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Blockheads

1563 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2603
+1 212-879-1999
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican
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1563 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2603
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite Mexican food restaurant. Good food, great prices in a casual and friendly atmosphere. I always have tacos, and yummy guacamole and margaritas.

Thank espi
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I first tried Blockheads several years ago and I loved it. Now every time I visit the city I have to stop there at least once...sometimes more! We are always greeted promptly and love sitting in the outside section. The atmosphere is wonderful and relaxed....More

Thank vitodickersondv4
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Meh- the usual, sugary margaritas and basic american mexican. If you want a ground beef taco, this is your spot. I'd recommend Rosa Mexicana a few blocks up instead if you're looking for true mexican.

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I met here for brunch and they have great drink prices. I think the mimosas are $2 with the brunch menu. The bathroom is in an odd location behind the bar and the place is small but cheap.

Thank Katharine R
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Another visit, this time with my family at the 50th st. Branch. Food is very good and on decent prices and the Buldog drink makes you happy.

Thank Yap661
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I went to Blockheads in the middle of winter, so no outdoor seating. In fact, it was quite warm considering the walls disappear in the summer. My friends got food, and to be honest the food didn't look all that special but it was Mexican...More

Thank Bonnie Z
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We are dinner here one night after we were craving burritos. We sat outside which was pleasant. Wait staff was nice. Good was good. We ordered minis and still each only ate half - they are huge! The chips and salsa is amazing! Will be...More

Thank Diane123Diane
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Good food, similar to other location but more expensive than the downtown location (frozen margaritas $5 here) service was sort of slow but they have options for vegans. A great spot to get together with friends but I would 100% recommend the downtown location over...More

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This review pertains only to the brunch, well, what was supposed to be brunch anyway. We showed up here at 2:45pm on a sunday afternoon, largely because it was a nice day and they had outdoor seating. Around 5 minutes later a server shows up...More

Thank Varun D
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to get quick seating...a quirky atmosphere one would expect from Lower East Side ...or Williamsburg. Excellent food! Wonderful flavors on very tender meats. Gluten-free options were also flavorful. Very large portions made the food a good value for the City...will have...More

Thank APelon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1563 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10028-2603
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-879-1999
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