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Mi Nidito

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789 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-5641
+1 212-265-0022
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Tiny little place. Only 3 tables. Dont let that put you off. Food is good. However having ordered 2 mains and 2 drinks the bill came to $130. Seemed a little steep to us. 2 margaritas cost $56.

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Thank mel_t1986
Bear, Delaware
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I visited on Saturday, March 12th. I was hesitant at first as there were no other diner present. However, the hostess welcomed us in and was very friendly and knowledgeable. For starters, we had Guacamole, Salsa and Tortilla Chips. The Guacamole was excellent and the Salsa the best I've had outside of Central America. Our meals (pictured below) were very... More 

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Thank Richard G
Putnam Valley, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Found this little place on trip advisor. Wanted a nice bite to eat after a Broadway show. My husband and I were in the mood for Mexican and this is where we ended up. Not disappointed. TINY place but don't be afraid to give it a try. Food is delicious and staff is very nice.

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Thank Msrosiedozie
London
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

I stopped here with some family for a quick lunch towards the end of our visit to NYC as much to tick off a Mexican meal during our stay as anything but boy was really glad we did! It's a very small place with only a dozen seats and after electing to take the bar stools the friendly Indian waitress... More 

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Thank damofortune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

This is really great place for great latin music and the food is super. The staff is definitely awesome. You need to come here for their Guacamole and their chips and salsa. I highly recommend their signature margarita and the bartender makes it with a lot less sugar as a Margarita should be prepared so you can taste the tequila.... More 

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Thank Josh M
New York City, New York
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Ninth Avenue on Friday Happy Hour is a lively, boisterous scene. But as a woman alone, I walked many blocks looking for the right mix of energy, fun and flavor. In fact, I sat down, and then left, another Mexican place because it was far too impersonal and loud. I'm so glad I walked a little farther and found Mi... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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243 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

With only 3 tables (all for two) and 7 bar stools, you may be tempted to stop at the door and reconsider going in. If you do, you'll miss one of the best local dining experiences in New York. We recently dined here before a Broadway show on a chilly December evening. Entering the cozy dining room is areal treat.... More 

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Paoli, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

This is a tiny mexican restaurant at 789 Ninth ave, between 52nd and 53rd. What a find! The owner's wife, Bena, took great care of us. If you love authentic, fresh Mexican food, this is the place to go. The prices are reasonable for midtown and you can easily stop here, get a bite to eat and walk to a... More 

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Thank Rosemary G
Fort Lee, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

Wow I heard this Mexican food and Margarita place was great so was passing by and saw this restaurant, decided to go in with one of my friend. Boy boy this place is great Nothing to complain about I am a real food critic bcaz I eat out a lot and let me share my experience this place is really... More 

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Thank rajahun818
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

Had a superb meal here with my other half last week. We both consider it one of the best meals we had in NYC. We're both a huge fan of Mexican food (although, from the UK, where the choice in Mexican food is pretty dreadful we're not experts), and our stop here last week certainly satisfied our craving! Guacamole especially... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 789 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-5641
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-0022

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

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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