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Mad Dog & Beans

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
83 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004
+1 212-269-1177
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (44 reviews)
“beans” (21 reviews)
“fajitas” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
83 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a colleague here and thoroughly enjoyed the food and atmosphere. They have both indoor and outdoor seating during the warmer weather. They have a excellent selection of drinks and a good Happy Hour that begins at 4:00. The menu has a great selection of...More

Thank dino758
paulwithis, Manager at Mad Dog & Beans, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, dino758. We're glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place in the heart of Manhattan. Shares a large outdoor seating area with several other bars and restaurants for a very European look/feel. The wait staff provided excellent service. The guacamole is really fresh and tasty! Also had the Chicken Mole which was quite...More

Thank IT_road_warrior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too dark, too noisy, big draft at the table. Clearly a popular place. Food was pretty decent, but a little hit or miss. Some fine, some things cold, etc. no particular reason to go here, but not bad either.

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This place is clearly a big, popular place to go at night for younger adults—therefore, not great for a family with kids trying to have dinner. The place was SO LOUD. We had to yell to our waitress standing right next to us as we...More

Thank lilly_iw
paulwithis, Manager at Mad Dog & Beans, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks Lilly. Did you know that we have an upstairs that is much quieter​?

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We was a party of three and went for dinner and the sat us in a tinny table for two when our food came there was no room so with the plates on hands moved another table to us no very friendly way and the...More

Thank lola900
paulwithis, Manager at Mad Dog & Beans, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

We're very sorry to hear about your experience. Please provide us some details so that we can follow up with the relevant staff and then try to make it up to you. You can email the receipt to info@maddogandbeans.com. Obviously with such a bad experience...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Good mexican food on the pricier side for what it is. The location close to battery park is good and the steak tampiquana was actually very good.

Thank Aaron Y
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and service, very popular so busy (not the place for a quiet dinner). We started our meal with guacamole and hot chips.... amazing, so even if you don't stop for dinner try the guacamole and hot chips they are immense!! We left here...More

1  Thank CheleDoubleU
paulwithis, Manager at Mad Dog & Beans, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks for the review, CheleDoubleU!

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Stone Street is known for many restaurants and great outdoor seating on one of the cities oldest cobblestone streets. If you are looking for authentic Mexican food then stop by Mad Dog and Beans. The guacamole from mild to hot is outstanding as is the...More

1  Thank Presto67
paulwithis, Manager at Mad Dog & Beans, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thanks, Presto. We completely​ agree!

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We ate at the one on 38th St. The food and frozen margarita was on point. Make sure to get the guacamole.

Thank Shen B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The servings were fair for the price, the staff was friendly and the food was OK. It is readily apparent that for the restaurants in this little cluster "It all about the booze" They must have had nearly 30 different brands of tequila on the...More

Thank Victor M
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004
    (Hanover Square)
  • Public Transportation: 4/5 to Bowling Green 1 to South Ferry R/W to Whitehall Street J/M/Z to Broad Street 2/3 to Wall Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-269-1177
  • E-mail
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