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Cafe Frida - Amsterdam Avenue - CLOSED

768 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-5721
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19 May 2016
“Great food *and* service”
20 Apr 2016
“Reliable UWS Mexican”
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££ - £££
768 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-5721
Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Finally, I went to a restaurant in NY that had both good food as well as good service. On my second day in NY, I was starting to wonder if New Yorkers are inherently rude. We have had some very good food but the service...More

Thank foodman1
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Very good Mexican food in a neighborhood without a lot of other Mexican options. Tables are a bit crowded.

Thank NYCMike96
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Great food at this neighborhood cafe for traditional Mexican fare. Cute decor and nice choices on the menu. A bit noisy when crowded but a lovely sidewalk table area is great on a nice weather day.

Thank dmohr14805
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We ended up here at the end of a long day. Since we are from Texas, we didn't expect to eat Mexican food in NYC. It isn't Tex Mex but the food was excellent and the service very good. I recommend the place.

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Food was excellent and the staff friendly and efficient. Could not be better for a casual Mexican restaurant

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Took the family to Cafe Frida for my daughter's 32nd birthday. Perfect atmosphere for a happy occasion. Food was excellent, the margaritas were amongst the best I've had, and the service was attentive without being overbearing. The guacamole is to die for. The fish tacos...More

Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We loved this place! It has a great atmosphere, and the waiters were really friendly. The food was incredible!! We had a few starters, including quesadillas, and a lamb hotpot type thing (I can't remember what it was called, but served with tortillas) - seriously...More

Thank MandaBH
Reviewed 18 June 2014

I work in the neighborhood and sometimes come here for happy hour. I always sit at the bar. Sangria is good and the happy hour tacos are delicous. The restaurant has a nice ambiance and the workers are super nice, what else can you ask...More

Thank romey79
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Cafe Frida was a go-to restaurant for good Mexican food, (including excellent freshly made guacamole) a great outdoor garden in the back and good margaritas. Unfortunately the owners have taken it a different direction and changed the name and menu. I am sure the location...More

Thank pweiss
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,
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  • Address: 768 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-5721
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side