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MICHELIN Guide New York State

Casa Enrique

  • 5-48 49th Ave., Long Island City, 11101, United States
  • 30 - 60 USD • Mexican
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From small plates to refreshing drinks are all available for takeout & delivery.

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MICHELIN Guide New York State

Casa Enrique

  • 5-48 49th Ave., Long Island City, 11101, United States
  • 30 - 60 USD • Mexican
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Chiapas. Puebla. San Luis Potosí. One can literally taste the regions and cities that Chef Cosme Aguilar’s menu explores, and many dishes honor his mother’s memory with recipes from his childhood. A steady stream of hungry diners seek out this rather small, tasteful dining room for welcoming and hospitable service, as well as soul-warming, straightforward fare. Aim for the large, fantastic communal table.

Start your meal with hearty rajas con crema, combining none-too-spicy poblanos with sweet, fresh corn, Mexican sour cream and cheese served alongside a stack of tortillas. Tender chicken enchiladas with mole de Piaxtla may induce swooning, thanks to a sauce that is unexpectedly sweet yet heady with bitter chocolate, raisins, almonds, cloves, cinnamon, chilies, garlic and sesame. Its seductive texture has a mesmerizing depth of flavor and no matter what it's paired with, it's always a winner. Expect the chamorro de borrego al huaxamole to arrive falling off the bone and redolent of epazote, allspice and pulla chilies. Its fruity-spicy broth is drinkable.

Every bit of every spongy and buttery layer of the cow and goat’s milk pastel tres leches is absolutely worth the indulgence.

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  • m One MICHELIN Star: High quality cooking, worth a stop!
  • ó Comfortable restaurant
Specialty
  • Lime cured market fish ceviche
  • Mole de piaxtla
  • Tres leches cake

Facilities & Services

  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • r Outside dining available
  • ˆ Brunch
  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted

Information

+1 347-448-6040
Opening hours
Closed: lunch : Monday-Friday

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