954 2nd Ave, New York, NY | Directions 1002240.755114 -73.968110
Mon. - Thu., Sun. 11:30am - 11pm;Fri. - Sat. 11:30am - 12pm
Neighborhoods: Midtown East, Midtown, Midtown East (Turtle Bay)
go for the margs – I wouldn't get too excited about the food, but this is one of my favorite happy hour spots in the summer. You really can't beat the cheap frozen margaritas. If I am feeling saucy, I will "splurge" for the $3 tequila shots. It is no upscale joint, but a cheap way to start off your night.
Good price, sub-par Mexican – Maybe I'm a bit of a Mexican-food snob growing up in Los Angeles and all, but I found the food at Blockheads to be decent if you are looking for a colorful, modern and fun atmosphere and well priced food, this is a nice place. I've only tried their tacos, which are good. Stay away from the JamaicanJerk Chicken" taco. Typically jamaicanjerk chicken is spicy, but this was very sweet...which I was not expecting and almost ruined my appetite. But I loved the black beans and their shredded beef tacos. The $2 frozen margaritas come from a machine, meaning they aren't very strong. But considering the price, you can keep ordering more for the same effect as one good drink. I will say that I love their "Black Flower" drink which is a mix of their frozen margarita and sangria priced at only $4. I would go back for an inexpensive meal with cheap drinks if I was nearby and was really having a Mexican food withdrawl.
Not Recommended – I went to Blockheads for lunch at the beginning of the summer and wasn't impressed at all. The space was nice since they open all the front doors but very busy. The food is pretty sub-par since I like fresh and visually enticing food. The portions are definitely large but the quality of the food is just not there. Also, forget about the cheap, watered down drink specials. Maybe it's me...but I like a good Margarita and this just wasn't cutting it. My friend ordered the mojito and was equally unimpressed. Usually there is fresh mint, but not in this one, just black floating leaves...yuck! All in all, I would not recommend for the food or drinks but I guess I can't expect better for the prices.
Love it! – We love blockheads and go there at least once a month. For the most part it is awesome, but sometimes the burritos will be dry or the chicken fingers will be in a smaller portion, but overall we love it. They have great salsa and huge portions, which, for the price are hard to comeby in this city.
Awesome Brunch – By far one of the most entertaining brunch options in the city. You get unlimited Momosas in a Margarita glass and great food for under $10. If it is nice out, be sure to sit outside in the back. Great atmosphere to catch up with the gals. Highly recommend them. The service was also attentive and we had the manager stop by twice to check on us. Food portions are LARGE!
fun place to go – I was just there on friday night, and can't say enough about it. The service was great, the porcions are good to feed 2+ people, and flavorful. The place was fun. I highly recommend it.
Decent Eats – I dunno what this other posting is complaining about.....maybe they forgot your food b/c you were 'difficult' with them on the phone demanding soy or organic garbage...which you won't find here. Their burrito's are pretty filling and good tasting. The nacho's are enormus and are enough for 4 people.
Their delivery was under 10 mins and was impressed by it.
They have a large selection so you will find something to eat.
NEVER ORDER DELIVERY – We had the worst experience. We called once after an hour -- they said they'd check up on it. We called again after an hour and a half -- they said they'd check up on it. We called again after an hour and 45 minutes of not moving from our desks so we wouldn't miss the call, and they said they tried unsuccessfully to deliver it, so cancelled our order. On top of that, they charged us for food we never received. AND, on top of that, the manager was rude.
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