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195 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2949
+1 718-486-3333
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16:00 - 00:00
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Sun 15:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I have enjoyed drinks with friends here off and on for a couple years. The margaritas are some of the best in Brooklyn and the bartenders are always friendly and fun. The owner however seems to have nothing better to do than sit there and try to do a job she is obviously not fit for: running a restaurant. She... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

My Son and I went in for an early dinner. Started with a Margarita and the Bacon Guacamole. The flavors blended so well that I filled up on it before my dinner came. I ordered something I have never tried before. I had the Chorizo and Potato Tacos. It came with beans and rice. The refried beans and rice were... More 

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Thank M R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Ordered a plate of chorizo nachos. And easily one of the worst I have had. If you are touting yourself as a Mexican special place, you can't go wrong on a plate of Nachos. They have a couple of Mexican special draft beers as well but again nothing to write home about.

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Thank Issac J
Brooklyn, New York
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Great service but terrible food. It was just no flavor. Asked for chimichuri sauce and they didn't have it. The chef made it for us apparently but it was not good. Wouldn't go back but rather go down the street to dos taros.

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Thank S G
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

Best mexican food I have ever had! Def try shrimp nachos as an appetizer- my no 1. I also reccomend: White Fish Ceviche, shrimp sinaloa and chicken burrito. Yummy!

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Thank Pretty L
Brooklyn, New York
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012

Used to go every month 15 years ago. It closed for personal reasons. Reopened not the same. The guac and most of the meals are over cilantroed and not as tasty.

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Thank Anahid A
Venlo, The Netherlands
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115 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

Since we were staying on Bedford and have a thing for mexican food we had to try Vera Cruz. Unfortunately we did this before checking the internet for reviews. What a big mistake to think you get true mexican food here. The food was colourless. It was poorly spiced, which made everything taste the same. This is hard because beans... More 

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Thank Carovh
London
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2012

I've been to Veracruz 2-3 years ago, and I really liked it. So this time, I wanted to bring a few friends from abroad to this place as we were having a few drinks in the neighbourhood. They'll never forgive me!! We sat in the garden, and we saw rats running around! Absolutely disgusting and the thought of it makes... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2011

Good value Maxican with good atmosphere kind of sums up this place for me. Ive stayed with my family for 2 weeks in Williamsburg and we have dined well almost every night. As we did here. The burritos were tasty but I wont rave about them back home. It was also kid friendly as all the places in Williamsburg and... More 

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2010

Above average food, drinks are normal, the wait staff looks as if they hate their lives but then again I would also. They open the back during the summer for outdoor dining. Gives the place a good look. Nice atmosphere for semi quiet dining. Good place to check out if you're in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. You will leave pleased

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:30
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2949
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-486-3333

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