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Mole Mexican Bar & Grill

) #2,640 of 9,166 Restaurants in New York City ££ - £££ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1735 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3516
+1 212-289-8226
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“mole” (12 reviews)
“guac” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
££ - £££
1735 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3516
Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The service here is great. The staff are all friendly and even the busboys are helpful. Our waiter came right away to make sure we got drink orders in on time for happy hour. The food came out in a timely manner and was pretty...More

Thank heyitskelster
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Truly enjoyed eating at Mole Mexican Restaurant. The sangria was awesome and extremely tasty. My husband ordered a Mole dish and it was one of the best I've eaten. I also highly recommend the sangrias during Happy Hour. Really good food!!

Thank ArlingtonChick
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We were walking on 2nd avenue and decided to pick a place. It was NYE and many places weren't serving in preparation to their NYE party. Mole was serving so we decided to try it. The atmosphere was really nice as well as the staff....More

Thank Jiev16
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Our go to neighborhood Mexican spot. They make great margaritas. Try to catch them in happy hour everyday until 7p, great deal! They also have some happy hour appetizers if you can snag seats at the bar. For an entree, don't miss the steak fajitas!

Thank mikaylashea
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is not your average Mexican restaurant to grab a few cheap tacos and a watered-down margarita - the food here is of very good quality, and you pay a bit more for it as well.

Thank NYCJulieB
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We walked by this restaurant and the menu looked good so we walked in and got a table for dinner. The menu is diverse and interesting having many familiar items and other more interesting food choices not found in other Mexican restaurants. Make sure you...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This was my second time here. The place remains attractive, comfortable and clean. The food was not what I had expected: I have a carne asada, but the tiny chunks of meet were touch, full of grease and soft fat. The guacamole was kind of...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Guac is super fresh and delish. The cerviche w the salsa is so good! Also like the empanadas here, carne asada, tacos, enchiladas. I see mixed reviews but we have never had a bad experience. We lived in the neighborhood and went around 6x per...More

Thank Dusty M
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We visited Mole on a Thursday evening and were totally blown away. The staff are very friendly and provide advice & suggestions, and the food is incredibly fresh and delicious. The Guacamole has to be tried, it is amazing!

Thank Russell N
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Mole has some great Mexican food and the Guacamole is the BEST. The only downside is that service can be slow (they tend to be very busy during weekends- especially brunch) so plan for some extra time. Otherwise, this place is great!

Thank Janet3500
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1735 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10128-3516
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-289-8226
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