and the hanger steak. Overall the food and taste was great. This place is on our...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank PhilSolo18
Reviewed 22 April 2018

It is not a large place. Service is always casually friendly. Salads - Exotic tortilla's. Churro for dessert. BYOB

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank jjalle3465
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Abril Cocina is a terrific little Mexican Restaurant on the main street in Maplewood. The items are made there, to order, and are delicious. Highly recommended. This is the first time we have had lunch there, and it was just as delicious as dinner.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Bob L
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

First had their tacos at Maplewoodstock and they were good. Lunch guest had eaten there a week earlier and said food was better prepared the prior week. Ordered guacamole (tasty homestyle chips, guac was nothing special), mushroom grilled cheese taco (tasty, needs more mushrooms), pulled...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank JohnnyeatsNJ
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Abril Cocina has a few standouts on the menu. It is a small, intimate bring-your-own with simple and lovely decor. We have visited several times and we like it very much. We would visit more often if then had a broader menu.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Theresa K
Reviewed 3 September 2017

On the window under the name Abril Cocina is the phrase Mexican Modern Fusion, and that pretty much sums up what this appealing little spot is. Located on the main street in downtown Maplewood, this BYO is pleasantly decorated in a minimal manner. The service...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I've dined at Abril Cocina twice and have been very impressed both times. Many dishes can easily be shared, allowing everyone to sample a wide range of items. Octopus tostadas are a great way to start a meal. You can easily make a meal on...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Peg165
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good food and good service in cozy setting. Menu offered something for everyone and everyone enjoyed their selections.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 4onpark
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Elisa O
9 May 2017|
Response from Mario V | Property representative |
We will be having our traditional brunch menu for Mother's day (you can check it online in our webpage). We won't be doing any Prix Fixe. We will close at 2pm (maybe later if we do have a wait list), but don't worry, by... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 13:45
16:00 - 19:45
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 20:45
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 20:45
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 20:45
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2509
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Maplewood
  • Phone Number: +1 973-327-2023
  • E-mail
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