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Downtown Bakery

69 1st Ave, between 4th St & 5th St, New York City, NY 10003-9417
+1 212-254-1757
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
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  • Poor12%
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22 Sep 2016
“Best Mexican food in Nyc and possibly the world ”
12 Jul 2016
“Eat here for truly authentic mexican”
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
69 1st Ave, between 4th St & 5th St, New York City, NY 10003-9417
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I've been going to this place for years. It is the equivalent to a dive bar in its decor. The people who run it are the most kind and generous people you would ever want to meet. Their food is consistently fantastic. Whether you are...More

Thank TiberiusofCapri
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Amazing food (try the chicken mole burrito, or the chirizo con papa) - amazing price. Tiny storefront so easy to pass by but make the effort - knocks every other mexican meal we have had into the corner.

Thank SallyW24
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Authentic East Village staple...cracked window, dingy, small-tight set of tables....but the burritos are really good, and the people that work there very friendly.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Nothing fancy here and limited seats so best for take-out or a quick meal on the go. Tasty and unassuming mexican dishes, went here twice and it was good every time. Next time I'll be back for the breakfast :)

Thank eheiser
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Food is flavorful and packed with greatness! They had a burrito called La Morena, with chipotle chicken, rice and beans. It was topped with guac/SC/chipotle sauce, so filling and worth more than I paid. Quick service and a small bill. Haven't had Mexican this good,...More

Thank MaryAnn P
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Open at 6am! Very rare to find a Mexican breakfast in NYC. Outstaning Huevos Rancheros, complete with a spicy guajillo salsa that really set this little hole in the wall apart. Black beans were perfectly cooked (unlike so many under cooked black beans in Austin),...More

Thank Johnny D
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Reviewed 27 July 2009

not as good as some say, pay a little more and go to pinche. or pay about the same or less and eat at the bodega on Ave A (&11?)

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  • Address: 69 1st Ave, between 4th St & 5th St, New York City, NY 10003-9417
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-1757
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