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Mary Ann's

116 Eighth Ave. (16th St.) Send to Phone
212-633-0877 | Order Now!
Holy guacamole: This Mexican eatery is an authentic Manhattan mainstay.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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Mary Ann's Restaurant Review

: The original Mary Ann's is among the first authentic Mexican restaurants in New York, and despite the substantial competition nowadays still draws a crowd. A big basket of homemade tortilla chips and tangy salsa arrive when you're seated. Add guacamole to further whet your appetite, or start with the mango barbecue-glazed chicken quesadilla. Then comes the real eating. Mary Ann's tacos are not made with the tasteless prefabricated shells served at so many places. The shrimp tostada salad comprises a crisp flour tortilla layered with baby shrimp, mushrooms and a spicy chipotle sauce topped with greens, sliced tomato, jícama, house dressing and sliced avocado, while the filling chicken-green chile Montezuma burrito comes with a tomatillo cheese enchilada and is finished with guacamole and sour cream.
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