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Help. Mezcal's on Fifth.

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LED Feb 10, 2009 01:12 PM

I can't get out of this. Friends are dragging me to Mezcal's on Fifth Avenue.

I've only ever been to the one on Atlantic and it was awful.

So, if you had to go and had to order one thing, what would you suffer through?

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    ginsbera RE: LED Feb 10, 2009 02:07 PM

    hmm, tough spot. I think i had some nacho like dish that was okay, but for the most party i remember everything drowned in cheese.

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      petenice15 RE: LED Feb 10, 2009 02:13 PM

      Corona... and lots of it.

      1. malibu RE: LED Feb 10, 2009 02:43 PM

        I have been to a few birthday parties at Mezcals of various locations over the years. Stay away from anything shrimp. I would suggest the vegetable fajita's. Or load up on chips and guac. Mezcals guac is actually OK.

        1. anita_cocktail RE: LED Feb 10, 2009 02:47 PM

          I second the Corona!
          Don't mess with the margaritas... nasty mix - not fresh lime.

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            mrnyc RE: anita_cocktail Feb 12, 2009 04:33 AM

            i ditto that. i've been dragged there on multiple occasions. i've tried. aww well.

            i'm afraid the op is going to have to get some nachos and hit the mezcal/tequila to get through it. thats ok, after all there is no hangover with tequila....no, really! ;)

          2. greenermjr RE: LED Feb 11, 2009 06:41 PM

            Jesus just go to Lobo instead
            it's right nearby

            even Los Pollitos would probably do you right

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              Juanita RE: greenermjr Feb 12, 2009 06:30 AM

              Or Barrio on 7th Ave. & 3rd. There are two Mezcals on 5th, by the way. Not that there's any real difference.

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                NYJewboy RE: greenermjr Feb 13, 2009 04:19 AM

                When in the neighborhood Jesus often goes to Lobo

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