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Noche Mexicana

842 Amsterdam Ave. (W. 101st St.) Send to Phone
212-662-6900 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Hole-in-the-wall Mexican serves off-the-charts grub on the Upper West Side.

Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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Noche Mexicana Restaurant Review

: This Upper West Side Mexican eatery is often described as a “hole in the wall,” but it’s exactly the type of hole you hope to find when you’re starving for good Mexican. The diverse and novel-size menu includes all the standards (even stuffed tacos for $2.50), but Noche really hits the mark with its less-typical options: the pipian de pollo, slightly salty but rich pumpkin seed sauce slathered over chicken, makes for great tacos (corn tortillas come on the side); salted beef is enhanced by cactus; and the chilate, spicy chili soup served with shrimp, tastes good in summer and winter. The red and green mole dishes are hearty enough for two.
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