Cafe Ollin

Cafe Ollin

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
East Harlem, New York
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  • Lana V.
    "Juancho Cemita with chorizo is phenomenal!"(4 Tips)
    Aneesh N.
    "Spicy goat cemitas are bomb"(2 Tips)
    Ly E.
    "Cemita with Carnegie enchilada huge and delicious."(9 Tips)
    Ben D.
    "Best tacos in East Harlem ... Recommend getting everything on them."(8 Tips)
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  • C G.
    C GApril 22
    Cemita tasted even better the next day!
  • Jessie C.
    Jessie CatanaOctober 17, 2015
    Ordered the Juancho cemita for delivery and it was completely lackluster. Ill attribute it to delivery though.
  • Geraldine V.
    Geraldine ViscoOctober 3, 2015
    Enchiladas esp the cheese ones!
  • Geraldine V.
    Geraldine ViscoOctober 3, 2015
    Enchiladas are delish! Delivery slow as sh*t but worth the wait. They have beer and sangria now.
  • Sean N.
    Sean NickleySeptember 18, 2015
    The juancho cemitas are gargantuan
  • Ash P.
    Ash PondersAugust 22, 2015
    Mexican comfort foods, staring crema, cotija, and nopales. The Horchata here is a lovely take on the silky style, lightly spiced. Hell yeah!
  • Juchauss
    JuchaussJanuary 23, 2015
    Hole in the wall Mexican restaurant, super authentic and delicious for a very reasonable price!
  • Elena S.
    Elena SorJanuary 21, 2015
    Authentic food
  • Angel D.
    Angel DeAndaSeptember 11, 2014
    Cemitas! Soooo good.
  • Dante D.
    Dante D'OrazioAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Cozy little place with wonderful Mexican food. Feels like you're getting a home-cooked meal. A number of great vegetarian options, including killer "Azteca" cemita. Be prepared to wait though.
  • Tohm S.
    Tohm SansaniAugust 17, 2014
    Tacos + BYOB! Unlimited chips and salsa. Great spot on the UES.
  • Geraldine V.
    Geraldine ViscoAugust 17, 2014
    Best cheese enchiladas in the world! I get high from the tomatillo sauce!
  • Aneesh N.
    Aneesh NandamAugust 6, 2014
    Spicy goat cemitas are bomb
  • Lana V.
    Lana VitsupJuly 13, 2014
    Juancho Cemita with chorizo is phenomenal! It's huge, too. So don't fill up on chips. Which are also very fresh and delicious.
  • Compass
    CompassApril 25, 2014
    From bright blue walls to a dozen-plus nacho plates, the tucked-away spot is known for irrististibly rich (and inventive) takes on Latin comfort dining.
  • Katrina L.
    Katrina LipinskyJanuary 4, 2014
    Checked in for the first time and didn't realize there was a newbie special! They added a free taco to my order. Cute place!
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceNovember 14, 2013
    Try the massive portion of chile rellenos which is piled high with melted Oaxaca cheese.
  • Ronny T.
    Ronny TabakOctober 12, 2013
    Food is amazing! :)
  • Jeremy F.
    Jeremy FisherFebruary 10, 2013
    Cemitas. Spicy goat tostada. Enchiladas
  • Deb F.
    Deb FJanuary 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Two words. Chorizo Cemita.
  • Daniel P.
    Daniel PerezNovember 4, 2012
    Get the sopes and the enchiladas. They also make their horchata in the restaurant
  • Stephen
    StephenSeptember 12, 2012
    Try the Lengua Cemita
  • Sam B.
    Sam BonaparteSeptember 8, 2012
    Get the spicy pork or chorizo in your burritos! Also, make sure you get the tacos "con todo." Amazing Mexican food.
  • Brenna S.
    Brenna SJuly 10, 2012
    Save room for dessert! The tres leches is homemade.
  • Foladé
    FoladéJune 30, 2012
    Literally everything is good. I highly recommend you try the enchiladas. They are amazing and unlike any enchiladas you're currently familiar with. BTW The service is excellent.
  • Ly E.
    Ly ElMay 17, 2012
    Cemita with Carnegie enchilada huge and delicious. Fresh sesame bread, poblano pork, stringy Mexican cheese.
  • Edu Y.
    Edu YehApril 15, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The journey to mayorship!
  • DishEnvy
    DishEnvyMarch 2, 2012
    The Pork Carnitas "Cemita" has been called the "best Mexican sandwich on the Island"
  • Seanna P.
    Seanna PFebruary 29, 2012
    Excellent excellent excellent!
  • Brian P.
    Brian PalmerFebruary 10, 2012
    Best tacos and cemitas in nyc
  • David B.
    David BlackmanNovember 13, 2011
    The cemitas are like if Mexico and a greasy spoon diner had a baby and put it on a bun. To be eaten. So good.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsNovember 4, 2011
    Juancho Cemita: Cactus, potatoes, beans, avocados, onions, tomatoes, Oaxacan cheese, chipotle, lettuce, jalapenos, pungent pápalo, and your choice of meat in the slightly crunchy sesame seed bun. Read more
  • Durinda U.
    Durinda UnderwoodAugust 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Cemitas are awesome and the enchiladas are so good
  • Tyhem C.
    Tyhem CommodoreAugust 13, 2011
    Love the food & service here ..best Mexican food in the neighborhood
  • Ben D.
    Ben DickJuly 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best tacos in East Harlem ... Recommend getting everything on them. Inexpensive, great service, overall pleasant experience.
  • Tanya S.
    Tanya SchiavoneMay 23, 2011
    the best homestyle mexican I've ever had Read more
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupApril 1, 2011
    Delicious, cute and inexpensive restaurant serving Cemitas (try the Chorizo), Tortas (taste the Chivo Enchilado) and Tacos (yummy Cecina and Lengua).
  • Nabeel
    NabeelMarch 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice, clean place. Friendly staff. The chicken fajitas with peppers will make you wonder why you haven't been here before. Very light and non-greasy.
  • Israel P.
    Israel PerezDecember 16, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Cafe Ollin promo! Free taco click the link for more details.http://twitpic.com/3fyjd6
  • Amanda T.
    Amanda TheilerMarch 10, 2015
    taco con todo $3.75
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