949 Columbus Ave (106-107)

Victor, Natalia, and Francisco were in the restaurant industry for a long time. Thirty years ago, Victor and Francisco lived down the street from each other in Mexico City, and as they grew up, they dreamed of owning a restaurant one day. The dream has finally become reality as the three of them opened The Calaveras on April 16, 2019.

“We decided – it’s finally time,’ said Victor.

What kind of cuisine is featured?

The Calaveras’ menu is composed of modern Mexican dishes that are simple and fresh with a Mexican twist.

 

What makes Tropical Sensation special?
Ingredients From Mexico
The Calaveras has many ingredients coming straight from Mexico City every two weeks to provide the “little missing something – that Mexico City”
Lots of Flavors: Each dish requires many ingredients, making each dish full of flavors unique to the restaurant.

Lots of Flavors:
Each dish requires many ingredients, making each dish full of flavors unique to the restaurant.
Special, Creative Menu:
The menu of The Calaveras is the embodiment of the years and years of experience Victor has in the restaurant industry. There are seasonal menus, menus all the way from Mexico City, and menus he picked up on the way.
Coziness:
The staff of The Calaveras is a trustworthy group of people Victor has known for a long time. The three owners are at the restaurant 2-3 times a week. The restaurant is bound to have a cozy, welcoming atmosphere.
Beautiful Decoration:
The interior of the restaurant is beautifully decorated with a tequila/margarita bar on the ground level and a spacious basement dining area. The art on the wall is hand-done by Natalia as well.

Recommended items on menu:
Whole head of broccoli roasted with cashews with a Mexican twist: perfect flavorful dish for vegetarians
Steamed salmon cooked in bamboo with Mexican

The Calaveras
949 Columbus Ave
(646) 484-6533

feature by: Seungmin (Helen) Lee

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