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Margarita's Cafe

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1868 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554-2444
+1 516-745-0033
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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East Meadow, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very "happening" mexican restaurant in East Meadow.Plenty parking and great bar with pretty bartenders offering excellent Margaritas. Good beer selection. The food is consistent and well prepared. Great fajitas and well design Cheviche. The mariachi band makes the restaurant like a Mexican Fiesta.

Thank veturio1948
Long Island, New York
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I come here several times a year. The food is always excellent and the service is great. The portions are very generous for the price you are paying. Drinks are available in this restaurant and are a little overpriced, but worth it when you want to have a drink with dinner. this place is worth checking out.

East Meadow, New York
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Love this place !!! Great atmosphere, excellent food and wonderful staff. Gets really crowded on Friday and Saturday nights but it's worth it. Great margheritas too ! One of us is in a wheelchair and as small as the place is, they always accommodate and always make sure,we're comfortable. This place is and has been for a long time a... More 

Thank patch141
New York City, New York
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Good authentic Mexican food at very reasonable prices. The staff aims to please and is eager to answer questions about the menu. The restaurant is narrow and limited on space but the decor is filled with vibrant lively colors. The table side guacamole can be prepared to your liking, mild, medium or hot. Our guacamole needed to be mixed more... More 

Thank BenzgalS550
East Meadow, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Always a great time, great food Always greeted by the owner or a member of his staff Drinks are good and strong Sangria is delicious Loud, happy place Great for a celebration!

1 Thank Holli D
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We recently went to Margarita Cafe in East Meadow for dinner with friends. We arrived around 5 which was perfect, we had our choice of seats. The restaurant quickly filled up. I had the combination plate and it couldn't have been better. My husband had the Paella which was piled with seafood and seasoned perfectly. Although the restaurant was crowded... More 

1 Thank valerie h
New York
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This place is great, food, service, and drinks are amazing. There can be a bit of a wait any night of the week since it's a popular choice for dinner. Make sure to arrive early. 5pm is great time to beat the wait. They unfortunately do not take reservations.

Thank WhereOnEarthIsShe
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The place seemed nice, Apparently they had some kind of trouble in the kitchen. So we were there waiting for our food and they kept telling us something was wrong in the kitchen and that our food was almost ready. When they finally started bringing some of the food, It was cold and not well prepared. When we called the... More 

Thank cayita3092012
East Meadow, New York
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Beside the fantastic food, drinks and service, they're very accommodating. One person in our group is disabled and in a wheelchair. They always go to great lengths to see that she is made comfortable. It's crowded at dinner time and on a Friday or,Saturday night you should at least call ahead unless you don't mind standing around... More 

Thank patch141
Bellmore, New York, United States
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious and it has a real authentic atmosphere. Even the mariachi band is so much fun. The acoustics are terrible in the wantagh location so can be very noisy. Doesn't keep me away though and in the nice weather you can sit outside. It's a good choice for Mexican in my book. I recommend it.

Thank Lainie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1868 Front St, East Meadow, NY 11554-2444
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  East Meadow
  • Phone Number: +1 516-745-0033
Fine Mexican cuisine in an elegant and modern environment. Our decorations and food make you feel like you are on vacation. We serve Long Island's best margaritas and have a live Mariachi band Friday thru Sundays. Having a special event? Bring your guests to Margarita's for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries etc.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?