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Mad Dog & Beans

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Financial District
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83 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004 (Hanover Square)
+1 212-269-1177
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 23:30
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Hauppauge, New York
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I visited this restaurant on a Saturday for a late lunch/early dinner before a concert. The place was packed at 3:00 which told me it would be great. We sat at the bar and ordered a margarita and Corona. I don't know much about tequila, but the very knowledgable server recommended a mid-price one which was smooth and... More 

Thank Sally C
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just popped by for cocktails and nachos but really fast friendly service, great atmosphere. Full of cool people, really attentive service

Thank chriseatsart
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were in New York on a family and friends trip. Fell across this place by chance whilst looking for a meal later at night. First visit was on a Saturday night when unfortunately we seated ourselves and got such a glare and were reprimanded by the staff. No one came to serve us so we left.... More 

Thank Antonia T
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing Mexican food! Great chill atmosphere and authentic flavours. Lots of options to choose from and great drink selections with friendly staff

Thank Sandra W
Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were desperatly searching for a place to eat after a long day strolling the streets of New York and we were lucky enough to find this restarant on Tripadvisor. The food was marveolus, the staff helpful and friendly and the enviroment as nice as a restaurant can be. We hadn't reserved a table but the staff quickley managed to... More 

Thank Anna Å
United Kingdom
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753 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was a repeat visit after some good, and mediocre experiences here in the past. This time, it was positive. We had not booked and there was a 15 min or so wait for a table, so we grabbed a drink at the bar. Dinner was very good, not overly authentic true Mexican, but tasty and fresh. A word of... More 

Thank UkSil
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Food is fabulous, portions are more than ample, staff extremely helpful and an all round great place to eat

Thank Wilms4467
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived in New York for a once in a life time trip before Christmas and on our first evening out decided to try this Mexican. Service was poor from the beginning ordered chips and salsa which didn't appear. Waiting 40 minutes in which time a table of 4 that came in after us had received their mains. We spoke... More 

Thank Sam B
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

My buddy and I came here, honestly, not because we wanted to, but because it was the only place that had the least amount of time to wait. (You wait a long time to eat in NYC, lol) So we each just started off with some beer at the bar before our table was ready. Only Mexican beer peeps, no... More 

Thank Nicole M
Ottawa, Canada
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Cozy and warm restaurant / bar with great food. The guacamole is excellent, with fresh homemade tortilla chips. The enchiladas pollo mole was very good and authentic. Great selection of tequila and beer. At Christmas it is all done up with hundreds of lights making it very festive! The tables and chairs are sturdy wood and comfortable. Loved that this... More 

Thank Katie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Mexican, Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

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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 Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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