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Taqueria Lower East Side

198 Orchard St, New York City, NY 10002-1403
+1 212-677-3910
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
3 Jan 2018
“Great Tacos.”
13 Apr 2017
“You put WHAT in your taco?”
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198 Orchard St, New York City, NY 10002-1403
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A low-key but bustling little restaurant. The food is inexpensive and tasty. The service and the atmosphere are great. The tacos are the thing to get.

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I visited Taqueria Lower East Side on multiple occasions, both before and after they moved from one side of the neighborhood to the other. I have to say, though the venue for the first location was smaller, it was definitely cooler and I think portrayed...More

Thank davidrichardsonn3
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went here a few years ago and loved it. Corn in a cup is a must. Laid back atmosphere with great service. Cant wait to go back.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

It's been years since the last time i'd visited Taqueria and it was a good surprise to find the food as good as ever. I ordered the tuna burrito a stuffed pepper appetizer and wow, they couldn't have been better. Drinks were very goos as...More

Thank LeoNYtravel
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Can recommend the pork and the lamb tacos. Best ive ever tasted. Cafe type place, food served in plastic baskets but the most delicious, authentic Mexican food ive ever had. Spent 9 days in NY last year and ate here twice! Really cheap too.

Thank Nicola J
Reviewed 30 January 2015

I went to three Taco places in New York within 10 days and Taqueria was right up there as one of the best. The restaurant is a little small and it can be pretty loud and crowded but I enjoyed my meal here. The fish...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Same people that own the Jersey City outpost. Same excellent food. No chipotle style burritos here. Great tacos. Everything on the menu is excellent. A little cramped (but that's pretty typical for NYC.) Good staff. Worth a go.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 9 June 2014

This was the last stop of our 'international' cuisine tour of NYC. Mexican food is a favorite of ours, and so we wanted to try it before we left. We had heard about this place from another review site, as well. The burrito and quesadilla...More

Thank Eyedfy
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I used to frequent NYC and more explicitly Lower East Side, and I love Mexican I always made it a point to eat at Taqueria, but maybe not anymore... The food was fine, I got tacos and the table shared chips and guac, which were...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 7 May 2014

This place is really small so prepare yourself to wait. Best option to wait? Go to the bar next door and have a beer! And what about the food? Well, the food is just delicious! I tried the Tacos and in the end I had...More

Thank Nuno R
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 Orchard St, New York City, NY 10002-1403
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-677-3910
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