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5 Burro Cafe

7205 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375-5354
+1 718-544-2984
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“flautas” (4 reviews)
“steak tacos” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
7205 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375-5354
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Place was packed but well worth the wait! Waiter service good considering how busy ther were Food was great! Pork was tender and NOT stringy...portions are large! Well worth the $$$ and wait. Only wish they would expand!!! Need a larger space!

Thank kgsull
Reviewed 16 May 2018

My sister friend made it sound like this place was the bomb. But after trying out the food, it was so-so. Just like any other Mexican restaurant that I had before. Nothing special about this place. There wasn't an a la carte which was disappointing....More

Thank bouxiong
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Forest Hills! Love the food and margaritas. Fun, energetic atmosphere. Service is a hit or miss but I love it anyway. Enjoy!

Thank TurboTraveler33
Reviewed 23 January 2018

A must in the FH area!!! Food is amazing and the frozen margaritas are the bomb!! Not a HUGE place, but the food is EXCELLENT and fairly priced! I am going back for sure!! LOVE!

Thank Emjay24
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Great food, always good service, the best bartender. It's always packed and there is usually a wait but in my experience that means the food and drinks are worth waiting for.

Thank Arianne M
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Usually 5 Burro gets very crowded for both dinner and brunch, plus they do not take reservations so be prepared to wait for a table (but a great bar to wait at and delicious drinks - try the margarita!). Brunch last week was excellent. Great...More

Thank AlexOrange04
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Love this place, the food is good, if you're a margarita fan then you must try the frozen margaritas. Great service, the place is a little small and can be crowded at time but not too bad that it kills the vibe. I'm a regular...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Amazing food,good service small but great ! Amazing drinks it's always packed but worth it. Prices are reasonable

Thank sandy s
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

So at first you would think this is nothing more than your typical hole in the world restaurant. OMG SO NOT!!!!!!! The place is cozy and small, but worth every minute of the wait. If it is busy sit at the bar and grab yourself...More

Thank knight3084
Reviewed 11 October 2017

With neighborhoods like East Elmhurst a three minutes away right away, it's odd that Forest Hills residents still turn out for this overrated slog of a meal comprised mostly of the blandest, least spicy versions of Mexican food that give East Coast Latino food culture...More

Thank Liam M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7205 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375-5354
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Forest Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 718-544-2984
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