27 East 61 Street, New York, NY | Directions 1002140.769836 -73.982351
Disappointed - poor management – Ok... the first part of this issue is "my bad". I let the LivingSocial coupon expire (by one day). However, when I called to see if they would be willing to extend it for one day and promised to bring in two additional people @ full price, they told me "no". I agreed to the T&C of LivingSocial and the expiration date.. so I really don't have much to complain about.
However, what I did not like was that they tried to blame LivingSocial for NOT giving the extension... saying it was "out of their hands". When I told the reservationist that this is blatantly NOT true... because other businesses, companies, etc do extend offers as a courtesy, he started to stutter and was caught in a lie. To extend is up to the company NOT LivingSocial,
With all this said... I realize it is my fault for letting the coupon expire... however, I didn't appreciate how they tried to blame LS. Just own up to it and say it is Manana's policy not to extend offers.
I personally think in this tight economy that it would be a smart management decision to extend for ONE day, especially if said potential customer is willing to pay extra (at full price) for two additional people. Plus... who only drinks one Margarita? Come on... think it through. Or maybe I'm wrong. Maybe Manana has sooo many customers that they don't need the new business.
Sorry, Manana, you just lost a potential customer in me...
Exquisite food! – Me and my sister en
ded up here by chance and so glad I did! The food was absolutely amazing. The service was outstanding. The sangria was pretty impressive as well. Overall a great, cozy and warm place. I will certainly come back here!
Excellent – The food was great mexican with an american twist! the service was fantastic and was very attentive. I will definately be back. Its a great addition to the Serafina group!!
Amazing authentic mexican – This mexican restaurant adds a new flavor to the upper east side. The restaurant decor, professional staff, prices and food is outstanding. If you are looking for a cute place to relax, have a few drinks, this is the place for you.
Wonderful drinks! – A few of my friends and I stopped into this place on a whim for a few drinks after some much needed retail therapy. What a great find! The service was friendly, and the drinks were nice and strong! One of my friends ordered the guac and we devoured it - it was nice and fresh, totally yummy. I'll definitely be back.
delicious mexican food & margaritas! – i stumbled upon manana yesterday after a day of shopping on the upper east side. there was a sign outside for happy hour and being a margarita fan i just had to stop in! they were absolutely delicious and the service was very friendly. we had the guacamole which was also great and very fresh. I will definitely go back and have dinner with a group. the atmosphere is cozy and vibrant. love finding new places like this!
Awesome! – The new Manana restaurant is amazing as I was walking down 61st I came across this Mexican restaurant. Part of the Serafina group I expected it to be good... and they did not let me down! Greeted by super friendly staff the environment was cozy yet hip....not your typical mexican restaurant decor! My server was not only friendly but very helpful when it came to navigating the menu! i will definitely go back there and tell all of my friends there is mexican on the UES!
superb – We were very pleasantly surprised. The welcome was warm, as was the service, and the food was very good. Given the moderate prices, the value was tremendous. This is such a welcomed addition to the area.
Who said that ther's no good Mexican Restaurants on the East Coast?? – I loooove the Filet Mignon Tacos en Cono!!!! The Lobster Tacos are just fabulous, the Guacamole so fresh and chunky that it makes me want to go back there again and again!
Add some of the best Margaritas i ever had in to the mix, along with a great selection of Tequila, a DJ spinning the best Latin music, and some models into the mix and there you go!!!
One Word: FABULOUS!!!
DONT WASTE YOUR TIME – As a well known magazine editor, I usually don't write on these sites--but this place is such trash I want it out of my neighborhood. I won't even give it the bad press by being in my magazine.
The owner is broke and classless, (I've met him several times) and this is clearly shown in the quality of the food, service, and decor. Usually the place has only about 5 people inside, yet I saw the century-old bouncer still trying to reject people. What a joke. The music is not cool, there certainly aren't any celebrities, and everyone is ugly or old or both.
There are much better places out there, this is New York. Try SDK, the Box, even Lexington Bar and Books for an actually classy atmosphere. Whatever hype this place has is unjustified, you will see if you actually do waste your time and go.
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