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Javelina - Union Square
*Please note If you are booking STANDARD SEATING this will be for an indoor table.
Home of the best Queso & Margaritas in New York City!
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waiting staff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Great staff And still the best Tex next in nyc!
Great outdoor dining!
Been here quite a few times and I enjoy it every single time.
I think they've done an excellent job of outside dining.
Have missed their fajitas during the pandemic and will be back!
This was my first time eating at Javelina. We had a reservation when they first opened at 12pm. We ordered coffee which came out cold (where it should definitely have been fresh and hot since they just opened, I'm assuming it was left out from the previous day). The waitress ended up bring out fresh coffee a while later and apologizing. The food was ok, I got the migas which didn't taste seasoned and the cheese wasn't very melty - it felt like it had been microwaved instead of cooked on a stovetop or in an oven. It was disappointing.
Tacos were subpar, margaritas were great. Overpriced
Food was not quite up to its usual standards but the waiter Russell was excellent. Guac was not as tasty as it usually is and some of the food was rather salty. Thanks to Russell we enjoyed our meal though and will be back.
The experience overall was good. The staff were friendly. But it felt like it took forever to get drinks! If the drinks had come out quicker, we likely would have ordered more.
It was great! The food was good, the service was amazing - I am glad we ended up here!
Great food and service!
The food was very good and the service was excellent. Enjoyed the experience.
Love Javelina’s and happy to see that they were open for outdoor dining.
Always great. Consistently fresh and friendly. Frozen margaritas the best. Staff is always friendly and helpful.
Solid choice in the tons to choose from in NYC. Food was fresh and tasty! Queso was the bomb!!
Unlimited chips! Like seriously nonstop
The margaritas had little to no alcohol in them
Javelina has consistently been a great place for friends or a date - everything there is amazing, everyone I take loves it, the servers are literally so lovely and helpful, I want to drown in all of there frozen margs- do I need to go on?? Only downside is I have no self control in there and every time I leave I’m literally so full I could die. Fav restaurant!
As always, Mr. Post and his team delivered an authentic Tex-mex experience from start to finish. As a fellow Texan, I am proud to recommend my friends to experience a taste of true Tex-mex all the way in NYC.
Expect to be rushed. Food was taken away before finished even after telling them twice we were still working. Great queso though.
Far and away the best consistent tex mex in town. Friendly staff and great frozen margaritas! Keep up the good work!
Food was amazing and the server kept giving us their amazing chips and salsa. Made our New York experience such a phenomenal one and for that we our grateful!!!!!
Friendly staff, loved the braised beef tacos, rice & beans and mango mint margarita was awesome! Great place to have fun with friends or family.
I used to love this place but it’s gone way downhill - so disappointing. The portions keep getting smaller and smaller! The chips were stale so we told the waiter and he kindly brought new chips but those replacement chips were also stale - we just let it go. Drinks were fine. The value is terrible - $14 for queso?!?! We decided we were going to find a new TexMex place for the next time.
Thet have the best queso that I have ever had and I love queso. Atmosphere is mediocre- nothing great but if you love different quesos, Javelina is a must! The service is very good- super attentine and personable.
Seating, food took a while - but comp’d with free drink
it was good, except no tamales that night. they ran out at 6:30. It is loud and hard to hear your friends, but not so crazy loud to keep from going there.
Friday lunch at Javelina was a great way to start my weekend. Javelina was lively even at 2PM, and with good reason—great Tex-Mex! I had one of the lunch combos—a perfect way to enjoy three different items. The tortillas I ordered to eat with my queso with chorizo were freshly made and delicious. As always, great service, even as busy as it was.
Way too loud!! Please add more noise absorbing materials to the space
So I have two favorite things at Javelina: the queso blanco that is so delicious and the white peach and habanero margarita that is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. I’ve been here so many times and I’ve never been disappointed with anything I’ve ordered.
Authentic Tex-Mex, from a native. The only place to get queso around.
Awesome. Great service. Raised in Texas. The best in town
Great food and the service was incredible. We loved our waiter! Recommend the loaded queso!
Our server Allie was wonderful! Great energy, warm and friendly. She took great care of us. The food was great and drinks were very good. All in all a great dining experience!
Maybe it was an off night, or maybe it had gone down hill. Prickly pear marguerita was watery, and not the same, prices higher and portions smaller. The server was eager to get us out, even though they were not full. And was kind of obnoxious. They didn’t serve the churros. Was always my go to around union square. But maybe I will think twice now...yet could have been an off night.
Food was so salty that it was basically inedible
If you are looking for great Tex-Mex in NYC, you just can’t beat Javelina—Union Square. The casual setting belies the sophisticated and authentic flavors it offers. It’s the real deal. The white queso with chorizo, the crispy ground beef tacos, and the chile rellenos are crazy-delicious. I am always impressed by the friendly service, whether dining solo or with a group. Javelina—whoever or wherever you are—thank you!
Great food and drinks.
Javelina is one of our favorites restaurants in NYC and we’ve sought it out on trips to the city the past three years. Delicious Tex mex, best guacamole we’ve tasted, and the tacos and fajitas are our faves.
You can order delivery directly from Javelina - Union Square using the Order Online button. Javelina - Union Square also offers delivery in partnership with Caviar, Postmates and Uber Eats. Javelina - Union Square also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 539-0202.
Javelina - Union Square is rated 4.7 stars by 643 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.