Besito Mexican - West Islip

4.7
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961 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
Besito Mexican, translated as little kiss, strives to delight guests with the warmth of a private hacienda offering thoughtful details and cuisine. Besito was rated “excellent” by the New York Times with decor that embraces all the flavors and festivity of Mexican cuisine. Enjoy fresh, table-side guacamole and over 75 tequilas all straight from Mexico.

Special Offers

National Margarita Day Sat. 02•22•20

National Margarita Day Sat. 02•22•20 Join us 12-3pm 2 for 1 Margaritas*
& 3-5pm for a Complimentary Tequila Tasting Feat. Patron

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 22 February 2020

Ends: 23 February 2020

Availability: Sat 12:00-15:00

What 961 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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OT
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 18 hours ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good time. Good food

EW
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time dining here at Besito and I was not disappointed! The atmosphere was great, decorated beautifully, modern with an authentic feel. The staff was very friendly from the start. Our server was a true professional that genuinely loves her job. She was attentive and was extremely knowledgeable about all menu items.
The food was delicious, from the first bite to the last.
If you like quality food, excellent service and a restaurant that truly cares about your experience then this is the place for you. I will recommend this place to everyone and I will definitely be back.

OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding!

H
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Music can be too loud at times, but the food and service is amazing.

DJ
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic service. Very professional and courteous. Excellent food.

TO
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner as usual! Service is outstanding. Price is a little high, but I knew that going in. Table side made guacamole is a MUST!! Ceviche was ok; tacos and enchiladas were delicious!!!

J
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never a bad meal here! Food and drinks are always premo!! Only downside is small venue amd a bit tight. Otherwise everything I have tried on the menu is
Exquisite!

j
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit here, went for brunch. Had one brunch and one lunch entre. Both were excellent. Margaritas were very good though a little small for the price considering the glass full of ice.

KL
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience4

The staff and restaurant are lovely. Drinks are definitely on the light side and we asked for additional tequila in our margaritas. The guacamole was great, salsa not so much. The mains were of a good portion but bland all the way around.

N
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very. I’ve place. I liked it better then one in Huntington. Service very good food excellent. Will def go back to this one

MD
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food, excellent service.

OT
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Too noisy and too dark

NR
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service is always impeccable at this location. Drinks are great. Will definitely be back!

MS
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food. Have food allergies and idd best to accommodate me. - they did bring out the dairy dressing in error but I caught that thankfully . would go back but during restaurant week - great value then

OT
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and accommodating for a gluten allergy!

LN
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I have Celiac and need to eat gluten free. The staff was very accommodating. Even though they were super busy we didn’t wait long for our food. Delicious food, and friendly service. Table side guacamole is the best!

RB
1 review
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Besito never fails to deliver delicious appetizers & entrees! Great food, service, and lovely environment!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The manager and server were very accommodating. I advised them I had a shellfish allergy and they brought us gluten free chips since they are prepared separately. They were just as good as the regular ones. I really appreciated the effort. The food was delicious and will be going back again soon!

FC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Restaurant week food and drinks were great

G
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Our servers were fantastic. Food was very tasty and large portions forRestaurant Week

C
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant to go to . Excellent service, food and ambiance. Best Guacamole made at your table.

PA
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

OMG.... the food and service was amazing!!! We went during Restaurant week and what a great find and value!!! We will definitely be going back!

TR
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

ALWAYS A DELICIOUS MEAL WITH ATTENTIVE STAFF. WE WENT FOR RESTAURANT WEEK AND GOT TO SAMPLE A VARIETY OF THE MENU FOR A GREAT PRICE. NEEDLESS TO SAY WE WILL RETURN AGAIN. :)

DH
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We will return

NK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Went on restaurant week so it was crowded and noisy. Music was a little loud. Food was amazing!! A little too spicy for my taste but preparation was impeccable as was presentation. Service was very good. I highly recommend this restaurant.

G
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend this place! Amazing food and the service is fantastic!

LR
New York Area
127 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was very nice, noise level in the “little house” was much better.
Food excellent, service was even better.

MG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food were great! The latin music added a nice vibe. It was kind of loud and hard to hold a conversation unless you spoke loudly across the table. But I attribute that to numerous large parties. Once people started to leave the noise level was fine. I will definitely be back to enjoy their brunch and for those great margaritas.

DM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

As usual the food and service were top notch...our waitress and the bartenders were outstanding. The ceviche and guacamole were probably the best we’ve ever had and the skillet chicken did not disappoint.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We come here all the time and absolutely love everything about it. Food is incredible and the ambiance is great. The only complaint is that tonight was the second time in a row we’ve gone with a reservation and still had to wait 15-20 minutes to get seated. Everything else is amazing. Highly recommended.

F
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Overall food and atmosphere was good. However, our party had to wait 20 minutes even though we had a reservation.

LA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always besito did not disappoint . The food and service is always fantastic. We had the duck enchiladas and iron skillet carne asada both were delicious ! And of course the table side quac and finished with tree leches for a birthday dessert. The entire experience was great and the food even better !

KD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

A nice dinner out- great food and our server was so good

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. Jennifer’s service was incredible. Made sure I told the manager how good and tentative she was.

C
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food excellent drinks! Great atmosphere. Would definitely go back.

M
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply delicious! Such a great dining experience. Love this place!

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hi this is Caroline I love your strawberry soda and iron skillet tacos and for dessert I always look forward to tres leches I love your chips and I LOVE your salsa Besito is my favorite restaurant

SS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

food and margaritas fantastic as always.2 for 1 Margaritas on a Sunday afternoon are a plus

CG
Phoenix
13 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Table side guacamole was awesome, queso fundido for apps and enchiladas mixtas and sonaran ribs and coffee with dessert. Fair price, excellent service and they were very busy. I’ve been there before and never disappointed

LB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Margarita were great. The food was delicious. Our waitress was wonderful. She was our waitress the last time we were there and she is just great.

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