As of October 4, 2011, Señorita Margarita’s Maracas Mexican Bar & Grill has closed.
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Maracas draws in hungry diners thanks to playful menus stocked with traditional and creative Mexican cuisine. Commence dinnertime chewery with an appetizer of chicken flautas, which feature shredded chicken rolled into crispy tortillas and snuggled under a blanket of avocado, cotija cheese, lettuce, and sour cream ($6.95), or opt to begin with mexican egg rolls, which successfully blend Mexican and Chinese culture without the emergency-room visits associated with firework-stuffed piñatas ($7.95).
Surf-seekers can sup on aquatic options such as camarones mojo, which partners sautéed jumbo shrimp with guajillo peppers, tomato, and lime ($18.95), and those with a taste for turf can order a meat feast of grilled carne asada, a 10-ounce skirt steak served with cilantro rice and black beans ($17.95). Fajitas come in varieties ranging from achiote grilled chicken ($16.95) and spiced tofu ($12.95) to blackened tuna ($18.95) and are served atop sizzling platters that have been tempered in the molten waters of Mexico's lava lakes.
The brunch menu features flavor favorites such as the veggie brunch burrito stuffed with scrambled eggs, peppers, mushrooms, and cheese ($9.95) and has been known to help worker bees enjoy their last few hours away from the paperwork of the hive.
Potent, freshly fruited margaritas and a litany of other libations help Maracas quench the thirsts of even the most energetic hat-dancers. Enjoy your Mexican mouthcation while ensconced in the bright colors and festive décor of the restaurant's vibrant interior, or head for the outdoor café in warmer weather, where you can flaunt your gastro-satisfaction in the faces of hungry sparrows. When the sun goes down and the house-made guacamole gets gussied up and ready to dance, Maracas transforms into a 10,000-square-foot dance club.
33 Greenwich Ave.
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