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Gran Electrica

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
5 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1389
+1 718-852-2700
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“guac” (14 reviews)
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“chile relleno” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Central American, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1389
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11 - 20 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The place is nearby the Brooklyn Bridge which is convenient, but the food is ok (don’t expect too much), and the service is ok (we waited 40min at the bar to be sited and had to ask the waitress again since she was placing other...More

Thank Virgile A
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The food it's OK. But I must admit what I like is that the place is very near to my house in New York.

Thank John M
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Seven of us stopped in for lunch while visiting the nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park. Fish tacos for most of us, 'Fair-to-good' variety of reviews by those of us who had them. Chips were probably the poorest I've ever had in a restaurant. Small, not particularly...More

Thank JimBobTraveler
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I gave 2 stars only because of the nice wait staff and cute outdoor setting. Otherwise, it was AWFUL. The guacamole tasted like it was out of a jar, the salsa tasted like cold tomato sauce, and the chips had no flavor. The ground beef...More

Thank JRud1124
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I completely agree with Jellyabroad--"why wait in line for basic pizza when you can come here?" We discovered this place by accident because we refused to wait in those goofy lines and walked into this little gem! Immediately you hear this great music, see this...More

Thank vino2go50
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very good Mexican restaurant near Brooklyn bridge! We went there for dinner. Tacos and margaritas were exceptional. But ceviche wasn't. Anyway we really enjoyed time spent there.

Thank Juls777
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We sat outside in the cute garden complete with fairy lights and drank sangria and shared tacos and more - what's not to like?! Great food and cocktail menu, and great fun. Good location close to the water for a pre/post meal stroll under Brooklyn...More

1  Thank VR747
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Still so perplexed that there are lines and hoardes of tourists waiting for wood-fired pizza next door, when this gem has an amazing outdoor courtyard, strong and well crafted margaritas and delicious food all at a reasonable price. The atmosphere is hard to beat, the...More

Thank Jillyabroad
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We were really excited to stop here on our trip to BK after a long and HOT day decided not to have dinner but apps and drinks... they sat us in the service station so I was getting bumped by servers the entire time. Service...More

1  Thank NyPook
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Most Mexican food is typically cheaper/more basic cuisine. This place really elevates the food to a high level. Had the brisket barbacoa it was probably the best taco dish I've ever had. Really no complaints at all.

Thank Ross G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1389
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-852-2700
  • E-mail
Mexican food in Dumbo, just next Grimaldi's Pizza
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