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Pequena

86 S Portland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1514
+1 718-643-0000
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good55%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“avocado” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
86 S Portland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1514
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Very filling. The friend who came with me here is Mexican and said the food was authentic! So so good and worth any wait you may have for a table as it is a small, cozy place.

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Went here for lunch with a friend (cash only) and was happy to see one of my favorite mexican dishes was on the menu, chilaquiles. A little varied from what I've come to know as "traditional" but also some of the best I've ever had!

Thank abtraveler_12
Reviewed 6 August 2016

It was hard to find a good Mexican place having moved to NY from California, and Pequena is just so above the rest of Mexican restaurants, there is really no point going anywhere else after eating here. Their guacamole has big pieces of avocado and...More

Thank lifeamortravel
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Be prepared for very tight seating and great food. Say hi to your table neighbors, you'll be sitting very close to them. We dined here 5 or 6 times and picked it as one of our go-to places. I loved the feel of the place...More

Thank Anton V
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Went for lunch with friends sometime between lunch and dinner. It's VERY small inside (there is seating in the front, outside) so glad we got there before it filled up nearer dinner. And every table was full when we left. But on to the meal...ordered...More

Thank Angela3950
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I would recommend this place. It has a quirky kitschy atmosphere and good food. Chicken enchiladas were pretty good and so was the service.

Thank NYC2VT
Reviewed 28 March 2016

You feel as though you are eating in a friends house, albeit a friend with a somewhat quirky taste in home decor. The kitchen is clearly visible from some tables. The food was excellent and very good value for money. Service was good and friendly...More

Thank CheltenhamPaul
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Wanted to find a place to eat something before going to a concert at the Barclay Center. Walked around and was going to originally go to the Smoke House, but it didn't have a nice ambiance and honestly didn't seem to appealing to my friends,...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Stopped by Pequena on a recommendation from a friend who lives in Harlem but travels to Brooklyn, just for their tacos. The location is great. Close to Barclays Center and Brooklyn Academy of Music. It's right in the heart of Fort Green. The location is...More

1  Thank lbloveslife
Reviewed 31 March 2014

We wanted to really like this place - but unfortunately thought it was a very average experience. The dining room is small and you are seated very close to one another - which isn't really atypicaly for Brooklyn or the areas restaurants. The noise level...More

1  Thank amybojo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 20:30
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 S Portland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1514
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-643-0000
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