259 W 42nd St, New York, NY | Directions 1003640.757023 -73.989302
Neighborhoods: Midtown, Theater District - Times Square
Bad Mex! – Being from texas....
If you want bad food, with bad service, in an average setting, this place is for you.
When we went, we ordered drinks, which eventually came after the food was served, one person was brought the wrong dish, the rice seemed liked it was scraped off the bottom of a large vat, half of the chips were undercooked, and the waiter seemed overwhelmed.
When I go out to eat, I can usually give a place a break or two, but when they continuously get things wrong over the whole course of the meal, you know that you made a bad mistake in going there. This is definately a place I will never eat at again, and would hate for someone else to have to go through that.
It's ok – Went here as a last resort...our waitor wasn't particularly friendly, but he did a good job! There is virtually no vegetarian selection (alright, I lied...2 things), and one of the reasons we went there was because Mexican normally has tons of choices for vegetarians! The atmosphere was fun, food was OK...but I definitely wouldn't recommend it!
Chevys' at 42nd Street big disappointmen – 1)Service was terrible (slow, not friendly)
2)Food is a tad expensive, especially with the plethora of great Tex/Mex restaurants in NYC
3)When we complained on our way out, they seemed apathetic
good, nothing to write home about – the margaritas were quite good, although it took forever and a day to get the waiters attention when we were ready for round 2...the fajitas are pretty good, if dining is for two id suggest getting one order of chicken or steak fajitas, one of veggie & sharing, it makes for a nice meal...not the best ive ever had, but this isnt the southwest!
Oh yeah, that's why I left the burbs – This is big corporate chain dining at it's worst. The food is really basic and ok (but that'd be hard to screw up since most of these places are sent the prepackaed food) - but the service was HORRENDOUS. My friend's glass was cracked and it took forever to get the waitress' attention to get a new glass. And we got the first thing we asked for after our meal was done (which was water for everyone at the table).
Also, I just can't understand why the food cost so much. It cost more than any other "tex mex" restaurant I've been to.
Clearly these places don't care about thier employees because these employees really don't care about working at Chevy's. Go anywhere else instead.
stay away – Chain restaurant Mexican food with little taste and atmosphere. Stay away and leave it to the tourists.
SKIP IT!! – My mistake = giving this place a chance. Only good thing about our visit was the Appetizer Sampler plate, which was good for satisfying munchies. Chicken Caesar was beyond repair. Hardly any dressing, zero flavor, just awful - couldn't get past 2 bites. Told server to tell manager it was horrific and only received a 30% discount. Drinks not too good either. Service SUCKED. I have worked and eaten at MANY restaurants and had never seen so many servers just standing around doing NADA - with manager right next to them. Save your $.
Good, not Great! – The best thing about this place is the salsa, chips, and the margs! The food is a step above most chain mexican places, and I take this place for what it is...a tourist trap in the new 42nd street (which, if you are a native new yorker or live in the neighborhood like I do avoid like the plague!) It's a fun place with friends for drinks and some quick food but don't expect the real deal....go to Mi Nidito up the street on 8th for that and better margs!
Wake Up People! – "Vegetable Quesadillas" had potatos and carrots in them! Hello? HUGE Margaritas that are mostly syrup. Corporate restaurant rip-off.
Muy Bueno – Don't know what I enjoyed more -- the fruity, frozen margaritas or the food. The drinks are fresh and flavorful, with unusual twists like a watermelon or a mango margarita. A recent shot of Patron tequila was served with class -- in a small snifter for sipping, not shooting. Lots of favorites in the food category, too. Tamales are delicate and delicious and a rare find. Also enjoyed the pork quesadilla special. As for dessert -- huge. Order one for the whole table.
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