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Gabriela's

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Upper West Side
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688 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10025-7011 (93rd Street)
+1 212-961-9600
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We went there for the Margaritas and had a great time - I tried the strawberry & the lime one which were pretty good. Gabriela's has a good ambience and the service was great as well...I had a chicken burrito and could not finish it - food is okay.

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Thank b1621
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Pros: very nice decor and atmosphere for date night... servers were very attentive... food was OK... great presentation... Cons: priced for upper west side... small portions... was very disappointed with the dessert - chocolate lava cake - some hardness as if it were reheated in a microwave

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Thank DeeMan44
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I made a rezzie and they were kind to seat two of us at a 4-top. We were there for 3 hours and had a leisurely time. They respected our slowness and didn't rush us. I had quesadilla with beef which is plenty for the main entree even though it is an appetizer. My friend had a burrito that was... More 

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Thank Chris S
New York
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Mexican Cuisine. Very nice place. Very family orientated. It is a place to have a very good meal with friends and family for a very nice price. They do not want to be a starred restaurant. They want to be a place where anyone can have fun and enjoy a very good food in a nice environment . And they... More 

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Thank zesalazar10
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I don't make it a practice to bad mouth a restaurants who has good service . This restaurant is run very well , the wait staff was on point and attentive to my needs . I wasn't a fan with the food and the food is expensive for a family of 4. I Spent nearly $150 for a family of... More 

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Thank Truthful2583
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Everything looked very good in the menus, but beside the Nachos that were really good, the rest of the food was really disappointing. Same goes for the drinks (we had one frozen and one regular Margarita and we didn't even finish them.

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Thank Sharonganot182
New York City, New York
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Love the menu. Fresh items, nice ambience. Best to eat outside if not during the cold season. Try the burrito.

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Thank ladieshoes
Saratoga Springs, New York
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The service was okay and the dining area was clean (did not use the restroom) but beyond that, I have very few words. I don't like heaping plates of food so I was fine with small-ish portion size. I ordered a chicken fajita which was bland, the refried beans was a puddle of paste, and the rice and vegetables seemed... More 

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Thank Laurie2k14
New York, New York, United States
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I live very near Gabriela's so we end up going there often when we decide to eat out. Both the food and drinks are very good. They have both inside and outside dining and a huge selection of tequilas and frozen drinks. The service does vary a lot depending on how busy they are and also they don't take reservations... More 

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Thank RSSGE
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Had a pleasant dining experience with family while seated outdoors on a Sunday evening. The frozen marguerita's were strong and tasty. Some delicious guacamole was nicely done and prepared us for our meal. I thoroughly enjoyed and would highly recommend the jumbo shrimp fajitas which were perfect...as tasty as I have ever had anywhere.

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Thank Thomas L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10025-7011
    (93rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: B,C,1,2,3 @ 96th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-961-9600

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

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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