The Calaveras is Open at 949 Columbus Ave

A new Mexican restaurant, The Calaveras, has opened at 949 Columbus Ave, between 106th and 107th Streets!

Formerly home to the Fat Monk, The Calaveras will serve modern Mexican food and will have an upstairs and downstairs bar. They’ve also got some pretty cool artwork and a homey looking design.

The Calaveras NYC

The Calaveras 949 Columbus Ave

Some of the more interesting menu items:

  • Butter poached with epazote, served with morita aioli, cotija cheese and chile piquin 
  • Crispy shrimp turnovers with mayonnaise, avocado, cilantro and pulla sauce 
  • Jimaca, watercress, orange supremes, roasted candied almonds in a tamarind-piloncillo vinaiggrette 
  • Negra Modelo beer battered cod with red cabbage slaw and morita aioli


Weekly specials will include:

  • A daily happy hour from 3-7pm; this will include margaritas and special cocktails 
  • Special enchilada menu every Monday 
  • Taco Tuesdays: 2 tacos for $6 (choose from steak, chicken, pork, vegetarian, or fish)
  • Fajita Wednesdays 
  • Saturday and Sunday brunch. Their website mentions a “Mexican twist on brunch classics.

Calaveras Restaurant New York

Calaveras 949 Columbus Ave

The Calaveras Mexican Restaurant

Learn more about The Calaveras on their website.

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