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krissy741HI Mar 30, 2009 05:10 PM

Hi- looking for suggestions for a Mexican restaurant - want to keep it relatively inexpensive and casual for a large group( 10-12 peeps). Looking for yummy margaritas and tasty food in a fun, lively atmosphere- would prefer something down town with a little character.

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    mch RE: krissy741HI Mar 31, 2009 07:04 AM

    el cantinero on university is a good spot. festive, not expensive and decent food for mexican. great for groups. i had my birthday dinner here in september. also if you can hit up the happy hr the bar upstairs is very entertaining. they also have a garden with a roof which is nice.

    www.elcantineronyc.com

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      carijo3 RE: krissy741HI Mar 31, 2009 08:06 AM

      What does inexpensive mean? Mexico Radio would probably fit that bill and they can definitely accomodate large parties.

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        big_red RE: krissy741HI Mar 31, 2009 03:00 PM

        mole on allen and houston. they have great, strong, fresh margaritas and great prices. and they would really play up your birthday. it is not a large place, but they have one table in the back that would accommodate you all. always has a nice crowd, and the food is good.

        1. LeahBaila RE: krissy741HI Apr 1, 2009 07:16 AM

          Tortilla Flats would be a fun time

          www.thelunchbelle.com

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            food10011 RE: LeahBaila Apr 1, 2009 08:32 AM

            La Palapa (either location) is good. There are plenty of things to share and they have really fantastic margaritas using fresh juices. The East Village location has a back garden area for warmer evening.

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